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Granny’s Rainbow Sprinkle Cookies

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Granny’s Rainbow Sprinkle Cookies

Perfect treat for anytime of the year!

This post was inspired by my lovely daughter in law and my adorable grand children.

rainbow sprinkle cookies

Ingredients

2 eggs

2 teaspoons pure vanilla extract

¾ cup unsalted butter, slightly soft

1 tsp. oil

1 cup icing sugar

¼ teaspoon salt

1/2 tsp baking soda

2 cups all-purpose flour

Food coloring and granulated sugar, if desired

Sprinkles

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Directions

Whisk the eggs and vanilla in a small bowl and set aside.

With a hand-held mixer in a large bowl, cream the butter until fluffy. Add icing sugar, and continue beating until light, 2 to 3 minutes.

Sift the salt , baking soda with the flour. Reduce the mixer to a low-speed and then add the flour mixture, mixing just until blended.

Turn the dough in another bowl. Cover and refrigerate until firm, about 1 hour.

Pour the rainbow sprinkles/colored sugar into a bowl.

Divide the dough into balls. Roll in sprinkles or colored sugar.

Use a spatula to transfer the cookies to a parchment-lined or non-stick baking sheet, spacing them about 1-inch apart. Flatten the dough with a glass bottom.

Bake at 180 degree C / 350 degrees F, until the edges of the cookies are a light golden, about 15 minutes. Transfer cookies to a rack to cool.

Store in an airtight container for up to 1 week.

The recipe yields 2 dozen cookies.

Variations: Insert a stick and make some cookie pops or make bite-size cookies.

(Cookie treat sticks are available at Wilton. I make do with some lollipop sticks)

Note: You can make your own color sugar. Take some granulated sugar in a sandwich bag; add a few drops of desired food color, and mix.

Just remember to keep the dough chilled.

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About spicerack

Full time granny, arts enthusiast, compulsive baker and a freelance writer! Practically a nomad, living out of my suitcase literally! Based in Kuwait, New Delhi, and San Diego!

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