Measures of Joy Bakery

Cookie Cutter Cookie

Yep these are what they say they are.  Some call them Rolled Butter Cookies or Rolled Sugar Cookies.  They will take you back to your childhood where you remember the fun and joy in rolling, cutting and decorating these cookies.  Pull these out any time of the year for a holiday or special occasion. 

 

Paint Glaze with corn syrup:

1 cup powdered sugar

2 tsp milk

2 tsp corn syrup

1/4 tsp almond extract (optional)

Assorted food colors

In a small bowl, stir together powdered sugar and milk until smooth.  Beat in corn syrup and almond extract until icing is smoothe and glossy.  If icing is too thick, add more corn syrup one teaspoon at a time.  Divide and color as desired.   Dip cookies or paint on with brush.  Adapted Recipe

 

Paint Glaze Recipe without corn syrup:

2 Tb Meringue powder

2 cups powdered sugar

1/2 cup water

Combine meringue powder with water and beat with mixer till frothy and soft peaks form.  Add powdered sugar and mix well till smooth.  Divide and color icing as desired.  Frost cookies and decorate immediately with sprinkles. Adapted Recipe

 

Gluten Free Joys

Exceptionally great desserts that just happen to be gluten-free!