Paintbox cookies

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      1 hr 40

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Cookies: Le Cordon Bleu Home Collection

By Le Cordon Bleu

Published 1999

  • About

Buy a variety of different sized paintbrushes and the cookies become your canvas.


  • 300 g (10 oz) unsalted butter, at room temperature
  • 375 g (12


  1. Preheat the oven to moderate 180°C (350°F/Gas 4). Brush two baking trays with melted butter.
  2. Cream the butter and sugar until light and fluffy. Add the eggs and vanilla and stir well. Sift the flour, bicarbonate of soda and salt into the mixture and co