With just a few days before Easter Sunday 2016, a lot of foodies may be thinking of resorting to store-brought baked treats. But hold your horses! You might want to think twice about giving up your plans of baking your very own Easter treats with these very easy-to-follow recipes that promise outstanding results.
Karen of Karen's Kitchen Stories published a recipe for Easter Egg Cookies that are very simple to make with just six ingredients: powdered sugar, butter, egg yolk, salt, flavoring and flour.
Karen used Fiori di Sicilia (Italian orange and vanilla) to flavor her cookies, but it can be substituted with any preferred flavoring such as vanilla or almond extract. Baked cookies are decorated with royal icing and colorful sprinkles.
Easter Egg Cookies. Courtesy: Karen's Kitchen Stories
If you prefer chunky chocolate chip munchies than sugar cookies, then you might want to take a look at this Reese’s Pieces Pastel Egg Cookies recipe from Alli of Cupcake Diaries Blog. The combination of peanut butter, brown sugar, vanilla and chocolate chips in this recipe will make any cookie lover jump in delight! The cookies are made colorful with Reese’s Pieces pastel eggs.
TIP: Using the right baking tools in making cookies will help you get the flawless finished product you're aiming to achieve. You'll be surprised at how simple things like an offset spatula and a silicone baking mat can making cookie baking a lot more convenient.
Reese's Pieces Pastel Egg Cookies. Courtesy: Cupcake Diaries