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With Easter right around the corner, sugar cookies are springing their way back into our lives. With kids, decorating is usually the part they’re most interested in and the whole rolling, cutting, baking, waiting, decorating of sugar cookies…it’s, a lot. Like, hours of devotion to the dang things. Kinda kills the whole instantaneous factor to a baking craft that kids love so much (and truthfully, us adults too). These cookies are a throwback to my childhood, and they are the best way to keep kids attention for the full process (because it won’t take long!). Using the yolks of raw eggs, you simply food dye the yolks and paint the cookies BEFORE baking. Yes, before! They come out with bold, saturated designs, ready to eat the moment they’re cool enough to handle. Everyone gets the opportunity to paint their creations custom to how they like them. It’s almost a hybrid craft between dip-dying eggs and sugar cookies. Two birds one stone, amirite? You can use any sugar cookie recipe for this, but we’ve included a very simple one for you that you can prepare ahead of time before you’re ready for this little recipe craft.
Since successfully losing 100lbs by changing her relationship with food and her body, Sarah has taken her passion for food and balanced it between cucumbers and cupcakes. When she's not bustling her way around a kitchen, you can find her working out or winding down at home with her 3 kids and pug. Follow Sarah's journey on Instagram @TheBirdsPapaya.