Friday, November 20, 2009

Cinnamon sugar cookies ( Insect/ bug and flower shaped cookies)

I baked these last night for Ykaie's Dora- garden themed party tomorrow. I used Americolor electric food coloring. They came out really bright and colorful.





Ready to decorate the cookies



Snail, butterfly, flower, bee, dragonfly and caterpillar sugar cookies.



Here's the recipe.

Ingredients:

5 cups all-purpose flour
1 1/2 cups butter, softened
1 3/4 cups white sugar
3 eggs
2 teaspoons vanilla extract
2 teaspoons cinnamon powder ( you can add more if you want)
2 teaspoons baking powder
1/2 teaspoon salt

Royal icing:
4 cups powdered sugar
3 tbsp meringue powder
6 tbsp water
1/2 tsp almond extract
food coloring

Directions:

1.Preheat oven to 375 degrees
2.In a mixing bowl, cream sugar, butter, vanilla, cinnamon powder and salt.
3. Beat in eggs
4. Stir in the flour and baking powder.
5. Chill for 1-2 hours
6.On a floured surface, roll dough to 1/4-inch thickness. Cut with cookie cutters of your choice.
7.Bake 8 to 10 minutes or until lightly browned.

Royal icing:
Mix powdered sugar, meringue powder, almond extract and water for 5 minutes. Add water a little at a time until you get the consistency you want.
Tint icing with desired food coloring.

9 comments:

♥peachkins♥ said...

I know how you worked hard for this sis.

teJan said...

ka nice ba tan-awn woi!thanks for the visit anney:)

Merryn said...

wow.. those look too good to be eaten! :D

Nadine said...

OKay. I'm hungry now. Enge ate!!!~

Sassy Mom said...

I love how the colors turned out... Where can I find those food color, if you don't mind..

thanks!

eden said...

woww.. anney, i love your cinnamon cookies. the colours are very bright indeed. looks yummy.. hmmm

Mummy Moon said...

The cookies look very cute. How was the party? Cant wait to see more pics :)

Happy Birthday to Ykaie

Clarissa said...

Sobrang yummy ng cookies mo dear!!I haven't tried putting up icing on my cookies.Well done,Anney!!\(^0^)/

MamaFaMi said...

I certainly love the color of your cookies! So bright so cheerful! Ykaie is a one lucky girl!

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