Edible Craft Dough Cookies
|1 c. butter or margarine, softened
1 c. shortening
2 1/2 c. sifted powdered sugar
6 hard cooked egg yolks, mashed
2 tsp. baking soda
|2 tsp. cream of tartar
1 Tbsp. vanilla extract
5 c. all-purpose flour
red, yellow and green paste
Cream butter and shortening; gradually add sugar, beating
until light and fluffy. Add egg yolks,
soda, cream of tartar and vanilla, beating well. Gradually
add flour. Divide dough into 4 equal portions.
Color one portion red, one yellow, one green and leave
remaining dough plain. Wrap each separately in plastic wrap and chill at
least an hour. Hand shape cookies into desired designs or roll dough out
to 1/4 inch thickness on ungreased baking sheets and cut with cookie cutters.
Remove dough scraps. Bake at 350° F. for 8 to 10
Yield: 5 1/2 dozen (2 1/2 inch) cookies.