Winter Birch Tree Cookies
Source of Recipe
See photo of cookies: http://www.tastebook.com/recipes/1301558-Winter-Birch-Tree-Cookies
With a slight cinnamon flavor, these logs are perfect for dunking in your favorite hot beverage or sharing with a loved one.
List of Ingredients
3/4 cup sugar
1/2 cup butter, softened
1 tablespoon milk
2 teaspoons vanilla
2 cups Pillsbury BEST ® All Purpose Flour
1 teaspoon baking powder
1 teaspoon cinnamon
1 package (12 oz) vanilla-flavored candy coating or almond bark, melted
2 ounces bittersweet chocolate, melted
Heat oven to 400 degrees. Grease cookie sheets. In large bowl, combine sugar and butter; beat until well blended. Add milk, vanilla and egg; beat well. Lightly spoon flour into measuring cup; level off.
Add flour, baking powder and cinnamon; mix well. Shape dough into 1-inch balls. On lightly floured surface, roll balls into logs, 6 inches long. Place on greased cookie sheets.
Bake at 400 degrees F. for 5 to 8 minutes or until light golden brown. Immediately remove from cookie sheets. Cool completely. Place melted candy coating in pie pan. Dip logs into candy coating; place on waxed paper to cool. Drizzle melted bittersweet chocolate over logs to resemble birch trees.