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play dough cookies

(1 rating)
Recipe by
Mary Villearreal
Columbus Grove, OH

My grandson had these at a birthday party and asked me if I could make them for him ,so I searched till I found this recipe on

(1 rating)
yield 12 serving(s)
prep time 2 Hr 30 Min
cook time 10 Min

Ingredients For play dough cookies

  • 3/4 c
  • 3 oz
    cream cheese, room temperature
  • 1 c
    white sugar
  • 1
  • 1 tsp
    vanilla extract
  • 2 3/4 c
    all purpose flour
  • 1 tsp
    baking powder
  • 1/4 tsp
  • assorted colors of food coloring paste
  • 24 lollipop sticks

How To Make play dough cookies

  • 1
    In a bowl cream butter,cream cheese and sugar until fluffy.Add egg and vanilla;beat until smooth.
  • 2
    In a medium bowl combine flour,baking soda and salt.Add dry ingredients to the creamed mixture.Stir till soft dough forms.Divide dough into fourths.Tint each with a different food color.Wrap in plastic wrap and chill 2 hours.
  • 3
    Preheat oven to 350 degrees.Working with half of each color,shape dough into 3/4 inch balls and for each cookie place 1 pink,1 green,1 blue and 1 orange ball together to make 1 large ball. Shape into a 12 inch long roll(like a snake),starting at one end,coil roll to make a 2 3/4 inch round cookie. Place 3 inches apart on a lightly greased cookie sheet.Carefully insert lollipop sticks into bottoms of cookies.
  • 4
    Bake cookies for 8 to 10 minutes or until lightly browned.Cool and store in an airtight container.
  • 5
    You can use any color of food coloring.These are really pretty cookies.