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Aspiring Artist Cookies

  • Prep 60 min
  • Total 1 hr 15 min
  • Servings 16

Even the youngest bakers can lend a hand when it's time to decorate. Easy slice-and-bake cookies are the perfect palate for colorful icing and sprinkles. ...MORE+ LESS-

Ingredients

1
roll Pillsbury™ refrigerated sugar cookies
1/4
cup all-purpose flour
1
container (1 lb) vanilla creamy ready-to-spread frosting
Assorted candies and sprinkles

Steps

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  • 1
    In large bowl, break up cookie dough. Stir or knead in flour until well blended. Reshape dough into log. If too soft to cut into slices, refrigerate up to 30 minutes.
  • 2
    Heat oven to 350°F. Cut dough into 16 (1/2-inch) slices. On ungreased cookie sheet, place slices 2 inches apart.
  • 3
    Bake 12 to 14 minutes or until golden brown. Cool 1 minute; remove from cookie sheet to cooling rack. Cool completely, about 15 minutes.
  • 4
    Spread frosting over cookies. Decorate as desired with assorted candies and sprinkles.

Expert Tips

  • For more accomplished cookie decorators, create geometric patterns with slivered almonds, raisins and chocolate chips.

Nutrition Information

Nutrition Facts

Serving Size: 1 Undecorated Frosted Cookie
Calories
260
Calories from Fat
110
% Daily Value
Total Fat
12g
18%
Saturated Fat
3g
16%
Trans Fat
3 1/2g
Cholesterol
10mg
3%
Sodium
150mg
6%
Potassium
15mg
0%
Total Carbohydrate
36g
12%
Dietary Fiber
0g
0%
Sugars
26g
Protein
1g
% Daily Value*:
Vitamin A
0%
0%
Vitamin C
0%
0%
Calcium
0%
0%
Iron
2%
2%
Exchanges:
1/2 Starch; 0 Fruit; 2 Other Carbohydrate; 0 Skim Milk; 0 Low-Fat Milk; 0 Milk; 0 Vegetable; 0 Very Lean Meat; 0 Lean Meat; 0 High-Fat Meat; 2 1/2 Fat;
Carbohydrate Choice
2 1/2
*Percent Daily Values are based on a 2,000 calorie diet.

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