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       Title: Paintbrush Cookies
  Categories: Cookies, Kids, Heritage
       Yield: 1 servings
     1/3 c  Shortening; soft
     1/3 c  Sugar
       1    Egg
     2/3 c  Honey
   2 3/4 c  Flour
       1 ts Baking soda
       1 ts Salt
            Egg yolk paint:
       1    Egg yolk
     1/4 ts Water
            Food colouring
   Fat grams    per serving:              Approx. Cook Time: :10
      Preheat oven to 375F. Roll out dough using floured pastry cloth.
   Roll to 1/4 thickness. Cut into different shapes using cookie
   cutters. Set on greased baking sheet. Paint designs with egg yolk
   paints. (Blend egg yolk and water. Divide among several custard cups.
   Add different food colouring to each cup. Paint designs using small
   paintbrushes. If egg yolk, thickens while standing, add few drops
   water.) Bake 8-10 minutes at 375F. For clear colours, do not let
   cookies brown.
     a recipe from my childhood.