Marbled Star Cookies

Servings 36 cookies
Author Liz


  • 1 cup butter, softened
  • 3/4 cup sugar
  • 1 egg
  • 3 cups all-purpose flour

Powdered Sugar Glaze


Heat oven to 375 degrees.

  1. In electric mixer, beat together butter and sugar until combined. Beat in egg. Add flour until combined. 

  2. Roll half of the dough at a time out onto a floured surface until about 1/8" thick. Cut with star-shapped cookie cutter. Reroll trimmings and cut again. Place on ungreased baking sheet. Bake 6-7 minutes. Transfer to wire grid to let cool completely.

  3. Glaze cooled cookies with white or tinted powdered sugar glaze. Before it sets, dot icing with contrasting color glaze and pull a toothpick through to create marbling.  Let dry completely.

Recipe Notes

Store in airtight container, using waxed paper to separate layers.