Watermelon Slice Cookies

Monday, June 24, 2013 5:50 PM Posted by The Cookie Cutter Diva
a fun little summer treat for my special girls today!!
Watermelon Slice Cookies!

Sugar Cookie Recipe
2 3/4 cups flour
1 tsp baking soda
1/2 tsp baking powder
1 cup butter softened
1 1/2 cups white sugar
1 egg
1 tsp vanilla
green food coloring

Preheat oven to 375. In small bowl mix flour, baking soda, baking powder. Set aside.
In large bowl cream together butter and sugar til smooth. Beat in egg and and vanilla gradually. Gradually blend in dry ingredients. Add green food coloring. Roll in rounded teaspoon size balls and place on ungreased cookie sheet and bake 8-10 minutes.

Vanilla Icing Recipe
this is a favorite icing recipe from a friend! Super yummy!
1/2 cup of crisco
1/2 cup butter
4 cup powdered sugar
1 tsp vanilla
2 tbs of milk
red food coloring.
Cream butter and shortening. Add vanilla and slowly add in sugar. Add milk and food coloring at end when icing is dry.
After cookies are cooled cut in half, then ice cookies. Top cookies with a few chocolate chips for the look of watermelon seeds.

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