Pink Sweeties (Pretty Pink Almond Cookies)

READY IN: 1hr 14mins
Recipe by Belinda in Austin, TX

These pretty, pink and white swirled, iced almond cookies came from the Woodbine Cottage in Granbury, TX (via my friend, Victoria!). They have a nice almond flavor, they keep well, and they look so pretty! I think they'd be nice for a baby shower, or for Valentine's Day, because of their pink color. (Note: I find this dough to be rather stiff, and recommend using a heavy-duty mixer.)

Top Review by 4-H Mom

I almost forgot to review this. I made these with the 4-H girls. We had so much fun making these and the turned out just beautiful. They didn't last long. They had a great taste. It will be a cookie recipe that I will make again. Thanks for the recipe. Made for Think Pink Oct 09

Ingredients Nutrition

Directions

  1. Cream the butter and sugar, adding eggs, one at a time.
  2. Add the rest of the cookie ingredients.
  3. Add a few drops of red food coloring to the dough, and swirl through mixture.
  4. Thoroughly chill the dough, before rolling it into balls, and placing them on a greased cookie sheet.
  5. Flatten balls slightly, and bake for 14 minutes in a 350 degree oven.
  6. Mix glaze ingredients together, and pour over slightly warm cookies.
  7. Let dry, and store in a tightly sealed container.

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