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Easter Egg Cookies

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Easter Egg Cookies
  • Prep 1 hr 30 min
  • Total 1 hr 30 min
  • Servings 36
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Cookie mix makes cookie baking super simple. A few decorating tricks makes you a pro!
Updated Mar 12, 2021

Ingredients

  • 1 pouch (1 lb 1.5 oz) Betty Crocker™ Sugar Cookie Mix
  • 2 tablespoons Gold Medal™ All-Purpose Flour
  • 1/3 cup butter, softened
  • 1 egg
  • 1 container (12 oz) Betty Crocker™ Whipped Fluffy White Frosting
  • Betty Crocker™ Gel Food Colors
  • Green-colored sour candy separated into strips
  • M&M's® chocolate candies
  • Small jelly beans
  • Betty Crocker™ Black and Yellow Decorating Decors Sprinkles
  • Orange candy slices
Make With
Make With
Gold Medal Flour

Steps

  • 1
    Heat oven to 375° F. In medium bowl, stir cookie mix, flour, butter and egg until dough forms.
  • 2
    On lightly floured surface, roll dough about 1/8-inch thick. With 3-inch egg-shaped cookie cutter, cut out eggs; place 1 inch apart on ungreased cookie sheets.
  • 3
    Bake 7 to 9 minutes or until edges are light golden brown. Cool 1 minute; remove from cookie sheet to cooling racks. Cool completely, about 15 minutes. Frost and decorate. Marbled eggs In small bowl, stir 1/4 cup frosting and 1 to 2 drops favorite food color until well blended. Frost cookies with contrasting colored frosting. Pipe three lines colored frosting onto each egg; using toothpick pull through frosting for marbled appearance. Candy designs Frost cookies. Decorate with candy strips, jelly beans or candy-coated chocolate candies. Easter chicks In small bowl, stir 1 1/4 cups frosting and 2 to 3 drops yellow food color until well blended. Frost top half of each cookie with yellow frosting and bottom half with white frosting. To decorate, use black sprinkles for eyes, yellow sprinkles for feathers and pieces of orange candy slices for beak and feet.

Tips from the Betty Crocker Kitchens

  • tip 1
    Find gel food colors in the baking suppy area of craft stores and in larger supermarkets.

Nutrition

110 Calories, 4 1/2g Total Fat, 0g Protein, 17g Total Carbohydrate, 12g Sugars

Nutrition Facts

Serving Size: 1 Frosted Cookie (Undecorated)
Calories
110
Calories from Fat
40
Total Fat
4 1/2g
7%
Saturated Fat
2 1/2g
13%
Trans Fat
0g
Cholesterol
10mg
3%
Sodium
65mg
3%
Potassium
5mg
0%
Total Carbohydrate
17g
6%
Dietary Fiber
0g
0%
Sugars
12g
Protein
0g
% Daily Value*:
Vitamin A
0%
0%
Vitamin C
0%
0%
Calcium
0%
0%
Iron
0%
0%
Exchanges:
0 Starch; 0 Fruit; 1 Other Carbohydrate; 0 Skim Milk; 0 Low-Fat Milk; 0 Milk; 0 Vegetable; 0 Very Lean Meat; 0 Lean Meat; 0 High-Fat Meat; 1 Fat;
Carbohydrate Choice
1
*Percent Daily Values are based on a 2,000 calorie diet.
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