Celebrate Pi Day with festive cookies

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KANSAS CITY, Mo. -- March 14 is Pi Day and to celebrate, FOX 4 invited two ladies from Hy-Vee to the morning show to teach us how to make "pie cookies." During their visit they even shared the recipe for Hy-Vee's popular whipped icing!

Roll out Sugar Cookies

Ingredients:

2 cups of shortening
4 eggs
2 cups sugar
8 tablespoons whole milk
2 teaspoons vanilla
6 cups of flour
4 teaspoons baking powder
2 teaspoons of baking soda

Directions:

Cream shortening, eggs and sugar
Add milk and vanilla
Stir in flour, baking powder and baking soda

Chill in refrigerator overnight or several hours
Roll out on a floured cutting board and cut shapes with cookie cutters

Bake 350 degrees until lightly brown 10-12 minutes
Cool and Frost

Select your colors to decorate
Use a decorating bag

 

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