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Paintbrush Cookies

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Ingredients
  Powdered sugar 1 1⁄2 Cup (24 tbs)
  Margarine/Butter 1 Cup (16 tbs), softened
  Egg 1
  Vanilla 1 Teaspoon
  Almond extract 1⁄2 Teaspoon
  All purpose flour 2 1⁄2 Cup (40 tbs) (Gold Medal)
  Baking soda 1 Teaspoon
  Cream of tartar 1 Teaspoon
  Egg yolk paint 1⁄2 Cup (8 tbs) (Adjust Quantity As Needed)
Directions

Mix powdered sugar, margarine, egg, vanilla and almond extract.
Stir in flour, baking soda and cream of tartar.
Cover and refrigerate 2 to 3 hours.
Heat oven to 375°.
Divide dough into halves.
Roll each half inch thick on lightly floured cloth-covered board.
Cut into desired shapes with cookie cutters.
Place on lightly greased cookie sheet.
Prepare Egg Yolk Paint; paint designs on cookies with small paintbrushes.
Bake until edges are light brown, 7 to 8 minutes.

Recipe Summary

Cuisine: 
American
Course: 
Dessert
Method: 
Baked
Dish: 
Cookie
Interest: 
Kids

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