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Patriotic Star Sugar Cookies

These mouth-watering Red, White and Blue Patriotic Star Sugar Cookies are perfect for Memorial Day, the 4th of July and more!
Total Time 45 minutes
Author Bullock's Buzz

Ingredients

  • 3 eggs
  • 1 cup butter 2 sticks- melted and cooled
  • 3 cups flour
  • 1 cup sugar
  • 1 teaspoon baking powder
  • 2 teaspoons vanilla extract
  • Wilton white sanding sugar crystals
  • 18 Wilton red chocolate melts
  • 1/2 cup Wilton white chocolate melts
  • 1/2 cup Wilton Royal blue chocolate melts
  • Red White & Blue Star Sprinkles

Instructions

  • Preheat oven to 350°. Line 2 cookie sheets with parchment paper. Set aside.
  • Add the eggs and butter to a medium mixing bowl. Whisk to blend well.
  • In a large mixing bowl, add the flour, sugar and baking powder. Stir until mixed.
  • Add the vanilla and stir well. Pour into the bowl with the dry ingredients. Blend until fully incorporated.
  • Roll the dough out on a floured surface. You can make the cookies as thick or as thin as you want.
  • Using a star cookie cutter, cut out 18 star shapes and place them on the cookie sheets. Sprinkle white sanding sugar crystals (optional) on top of each cookie.
  • Bake for 10-12 minutes. Do not let the cookies brown.
  • Cool on the cookie sheets for 5 minutes and then transfer to wire racks to finish cooling.
  • While still warm, place a red chocolate melt in the middle of each cookie.
  • In a small microwave safe bowl, melt the blue chocolate candies for 45 seconds. Stir until melted. (Depending on your microwave, you may have to microwave in 8 second additional intervals until melted).
  • With a spoon, lightly drizzle the melted blue chocolate on top of each cookie.
  • Repeat steps 10-11 with the white chocolate melts.
  • Lightly sprinkle the red, white and blue star sprinkles on top of each cookie.
  • ENJOY!!