Cookies

SPRING SUGAR COOKIES AND ROYAL ICING

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I love cookies. I love sweets in general, but there is something about a good cookie that makes everything feel better sometimes. These cookies are simple and unbelievably delicious!

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FOR THE COOKIES
1 cup butter softened
1 cup powdered sugar
1 egg
1 tsp. vanilla extract
1 tsp. salt
2 1/2 cup flour
zest of one lemon

FOR THE ROYAL ICING
4 cup powdered sugar, sifted
2 tbsp. meringue powder
5 tbsp. water plus more to thin out as needed
TO MAKE THE COOKIES Add the butter to the bowl of your standing mixer, fitted with the paddle attachment, and mix on medium high until the butter is light and fluffy. Scrape down the sides of the bowl and...
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Nutritions

Calories
220

Sodium
105mg
4% DV

Fat
8g
12% DV

Protein
2g
4% DV

Carbs
35g
12% DV

Fiber
0.7g
2% DV

Skip store-bought cans, because you can't beat the sweet, savory and smoky taste of homemade baked beans with bacon and molasses. The old-fashioned beans cook slowly in the oven for hours, developing a rich, thick sauce. Baked beans from scratch are the perfect side dish for your next cookout or potluck, and a simple lunch or dinner entrée when paired with cornbread or Boston brown bread!

1 lb. dried navy or Great Northern beans
1/2 lb. bacon
1 medium onion
1/2 c ketchup
3/4 c molasses
2 T apple cider vinegar
2 t dry mustard
2 c chicken broth
kosher salt and black pepper
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  • Place beans in a large bowl or pot. Cover with water by 2 inches. Cover and let stand overnight. Drain and rinse the beans.
  • Place the beans in a large pot and cover with fresh water (about 1...
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Nutritions

Calories
461

Sodium
983mg
40% DV

Fat
12g
19% DV

Protein
13g
26% DV

Carbs
73g
24% DV

Fiber
8g
34% DV