Cookies on a Stick

Cookies on a Stick

1 1/2 C. sugar

3/4 C. margarine or butter

2 eggs

1 1/2 t. vanilla

3 C. flour

1 t. baking powder

1/2 t. salt

Red or green food coloring

Wooden sticks

Beat sugar and margarine until fluffy. Add eggs and vanilla. Add combined dry ingredients; mix well.

Divide dough in half. Tint one half of dough with food coloring. Refrigerate all dough several hours or overnight.

Heat oven to 375° F.

Roll half of tinted dough to a 1/4-inch thick, 8-inch square on lightly floured wax paper. Repeat with half of untinted dough. Place one dough square on top of the other; roll up. Cut dough into 1/2-inch slices. Press and flatten each slice into 2-1/2-inch circles. Place on ungreased cookie sheet.

Slide stick into each cookie to center; gently press dough around stick.

Bake 8 to 10 minutes. Cool slightly; remove from cookie sheet. Cool. Repeat with remaining dough.

Makes 2-1/2 to 3 dozen.

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