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Red, White and Blue Cookies

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Red, White and Blue Cookies
  • Prep 1 hr 10 min
  • Total 2 hr 20 min
  • Servings 72
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Show your colors rolled up in an easy buttery cookie.
Updated Nov 27, 2007

Ingredients

  • 1 cup granulated sugar
  • 1 cup butter or margarine, softened
  • 1/2 teaspoon almond extract
  • 1 egg
  • 2 1/4 cups Gold Medal™ all-purpose flour
  • 2 tablespoons red colored sugars
  • 2 tablespoons blue colored sugars
Make With
Make With
Gold Medal Flour

Steps

  • 1
    Beat granulated sugar, butter, almond extract and egg in large bowl with electric mixer on medium speed 2 minutes. Stir in flour.
  • 2
    Divide dough in half; cover half and set aside. Place remaining half on waxed paper or plastic wrap; press into 8-inch square. Sprinkle with 1 tablespoon each of the red sugar and blue sugar. Using waxed paper to lift, roll up dough. Repeat with remaining dough and colored sugars. Wrap rolls in plastic wrap and refrigerate about 1 hour or until firm.
  • 3
    Heat oven to 375°F. Cut rolls into 1/4-inch slices. Place about 2 inches apart on ungreased cookie sheet.
  • 4
    Bake 6 to 8 minutes or until edges begin to brown. Cool 1 minute; remove from cookie sheet to wire rack.

Tips from the Betty Crocker Kitchens

  • tip 1
    Change the colored sugar to match your special occasion.
  • tip 2
    No almond extract? Use vanilla for a classic sugar cookie taste.

Nutrition

50 Calories, 3 g Total Fat, 0g Protein, 6 g Total Carbohydrate

Nutrition Facts

Serving Size: 1 Serving
Calories
50
Calories from Fat
25
Total Fat
3 g
Saturated Fat
1 g
Cholesterol
10 mg
Sodium
20 mg
Potassium
5 mg
Total Carbohydrate
6 g
Dietary Fiber
0g
Protein
0g
% Daily Value*:
Vitamin A
2%
2%
Vitamin C
0%
0%
Calcium
0%
0%
Iron
0%
0%
Exchanges:
1 Fruit; 1/2 Fat;
*Percent Daily Values are based on a 2,000 calorie diet.
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