This fun and easy project is both delicious and creative!
* 1 cube butter (1/2 cup)
* 1/3 cup sugar
* 1 egg (med or lg)
* ¼ tsp vanilla extract
* 1 & 2/3 cup flour
* 1 tsp baking powder
*Popsicle or lollipop sticks
-In a large bowl cream butter and sugar. Add egg and vanilla and mix until smooth
-In a small bowl mix flour and baking powder. Pour half of the flour mixture into the creamed butter, sugar & egg mixture
-Stir gently until flour is incorporated. Repeat with remaining flour. Once mixed together, form into a ball. Place ball on sheet of parchment paper (works best if parchment has been dusted with flour)
-Sprinkle flour on top of ball and then cover with top sheet of parchment. Roll out dough (between sheets of parchment) to 1/4'' thick
-Use cookie cutters to create desired shapes and insert stick into each cookie shape
-Place on un-greased baking pan about 1'' apart and bake at 400° for 7-10 minutes
-Remove from oven and let cool. Frost (recipe below!) and add fun sprinkles!
Icing for Sugar Cookies
* 2 cups powdered sugar
* 1 tablespoon low fat milk
* 1 tablespoon corn syrup
* ¼ teaspoon vanilla extract
* ½ teaspoon water
* food coloring as desired
In a large bowl, mix ingredients until smooth and glossy in appearance. Add food coloring as desired. If too thick, add small amount of milk or corn syrup (1/4 tsp at a time). Icing will harden as it sets.