Blog | Kyra Hasman
25 years old
Strategic Marketing Manager
Ribbon of Hope Cookies
Saturday, November 6, 2010 | 16:44 |
1 cup sugar
3/4 cup butter, softened
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
2 cups powdered sugar
2 tablespoons Karo® Light Corn Syrup
1/2 teaspoon almond extract
2 tablespoons milk, or as needed
Food coloring (optional)
TO MAKE DOUGH: 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.
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.
Bake in a preheated 350 degrees F oven 7 to 8 minutes or until golden brown.
Cool for 1 to 2 minutes on baking sheet and then transfer to cooling rack. Ice and decorate as desired.
TO MAKE ICING: Combine powdered sugar, corn syrup, almond extract and enough milk for desired spreading consistency. Tint with food coloring, if desired.