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Window Pane Cookies

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What a cute little chef and look at the lovely Window Pane Cookies she made!


  • 1/2 cup icing sugar
  • 1 cup soft butter
  • 1 tsp vanilla essence
  • 2 cups flour
  • 1 3/4 cups cornflour
  • 3 different colored crushed glass sweets like sparkles.


  1. Mix sifted icing sugar with butter
  2. Add vanilla, flour, and cornflour, and mix well until a soft dough is formed.
  3. Divide dough into two portions
  4. Wrap in cling wrap and let it set in the fridge for 1 hour.
  5. Roll out onto a floured surface,
  6. Cut out dough with a floured cutter
  7. Cut out the center with a round Coke bottle cap.
  8. Place on a silicone mat.
  9. Drop crushed sweets in a hole in the center of the cookie.
  10. Bake at 150C for 18-20 minutes.
  11. Let the cookie cool thoroughly before removing it from the baking tray.

Prepared, tried, and tested Melenie Govender Pillay‘s Tiana 

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6 thoughts on “Window Pane Cookies”

    • You should try it, Robbie, I made something similar when doing our Christmas baking this year, although the recipe I used is a bit different, but I will share it also shortly here on the blog


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