Owl Cookies
 
 
Ingredients
  • 12 tbsp butter (1½ sticks)
  • 1 cup sugar
  • 1 egg
  • 2½ cups flour
  • One 2lb bag of confectioner sugar
  • ⅓ cup meringue powder
  • ¾ cup water
  • food coloring
Instructions
  1. In the bowl of an electric mixer fitted with the paddle attachment, cream the butter and sugar together on high speed until light and fluffy.
  2. Add the egg and any flavorings and mix on medium speed to incorporate.
  3. Add the flour and mix on low speed until the dough comes together.
  4. Cut and bake the cookies at 350°F for 10 minutes.
  5. To make royal icing, place confectioner sugar, meringue powder and water in the bowl of an electric mixer fitted with the whisk attachment. Mix on low speed for 1 minute then increase to high speed and mix for 8 minutes. Split the icing in small bowls and add colors.
Recipe by Sweet Explorations at http://sweetexplorations.com/owl-cookies/