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Pokemon Go Pokeball Cookies

Ingredients

  • Cookie Ingredients:
  • 3 C flour
  • 1 tsp baking soda
  • 1/2 tsp salt
  • 1 C soft unsalted butter
  • 1 C granulated sugar
  • 1 eggs
  • Icing Ingredients:
  • 4 egg whites
  • 2 C powder sugar
  • 1/2 tsp cream of tartar
  • 1 tsp vanilla
  • Gel food coloring - Red & Black

Instructions

  • Cookie Directions
  • Cream the soft butter with the sugar until the combination is smooth to the touch, not grainy, in a mixing bowl.
  • Add eggs and vanilla and continue to mix.
  • Sift the flour, baking soda, and salt together with a sifter.
  • Add the dry mixture to the wet mixture and continue mixing to make sure all ingredients are thoroughly blended.
  • Form the dough into a ball and wrap it in cling wrap, completely covering the entire dough ball.
  • Put in the refrigerator for about 6 hours or overnight. Check to see if the dough is firm.
  • Preheat oven to 325 degrees.
  • Pull the cookie dough out of the refrigerator and sit it out to soften up a bit.
  • Put flour out on the cutting board, rub flour on the rolling pin, and work some flour into the batter. (if needed).
  • Roll the dough out on the cutting board and using the cookie cutter begin to make your cookies.
  • Line a cookie sheet with parchment paper.
  • Using a metal spatula move the cut cookies to the parchment lined cookie sheet.
  • Bake at 325 degrees for 8 minutes. Check to see if the cookies are thoroughly baked.
  • Take the cookies off of the cookie sheet and put on a wire rack to cool completely. (About 10 minutes).
  • Icing Directions
  • Combine all ingredients (except your food coloring) in a mixing bowl mixing on medium speed for 4 minutes.
  • If icing is not stiff enough add 1/4 C powdered sugar.
  • Divide the icing into 4 equal bowls.
  • The first bowl of icing remains white.
  • The second bowl of icing, add several drops of blue gel food coloring. Stir to mix.
  • The third bowl of icing, add several drops of black gel food coloring. Stir to mix.
  • The fourth bowl of icing, add several drops of red gel food coloring. Stir to mix.
  • Spoon each color of icing into individual frosting bags with a #2 frosting tips. Twist the open end of the bag to push the icing to the tip.
  • Using the blue icing, Outline and flood the top half of the sugar cookie.
  • Let dry for at least 30 minutes.
  • Do the same process with the white icing for the bottom half of the cookie.
  • Let dry for 3 hours before putting on the black.
  • Using the black icing, pipe on the outline of a small circle in the middle of the cookie.
  • Pipe on thick lines on either side of the outline of the cookie to make the edging of the pokeball.
  • Let dry for 20 minutes.
  • Using the red icing, pipe on the outline of the red parts and fill in.
  • Let the cookies dry, for at least 8 hours before bagging.