Stars and Stripes Cookies

Level: Easy
Prep Time: 15 min
Cook Time: 10 min
Cooling Time: 20 min
Yields: 24 cookies


Please your patriotic palate with these delectable, fun Stars and Stripes Cookies treats. Drizzled with red, white and blue icing, these star-shaped cookies are easy to prepare and taste great with milk or coffee.


  • 1 pkg. (16.5 oz.) NESTLÉ® TOLL HOUSE® Refrigerated Sugar Cookie Bar Dough, well chilled
  • All-purpose flour
  • Easy Cookie Icing (recipe Follows)


PREHEAT oven to 325° F.

SPRINKLE flour onto work surface. Roll out dough to 1/4-inch thickness, using additional flour as needed to prevent sticking. Cut into star shapes with cookie cutters. Transfer cookies to ungreased baking sheets with spatula.

BAKE for 10 to 14 minutes or until light brown around edges. Smaller cutters and sharp edges tend to produce darker cookies. Cool on baking sheets for 1 minute; remove to wire racks to cool completely. Pipe, spoon or spread red, white and blue icing onto cookies to create stripes.

1 cup sifted powdered sugar, 1 tablespoon milk and 1/4 teaspoon vanilla extract in small bowl. Stir in additional milk, a teaspoon at a time, until desired consistency. Set aside one-third of icing. Divide remaining icing between two bowls. Add red food coloring to one bowl and blue to the other; stir well.

Very Good!

by n. nicole , MCHENRY, IL on Jun. 2008

I made these cookies with my kids and they were very easy and looked so cute! Everyone liked them and we will definitely make again.

Great Taste and Decoration

by B. BARBARA , PENSACOLA, FL on Sep. 2007

Thes were easy to prepare and tasted great. They were loved by children and adults alike. They also added a festive touch to summer holidays and barbeques.

easy iced cookies

by T. T , PRESCOTT , AZ on Jul. 2007

love this one! I made them with the kids & it was all super easy. Plan to do similar batches for other holidays!

FUN Sugar Cookies

by b. bj , DEMOTTE, IN on Jun. 2007

I have been trying to get my son to make sugar cookies and I think this recipe will do the trick. They look easy and sure go with the holiday. Thank You!

so cut

by c. carla , BELLE FOURCHE, SD on Jun. 2007

this is go easy to make and fun for the kids to help too. it just right for the forth of July and so cut too!

stars & stripes Cookies

by e. elaine , little falls, NJ on Jun. 2007

Easy and delicious. Great with a glass of nice, cold milk!! Make some today!

stars and stripes cookies

by L. Lorraine , OMAHA, NE on Mar. 2006

I just made these for a test run, and what an adorable idea! They turned out so cute. I cant wait till a holiday arrives that I can make them for, to take to work or a family gathering. Thanks!

The perfect cookie for 4th of July

by I. Ivonne , NORTHRIDGE, CA on Oct. 2005

This cookies are easy and fun to bake with friends and family. This cookies are perfect for fourth of july and family gatherings.

Absolutely Lovable

by H. Holly , Cedar Hills, UT on Jul. 2005

The first time I made these cookies, they were gone in a flash! Now, I make it a tradition to make these cookies every Fourth of the July.

Easy and so cute

by D. Debra , OAK LAWN, IL on Mar. 2005

We made these for my daughters class for presidents day. The kids loved them.