Robins Egg Speckled Cookies – No Cookie Cutters Required!

With just a few additional ingredients and a simple shaping technique, you can have speckled egg cookies this spring.


This technique can be used with any sugar cookie recipe that your family enjoys. With just a few additional ingredients and a simple shaping technique, you can have speckled egg cookies this spring.




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Using a sharp knife, finely chop chocolate into tiny pieces of various size.


Add food coloring, a few drops at a time, to room temperature cookie dough until you reach desired color.


Stir in chocolate just until combined.


At this point, you can roll and cut your cookies in the traditional method or you can use my quick and easy method. Lay out a piece of parchment paper and scoop dough into a log shape about 1.5-2 inch wide and tall.


Roll the dough into a nice evenly round log, then shape into an egg shape.


It should look like an egg from the side. Freeze dough, still wrapped in parchment paper, for several hours until very firm. When ready to bake, remove from the freezer, make any final adjustments to your shape, and cut into 1/4 inch slices. Bake according to recipe instructions.







Robins Egg Speckled Cookies


With just a few additional ingredients and a simple shaping technique, you can have speckled egg cookies this spring.



Ingredients

1-2 ounces Semi-Sweet Chocolate

Food coloring, liquid or paste

1 Batch Sugar Cookie Dough of Choice



Instruction

Using a sharp knife, finely chop chocolate into tiny pieces of various size.


Add food coloring, a few drops at a time, to room temperature cookie dough until you reach desired color.


Stir in chocolate just until combined.


At this point, you can roll and cut your cookies in the traditional method or you can use my quick and easy method.


Lay out a piece of parchment paper and scoop dough into a log shape about 1.5-2 inch wide and tall.


Roll the dough into a nice evenly round log, then shape into an egg shape.


Freeze dough, still wrapped in parchment paper, for several hours until very firm.


When ready to bake, remove from the freezer, make any final adjustments to your shape, and cut into 1/4 inch slices.


Bake according to recipe instructions.



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