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Pull-Apart Cookie Flag

Pull-Apart Cookie Flag
  • Prep 20 min
  • Total 60 min
  • Ingredients 4
  • Servings 3

Turn cookies into an easy-to-make and easy-to-serve cookie flag for the 4th of July! ...MORE+ LESS-

Dorothy Kern
June 17, 2014

Ingredients

1/4
cup blue sugar
1/4
cup red sugar
1/4
cup granulated sugar
1
roll (16.5 oz) Pillsbury™ refrigerated sugar cookies

Steps

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  • 1
    Line 3 cookie sheets with cooking parchment paper or silicone nonstick baking mats. Place each sugar in separate small bowl; set aside.
  • 2
    Cut cookie dough into 21 slices. Cut each slice in half; roll each half into a ball.
  • 3
    Roll 9 balls in blue sugar, completely coating dough; place on cookie sheets. Roll half of remaining balls in red sugar; place on cookie sheets. Roll remaining balls in granulated sugar; place on cookie sheets. Refrigerate at least 15 minutes.
  • 4
    Meanwhile, heat oven to 350°F.
  • 5
    Once balls are chilled, bake 7 to 8 minutes or until cookies no longer have a glossy sheen. Remove from cookie sheets to cooling racks; cool completely, about 15 minutes.
  • 6
    On serving tray, arrange blue cookies to look like blue on American flag. Arrange rows of red and white cookies to complete appearance for a total of 5 rows of 8 cookies each. Eat the remaining 2 cookies!

Expert Tips

  • You can find blue and red sugars at most grocery and craft stores leading up to the Fourth of July.
  • Instead of dipping the cookies in the blue sugar, make them all red and white. Then arrange them in the flag shape, but place a bowl full of blue-tinted whipped topping in the corner for a sweet cookie dip.

Nutrition Information

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