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Green and Red Cookies

Colorful and fun Green and Red Cookies are easy when you start with our refrigerated tub dough and dress it up with a quick and easy holiday touch of red and green food coloring. No two cookies will look the same but all will be very festive!

Green and Red Cookies
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PREHEAT oven to 325° F.

BREAK dough in half. Stir food coloring into each cookie dough half to desired shade. Refrigerate for 15 minutes for easier handling. Divide each colored dough into 24 pieces. Press 2 different colored pieces of dough together; roll into 24, 1 1/4-inch balls. Place 2 inches apart on ungreased baking sheets.

BAKE for 12 to 13 minutes or until edges are lightly browned and set but centers are still soft. Cool on baking sheets for 2 minutes; remove to wire racks to cool completely.

• Food coloring paste or gel will result in more intensely colored cookies. Try coloring one half of the dough either red or green and leaving the other half plain.
• Recipe can easily be doubled or tripled for a larger batch.