Flower Garden Cookies

Enjoy these creative cookies decorated with candies – a wonderful dessert treat.

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  • prep time 20 min
  • total time 50 min
  • ingredients 8
  • servings 36
 

Ingredients

1
cup butter or margarine, softened
1/2
cup sugar
2 1/4
cups all-purpose flour
2
teaspoons lemon extract or vanilla
1/4
teaspoon salt
1
egg
Food color, if desired
Assorted candies, baking chips, candy sprinkles, colored sugars or decors, if desired

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  • 1 Heat oven to 400°. Beat butter and sugar in large bowl with electric mixer on medium speed until creamy, or mix with spoon. Stir in flour, lemon extract, salt and egg. Tint dough with food color as desired.
  • 2 Place dough in cookie press. For multicolored cookies, place 1- inch balls of different colors of dough alternately in cookie press. Form desired flower shapes on ungreased cookie sheet. Decorate with candies to look like flowers.
  • 3 Bake 6 to 9 minutes or until set but not brown. Immediately remove from cookie sheet to wire rack.
  • 1 Heat oven to 400°. Beat butter and sugar in large bowl with electric mixer on medium speed until creamy, or mix with spoon. Stir in flour, lemon extract, salt and egg. Tint dough with food color as desired.
  • 2 Place dough in cookie press. For multicolored cookies, place 1- inch balls of different colors of dough alternately in cookie press. Form desired flower shapes on ungreased cookie sheet. Decorate with candies to look like flowers.
  • 3 Bake 6 to 9 minutes or until set but not brown. Immediately remove from cookie sheet to wire rack.

EXPERT TIPS

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Expert Tips

Make [rolled cookies] by dividing dough in half, rolling each half 1/8 inch thick on lightly floured surface, cutting with flower-shaped cookie cutters and baking as directed.

Nutritional information

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Nutrition Information

NUTRITION INFORMATION PER SERVING

Serving Size: 1 Cookie
Calories
85
(
Calories from Fat
45),
% Daily Value
Total Fat
5g
5%
(Saturated Fat
3g,
3%
),
Cholesterol
15mg
15%;
Sodium
50mg
50%;
Total Carbohydrate
9g
9%
(Dietary Fiber
0g
0%
),
Protein
1g
1%
;
% Daily Value*:
Iron
2%;
Exchanges:
1 Fat;
*Percent Daily Values are based on a 2,000 calorie diet.