|Classic Sugar Cookies with Egg Yolk
A Tupperware recipe in Sneaky Kitchen
1 ½ cups confectioner's sugar
1 cup butter
1 tsp. vanilla
½ tsp. almond extract
2 ½ cups flour
1 tsp. cream of tartar
1 tsp. baking soda
Colored sprinkles, egg yolk paint (recipe follows)
Preheat oven to 375º.
Cream sugar & butter with mixer until fluffy. Add egg & flavorings, mix well.
Sift dry ingredients together; stir into creamed mixture. Cover in a
Tupperware bowl & refrigerate for 2 to 3 hrs.
Divide dough in half. Roll out on surface lightly dusted with confectioner's sugar. Cut with cookie cutters
& place on ungreased cookie sheets. Bake for 7 to 8 min. until cookies begin turning a light brown at
edges. Cool; decorate with egg yolk paint.
EGG YOLK PAINT
1 egg yolk, beaten
¼ tsp. water
Make 1 recipe of egg yolk paint for every 2 colors desired. Combine egg yolk
& water; mix well. Divide into 2 custard or paper cups. Stir in food coloring. Keep tightly covered until
paint thickens, add a few drops of water. Paint as desired for a
colored glaze & add colored sprinkles.