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Paintbrush Cookies Recipe

Makes 5 dozen cookies. B

Ingredients:

  • 1/3 cup shortening, soft
  • 1/3 cup sugar
  • 1 egg
  • 2/3 cup honey
  • 2 3/4 cup flour
  • 1 tsp baking soda
  • 1 tsp salt
  • Egg yolk paint:
  • 1 egg yolk
  • 1/4 tsp water
  • Food colouring


Instructions:

1. Preheat oven to 375F.
2. Roll out dough using floured pastry cloth to 1/4" thickness.
3. Cut into different shapes using cookie cutters.
4. Set on greased baking sheet.
5. Paint designs with egg yolk paints. (Blend egg yolk and water.
6. Divide among several custard cups.
7. Add different food colouring to each cup.
8. Paint designs using small paintbrushes.
9. If egg yolk, thickens while standing, add few drops water.
10. Bake 8-10 minutes at 375F.
11. For clear colours, do not let cookies brown.



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Main Ingredient:Honey
Course:Dessert
Snacks
Cuisine:American
Preparation Method:Baking
Occasion:Christmas
Dish:Cookies
Difficulty:Easy

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