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Watermelon Cookie Slices

Watermelon Cookie Slices

Combining green and yellow sugar gives the outside of this easy cookie the appearance of watermelon rind.

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25 min
Prep Time
02 hrs 15 min
Total Time


3/4 cup Land O Lakes® Butter, softened

3/4 cup sugar

1 large Land O Lakes® Egg

1/2 teaspoon vanilla

8 to 9 drops red food color

2 cups all-purpose flour

1/4 teaspoon baking powder

1/8 teaspoon salt

1/2 cup miniature semi-sweet chocolate chips

1/4 cup green decorator sugar

1 tablespoon yellow or gold decorator sugar

How to make

  1. STEP 1

    Combine butter and sugar in bowl. Beat at medium speed, scraping bowl often, until creamy. Add egg, vanilla and red food color; continue beating until well mixed. Add flour, baking powder and salt; beat at low speed until well mixed. Stir in chocolate chips.

  2. STEP 2

    Divide dough in half; shape each half into 4 1/2-inch log.

  3. STEP 3

    Combine green and yellow decorator sugars in pie pan. Roll each log in sugar mixture until outside is well coated. Wrap each log in plastic food wrap; refrigerate 1-2 hours or until firm.

  4. STEP 4

    Heat oven to 375°F.

  5. STEP 5

    Cut logs in half lengthwise; cut each half into 1/4-inch slices with sharp, serrated knife. Place 1 inch apart onto ungreased cookie sheets. Bake 7-9 minutes or until set. Cool completely.

Nutrition (1 cookie)

45 Calories
2.5 Fat (g)
10 Cholesterol (mg)
20 Sodium (mg)
6 Carbohydrates (g)
0 Dietary Fiber
<1 Protein (g)
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