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Captain America Shield Cookies

Ingredients

Cookie Ingredients

  • 5 C flour
  • 2 tsp baking powder
  • 1 tsp salt
  • 1 1/2 C soft unsalted butter
  • 2 C granulated sugar
  • 4 eggs

Cookie Cutter

  • circle cookie cutter

Icing Ingredients

  • 4 egg whites
  • 2 C powder sugar
  • 1/2 tsp cream of tartar
  • 1 tsp vanilla
  • red and blue gel food coloring

Instructions

Cookie Directions

  1. Cream the soft butter with the sugar until the combination is smooth not grainy to the touch in a mixing bowl.
  2. Add all 4 eggs at one time...Continue to mix.
  3. Add the vanilla.. Continue mixing.
  4. Sift the four, baking powder, and salt together.
  5. Add the dry mixture to the wet mixture.
  6. Continue mixing to make sure all ingredients are thoroughly blended.
  7. Make the dough into a ball, wrap it in cling wrap completely covering the entire dough ball.
  8. Put in the refrigerator for about 6 hours or overnight. Check to see if the dough is firm.
  9. Preheat oven to 325 degrees.
  10. Pull the cookie dough out of the refrigerator and sit it out to soften up a bit.
  11. Put flour out on the cutting board, rub flour on the rolling pin, and work some flour into
  12. the batter. (if needed).
  13. Roll the dough out on the cutting board and using the cookie cutter begin to make your cookies.
  14. Line the cookie sheet with parchment paper.
  15. Using a metal spatula move the cut cookies to the parchment lined cookie sheet.
  16. Bake at 325 degrees for 8 minutes. Check to see if the cookies are thoroughly baked.
  17. Take the cookies off of the cookie sheet and put on a wire rack to cool completely.
  18. (About 10 minutes).

Icing Directions

  1. Combine all ingredients in a mixing bowl mixing on medium speed for 4 minutes. (except your food coloring)
  2. If icing is not stiff enough add 1/4 C powder sugar.
  3. Divide the icing into 3 equal bowls.
  4. The first bowl of icing remains white.
  5. The second bowl of icing, add several drops of red gel food coloring. Stir to mix.
  6. In the third bowl, add several drops of blue into the icing and mix.
  7. Spoon each color of icing into individual frosting bags with a #2 tips. Twist the open end of the bag to push the icing to the tip.
  8. Squeeze the majority of the icing into a bowl then add 1 tsp of water to this icing and stir to mix the water and icing together.
  9. Using a edible marker, draw on Captain America shield onto the circle cookie.
  10. Using the white icing, fill in the star and one of the rings.
  11. Wait 10 minutes
  12. Using the red icing, fill in the rest of the rings.
  13. Using the blue icing, fill in the circle around the star.
  14. Let dry for 4 hours before enjoying!