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Easter Egg Cookies

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Easter Egg Cookies
  • Prep 1 hr 30 min
  • Total 1 hr 30 min
  • Ingredients 7
  • Servings 24
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These adorable Easter cookies get an easy start from refrigerated dough. Make marbled or candy-decorated eggs -- all from the same batch!

Ingredients

  • 1 roll (16.5 oz) refrigerated Pillsbury™ Sugar Cookie Dough
  • 1/4 cup all-purpose flour
  • 1 container (12 oz) fluffy white frosting
  • Gel food colors
  • Green-colored sour candy separated into strips
  • Candy-coated chocolate candies
  • Small jelly beans

Directions

  • 1
    Heat oven to 350°F. In large bowl, break up cookie dough. Stir or knead in 1/4 cup of the flour until well blended. Sprinkle about 1 tablespoon flour onto work surface; coat all sides of dough with flour. With rolling pin, roll out dough 1/4 inch thick, adding additional flour as needed to prevent sticking.
  • 2
    With floured 3-inch egg-shaped cookie cutter, cut out eggs. Place 2 inches apart on ungreased cookie sheets.
  • 3
    Bake 7 to 9 minutes or until light golden brown. Cool 1 minute; remove from cookie sheets to cooling racks. Cool completely, about 15 minutes. Frost and decorate. Marbled eggs In small bowl, stir 1/4 cup frosting and 1 to 2 drops favorite gel food color until well blended. Frost cookies with contrasting colored frosting. Pipe three lines colored frosting onto each egg; using toothpick pull through frosting for marbled appearance. Candy designs Frost cookies. Decorate with candy strips, jelly beans or candy-coated chocolate candies.

Nutrition Information

150 Calories, 6g Total Fat, 0g Protein, 22g Total Carbohydrate, 16g Sugars

Nutrition Facts

Serving Size: 1 Frosted Cookie (Undecorated)
Calories
150
Calories from Fat
60
Total Fat
6g
10%
Saturated Fat
2g
9%
Trans Fat
2g
Cholesterol
0mg
0%
Sodium
80mg
3%
Potassium
5mg
0%
Total Carbohydrate
22g
7%
Dietary Fiber
0g
0%
Sugars
16g
Protein
0g
% Daily Value*:
Vitamin A
0%
0%
Vitamin C
0%
0%
Calcium
0%
0%
Iron
0%
0%
Exchanges:
1/2 Starch; 0 Fruit; 1 Other Carbohydrate; 0 Skim Milk; 0 Low-Fat Milk; 0 Milk; 0 Vegetable; 0 Very Lean Meat; 0 Lean Meat; 0 High-Fat Meat; 1 Fat;
Carbohydrate Choice
1 1/2
*Percent Daily Values are based on a 2,000 calorie diet.

More About This Recipe

  • These adorable Easter cookies get an easy start from refrigerated dough. Make marbled or candy-decorated eggs -- all from the same batch!
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