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confetti cookies

By caitlin_frostxx (GoodFood Community)
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  • Easy
  • Makes about 100 small biscuits
epic cookies that taste amazing and look awesome
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Ingredients

for the biscuits

  • 50g (2oz) butter , softened
  • 75g (3oz) caster sugar
  • 1 egg yolk
  • 1 teaspoon of clear honey
  • 1 teaspoon of vanilla essence
  • 2 teaspoons milk
  • 100g (4oz) plain flour
  • 25g (1oz) cornflour
  • 2 greased baking trays
  • small cutters (any shape)

for the icing

  • 50g (2oz) butter , softened
  • 75g (3oz) caster sugar
  • 1 egg yolk
  • 1 teaspoon of clear honey
  • 1 teaspoon of vanilla essence
  • 2 teaspoons milk
  • 100g (4oz) plain flour
  • 25g (1oz) cornflour
  • 2 greased baking trays
  • small cutters (any shape)
  • 150g (5oz) icing sugar
  • 2 tablespoons warm water
  • pink food colouring or any other colour you would like

Method

  • STEP 1
    Heat your oven to 180c , 350 f , gas mark 4 before you start.
  • STEP 2
    Put the butter and sugar into a large bowl. Beat them with a wooden spoon until they look creamy , then add the egg yolk and beat it in.
  • STEP 3
    Stir in the honey , vanilla essence and milk. Sift the flour and cornflour into the bowl , then start to mix everything with a spoon.
  • STEP 4
    Then , use your hands to squeeze the mixture until you make a ball of dough. If the mixture is a little dry , add a drop of milk.
  • STEP 5
    Sprinkle a work surface with flour , then roll out the dough until it is about 5mm (1/4in) thick. Use the cutters to cut out shapes.
  • STEP 6
    Put the shapes onto the baking trays. Then squeeze the scraps into a ball , roll them out again and cut out more shapes.
  • STEP 7
    Bake the shapes for six to eight minutes , then carefully lift them out of the oven. Leave them to cool on the baking trays.
  • STEP 8
    To make icing , sift the icing into a bowl and mix in the water. Then , spoon half of the icing into another bowl.
  • STEP 9
    Cover one bowl with plastic food wrap to stop it drying out. Then , mix two drops of food colouring into the other bowl.
  • STEP 10
    Spread half of the cookies with white icing. Then , spread the others with the other colour icing and leave the icing to set.
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