Holly Berry Cookies Recipe Reviews - Allrecipes.com (Pg. 1)
Reviewed: Dec. 13, 2002
I agree this is a time-consuming recipe, but it is definitely worth it! I have made these several times and always get many compliments. I even made them at Easter using an oval cookie cutter and decorated them like Easter eggs. This year I will make Christmas trees and Snowmen. Use your imagination!
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Reviewed: Dec. 17, 2006
my all time favorite christmas cookie. my whole family loves these. yes, they are time consuming to make, but so worth it. For a crispier cookie, roll the dough thinner, for a softer cookie, go slightly thicker. These freeze well. Enjoy!
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Reviewed: Dec. 8, 2002
very tasty cookies. They are quite time-consuming to decorate, though it is worth it to see a beautiful finished product.
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Reviewed: Dec. 27, 2013
This cookie is really good. Once completely cool, they are tender and crisp. I ran out of flour after my first batch, but had some self rising flour. I used it without adding the baking powder on my second batch and they came out perfectly! Instead of the decoration described in the recipe, I used linzer cookie cutters to cut a design in the tip cookie. A great tip I discovered is to warm the jam in the microwave. Then, I just spooned it onto the bottom cookie and placed the top layer on it. It oozed up into the cut out perfectly and looks like stained glass, a bit, when it cools. I ran out of jam (I made so many!) so I had an idea to use white chocolate. I melted the white chocolate, added a few drops of green food coloring and used it for filling the cookies with Christmas tree cutouts. I added sprinkles before the chocolate cooled. Yum!
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Cooking Level: Intermediate

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