Easter...Happy "Sparkle" Chick Cookies

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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

Rating:
★★★★★ 1 vote
Comments:
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

How to Make Easter...Happy "Sparkle" Chick Cookies

Step-by-Step

  • 1Knead 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.
  • 2Preheat 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.
  • 3Tint 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.

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About Easter...Happy "Sparkle" Chick Cookies

Course/Dish: Cookies, Other Snacks
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