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Watermelon Cookies

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Kids (and parents) let’s make Watermelon cookies

Tip: Add a packet of Watermelon Kool-Aid in the sugar cookie dough to give it the flavor of watermelon – how fun!

You don’t need a circle cookie cutter, but if you have one, it is great.

Just follow the directions and make these for your summer party or dessert.

Have fun making these with your kids.

Enjoy!!!

Fun Cookie Decorating Kits

Here is what you need

  • 1 cup butter (2 sticks) room temp.
  • 1 cup granulated sugar
  • 2 large eggs
  • 2 teaspoons pure vanilla extract
  • 1┬ápacket unsweetened Watermelon Kool-Aid (optional)
  • 3 Cups all-purpose flour
  • 1/2 Cup cornstarch (optional)
  • 2 teaspoons baking powder
  • Green food coloring
Frosting:
  • 1 tube store-bought vanilla frosting
  • 1/4 Cup strawberry jam or 1-2 drops red food color gel
  • 1 Cup powdered sugar
  • 1 Cup mini chocolate chips

Watermelon Cookies

Course Dessert
Cuisine American
Servings 36 cookies

Equipment

  • baking sheet
  • Parchment paper
  • mixer
  • Circle cookie cutter

Ingredients
  

  • 1 Cup butter (2 sticks) room temp
  • 1 Cup granulated sugar
  • 2 large eggs
  • 2 tsp pure vanilla extract
  • 1 packet Unsweetened Watermelon Kool-Aid (optional)
  • 3 Cups all-purpose flour
  • 1/4 Cup corn starch (optional)
  • 2 tsp baking powder
  • 2 drops green food coloriing
  • 1 tub vanilla store-bought frosting (for frosting)
  • 1/4 Cup strawberry jam
  • 1 drop red food coloring (optional)
  • 1 Cup powdered sugar
  • 1 Cup mini chocolate chiips

Instructions
 

  • 1. In a medium bowl, mix together butter and sugar until creamy.
  • Stir in eggs and vanilla. Add green food coloring.
  • In another bowl, measure and mix together flour, cornstarch, Kool-aiid, and baking powder.
  • Add flour mixture to sugar mixture. Stir well.
  • Roll dough into balls and flatten onto a baking sheet with parchment paper. If you have a circle cookie cutter, make into circles.
  • Bake 10-12 minutes until slightly browned. Take out of over. Carefully cut cookies into half circle. Let cool.
  • Make frosting by mixing all frosting, jam, powdered sugar, and 1 drop red coloring.
  • Frost tops of cookies. Add chocolate chips for the seeds. Enjoy!

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