These yummy sugar cookies are perfect for decorating! Whether its the Christmas holidays, Easter, or Valentine’s Day, this easy treat will win anyone over.
Preheat oven to 375 degrees F.
In a bowl, sift together flour and salt.
In another bowl, cream butter and sugar. Stir in egg, corn syrup, and vanilla. Stir in flour mixture, one third at a time, until thoroughly incorporated. Pat dough into 2 flat disks, wrap in plastic, and chill for 1 to 2 hours, or until firm enough to roll out.
Roll dough between 2 pieces of wax paper to ¼ inch thick. Cut out cookies and transfer to ungreased baking sheets, leaving about 1 inch between them. Decorate cookies with egg paint and bake for 8 to 10 minutes, or until just beginning to brown on edges. Place baking sheet onto wire rack and allow to cool for 5 minutes before transferring cookies onto rack to finish cooling.
In a small cup, stir together egg yolk and a small amount of liquid or paste food coloring to obtain desired color.
Use a small paintbrush to decorate cookies before baking.