Looking for a tasty and very pretty Easter cookie recipe? Our Easter Chicks Sugar Cookies is the perfect choice. Everyone is sure to love them!
What do I need ?
Original recipe yields 1 serving
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2-1/4 cups flour
1/2 tsp. baking soda
1 pkg. (250 g) Philadelphia Brick Cream Cheese, softened
3/4 cup butter, softened
1 cup granulated sugar
2 tsp. vanilla
3-1/2 cups sifted icing sugar
6 Tbsp. water
5 drops food colouring (yellow, blue or pink)
42 silver dragées (about 1 tsp.)
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How do I make it ?
Heat oven to 350ºF.
Combine flour and baking soda. Beat cream cheese, butter, granulated sugar and vanilla in large bowl with mixer until blended. Add flour mixture; mix well. Refrigerate 30 min.
Roll dough into 1/8-inch thickness on lightly floured surface. Use 4-inch chick-shaped cookie cutter to cut dough into 42 shapes, rerolling dough as necessary. Place, 2 inches apart, on parchment-covered baking sheets.
Bake 10 to 12 min. or until edges begin to brown. Cool on baking sheet 5 min. Remove to wire racks; cool completely.
Whisk icing sugar and water until blended. Stir in food colouring. Spread onto cookies. Add silver dragée to each cookie for the chick's eye. Let stand 1 hour or until icing is firm.
Kraft Kitchen Tips!
These colourful cookies make great additions to your Easter gift baskets.
Making cookies is a fun activity for the whole family. After baking the cookies, enjoy a walk with the family.
Keeping it Safe
If serving these cookies to children, remove silver dragées before serving to reduce the possibility of a choking hazard. Or, substitute white chocolate chips for the dragées.
Calories From Fat
% Daily Value
Total fat 5 g
Saturated fat 3 g
Cholesterol 15 mg
Sodium 65 mg
Total carbohydrate 20 g
Dietary fibre 0 g
Sugars 15 g
Protein 1 g
42 cookies, 1 cookie (31 g) each
Nutrition information is estimated based on the ingredients and cooking instructions as described in each recipe and is intended to be used for informational purposes only. Please note that nutrition details may vary based on methods of preparation, origin and freshness of ingredients used.