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Aspiring Artist Cookies

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  • 60 min prep time
  • 1 hr 15 min total time
  • 4 ingredients
  • 16 servings
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Even the youngest bakers can lend a hand when it's time to decorate. Easy slice-and-bake cookies are the perfect palate for colorful icing and sprinkles.

Ingredients

1
roll Pillsbury™ refrigerated sugar cookies
1/4
cup all-purpose flour
1
container (1 lb) vanilla creamy ready-to-spread frosting
Assorted candies and sprinkles

Steps

  • 1 In large bowl, break up cookie dough. Stir or knead in flour until well blended. Reshape dough into log. If too soft to cut into slices, refrigerate up to 30 minutes.
  • 2 Heat oven to 350°F. Cut dough into 16 (1/2-inch) slices. On ungreased cookie sheet, place slices 2 inches apart.
  • 3 Bake 12 to 14 minutes or until golden brown. Cool 1 minute; remove from cookie sheet to cooling rack. Cool completely, about 15 minutes.
  • 4 Spread frosting over cookies. Decorate as desired with assorted candies and sprinkles.
  • 1 In large bowl, break up cookie dough. Stir or knead in flour until well blended. Reshape dough into log. If too soft to cut into slices, refrigerate up to 30 minutes.
  • 2 Heat oven to 350°F. Cut dough into 16 (1/2-inch) slices. On ungreased cookie sheet, place slices 2 inches apart.
  • 3 Bake 12 to 14 minutes or until golden brown. Cool 1 minute; remove from cookie sheet to cooling rack. Cool completely, about 15 minutes.
  • 4 Spread frosting over cookies. Decorate as desired with assorted candies and sprinkles.

Expert Tips

For more accomplished cookie decorators, create geometric patterns with slivered almonds, raisins and chocolate chips.

Nutrition Information

NUTRITION INFORMATION PER SERVING

Serving Size: 1 Undecorated Frosted Cookie
Calories
260
(
Calories from Fat
110),
% Daily Value
Total Fat
12g
12%
(Saturated Fat
3g,
3%
Trans Fat
3 1/2g
3 1/2%
),
Cholesterol
10mg
10%;
Sodium
150mg
150%;
Total Carbohydrate
36g
36%
(Dietary Fiber
0g
0%
  Sugars
26g
26%
),
Protein
1g
1%
;
% Daily Value*:
Vitamin A
0%;
Vitamin C
0%;
Calcium
0%;
Iron
2%;
Exchanges:
1/2 Starch; 0 Fruit; 2 Other Carbohydrate; 0 Skim Milk; 0 Low-Fat Milk; 0 Milk; 0 Vegetable; 0 Very Lean Meat; 0 Lean Meat; 0 High-Fat Meat; 2 1/2 Fat;
Carbohydrate Choices:
2 1/2
*Percent Daily Values are based on a 2,000 calorie diet.
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