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painting sugar cookies with an egg mixture
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5 from 1 vote

Painting Sugar Cookies

Painting Sugar Cookies is a fun (and tasty!) activity that is perfect for any party or celebration!
Prep Time10 mins
Cook Time10 mins
Total Time20 mins
Course: Dessert
Cuisine: American
Keyword: cookie, party
Calories: 123kcal


  • small cups
  • cookie cutters
  • paintbrushes


  • sugar cookie dough storebought or homemade
  • eggs
  • food coloring
  • water


  • Roll out your dough on a floured surface and cut your dough with your cookie cutters. Place your cut-out dough on a cookie sheet lined with parchment paper.
    sugar cookie dough on a cookie sheet
  • Mix 1 egg yolk with drops of food coloring until you get your desired color. Add 1/4 tsp of water to lighten the colors, if needed. Repeat for all the colors you need.
  • Dip your paintbrush into the egg mixture and paint your cookies as creatively as you'd like.
  • Once your cookie dough is painted and looking so pretty, pop them in the oven and bake according to the recipe directions. Cool completely and serve!
    painted sugar cookies on the counter


Serving: 1cookie | Calories: 123kcal | Carbohydrates: 16g | Protein: 2g | Fat: 6g | Saturated Fat: 2g | Cholesterol: 35mg | Sodium: 77mg | Potassium: 41mg | Fiber: 1g | Sugar: 10g | Vitamin A: 53IU | Calcium: 6mg | Iron: 1mg