Festive and beautiful, these cut-out sugarcookies, with their colorful candy ‘windows’, can be eaten orused as a decoration.
Recipe: Stained Glass Cookies
3 cups all-purpose flour 1 teaspoon baking powder 1/2 teaspoon baking soda 1/2 teaspoon salt1/2 cup butter, softened 1/2 cup granulated sugar 1/2 cup honey 1 large egg 1 teaspoon vanilla extract 1/2 cup or more finely crushed hard candy
In a medium bowl stir together the flour,baking powder, baking soda and salt; set aside.
In a large bowl, beat butter, sugar, honey,egg and vanilla in large bowl with electric mixer on medium speeduntil well blended.
Stir in the flour mixture and mix well.Cover and refrigerate dough for at least 2 hours
Preheat oven to 350°F (175°C).
Place dough on lightly floured surface;roll out to 1/4-inch thickness. Cut into desired shapes with2 1/2 to 3-inch floured cookie cutters.
Trace a smaller version of each cookieshape on dough, leaving 1/2- to 3/4-inch border of dough. Cutout and remove dough from center of each shape; set aside.
Place cutouts on baking sheets coveredwith foil. Shape remaining dough into ball; re-roll to make additionalcutouts.
Spoon crushed candy inside centers ofcutouts.
Bake 6 to 8 minutes or until candy ismelted and cookies are lightly browned. Allow cookies to coolcompletely before removing from foil.
Makes 4 dozen cookies.
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