Watermelon Cookie

Watermelon Cookie

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"Sugar cookies that look like little slices of watermelon!!"

Ingredients

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Nutrition

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  • Calories:
  • 223 kcal
  • 11%
  • Fat:
  • 10.5 g
  • 16%
  • Carbs:
  • 31.1g
  • 10%
  • Protein:
  • 2 g
  • 4%
  • Cholesterol:
  • 19 mg
  • 6%
  • Sodium:
  • 134 mg
  • 5%

Based on a 2,000 calorie diet

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Directions

  1. Combine flour, baking powder and salt in a small mixing bowl.
  2. Beat butter and shortening with an electric mixer at medium speed until fluffy; gradually add sugar, beating well. Stir in egg, milk, and vanilla. Gradually add flour mixture to creamed mixture, mixing well. Add a small amount of red food coloring to color dough as desired, beating until blended. Shape dough into a ball; cover and chill at least 3 hours.
  3. Preheat oven to 375 degrees F (190 degrees C).
  4. Divide dough in half; store one portion in refrigerator. Roll remaining portion to 1/4 inch thickness on a lightly floured surface. Cut dough with a 3-inch round cookie cutter; cut circle in half. Place on an ungreased cookie sheet. Press several chocolate mini chocolate chips in each cookie. Repeat with remaining dough.
  5. Bake for 8 to 10 minutes (do not brown). Cool on wire racks.
  6. Make frosting: Combine powdered sugar and water, mixing until smooth. Add a small amount of green food coloring, mixing until blended. Dip round edge of each cookie in green frosting, and place cookie on wax paper until frosting is firm.
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These cookies were a big hit !!! They are so cute and taste good too. Although I think next time, I might sprinkle a little bit of sugar on them before baking to give them that "sugar cookie" ...

What a tedious cookie to make! But what awesome results! Not for people who like the easy way out. I made it even harder on myself because I didn't have mini chocolate chips so I ended up ind...

This cookie was a huge success at my daughters 2nd grade garden party. I doubled the recipe easily. The cookies not only looked great, they were very tasty. I had to thin the icing mixture wi...