Thanksgiving Place Card Cookies
makes 8 cookies
  • 2 sticks of butter, room temperature
  • 1 cup sugar
  • 1 egg
  • 1 tsp vanilla extract
  • 3 cups flour
  • ¼ cup corn syrup
  • ½ cup sugar
  • Orange food coloring
  1. In the bowl of an electric mixer fitted with the flat beater, cream butter and sugar on medium speed until light in color and fluffy in texture. Add the egg and vanilla extract. Mix until combined. Add all the flour and mix on low speed until the dough comes together.
  2. Roll out your dough between 2 pieces of plastic wrap and refrigerate for at least 30 minutes. In the meantime, preheat your oven to 350°F.
  3. Unwrap your dough and cut out your cookies. Bake for 12 minutes or until the edges start to turn a light golden color.
  4. In a microwave-proof glass measuring cup, mix ¼ cup of corn syrup with ½ cup sugar. Microwave for 90 seconds. Mix and add food coloring. Microwave for another 90 seconds. Pour into each cookie.
Recipe by Sweet Explorations at