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Playdough Cookies

Incredible, Edible and Delicious!
by Katy Stewart

Full Recipe:


  1. Preheat oven to 350 degrees.
  2. In a mixing bowl, beat butter and sugar until fluffy.
  3. Add egg, milk and vanilla and mix thoroughly.
  4. Add flour and baking powder and mix until well combined.
  5. Divide dough into separate bowls (depending on how many colors you want to make.)
  6. Mix in food coloring. Make sure it's bright and vibrant.
  7. Shape into whatever shapes you want (be creative.)
  8. Bake on a lined cookie sheet for 8-12 minutes (depending on thickness of cookies.)
  9. Cook on cooling racks.

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Playdough Cookies

Tips and Ideas:

  • Instead of (or in addition to) try using kool-aid packets or jello mix to color your cookies for some fun flavors in addition to color!
  • Build on top of your cookie cutter shapes to personalize and give cookies a fun twist!
  • Twist and combine colors for a fun tie-dye look!

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Katy Stewart is a designer that specializes in print, packaging, branding and editorial design with a sprinkle of web, photography and ideation. An expert on Photoshop, Illustrator and InDesign since the days of the blue iMac, she is a creative thinker who is always looking for a new challenge to tackle. She bakes delicious cupcakes, can't whistle in tune to save her life, and, like many a designer, has a love for iced vanilla lattes. 

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