Snuggle up with A.A. Milne’s classic Winnie-the-Pooh, and make these Winnie-the-Pooh inspired sugar cookies!
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A.A. Milne’s classic Winnie-the-Pooh has been a beloved children’s classic for nearly a century.
- 1 cup unsalted sweet cream butter, softened
- 1 1/2 cup powdered sugar
- 1 tsp vanilla
- 1 egg
- 3 cup flour
- 1 tsp baking soda
- 1 tsp cream of tarter
- Winnie the Pooh shaped cookie cutter
- 4 egg whites
- 1/2 tsp cream of tarter
- 1/2 tsp vanilla
- 4 1/2 C powder sugar
- Golden Yellow and Black gel food coloring
- 2 disposable piping bags fitted with a number 2 tip
- 1 squeeze bottle
Preheat the oven to 350 degrees.
Cover a cookie sheet with parchment paper and set aside.
Using a standing mixer, cream together the butter, powder sugar, vanilla and egg and mix until combined and creamy.
Using a large bowl, combined the flour, baking soda and cream of tarter.
Gradually add in the dry ingredients and mix on low speed.
Using your hands continue to mix until fully combined.
Lightly flour a cutting board and knead the cookie dough a couple of times.
Roll out the dough to about 1/2 inch thick.
Cut out 12 faces and place onto a cookie sheet.
Bake your cookies for 8 minutes or until lightly golden brown.
Repeat the steps until you’re out of dough! Let your cookies cool down completely before you begin icing.
Royal Icing Directions:
Using the standing mixer, combine the egg whites, cream of tarter, vanilla and powder sugar and mix until combined and stiff peaks form
Split the icing into 2 bowls.
Add in a few drops of the golden yellow gel color into one bowl and mix until combined.
Add in a few drops of the black gel color into the second bowl and mix until combined.
Scoop some icing into the piping bags and set aside.
Add in a few tablespoons of water into the remaining Golden yellow icing and mix until combined.
Pour the golden yellow icing into the squeeze bottle.
Using the golden yellow piping bag, pipe an outline around each of the cookies.
Fill in with the thinner golden yellow icing.
Let your cookies dry for about an hour. Using the black piping bags, begin piping Pooh’s face on each of the cookies. Let your cookies dry again before enjoying them! 🙂