Snow Globe Cookies
makes 12 cookies
  • for the cookie frame:
  • 12 tbsp butter (1½ sticks)
  • 1 cup sugar
  • 1 egg
  • 1 tsp vanilla extract
  • 2½ cups flour
  • for the sugar glass:
  • ¼ cup corn syrup
  • ½ cup sugar
  1. In the bowl of an electric mixer fitted with the paddle attachment, cream the butter and sugar together on high speed until light and fluffy.
  2. Add the egg and any flavorings and mix on medium speed to incorporate.
  3. Add the flour and mix on low speed until the dough comes together.
  4. Bake at 350 degrees F for 10 minutes.
  5. To make sugar "glass", in a glass measuring cup, mix corn syrup and sugar until the mixture resembles wet sand.
  6. Microwave for 2½ minutes. Let cool for a minute and stir to ensure that all the sugar gets incorporated. Microwave for another minute. Pour into the center of each cookie.
Recipe by Sweet Explorations at