Leaf cookies

Holidays & Special Occasions Thanksgiving Leaf cookies

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      Leaf Cookies
      Fall into favor with guests and family when you serve these melt-in-your-mouth sugar cookies.

      Prep Time: 55 min
      Total Time: 1 hour 35 min
      Makes: 4 dozen cookies

      1 cup sugar
      1/2 cup butter or margarine, softened
      1/2 cup shortening
      1 1/2 teaspoons vanilla
      2 eggs
      3 cups all-purpose flour
      1/2 teaspoon baking soda
      1/2 teaspoon salt
      Yellow food color
      Red food color
      Green food color

      1. Heat oven to 400ºF. Stir together sugar, butter and shortening in large bowl. Stir in vanilla and eggs.

      Stir in flour, baking soda and salt.
      2. Divide dough into 3 equal parts. Stir 8 drops yellow food color into 1 part dough to make yellow dough. Stir 8 drops yellow and 3 drops red food color into another part dough to make orange dough.

      Stir 10 drops red, 8 drops green and 3 drops yellow food color into remaining dough to make brown dough.
      3. Drop small portions of each of the 3 colors of dough close together in random pattern onto lightly floured cloth-covered surface. Roll doughs together into marbled pattern to 1/8-inch thickness. Cut with 2 1/2- to 3-inch leaf-shaped cookie cutter.

      Place about 2 inches apart on ungreased cookie sheet.
      4. Bake 6 to 7 minutes or until no indentation remains when touched in center. Remove from cookie sheet to wire rack. Cool completely, about 30 minutes.

    • #403689

      I’ll have to try this recipe

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Holidays & Special Occasions Thanksgiving Leaf cookies