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Rainbow Sprinklers

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  • 1 hr 15 min prep time
  • 1 hr 15 min total time
  • 9 ingredients
  • 72 servings
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Bring bright smiles to your family's faces after dinner with a colorful assortment of melt-in-your-mouth butter cookies.

1 1/2
cups sugar
1/2
cup butter or margarine, softened
1/2
cup shortening
2
eggs
2 3/4
cups all-purpose flour
2
teaspoons cream of tartar
1
teaspoon baking soda
1/4
teaspoon salt
About 1 1/2 cups assorted colored sugars or candy decors

Steps

  • 1 Heat oven to 400°F. In large bowl, stir sugar, butter, shortening and eggs with spoon until mixed. Stir in flour, cream of tartar, baking soda and salt.
  • 2 Shape dough by rounded teaspoonfuls into balls. Roll balls in colored sugar until coated. On ungreased cookie sheet, place balls about 2 inches apart.
  • 3 Bake 8 to 10 minutes or until centers are almost set. Cool 1 minute; remove from cookie sheet to wire rack.
  • 1 Heat oven to 400°F. In large bowl, stir sugar, butter, shortening and eggs with spoon until mixed. Stir in flour, cream of tartar, baking soda and salt.
  • 2 Shape dough by rounded teaspoonfuls into balls. Roll balls in colored sugar until coated. On ungreased cookie sheet, place balls about 2 inches apart.
  • 3 Bake 8 to 10 minutes or until centers are almost set. Cool 1 minute; remove from cookie sheet to wire rack.

Expert Tips

Be sure to use butter or margarine. Whipped products and low-fat spreads contain more water and air, making them unpredictable for baking.

Nutrition Information

NUTRITION INFORMATION PER SERVING

Serving Size: 1 Cookie
Calories
80
% Daily Value
Total Fat
3g
4%
Saturated Fat
1g
5%
Trans Fat
0g
0%
Cholesterol
10mg
3%
Sodium
35mg
2%
Total Carbohydrate
12g
4%
Dietary Fiber
0g
0%
Protein
0g
0%
% Daily Value*:
Vitamin A
0%
0%
Vitamin C
0%
0%
Calcium
0%
0%
Iron
0%
0%
Exchanges:
1/2 Starch; 0 Fruit; 1/2 Other Carbohydrate; 0 Skim Milk; 0 Low-Fat Milk; 0 Milk; 0 Vegetable; 0 Very Lean Meat; 0 Lean Meat; 0 High-Fat Meat; 1/2 Fat;
Carbohydrate Choice
1
*Percent Daily Values are based on a 2,000 calorie diet.
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