These egg-shaped chocolate chip cookiescan be festively decorated with colored frosting for a sweetEaster treat.
Recipe: Egg-Ceptional EasterCookies
2 cups all-purpose flour 1 teaspoon baking powder 1/4 teaspoon salt 1 cup granulated sugar 1/2 cup butter or margarine, softened 2 teaspoons vanilla extract 1 large egg 1 (12-ounce) package NESTL TOLL HOUSE Semi-Sweet ChocolateMorsels -divided use 1 container or more prepared vanilla frosting 2 or more food coloring choices2 or more colored sugar choices
Preheat oven to 350°F (175°C).
Combine flour, baking powder and saltin a small bowl. Beat sugar, butter and vanilla extract in alarge mixing bowl until creamy. Beat in egg. Gradually beat inflour mixture. Stir in 1 cup morsels. Press enough dough intogreased and floured tablespoon to make slightly rounded. Invertonto ungreased baking sheets. Continue with remaining dough.
Bake for 10 to 12 minutes or just untilgolden around edges. Cool on baking sheets for 2 minutes. Removeto wire racks to cool completely.
To Color Frosting: Stir food coloringinto small amounts of frosting until desired color. For deepcolored frosting, use paste colors available in cake decoratingshops.
To Pipe Frosting: Use pastry bag fittedwith small, plain or fluted tip, heavy-duty plastic bag withtiny corner snipped off or plastic squeeze bottle with smalltip.
To Decorate Cookies: Frost tops with whiteor colored frosting. Decorate as desired with remaining morsels,piped frosting and colored sugars.
Makes 24 cookies.
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