Strawberry Cut Out Cookies with Chocolate Icing
 
 
Ingredients
  • 1 cup salted butter
  • 1½ cups powdered sugar
  • 1 egg
  • 1 teaspoon vanilla extract
  • 2 teaspoons strawberry extract
  • 2 drops soft pink Americolor food coloring
  • 3 cups all purpose flour
  • 2 teaspoons baking powder
  • 1 teaspoon salt
Chocolate Icing
  • ¾ cup powdered sugar
  • ¼ cup cocoa powder
  • 1 tablespoon water
  • 1 tablespoon corn syrup
  • 2 drops brown coloring
Instructions
  1. Preheat oven to 400°
  2. Cream together butter and powdered sugar.
  3. Mix in egg and vanilla and strawberry extract along with 2 drops soft pink coloring.
  4. Blend in flour, baking powder and salt.
  5. Mix until the dough forms a ball.
  6. Roll out on floured surface and cut with cookie cutter,
  7. Bake at 400° for 7-9 minutes, until bottom of cookies are golden but tops are not browned yet.
  8. Cool completely before icing.
  9. Mix powdered sugar, cocoa powder with water, corn syrup and coloring until smooth and creamy. Add more water or powdered sugar to adjust the consistency you prefer to pipe with. I piped the icing with a #3 tip.
Recipe by Created by Diane at https://www.createdby-diane.com/2013/02/strawberry-cut-out-cookies-with-chocolate-icing.html