The colored candy sticks cookie recipe is a perfect one to bake with the children. A little bit of white chocolate and colored sugar will make the "fun factor" go off the scale! Ingredients 2 sticks (1 cup) salted butter, softened 1 cup granulated sugar 1 teaspoon baking powder 1 large egg 2 teaspoons vanilla extract 3 1/2 cups all-purpose flour Assorted food coloring Dipping Chocolate: 1 1/2 cups white chocolate chips 1 tablespoon shortening Topping: Colored sugars or decorative candies Hardware Large bowl Medium bowl 1-quart saucepan Cookie sheets Cookie press with star shape Waxed paper Mixer Step 1: Preheat oven to 375 degrees F. Step 2: In a large bowl, beat butter with an electric mixer on medium-high speed for 30 seconds. Step 3: Add granulated sugar and baking powder and beat until combined.
Step 4: Beat in eggs and vanilla extract. Step 5: Gradually beat in flour, finish mixing with spoon if needed. Step 6: Divide dough in half, and add food coloring to each half to result in two different colors of dough. Step 7: Pack both colors side by side into cookie press with star shaped plate. Press 5-inch long sticks out 1-inch apart onto ungreased cookie sheets. Step 8: Bake 10 minutes or until edges are firm but not brown.
Let cookies stand for 1 minute before transferring to cooling surface. Step 9: In a 1-quart saucepan melt white chocolate chips and shortening over low heat, stirring constantly. Step 10: Dip end of each cookie into melted chocolate letting excess drip off. Sprinkle with colored sugar and place on waxed paper to set. Makes 36 cookies. Important: Feel free to republish this article on your website.
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By: Griffin Wetzstein