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Edible Craft Dough Cookies

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Category: Cookies

 Ingredients List

  • 1 c Butter or margarine;
  • -softened
  • 1 c Shortening
  • 2 1/2 c Sifted powdered sugar
  • 6 Hard-cooked egg yolks;
  • -mashed
  • 2 ts Baking soda
  • 2 ts Cream of tartar
  • 1 tb Vanilla extract
  • 5 c All-purpose flour
  • Paste food coloring --red &
  • -yellow & green


Cream butter and shortening; gradually add sugar, beating well at medium
speed of an electric mixer. Add egg yolks, soda, cream of tartar, and
vanilla, beating well. Gradually add flour, mixing well.

Divide dough into 4 equal portions. Color one portion red, one yellow, one
green, and leave remaining dough plain. Wrap each separately in plastic
wrap, and chill at least 1 hour.

Hand shape cookies into desired designs, or roll dough to 1/4-inch
thickness on a lightly floured surface and cut with 2 1/2-inch cookie
cutters. Place on ungreased cookie sheets. Bake at 350°F for 8 to 10
minutes. Let cool on cookie sheets 1 to 2 minutes; remove to wire racks and
cool completely.

Yield: about 5 1/2 dozen.

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