Sugar Cookie Turkeys

November 18, 2015 19 By EngineerMommy

This is my favorite time of year! In addition to all the fun and festivities of Christmas, I really enjoy the holiday of Thanksgiving! And not just for the food (although I do love some yummy turkey, gravy, stuffing, etc.)! I also really like the whole concept of being thankful and giving thanks to those we love. I’m always trying to instill in my daughters a sense of thankfulness and appreciation for what they have! And sometimes it’s a struggle, because 4-year-olds will be 4-year-olds!

So last week, while discussing what we are thankful for, my daughters & I decided to make sugar cookies! Then we got to work decorating the little cookies to look like turkeys! We added feathers and little eyes. It was such a fun way to spend the afternoon! Hope y’all like our sugar cookies!

Sugar Cookie Turkeys

Sugar Cookie Turkeys

Sugar Cookie Turkeys

Sugar Cookie Turkeys
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3849 calories
489 g
675 g
193 g
47 g
119 g
873 g
705 g
202 g
7 g
59 g
Nutrition Facts
Serving Size
873g
Amount Per Serving
Calories 3849
Calories from Fat 1695
% Daily Value *
Total Fat 193g
297%
Saturated Fat 119g
595%
Trans Fat 7g
Polyunsaturated Fat 9g
Monounsaturated Fat 50g
Cholesterol 675mg
225%
Sodium 705mg
29%
Total Carbohydrates 489g
163%
Dietary Fiber 10g
41%
Sugars 202g
Protein 47g
Vitamin A
119%
Vitamin C
0%
Calcium
32%
Iron
32%
* Percent Daily Values are based on a 2,000 calorie diet. Your Daily Values may be higher or lower depending on your calorie needs.
Ingredients
  1. 3 cups all-purpose flour
  2. 3/4 teaspoon baking powder
  3. 1/4 teaspoon salt
  4. 1 cup unsalted butter, melted
  5. 1 cup sugar
  6. 1 egg, beaten
  7. 1 tablespoon milk
Instructions
  1. Combine the flour, baking powder, and salt. Set aside.
  2. Place butter and sugar in large bowl of electric stand mixer and beat until light in color. Add egg and milk and beat to combine.
  3. Add flour, and beat until mixture pulls away from the side of the bowl.
  4. Preheat oven to 375 degrees F.
  5. Roll out dough to 1/4-inch thick.and bake for 7 to 9 minutes or until cookies are just beginning to turn brown around the edges.
  6. Cool on wire rack.
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calories
3849
fat
193g
protein
47g
carbs
489g
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First, we rolled out the dough.

Sugar Cookie Turkeys

Sugar Cookie Turkeys

Then, we used the turkey cookie cutters to form the turkey shapes.

Sugar Cookie Turkeys

Sugar Cookie Turkeys

Sugar Cookie Turkeys

Sugar Cookie Turkeys

We spread this orange icing all over the cookies. We like this icing recipe.

Sugar Cookie Turkeys

Sugar Cookie Turkeys

We added a chocolate chip for the turkey’s eye and used some yellow icing to form the turkey’s feathers! How cute are these guys?!

Sugar Cookie Turkeys

Sugar Cookie Turkeys







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