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Flying Saucers


Flying Saucers

Flying Saucers

Yield

Makes 20 cookies

Ingredients

1 package (18 ounces) refrigerated sugar cookie dough in squares or rounds (20 count)
20 peppermint patties (1-1/4-inch diameter)
2 egg yolks, lightly beaten
Assorted food colorings
20 round gummy candies

Preparation

  1. Preheat oven to 350°F. Grease cookie sheets.
  2. Remove dough from wrapper. Let dough stand at room temperature about 15 minutes.
  3. Flatten each dough square or round to 1/4-inch thickness. Place peppermint patty in center; press dough up and around patty to cover completely. Place on prepared cookie sheet; repeat with remaining dough and patties.
  4. Divide egg yolks among 3 small bowls. Add different food coloring to each; beat lightly. Paint yolk mixtures onto unbaked cookies as desired using small, clean craft paintbrushes. Press gummy candy into center of each cookie.
  5. Bake 10 minutes or until edges are lightly browned. Cool on cookie sheets 5 minutes. Remove to wire racks; cool completely.

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