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  • 1 cup sugar
  • 1 cup butter, softened
  • ½ teaspoon vanilla
  • 1 egg
  • 2 2/3 cups all-purpose flour
  • ½ teaspoon salt
  • Food coloring
  • About 18 flat wooden sticks with rounded ends
  • Sprinkles, m&ms, etc for decorating

Heat oven to 375°F. Mix sugar, butter, vanilla and egg in large bowl with spoon until smooth. Stir in flour & salt. Divide dough in half. Stir in food colorings.Shape dough into 1 1/2-inch balls, using some of each color of dough for each ball. Place balls 2 inches apart onungreased cookie sheet. Insert wooden stick into side of each ball. Press bottom of glass onto dough to grease, then dip into sugar; press on balls until 1/4-inch thick. Press candy sprinkles into dough or sprinkle with colored sugars.Bake 9 to 11 minutes or until slightly firm and edges are light golden brown. Cool 1 minute.

Cookie Icing

  • 1 cup powdered sugar
  • 1 ½ tablespoons milk
  • ½ teaspoon vanilla extract
  • food coloring, optional

Combine all ingredients and use to decorate cookies.