Patriotic Ribbons

Adapted from

  • 2 1/2 c unbleached flour
  • 1 1/2 tsps baking powder
  • 1/2 tsp salt
  • 1 c margarine, softened
  • 1 1/4 c granulated sugar
  • 1 whole egg
  • 1 tsp pure vanilla extract
  • 1 c walnuts, toasted
  • red food paste coloring
  • blue food paste coloring
Patriotic Ribbons
In a mixing bowl, combine flour, baking powder, and salt; set aside. In another mixing bowl, combine margarine, sugar, egg, and vanilla extract. Add to dry ingredients. Mix just until soft dough forms. Stir in walnuts. Divide dough into thirds. Place two portions of dough in a separate bowl. Stir red paste color in one third of dough and blue paste color in the other dough. Leave last dough white. Line a 4"x12" baking pan with waxed paper, extending paper over long sides; spray with cooking spray. Press blue dough into bottom of pan. Press white dough over blue dough. Press red dough over white dough. Cover and freeze overnight. Preheat oven to 375. Run a knife along ends of pan to loosen dough. Use ends of waxed paper to lift dough out of pan. Cut dough into 1/8" slices. Place cookies two inches apart onto unprepared baking sheets. Bake for 12 minutes, or until bottoms are lightly browned.
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Posted: 7/3/2003
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WW Points* : 2.10
48 servings
Nutrition Facts
Servings Per Recipe 48
Amount Per Serving
Calories 87
Calories from Fat 41 (48%)
% Daily Value *
Total Fat 5g 8%
Saturated Fat 0.9g 4%
Monounsaturated Fat 0.9g
Polyunsaturated Fat 0.7g
Trans Fat 0.8g
Cholesterol 4g 1%
Sodium 76mg 3%
Potassium 0mg 0%
Total Carbohydrate5g 2%
Dietary Fiber 0.3g 1%
Sugars 5g
Protein 1g 1%
* The Percent Daily Values are based on a 2,000 calorie diet, so your values may change depending on your calorie needs. The values here may not be 100% accurate because the recipes have not been professionally evaluated nor have they been evaluated by the U.S. FDA.