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Its A Girl Cookies! Recipe

Photo source: Grandmother's Kitchen

A fun baby shower recipe that your guests will love.

Ingredients

baby onesie shaped cookie cutters

2 cups all-purpose flour
teaspoon salt
teaspoon baking powder
1 stick plus 2 tablespoons (10 tablespoons) unsalted butter, at room temperature
1 cup sugar
1 large egg
1 large egg yolk
1 teaspoon pure vanilla extract
Dairy free / Dye Free Pink Frosting:
1/2 cup coconut oil
2 1/2 cups powdered sugar
1 tablespoon vanilla
1/4 cup coconut milk
2 tablespoons cherry preserves



Directions

Whisk the flour, salt and baking powder together.

Beat the butter at medium speed for a minute or so, until smooth.

Beat in the sugar and continue to beat for about 2 minutes, until the mixture is light and pale.

Add the egg and yolk and beat for another minute or two; beat in the vanilla.

When fully mixed, the dough will be soft, creamy and easy to manipulate.

Turn the dough out onto a counter and divide it in half.

Chill your dough in plastic wrap for 2 hours.

Roll out your dough to 1/4 inch thickness.

Use cookie cutters to make shapes.

Use a spatula to lift cookies onto a pan.

Any remaining dough can be squished into a ball and rolled out again for more cookies.

Bake in oven 350F for about 10 minutes.

Frosting:

Cream coconut oil until light.

Add vanilla and sugar.

Mix well.

Add coconut milk and preserves.

Beat on high until creamy.

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