Gift Giving Edible Cookie Bowl Recipe

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Gift Giving Edible Cookie Bowl
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  • 1/3 cup shortening
  • 1/3 cup butter
  • 2 1/2 cups flour
  • 3/4 cup sugar
  • 1 egg
  • 1 tsp milk
  • 1 dash salt
  • 1 tsp vanilla


  1. Add shortening and butter to a mixing bowl.
  2. Beat with an electric mixer until softened and well blended.
  3. Add half of the flour, sugar, egg, milk, baking powder and salt to the flour.
  4. Beat until thoroughly combined.
  5. Stir in remaining flour.
  6. Divide dough in half.
  7. Cover and refrigerate for 3 hours.
  8. Meanwhile, invert a 1 or 1 1/2 quart ovenproof bowl on a cookie sheet. Cover the bowl with foil. Grease the foil and set aside.
  9. For a pattern, cut out a 9 inch circle of parchment paper.
  10. To make bowls-.
  11. Roll out one of the dough packages between 2 sheets of wax paper to a 10-11 inch circle.
  12. Lay your 9 inch pattern on top. Cut with a knife or fluted pastry cutter around the pattern.
  13. If desired, cut out of the scrap dough decorative shapes and place them on another cookie sheet.
  14. Remove one sheet of the wax paper and carefully invert dough over bowl.
  15. Remove other sheet and form dough around bowl.
  16. Bake the cookie bowl in a 350° F oven, about 15 minutes or until edges turn a light brown.
  17. Transfer the cookie bowl to a wire rack to cool.
  18. Then carefully remove the cookie bowl from bowl it was baked on.
  19. Bake the decorative shapes, if you did them, for about 6 minutes or till the edges are a light brown.
  20. Cool and attach with a little frosting.
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Nutrition Facts

Per ServingPer 100 g
Amount Per 1 Serving
Calories 1966.42 Kcal (8233 kJ)
Calories from fat 943.3 Kcal
% Daily Value*
Total Fat 104.81g 161%
Cholesterol 162.42mg 54%
Sodium 4287.36mg 179%
Potassium 666.59mg 14%
Total Carbs 233.12g 78%
Sugars 44.5g 178%
Dietary Fiber 20.75g 83%
Protein 26.97g 54%
Vitamin A 0.4mg 12%
Iron 12.5mg 69%
Calcium 686.5mg 69%
Amount Per 100 g
Calories 445.51 Kcal (1865 kJ)
Calories from fat 213.71 Kcal
% Daily Value*
Total Fat 23.75g 161%
Cholesterol 36.8mg 54%
Sodium 971.35mg 179%
Potassium 151.02mg 14%
Total Carbs 52.82g 78%
Sugars 10.08g 178%
Dietary Fiber 4.7g 83%
Protein 6.11g 54%
Vitamin A 0.1mg 12%
Iron 2.8mg 69%
Calcium 155.5mg 69%

* Percent Daily Values are based on a 2000 calorie diet. Your daily values may be higher or lower depending on your calorie needs.
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  • salty
  • savory
  • bitter
  • sweet
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Recipe Tags

Weightwatchers Points

  • 47.3
  • 53

Good Points

  • saturated fat free,
  • good source of fiber

Bad Points

  • High in Sodium,
  • High in Total Fat

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