Call on your little ones to help decorate these cute springtime treats.
pure vanilla extract
large egg whites
cream of tartar
- Heat oven to 350°F. Line large baking sheets with parchment paper and, using a 4-inch-egg-shaped cookie cutter, cut out egg shapes from sugar cookie dough; bake as directed.
- Once cool, make royal icing; set small amounts aside to tint blue and orange using gel food coloring. Transfer half of remaining white royal icing to a piping bag fitted with size 1.5 tip. Using a little water, loosen remaining royal icing to flood consistency and transfer to a piping bag fitted with size 2 tip. Outline each egg cookie, then fill in with flooding icing.
- While still slightly wet, sprinkle each cookie with yellow nonpareils. Once dry, pipe on blue eyes and orange wings and hair and use remaining royal icing to glue on red heart-shaped-candy beaks.
Tools you'll need: Egg cookie cutter ($6, .com), Piping bag with tips ($10, .com)