|Soft butter||1 Cup (16 tbs)|
|Sifted confectioners' sugar||1⁄2 Cup (8 tbs)|
|Vanilla extract||1 Teaspoon|
|Unsifted all purpose flour||2 1⁄4 Cup (36 tbs)|
|Red food coloring||3 Drop (Adjust Quantity As Needed)|
|Yellow food coloring||3 Drop (Adjust Quantity As Needed)|
Cream butter, sugar, and vanilla until light.
Stir in flour and salt.
Divide into halves.
Color half with 1/4 teaspoon red food coloring and about 7 drops yellow food coloring.
Leave other half un-colored.
Press together 1 level tea spoon of each color.
Roll into pencil shape.
Form each into a coil on ungreased cookie sheets.
Bake in preheated moderate oven (375°F.) for about 8 minutes.
Calories 484 Calories from Fat 274
% Daily Value*
Total Fat 31 g47.9%
Saturated Fat 19.5 g97.5%
Trans Fat 0 g
Cholesterol 81.4 mg27.1%
Sodium 85.9 mg3.6%
Total Carbohydrates 46 g15.3%
Dietary Fiber 1.3 g5.1%
Sugars 9.9 g
Protein 5 g10.3%
Vitamin A 18.9% Vitamin C
Calcium 1.6% Iron 12.1%
*Based on a 2000 Calorie diet