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prep:
25 mins
bake:
7 mins at 350°per batch
stand:
60 mins
Yield:
about 24 cookies
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On The Ball (Ornament Cookies)

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Directions

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  • Preheat oven to 350 degree F. Place dough and flour in a resealable plastic bag and knead until combined. On a lightly floured surface roll dough 1/4-inch thick. Cut ornament shapes using a 2 3/4-inch cutter. Use a straw to poke a small circle at the top of each cutout. Place cutouts 2 inches apart on ungreased cookie sheets. Bake for 7 to 9 minutes or until edges just start to brown. Use the straw to re-poke the holes, if necessary, while warm. Remove and cool on wire racks.

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  • Tint frosting desired color. Frost cookies. Let dry. Flatten the candies with a rolling pin* and cut into strips with a pizza cutter. Brush strips with water to attach to cookies. Thread twine or ribbon through holes in cookies. Makes about 24 cookies.

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If candy is hard to flatten, place in a small microwave-safe dish and microwave for 5 seconds to soften.

Nutrition Facts (On The Ball (Ornament Cookies))

141 calories; total fat 4g; saturated fat 1g; polyunsaturated fat 1g; monounsaturated fat 2g; cholesterol 6mg; sodium 85mg; potassium 33mg; carbohydrates 25g; fiber 0g; sugar 14g; protein 1g; trans fatty acid 0g; vitamin a 0IU; vitamin c 0mg; thiamin 0mg; riboflavin 0mg; niacin equivalents 1mg; vitamin b6 0mg; folate 20mcg; vitamin b12 0mcg; calcium 20mg; iron 1mg.

Royal Frosting

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  • Using powdered egg whites, follow package directions for preparing equivalent of 1 egg white. In a bowl beat prepared egg white mixture and cream of tartar until foamy. Gradually beat in confectioners sugar; continue beating until thick and creamy, 2 to 3 minutes. Cover until ready to use.

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