Easter Cookies

By | March 20, 2014

Easter Cookies
Last week we went up to grandma’s for a visit.  It was great because some of the cousins were going to be their and both my girls were really excited to see them.  Since the weather was not going to be all that great and the kids were most likely going to have to stay inside the entire time, I wanted to think of something fun they could all do (wide range of ages) that would be fun.  That is when I decided we could make some Easter Cookies!

I know Easter is still a few weeks off, but I had bought this Easter Egg Cookie Cutter this year and was itching to use it and I thought it would leave a lot of room for everyone to be creative.  It ended up working out great, I made the cookies at home and then just brought them with us and then we set up the table with all the decorating supplies and called the kids over.  They all had a blast decorating.  It turned out to be a great time for all of us because all the adults really enjoyed watching the decorating.  And of course we all enjoyed eating them!

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Supplies

1 ¼ cups granulated sugar
¾ tsp baking powder
1 stick butter flavor Crisco
½ tsp baking soda
2 eggs
½ tsp salt
¼ cup light corn syrup
Sugar sprinkles and frosting
1 tbs vanilla
Editable Eyes
3 cups  all-purpose flour

Directions

Easter sugar cookie recipe In a large bowl beat together sugar and shortening until well blended
Add eggs, syrup, and vanilla.  Beat until well blended and fluffy
In separate bowl combine 3 cups flour, baking powder, baking soda, and salt.  Add gradually to wet mixture until well blended
Refrigerate dough for at least 1 hour to overnight.

Preheat oven to 375 degrees

Roll dough out on well-floured surface, cut shapes out and transfer to ungreased baking sheet.

Bake for 5 to 9 min, until cookies just start to brown on bottoms.
Let cookies cool then decorate
decorating easter cookiesSet up your table with all your decorating supplies
Decorating easter cookiesAnd let the family have fun decorating!
Easter Cookies

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8 thoughts on “Easter Cookies

  1. Dianna @ The Kennedy Adventures

    My kids saw me pin this to my Easter Resources board, and have been asking me all day to make them! We’re looking forward to enjoying them together!

    Thanks for sharing your great ideas at The Thoughtful Spot!

    Reply
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  3. Jill

    Oh, you inspired me. I am baking easter cookies this week!

    Thank you for stopping by the Thoughtful Spot Weekly Blog Hop this week. We hope to see you drop by our neck of the woods next week!

    Reply
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  6. Jerilyn

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