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easter...happy "sparkle" chick cookies

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a recipe by
Nancy J. Patrykus
Spokane, WA

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 time 20 Min
cook time 5 Min

Ingredients For easter...happy "sparkle" chick cookies

  • 1 pkg
    refrigerator cookie dough
  • 4 tsp
    grated orange zest
  • 2/3 c
  • 6-7 Tbsp
    warm water
  • 3/4 tsp
  • 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

  • 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.

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