Egg-Ceptional Easter Cookies

From NESTLE

Makes 24 cookies

 

These egg-ceptional chocolate chip cookies are a festive sweet treat frosted and decorated with your favorite holiday colors.

INGREDIENTS

2 cups all-purpose flour

1 teaspoon baking powder

1/4 teaspoon salt

1 cup granulated sugar

1/2 cup (1 stick) butter or margarine, softened

2 teaspoons vanilla extract

1 large egg

2 CUPS (12-ounce package) NESTLE TOLL HOUSE Semi-Sweet Chocolate Morsels, divided

1 container or more prepared vanilla frosting

2 or more food coloring choices

 

DIRECTIONS

1.Preheat oven to 350 degrees

2.Combine flour, baking powder, and salt in a small bowl. Beat sugar, butter, and vanilla extract in a large mixer bowl until creamy. Beat in egg. Gradually beat in flour mixture. Stir in 1 cup morsels. Press enough dough into greased and floured tablespoon to make slightly rounded. Invert onto ungreased baking sheets. Continue with remaining dough.

3.Bake for 10 to 12 minutes, or just until golden around edges. Cool on baking sheets for 2 minutes. Remove to wire racks to cool completely.

 

FROSTING TIPS

TO COLOR FROSTING: Stir food coloring into small amounts of frosting, until desired color. For deep colored frosting, use paste colors available in cake decorating shops.

 

TO PIPE FROSTING: Use pastry bag fitted with small, plain, or fluted tip, heavy-duty plastic bag with tiny corner snipped off or plastic squeeze bottle with small tip.

 

Find this recipe and more holiday treats at verybestbaking.com