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Paintbrush Cookies Recipe

Paintbrush Cookies
Posted by: TUDDLES Sat 15 Oct 2005 6:18 am


1/3 c Shortening; soft
1/3 c Sugar
1 Egg
2/3 c Honey
2 3/4 c Flour
1 ts Baking soda
1 ts Salt

Egg yolk paint:
1 Egg yolk
1/4 ts Water
Food coloring

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

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