Stained-Glass Cut Out Cookies

  • Servings: dozen cookies
  • Serving Size: 8
  • Nutrition: See Below
  • Prep Time: 15 Minutes
  • Cook Time: 7 Minutes

Ingredients

  • 4 cups Pillsbury BEST® All Purpose Flour
  • 2 teaspoons baking powder
  • 1/4 teaspoon salt
  • 1 (14 oz.) can Eagle Brand® Sweetened Condensed Milk
  • 1 cup butter, softened
  • 1 cup powdered sugar
  • 1 large egg
  • 1 tablespoon vanilla extract
  • Individually wrapped fruit-flavored hard candies in various colors (about 1 per cookie)

Instructions

  • COMBINE flour, baking powder and salt in small bowl. Beat sweetened condensed milk and butter in large bowl with electric mixer on low speed until smooth. Beat in 1 cup powdered sugar, egg and vanilla. Add flour mixture gradually. Beat on low speed until combined. Divide dough into fourths. Wrap each with plastic wrap. Chill 2 hours.
  • HEAT oven to 350°F. Line baking sheets with foil or parchment paper. Sprinkle counter surface with powdered sugar. Roll out one portion of dough at a time to 1/8-inch thickness. Cut with 3-inch cookie cutters. Cut out holes for "stained glass" effect in each cookie with small cookie cutters. Place 2 inches apart on baking sheets. Fill holes with crushed hard candies in various colors. Chill and reroll dough as needed.
  • BAKE 6 to 8 minutes or until candy has melted. Cool completely. Remove carefully from foil or parchment paper.
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