Stars & Stripes Lemon Cookies

Stars & Stripes Lemon Cookies

Tags: Cookies, Dessert/Sweets

  • Prep Time: 35 min
  • Cook Time: 6 min
  • Ready Time: 120 min
  • Yield: 2 dozen

Ingredients

  • Crisco® Original No-Stick Cooking Spray
  • 1 3/4 cups Hungry Jack® Easy Pack™ Funfetti® Stars & Stripes® Buttermilk Pancake Mix
  • 3/4 cup powdered sugar
  • 1/4 cup Crisco® Baking Sticks All-Vegetable Shortening
  • 1 large egg
  • 2 teaspoons lemon juice
  • 1/2 teaspoon finely grated lemon peel
  • 1 cup Pillsbury® Creamy Supreme® Classic White Frosting, divided
  • Red and blue food color
  • Decorator sugar or decorator sprinkles

Preparation Directions

  • HEAT oven to 350°F. Coat baking sheet with no-stick cooking spray.
  • COMBINE pancake mix, powdered sugar, shortening, egg, lemon juice and lemon peel in large bowl with electric mixer on medium speed until evenly moistened. Cover and chill 30 minutes. Roll cookie dough to 1/8-inch thickness on well floured surface. Cut using floured 2 to 3-inch star-shaped cookie cutter. Place on prepared baking sheet.
  • BAKE 6 to 7 minutes or until just beginning to brown around edges. Remove immediately to wire rack to cool completely.
  • PLACE 1/3 cup frosting into each of two small bowls. Add several drops red food color to first bowl and several drops blue food color to second bowl. Stir until thoroughly blended. Place plain, red and blue frostings into three separate small resealable plastic bags. Microwave each bag separately, on HIGH, 5 seconds. Knead. Cut very small corner off bottom of bag. Drizzle frostings over cookies as desired. Sprinkle immediately with decorator sugar.

Nutritional Information Per Serving

Serving Size (1 cookie of 24), Calories 120 (Calories from Fat 40), Total Fat 4.5g (Saturated Fat 1g, Trans Fat 0.5g), Cholesterol 10mg, Sodium 120mg, Total Carbohydrate 19g (Dietary Fiber 0g, Sugars 13g), Protein 1g; Percent Daily Value*: Vitamin A 0%, Vitamin C 0%, Calcium 4%, Iron 2%.

*Percent Daily Values are based on a 2,000 calorie diet.