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angel wing cookies.

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Recipe by
Teresa Hawkins
Lakewood, CA

This was a Christmas treat that I changed to a "Get Well" cookie. Letting someone know/feel that extra special love. :) You will need heart shape cookie cutter. and rolling pin. dough will need to chill at least 4 hours.

(1 rating)
yield serving(s)
prep time 1 Hr 25 Min
cook time 10 Min

Ingredients For angel wing cookies.

  • 1
    stick (1/2 cup) butter, softened
  • 1 c
  • 2 tsp
    baking powered
  • 1
    large egg
  • 1/2 tsp
    pure almond extract
  • 1 2/3 c
    all purpose flour
  • 1/4 c
  • 1
    white large egg. slightly beaten
  • sliced amonds
  • sugar

How To Make angel wing cookies.

  • 1
    Beat butter, sugar, and baking powder in a large bowl with mixer on low speed to blend.increase to med-high speed and beat until fluffy.
  • 2
    Beat in egg and vanilla on low speed. Beat in flour and cornstarch until just blended. Divide dough in half. Shape each portion into a 1 inch thick disk.
  • 3
    Wrap individually and refrigerate at least 4 hours or until firm enough to roll out. Heat oven to 350. Have ready a 2 1/2 in heart shape cookie cutter.
  • 4
    On lightly floured wax paper with lightly floured rolling pin roll 1 disk to 1/8 inch thickness. Keep others refrigerated. Cut out hearts with cookie cutter, Slide paper onto a bake sheet freeze 5 to 10 minutes.
  • 5
    Peel hearts off paper. Place i inch apart on ungreased bake sheet. Cut a 1 1/2 inch long slit at bottom of hearts. Spread apart slightly to form wings.
  • 6
    Brush hearts with egg white. Attach 3 almonds on each sides of wings at the tips. Pressing down gently. Sprinkle lightly with sugar.
  • 7
    Reroll scraps only once, or cookies will be tough. Bake 8 to 10 minutes until golden brown at edges.

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