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Kathy Bowen's Painted Cookies Recipe

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Contributor:  
Contributor:  
Drue Taylor

Category:
Category:

Ingredients:  
Ingredients:  
1 cup butter, softened
1 cup sugar
1 egg
1 teaspoon baking powder
2 tablespoons orange juice
1 teaspoon vanilla
2 1/2 cups all purpose flour

Icing:
2 cups powdered sugar
2 teaspoons light corn syrup
4 teaspoons milk
food coloring

Directions:
Directions:
Blend all cookie ingredients except flour. Gradually add flour, blending well. Roll dough into a ball and chill for at least one hour. Roll out to 1/8 inch thickness on floured surface. Cut with cookie cutters and bake at 365 for 8 minutes on an ungreased baking sheet. For icing, mix first 3 ingredients and add food color to reach desired color. Brush onto cooled cookies and allow icing to harden before stacking cookies.

Number Of Servings:
Number Of Servings:
3 dozen
Personal Notes:
Personal Notes:
This is the recipe I use for our family Christmas painting competition!

 

 

 

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