Cookie Bowl and Cookie Fruit Recipe a collection of popular cookie recipes from around the world featuring Chocolate Chip, Sugar, and Peanut Butter as well as other cookie recipes.
1 cup butter or margarine, softened
1 1/2 cups sugar
2 whole eggs
2 teaspoons grated orange peel
2 teaspoons vanilla
5 cups all-purpose flour
1 teaspoon baking powder
1/2 teaspoon salt
1 cup sour cream
4 egg yolks, divided
4 teaspoons water
divided Red, yellow, blue and green liquid food colors
Small craft paint brushes
1 Beat butter and sugar in large bowl at high speed of electric mixer until light and fluffy Add whole eggs, orange peel and vanilla; mix until well blended.
2 Combine flour, baking powder and salt in another large bowl. Add half of flour mixture to buller mixture; mix at low speed until well blended. Add sour cream; mix well. Add remaining flour mixture; mix well.
3 Divide dough into 4 equal sections. Cover; refrigerate several hours or overnight.
4 Place 1 egg yolk in each of 4 separate bowls. Add 1 teaspoon water and food color to each; beat lightly. Set aside.
5 Preheat oven to 375°F Roll 1 section of dough on well-flou red surface to 1 2-inch circle. Carefully transfer to inverted I Y2-quart ovenproof bowl. Press overlapping portions of dough together; trim edges. Paint sides of bowl as desired using small craft paint brushes and egg yolk paint.
6 Place bowl on wire rack and then on cookie sheet. Bake 20 to 25 minutes or until lightly browned. Cool completely
7 Roll remaining dough on well-floured surface to ¼-inch thickness. Cut with fruit shaped cookie cutters. Place 2 inches apart on ungreased cookie sheets. Paint as desired with egg yolk paint.
8 Bake 10 to 12 minutes or until edges are lightly browned. Remove to wire racks; cool completely Makes I bowl and 4 dozen cookies
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