Flower Garden Cookies

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

  • 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
  • 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.
  • 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.
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