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RIBBON OF HOPE COOKIES

Prep time 30 mins
Cook time 8 mins
Yield

2 dozen cookies

Heartwarming and inspiring, these special cut-out cookies will show how much you really care.

Ingredients

  • DOUGH
  • 1 cup sugar
  • 3/4 cup butter, softened
  • 1 egg
  • 2 1/4 cups all-purpose flour
  • 1 teaspoon Argo® Baking Powder
  • 1/4 teaspoon salt
  • 1 teaspoon Spice Islands® 100% Pure Bourbon Vanilla Extract
  • ICING
  • 2 cups powdered sugar
  • 2 tablespoons Karo® Light Corn Syrup
  • 1/2 teaspoon almond extract
  • 2 to 3 tablespoons milk
  • Food coloring (optional)

How to Make It

  1. TO MAKE DOUGH:

  2. CREAM sugar and butter in mixer; add egg.  Beat in flour, baking powder, salt and vanilla.  Form into two balls.  Cover and chill 20 to 30 minutes.

  3. ROLL one portion of the dough to 1/4-inch thickness on lightly floured surface.  Cut with cookie cutters and place on ungreased cookie sheets.  Repeat with remaining dough.

  4. Bake in a preheated 350°F oven 7 to 8 minutes or until golden brown.

  5. COOL for 1 to 2 minutes on baking sheet and then transfer to cooling rack.  Ice and decorate as desired.

  6. TO MAKE ICING:

  7. COMBINE powdered sugar, corn syrup, almond extract and enough milk for desired spreading consistency.  Tint with food color, if desired.