These easy to decorate kid friendly holiday cookies were a big hit with my 3 year old granddaughter. You just start with the basic ingredients: 8 oz white chocolate candy coating
1 tsp vegetable shortening
36 butter cookies (shaped like a flower with a hole in the middle)
assorted sugar crystals and sprinkles for decorating
Prepare a cookie sheet by lining with a sheet of waxed paper.
Melt the white chocolate candy coating and the veg shortening by placing them in a bowl in the microwave and microwaving on 50% power at 30 second intervals, stirring between cooking cycles, until candy is melted and smooth.
Then dip the cookies, front side down, in the melted chocolate and place on the prepared cookie sheet.
Sprinkle with green sugar crystals (to give the effect of a wreath) and then decorate as desired with cinnamon hots, licorice strings (tied like a bow), or other sprinkles or decorations of choice. Allow to set until firm before storing.