January 11th, 2013
These Sugar Cookies are Gluten-free and made with icing that has no food dye in it! When making gluten-free recipes, make sure beforehand that all your ingredients are gluten-free. Recipe for Gluten-free Sugar Cookies Ingredients 1 1/2 c. White Rice Flour 1 1/2 c. Oatmeal Flour 1/2 t. Salt 1/2 t. Baking Powder 1 1/2 […]
February 5th, 2011
This recipe makes sugar cookies a little healthier by substituting whole wheat pastry flour for some of the multipurpose flour, canola oil for some of the butter, and honey for some of the sugar. I already posted one version of this recipe. This new one uses less eggs and less ingredients overall. My husband likes […]
Recently, I explained how to make red and pink food coloring using beets. Another way to make pink is to use blueberry juice. To make icing for sugar cookies, you simply mix blueberry juice, confectioners sugar and water. The basic measurements for sugar cookie icing is: 1 cup of confectioners sugar 1 T. + 1 […]
February 4th, 2011
There’s a science lesson in making natural brown food coloring. I recently wrote about creating natural red food coloring from the water made from cooking beets. Once you make red food coloring from beets it’s easy to get brown. Here are the basics to making red food coloring: Peel about 3 beets and chop […]
February 2nd, 2011
It’s very satisfying to make your own food coloring out of natural ingredients. It’s also educational for children to see how people used to get color out of fruits and vegetables. Not everything has to come pre-bottled from a factory! Since Valentine’s Day is coming soon, today I’ll explain how to make red and pink […]
January 13th, 2011
Sugar Cookies are very popular to make in the US for holidays. Here’s a simple recipe for icing for them: 1 cup Confectioners Sugar 1 T. plus 1 t. Water 1 – 2 Drops of Vanilla Extract for taste (optional) Put the Confectioners Sugar in a bowl and add the Water. Stir till smooth. You […]
January 11th, 2011
Sugar Cookies are traditionally made in the US for holidays and other special events, especially when kids are there. In the past, I posted a recipe for Sugar Cookies made with whole wheat pastry flour. Here’s a recipe for more traditional Sugar Cookies… Recipe for Sugar Cookies 1 cup Butter 3 Eggs 1 T. Vanilla […]
January 10th, 2011
Sugar cookies are nice to make for holidays and special events. They look so festive. Making cut out cookies is a fun way to get your kids to learn about baking. They can start learning to follow a recipe, roll out dough and then make the shapes with cookie cutters. This recipe makes sugar […]
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