Watermelon Cookies Recipe

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Watermelon Cookies

Annelise Friedman

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@Annelise_Friedman

This comes from the book Apple Turnover Murder by Joanne Fluke. It can be adapted to your liking by using any flavor of Kool-Aid.


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Rating:

Serves:

6 dozen

Prep:

5 Min

Cook:

10 Min

Method:

Bake

Ingredients

1 16 oz pkg
watermelon kool-aid powder (don’t get the kind with sugar or sugar substitute added.)
1 2/3 c
sugar
2 1/2 stick
butter, softened
2
eggs, beaten
1/2 tsp
salt
1 tsp
baking soda
3 c
flour
1/2 c
sugar, in a separate bowl

Directions Step-By-Step

1
Preheat oven to 325 degrees F. Spray cookie sheets with nonstick cooking spray.
2
Mix the watermelon Kool-Aid (or whatever flavor you choose) with the white sugar.
3
Add the softened butter and mix until it’s nice and fluffy.
Add the eggs and mix well.
4
Mix in the salt and the baking soda. Make sure they’re well incorporated. Add the flour in half-cup increments, mixing after each addition.
5
Roll dough balls one inch in diameter with you hands.
6
Roll the cookie balls in the bowl of white sugar and place them on the cookie sheet, 12 to a standard-size sheet.
7
Bake for 10 to 12 minutes or until they are just beginning to tun golden around the edges. Don’t over-bake.
8
Let the cookies cool on the cookie sheets for no more than a minute, and then remove them to a wire rack to cool completely.

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