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Frosted Easter Cut-Outs

 Frosted Easter Cut-Outs
Use your favorite holiday cookie cutters to create delightful cookies ready for frosting.
72 ServingsPrep Time: 20 min Cook Time: 6 min

Ingredients

  • COOKIES:
  • 1 1/4 cups sugar
  • 1 stick Crisco® Butter Flavor All-Vegetable Shortening Sticks or 1 cup Crisco® Butter Shortening
  • 2 large eggs
  • 1/4 cup light corn syrup
  • 1 tablespoon vanilla extract
  • 3 cups Pillsbury BEST® All Purpose Flour plus 4 tablespoons
  • 3/4 teaspoon baking powder
  • 1/2 teaspoon baking soda
  • 1/2 teaspoon salt
  • FROSTING:
  • 1 cup powdered sugar
  • 2 tablespoons milk
  • Food coloring (optional)
  • Decorator frosting

Directions

  • Combine sugar and shortening in bowl of electric mixer; beat at
  • medium speed until well blended. Add eggs, corn syrup and vanilla;
  • beat until well blended and fluffy.
  • Combine 3 cups flour, baking powder, baking soda and salt in large
  • bowl; gradually add to shortening mixture, beating at low speed
  • until well blended.

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Frosted Easter Cut-Outs (continued)

Directions (continued)

  • Divide dough into 4 equal pieces; shape each into disk. Wrap with
  • plastic wrap. Refrigerate 1 hour or until firm.
  • Heat oven to 375°F.
  • Sprinkle about 1 tablespoon flour on large sheet of waxed paper.
  • Place disk of dough on floured paper; flatten slightly with hands.
  • Turn dough over; cover with another large sheet of waxed paper. Roll
  • dough to 1/4-inch thickness. Remove top sheet of waxed paper.
  • Cut into desired shapes with floured cookie cutter. Place 2 inches
  • apart on ungreased baking sheet. Repeat with remaining dough.
  • Bake 5 to 7 minutes or until edges of cookies are lightly browned.
  • Cool 2 minutes on baking sheet; transfer to cooling rack to cool
  • completely.
  • FROSTING: Combine powdered sugar and milk in small bowl; stir until
  • smooth. Add food coloring, if desired. Stir until blended. Spread on
  • cookies; let stand until frosting is set. Decorate as desired.
  • Yield: 6 frozen 2-inch cookies.
Nutritional Facts: Calories 141, Total Fat 5.6g, Saturated Fat 1.4g, Cholesterol 12mg, Sodium 66mg, Total Carbohydrate 20.6g, Dietary Fiber 0g, Protein 1.5g, Vitamin A <1%DV, Vitamin C <1%DV, Calcium 1%DV, Iron <1%DV