Autumn Leaf Cookies

Autumn Leaf Cookies

INGREDIENTS

  • 1 tube refrigerated sugar cookie dough 16.5 ounces

  • yellow, red, and green liquid food coloring

  • flour for dusting

INSTRUCTIONS

  1. Preheat oven to 400°F.

  2. Divide dough into 3 equal portions and place each in a small bowl. Gradually tint dough in bowls yellow, red, or green.

  3. On a lightly floured surface, drop small portions of each tinted dough close together in a random pattern. Roll out dough to a 1/8 inch thickness. Cut cookies using a 3-inch leaf-shaped cutter. Place 2 inches apart on ungreased baking sheets. Using the tip of a paring knife, cut veigns into dough.

  4. Bake for 10-12 minutes, or until no indentations remain when touched in center. Transfer to wire racks to cool completely.

RECIPE NOTES

Autumn leaf cookies make a festive fall party favor.  Just wrap in cellophane and tie with twine.

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