Earth Day Cookies

I can't wait for you to make this recipe!

These Earth Day cookies are a fun treat to make with your kids, in honor of this very important global event. This is a very simple cookie recipe, but you could also use ready-made sugar cookie dough from the supermarket.

Grab your ingredients!

3/4 cup softened salted butter 2/3 cup granulated sugar 1 tablespoon almond extract 1 egg 2 cups all purpose flour Blue and green food coloring 4″ circle cookie cutter

Preheat your oven to 325 degrees and line a cookie sheet with parchment paper. Beat your butter and sugar until light and fluffy. Quickly mix in your almond extract and egg.

Step 1

Mix in your flour and separate your dough into bowls. 5. Mix in blue food coloring in one bowl and green (or a mix of yellow and blue) in the other.

Step 2

Form your dough into two dough balls and roll your blue dough out to 1/2″ thick. 7Break apart pieces of your green dough, lightly press them onto your blue dough, and continue to roll your dough until it’s about 1/4″ thick. Use your circle to cut your shapes out.

Step 3

Place on your baking sheet and bake for 8-10 minutes and let cool.

Step 4

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Hi, I'm Angela! I'm the Founder and content creator at About a Mom. I live in sunny Florida with my little girl. If you are seeking ideas and inspiration for family fun, mealtime, travel, or fun things to do in Florida, you will find it here.