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Saturday, 18 August 2012

Painted cookies

Has the fog chased your sun away too?

Then maybe painting cookies will make the day a little brighter.

Painted cookies


1/2 cup butter

1/2 cup caster sugar

2 small eggs, or 1 large egg and a yolk

1 tsp vanilla bean paste

1/2 tsp baking powder

1 and 2/3 cup flour

1. Mix dough and then chill covered in fridge for 1 hour.

2. Roll and cut out using icing sugar to prevent sticking.

3. Paint them with food colouring.

4. Bake for 6-8 minutes at 200F.



  1. What a lovely idea! I can't wait until Bob is old enough to do this!!! x

  2. Ooh delicious!

    Thanks for joining in with Kids Get Arty! We try and encourage people to explore a Great Artists with our "Kids Get Arty" projects too and then creating a piece of at that is link to that artists... would love to see who and what you come up with next time?! The Next Kids Grt Arty is in November