Tuesday, September 7, 2010
May the force be with you~♥
In the dog days of summer that seemed earlier this year..the wild flowers in my borrowed landscape ..pleased me w/ endless yellow bouquets for our home..the first I picked almost..It's a summer that was different to me..and for me...my rose colored glasses were on a table somewhere~I hope to pick them up and put them on soon~
But I do have bouts of creative energy..for ..
My sweet♥ they came directly from California ..~
Cute little Star War Cookie Cutters~
In my sunny kitchen..w/ my yellow flowers..and my cookie cutters~I had fun.
The boys thank you too~
From the Cookie Cutter kit of W_S
2 1/2 cups all purpose flour
1/2 tsp salt
1 cup sugar
1 1/2 tsp vanilla extract.
Have all ings.Room temp.Sift first 2 ings.together and set aside.
Beat butter at high speed until creamy about 2 mins.Reduce to med speed.Slowly add sugar and beat until light and fluffy about 2 mins.Stop the mixer and scrape occasionally.Add the egg and vanilla and beat 1 minute more..Scrapes sides again..
Stop the mixer and add 1/2 the flour that you have already sifted with the salt..beat at low speed about 1 minute,.add the rest..and continue toi beat until the dough leaves the side of the bowl..ap 2-3 mins.
Turn dough onto a work surface..and divide into 2 parts.Shape each into a dsik and ref for at least 2 hrs or up to 2 days..
Remove dough and let stand 5 minutes..Om a lightly floured surface roll dough to 3/16 to 1/4 inch thick,preheat oven to 350F.Line baking sheets with parchment paper.Using the cookie cutters cut into shapes.. place on sheets spacing 1 inch apart..bake 10-15mins,
Transfer to wire rack and cool... Ice if desired~