King Cake Cookies
 
 
These Mini King Cake Cookies are a perfect treat for celebrating Mardi Gras!
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Recipe type: Dessert
Cuisine: Cookies
Ingredients
  • for the cookies:
  • ¾ cup margarine, melted
  • ¾ cup sugar
  • 3 ½ cups sifted flour
  • 5 tsp baking powder
  • ½ tsp salt
  • 2 tsp almond extract
  • 4 eggs
  • for the frosting:
  • 2 cups powdered sugar
  • 2 tsp flour
  • 1 tsp almond extract
  • 3-4 tbsp milk
Instructions
  1. Preheat the oven to 375 degrees.
  2. Add all cookie ingredients to a large mixing bowl.
  3. Use an electric mixer or stand mixer to mix until thoroughly combined.
  4. Roll 1 tbsp scoops of the dough into balls and put them onto a parchment lined baking sheet.
  5. Bake for 10 minutes. Let cool completely.
  6. Mix the powdered sugar with 2 tsp flour.
  7. Add 1 tsp almond extract and add the milk slowly until you reach a creamy consistency.
  8. Frost and decorate the cookies!
Recipe by Flying on Jess Fuel at https://www.jessfuel.com/2011/02/21/mini-king-cakes-for-mardi-gras/