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Christmas Ornament Recipe
Prep Time:
15 minutes
Cook Time:
30 minutes
Makes:
30 Or More Christmas Cookie Decorations
Ingredients

2 cups H-E-B the baker's® scoop all purpose flour'

1 cup Morton's® salt'

1 cup waterfood colors optional

Directions


Heat oven to 325 to 350 F. Cover the bottom-sides of the baking sheets
with foil and set aside upside-down.
Combine the flour and salt in a large flat bottom mixing bowl. Mix a l
ittle water at a time while stirring with a spoon to form a ball of do
ugh. Knead the dough in your heavy duty mixer with a dough hook for 4
minutes or by hand for 7 to 10 minutes. The dough should have a firm a
nd smooth texture. Add a little water if necessary. Place the dough in
a plastic bag to prevent drying. You can store the dough in the refri
gerator for 5 days.
Roll the dough out with a rolling pin on the prepared cookie sheet pan
s. Roll dough to 1/4 to 1/2 inch thickness. Use the Christmas cookie c
utters to cut out the cookies and simply remove the excess dough from
between the cookies. Make a small hole with the end of a straw for the
hanging ribbon or string.
Bake the cookies 1/4-inch thick for 20 minutes, 1/2 inch thick for 40
minutes or until the dough is golden brown. Cool completely.
You can use water color or acrylic paints to finish your cookie decora
tions. Once the paint is dry, apply a coat of polyurethane varnish. Be
st to paint and varnish cookie decorations on one side, let dry and th
en paint the other side. You can also glue appliqué decorations
on the cookie decorations

Nutritional Information


No Nutritional Information Available


Source


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