• 12/4 Nat'l Cookie Day - 3

    From Dave Drum@1:229/452 to All on Thu Dec 2 20:15:10 2021
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    Title: Holiday Cookies
    Categories: Desserts, Snacks, Chilies
    Yield: 36 Servings

    2 1/2 c All-purpose flour
    1 1/2 ts Baking powder
    1/4 ts Salt
    1 c Unsalted butter; softened
    3/4 c Sugar
    2 lg Egg yolks
    1 ts Vanilla extract

    1 lb Confectioners sugar
    5 tb Meringue powder or powdered
    - egg whites
    1/3 c Water
    Ground cayenne (for red)
    Ground green chile (for
    - green)

    Combine flour, baking powder and salt in a bowl; set

    In mixer bowl, beat butter and sugar until fluffy, 3
    minutes. Beat in yolks and vanilla. Add flour mixture
    and combine. Wrap dough in plastic wrap, chill 1 hour.

    WHEN READY TO BAKE: Roll dough to 1/4" thick on a
    floured surface. Cut as shapes desired. (Dough scraps
    can be re-rolled up to 2 times.)

    Bake at 350§F/175§C for 10 to 12 minutes. Cookies can
    be stored airtight for up to 5 days.

    MAKE THE ICING: Mix together sugar, meringue powder
    and 1/3 cup water on low speed to soft peaks, scraping
    down sides of bowl, about 10 minutes. (If not using at
    once, store airtight at room temperature up to 3 days;
    stir before using.)

    Divide into bowls and color icing with ground chile
    and food colouring as desired. Transfer immediately
    into piping bags.

    Makes 2 1/2 cups icing total

    Uncle Dirty Dave's Kitchen


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