What You Need:
1 (18 oz.) pkg. refrigerated sugar cookie dough
4 shades of colored sugar
20 pastel mint candy drops
How to Make It:
Preset the oven to 350 degrees allowing it to preheat.
Cover a cookie sheet with parchment paper.
Remove the cookie dough and separate into 20 cookies.
Place a cookie onto a cutting board and cut into 4 wedges.
Roll each wedge in a different colored sugar.
Place the wedges on the cookie sheet to form flower petals.
Continue with the remaining cookies in this same manner.
Place the cookies at least 1 inch apart on the sheet.
Bake the cookies for 15 minutes or until the edges are just turning brown.
Remove the cookies and press 1 mint, point down, into the middle of each cookie.
Allow the cookies to cool on the cookie sheet for 1 minute then move to wire racks to cool completely.
Makes 20 cookies
You don’t have to limit the kids to just 4 colors. Coloring sugar is easy and the kids will have a ball choosing different food coloring to make their pretty posies. Let them use their imagination to create cookies that are bright, pretty and are a lot of fun to eat.
Preparation Time: approximately 30 minutes
Baking Time: approximately 15 minutes
Total Time: approximately 45 minutes