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Thursday, April 11, 2013

Salted Sugar Cookies

In am very excited to participate in the

Since I love the flavor of Salted Caramel and recently added Sea Salt to some Chocolate Chip cookies, I thought, why not in sugar cookies? Tasted Great!

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Salted Sugar Cookies


 photo 81dfee9a-8435-4dbe-9fb9-818806af10bd_zps18973786.jpg4½ cups all-purpose flour
4 tsp baking powder
1 tsp sea salt
1½ cups (3 sticks) butter-room temperature
1½ cups sugar
3 large eggs
2 tsp vanilla extract

Combine flour and baking powder-set aside
Mix Butter and Sugar
Add one egg at a time
Add vanilla
Add Salt
Add dry ingredient slowly
Refrigerate for one hour
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Roll out and use your cookie cutter of choice or using a small ping pong size ball, flatten with your hand, place on parchment line cookie sheet.

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Bake at 350° until done, depending on size of cookie - with the cookie cutter mine took 10 minutes.

Allow to cool completely before decorating.

For the decorating:  Melt and dye
 candy melts.

Using the #3 Wilton decorating tip I outlined the cookie and continued the stroke till I reached the center.         Garnish the Center with sprinkles.
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