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Rainbow Cookies Recipe

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Contributor:  
Contributor:  
Jonah Fossum
Added: Thursday, September 18, 2008

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Ingredients:  
Ingredients:  
1 c. butter, softened
1 1/2 c. powdered sugar
1 egg
1 tsp. vanilla
2 1/2 c. flour
2 oz. chocolate, melted
1/2 tsp. almond extract
green food coloring
1/2 tsp. strawberry (or any red fruit extract)
red food coloring

Directions:
Directions:
Cream butter and sugar. Beat in egg and vanilla. Gradually add flour and mix well. Divide dough into three portions. Stir chocolate into one portion; mix well. Add almond extract and green coloring to the second portion; mix well. Add strawberry extract and red coloring to third portion; mix well.

Roll each portion between two pieces of waxed paper into and 8 in. x 6 in. rectangle (the layers will be thick). Remove wax paper. Place chocolate rectangle on a piece of plastic wrap. Top with the green and pink rectangles. Press together lightly. Wrap dough with plastic wrap and chill overnight. Cut chilled dough in half lengthwise. Return one rectangle to refrigerator. Cut remaining rectangle into 1/8 inch slices. Place on ungreased cookie sheets. Bake at 375 for 5-7 minutes or until set. Cool for 2 minutes before removing from pans.

Personal Notes:
Personal Notes:
Jonah thinks these are so neat. He's always asking me if we can make rainbow "tooties".

 

 

 

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