Hanukkah Gelt Cookies

Hanukkah Gelt Cookies are a cute, traditional Hanukkah cookie that will be a hit with your family, especially the kiddos. Grab the grandkids for some helping hands and make baking these treats a family event. This easy recipe comes together with only 3 ingredients and can be made in under 30 minutes for a sweet treat that is sure to please during Hanukkah.

Photo by Meredith M.
Adapted from bettycrocker.com
Unwrap the foil chocolate coins and make some Hanukkah Gelt Cookies! Yum!

PREP TIME

10

minutes

TOTAL TIME

20

minutes

SERVINGS

16

cookies

PREP TIME

10

minutes

TOTAL TIME

20

minutes

SERVINGS

16

servings

Adapted from bettycrocker.com

Ingredients

  • 1

    (16.5-ounce) tube package refrigerated sugar cookies

  • 16

    pieces foil-covered chocolate coins, Hanukkah gelt, unwrapped

  • Bright yellow or blue sanding sugar, or both, to taste

Directions

Heat oven to 350°F. Line cookie sheet with cooking parchment paper or silicone baking mat. Cut dough evenly into 16 slices; place slices 2-inches apart on cookie sheet. Flatten each slice until it measures about 2-inches in diameter. Sprinkle slices with sanding sugar; place 1 piece of gelt on center of each slice. Bake 8 to 10 minutes or until edges are light golden brown, gelt may be slightly melted but should hold its shape). Cool 5 to 10 minutes; remove from cookie sheets to cooling racks.

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