Easter...Happy "Sparkle" Chick Cookies

Nancy J. Patrykus

By
@Finnjin

I am very happy to share this short cut Easter cookie recipe with you.
I cut this out of a magazine, a few years back. It is a keeper.
Kids and adults will love these super-cute cookies that start with refrigerator dough and finish with edible glitter! They positively SPARKLE, with glad tidings!!
Picture and recipe is from Womans World Magazine.
My Easter recipe # 4


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Serves:

Easter guests

Prep:

20 Min

Cook:

5 Min

Ingredients

1 pkg
refrigerator cookie dough
4 tsp
grated orange zest
2/3 c
flour
6-7 Tbsp
warm water
3/4 tsp
vanilla
1 pkg
16 oz. confectioners sugar
2 Tbsp
meringue powder
orange & yellow food coloring
yellow edible glitter, such as wiltons cake sparkle
1
tube black decorating icing fitted with a writing tip

Directions Step-By-Step

1
Knead flour and zest into dough. Roll out dough to a scant 1/4 inch thickness.
Using a chick shaped cookie cutter cut out shapes.
Place on ungreased baking sheets.Freeze for 10 minutes.
2
Preheat oven to 350F. bake cookies 7-9 minutes. Cool 1 minute. Transfer to wire racks.Cool completely.
Combine warm water and vanilla. In a medium bowl
combine confectioners sugar & meringue powder, add water mixture. At a low speed beat until soft peaks form, about 8 minutes., adding additional drops of water if necessary.
3
Tint 1/3 cup of icing yellow. Transfer this to a plastic food storage bags. Snip 1 corner from each bag. Pipe cookies with yellow icing, sprinkle with glitter.
Set aside until set, 15 minutes.
Decorate with black and orange icings.

About this Recipe

Course/Dish: Cookies, Other Snacks
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