Easter cookies

Dough for the Easter cookies is a common shortbread dough - it does not lose its shape during baking.

Ingredients for the dough:

  • pack (200 g) softened butter;

  • 1 tbsp.sugar;

  • bag of vanilla sugar.

all combine in a bowl, then beat with a mixer at medium speed until smooth and creamy. main thing - not too beat butter, because cookies can spread during baking.Then oil mixture add 1 egg, mix and gradually fell asleep sifted flour (450 g), knead the dough elastic.Roll the dough into a ball, wrap with cling film and refrigerate for 1.5-2 hours.

Chilled dough, sprinkle with flour and roll out into a thin layer.Cut dough different figures: Easter eggs, bunnies, butterflies, etc.Put Easter cookies on a baking sheet with parchment paper ready made and put bake in preheated 180 ° C oven.Baking time - about 10 minutes.The finished cookies cool on a wire rack.

Easter cookies

icing for Easter biscuits

And now need to move on to the most important part - decorating Easter biscuits.That makes it the decor and

the Easter cookies.For decorations, use colorful icing.Icing - Drawing sugar protein mass.Preparing icing follows.

Beat 1 egg white with 250 g of sifted powdered sugar.Powders may take longer (depending on the size of eggs).After whipping add 1/2 hours. L.lemon juice or citric acid on the tip of the blade.The mass should be smooth and supple, and the liquid is not too thick.First Beat on slow speed and then a couple of minutes on high. Immediately after cooking icing should be covered with cling film, as it dries very quickly.

Easter cookies

Decorating Easter eggs

little icing set aside in a separate bowl, add a few grams of warm water, a little food coloring (gel) and stir thoroughly. Spread icing in kornetik of paper or pastry syringe and draw the outlines of figures by thin lines. Allow to dry for an hour.

Spread remaining icing cups.Add coloring and a little water to icing has become thinner than the circuit.Put a teaspoon of icing in the middle of the circuit at the Easter cookies and gently spread with a toothpick.Above the small dots can be a different color.Icing coated biscuits remove dry for several hours.You can then make another decoration on top vysohnuvshego, for example, cute bows.Importantly, do not forget to use right after the cover film icing.

Easter cookies

Similarly, you can make cookies in the form of funny chickens.

Easter cookies

Easter cookies in the shape of eggs can be decorated with simple: mix a little food coloring to the egg yolk and brush the cookies before baking.You get real baked Krashenki.

Slots Easter eggs

Small Easter eggs (painted quail or pastry in the form of eggs) will look great in sweet nests.Make them very easy.


  • 2 tbsp.broken marshmallow;

  • 50 g softened butter;

  • 4 tbsp.Chinese rice noodles (or the broken biscuits firewood).

Easter cookies

Oil the round molds for cupcakes.Butter and marshmallow put in a pan, put on fire and melt, stirring constantly.Remove from heat and add the rice noodles or firewood, mix well.You can put a lot into molds, spreading along the bottom and sides.Leave until complete solidification.

Easter cookies

Easter cookies

Instead of marshmallows and butter for making gnezdyshek for Easter eggs can also use chocolate, toffee and peanut butter, melted together in equal proportions.

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