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Watermelon Sugar Cookies

Course Dessert
Cuisine American
Prep Time 10 minutes
Cook Time 10 minutes
Total Time 20 minutes
Author Kaylynn

Ingredients

  • 1 1/2 C. butter
  • 1 1/2 C. sugar
  • 2 eggs
  • 1 tsp almond extract
  • 4 1/2 C. flour
  • 1/2 tsp salt
  • 1/2 tsp baking powder
  • Food coloring paste green and red

Instructions

  1. Beat butter and sugar until light and fluffy.
  2. Add eggs and extract.
  3. Add the flour, salt, powder at a low speed.
  4. Remove 2 C. dough - set aside. (2/3 C. will be green and 1 1/3 will remain "white").
  5. At low speed, beat in red paste.
  6. Shape dough into a 3 1/2 inch cylinder.
  7. Wrap with plastic wrap and refrigerate 2 hours.
  8. Wrap green and plain dough separately and chill also.
  9. Reshape red cylinder (so there are no flat sides).
  10. Roll out plain dough to 7x8 1/2 rectangle.
  11. Roll up around the red cylinder.
  12. Roll out green dough to 10x7 1/2.
  13. Wrap together and refrigerate for at least 8 hours.
  14. Next day slice (cut thick!) and bake at 375 for 6-10 minutes.
  15. Do NOT overbake!