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Friday, April 19, 2019
Easter Egg Cookies Recipe
Cookie mix makes cookie baking super simple. A few decorating tricks makes you a pro!
PREP TIME: 1 HR 30 MINS | TOTAL TIME: 1 HR 30 MINS | MAKES: 36 COOKIES
1 pouch Betty Crocker* Sugar Cookie Mix 2 tbsp (30 mL) all-purpose flour 1/3 cup (75 mL) butter or margarine, softened 1 egg 1 tub Betty Crocker* Whipped Fluffy White Frosting Food colours Green-coloured sour candy separated into strips Candy-coated chocolate candies Small jelly beans Black and yellow sprinkles Orange candy slices
Heat oven to 375ºF. In medium bowl, stir cookie mix, flour, butter and egg until dough forms.
On lightly floured surface, roll dough about 1/8-inch thick. With 3-inch egg-shaped cookie cutter, cut out eggs; place 1 inch apart on ungreased cookie sheets.
Bake 7 to 9 minutes or until edges are light golden brown. Cool 1 minute; remove from cookie sheet to cooling racks. Cool completely, about 15 minutes. Frost and decorate. Marbled eggs In small bowl, stir 1/4 cup frosting and 1 to 2 drops favourite food colour until well blended. Frost cookies with contrasting coloured frosting. Pipe three lines coloured frosting onto each egg; using toothpick pull through frosting for marbled appearance. Candy designs Frost cookies. Decorate with candy strips, jelly beans or candy-coated chocolate candies.Easter chicks In small bowl, stir 1 1/4 cups frosting and 2 to 3 drops yellow food colour until well blended. Frost top half of each cookie with yellow frosting and bottom half with white frosting. To decorate, use black sprinkles for eyes, yellow sprinkles for feathers and pieces of orange candy slices for beak and feet.