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


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


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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