Watercolor Sugar Cookies can be made for any holiday, but I like them best for Easter. Easter Egg Cookies and Bunny Cookies are just so pretty with the soft glow of watercolor! #watercolorsugarcookies #sugarcookiecutouts #eastercookies www.savoryexperiments.com

Watercolor Easter Cookies

Course: Dessert
Cuisine: American
Keyword: Easter cookies, sugar cookie cut outs, watercolor cookies
Prep Time: 5 minutes
Total Time: 5 minutes
Servings: 24 cookies
Calories: 182 kcal
Watercolor Sugar Cookies can be made for any holiday, but I like them best for Easter. Easter Egg Cookies and Bunny Cookies are just so pretty with the soft glow of watercolor!
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Ingredients

Sugar Cookie Cut-Outs

  • 3/4 cup shortening
  • 1 cup sugar
  • 2 eggs
  • 1 teaspoon vanilla
  • 2 1/2 cups flour
  • 1 teaspoon baking powder
  • 1 teaspoon salt

Sugar Cookie Icing Recipe

  • 2 cups powdered sugar
  • 3 tablespoons milk or water

Instructions

  1. Cream together shortening and sugar. Add eggs, continue to beat. Add vanilla through salt and blend.
  2. Refrigerate for a minimum of an hour.
  3. Heat oven to 400 degrees.
  4. Divide dough into fourths and roll out on a lightly floured surface. Cut into desired shapes. Bake on a cookie sheet for 6-8 minutes. Remove and allow to cool.
  5. For cookie icing, blend both ingredients in a small bowl. Add a little more or less milk and powdered sugar until you get the desired consistency.
  6. If you've tried this recipe, come back and let us know how it was! 

Nutrition Facts
Watercolor Easter Cookies
Amount Per Serving
Calories 182 Calories from Fat 54
% Daily Value*
Total Fat 6g 9%
Saturated Fat 1g 5%
Cholesterol 13mg 4%
Sodium 103mg 4%
Potassium 38mg 1%
Total Carbohydrates 28g 9%
Sugars 18g
Protein 1g 2%
Vitamin A 0.5%
Calcium 1.3%
Iron 3.8%
* Percent Daily Values are based on a 2000 calorie diet.