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Candy Corn Cookies

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Submitted By: Hauntmistress
On: 10/05/2002 02:02 PM

Serves: 2 Dozen
Prep Time: 5 Hours
Occasion: Halloween
Effort: Easy

3/4 cup butter, softened

1/4 cup sugar

1/4 cup packed light brown sugar

1 egg yolk

1 3/4 cups flour

3/4 tsp. baking powder

1/8 tsp. salt

Cookie Glaze:
4 cups powdered sugar

4 - 6 tbs. milk, as needed to make med.-thick, pourable glaze.

Yellow food coloring

Orange food coloring

How to Prepare:

Combine butter, granulated sugar, brown sugar and egg yolk in med. bowl. Add flour, baking powder and salt; mix well. Cover; refrigerate until firm, about 4 hr. or overnight.

Roll dough on floured surface to 1/4 in. thickness. Cut into oblong candy corn shapes. Place on ungreased cookie sheets.

Preheat oven to 350 degrees.

Bake 8 - 10 min. or until edges are lightly browned. Remove to wire racks to cool completely.


Combine 4 cups powdered sugar and 4 tbs. milk in sm. bowl.

Add 1 - 2 tbs. more milk as needed to make med.-thick, pourable glaze.

Divide Cookie Glaze into thirds; place in separate sm. bowls. Color 1/3 glaze with yellow food color and 1/3 with orange food color. Leave remaining glaze white.

Spoon glazes over cookies to resemble candy corn. Let stand until glaze is set.

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