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       Title: Susan  and  Michael’s  Paint  Brush  Cookies
  Categories: Kids, Cookies
       Yield: 1 servings
  
            Shortening (part butter)
            Sugar
            Eggs
            Vanilla
            Gold medal flour
            Baking powder
            Salt
            Water
  
    Mix well with spoon in a large bowl, 3/4 cup shortening, 1 cup
   sugar, 2 eggs, 1 teaspoon vanilla, 2 1/2 cups Gold Medal flour, 1
   teaspoon baking powder, and 1 teaspoon salt.  Cover dough and chill
   for 1 hour.  Heat oven to 400 degrees.  Mix with fork in small bowl,
   1 egg yolk and 1/4 teaspoon water.  Divide mixture among custard
   cups.  Add a few drops of food coloring to each cup to make red,
   green, blue, yellow and orange paint.  Roll chilled dough 1/8 inch
   thick on lightly floured cloth-covered board.  Cut with cookie
   cutters or make your own shapes.  Place on ungreased baking sheet.
    Paint the cookies.  Bake 6 to 8 minutes or until light brown on
   edges.  Cool.  Makes 4 dozen cookies.
  
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