4th of July Star Cookies

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4th of July Star Cookies 

The holiday is fast approaching! This is a fun easy cookie to make that is delicious and can almost be labeled as healthy too!! Try it out and let me know what you think!


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Ingredients for Cookie

WET

1 cup coconut oil (room temperature)

1/2 cup of juice from 1 can of garbanzo beans ( called aquafaba) 

1.5 tsp vanilla ( clear) 

Pinch of salt


DRY

1 Cup of sugar 

2 tsp baking powder 

3.5 cups of  flour 

Ingredients for Frosting & toppings

1 container of Tofutti cream cheese

1 Cup powdered sugar ( more if you’d like it sweeter) 

2 tsp vanilla extract 

Blueberries 

Sliced strawberries 


Directions: 

 Cookie

  1. Cream sugar and oil together with hand mixer until smooth, then add garbanzo liquid and vanilla. Mix together. 

  2. In a separate bowl mix dry ingredients together. 

  3. Slowly pour dry ingredients into wet and mix until dough is blended and can be rolled into a ball. 

  4. Dust surface with flower and roll out  ( If too wet add a bit more flour, and if needed chill in fridge for 5 minutes. Coconut oil can get slippery if too warm) 

  5. Roll out and dust with flower before cutting cookie. 

  6. Use desired cookie cutter shape. 

  7. Preheat oven to 350. 

  8. Place cookies on cookie sheet  and bake exactly 10 minutes. Do not cook longer. Cookies will not brown and will be slightly soft still when removed from oven. They will harden when cooled. Place on rack to dry.

Frosting

1.  Mix “cream cheese” , sugar, and vanilla in mixer. Use knife to spread frosting onto cooled cookies.  Add sliced strawberries and blueberries! SERVE!! 

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I hope you enjoy these as much as I do! Let me know if you make them. It’s a great recipe to vary as well! You can add lemon zest and juice to make a delicious lemon shortbread cookie! Almond extract and things like cinnamon and such make it all sorts of yummy too so try it out and let me know!

xoxo, Annette

4th of July table inspiration

Hey Friends! Summer is about to be in full swing and that means 4th of July is right around the corner. I like to create pretty things and thought a tables cape for the holiday would be fun!

I liked the concept of an indoor picnic so this is what I went with! Natural elements, and just a few pops of red, white and blue!! Easy and fun! I love the woven caddy from Hearth and Hand ( CICK HERE) You can put your silverware, napkins, and even some drinks in it! Beautiful and easy to carry. Pops of color can come from the napkins or even food itself such as blueberries and strawberries. Add some sparkly stars and voila you’re done!

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Create your own similar tables cape! All is reasonably priced and most pieces you will use over and over!

See Links below

Dishes- They are from Target and are super versatile CLICK HERE

Placemats- I have used these placemats from Wax-Mart for almost everything! They are great! CLICK HERE

Silverware- Gold plated silverware from Target. A must have you can use over and over again. CLICK HERE

Mason Jar’s with straws- I got these at Wax-Mart and they are SO cute and useful! CLICK HERE

Woven Utensil caddy is available now at Target from the Hearth and Hand collection CLICK HERE

Patriotic Napkins- add a pop of color without being too loud with a set of napkins from Target. CLICK HERE