Patriotic Star Pastries - It's easy to create these star shaped pastries. Can't find red, white and blue baking chips then use colored sugar instead. Substitute the colored sugar for the regular sugar and cinnamon and sprinkle each star evenly before baking.
Product: 4th of July Dessert Recipes for Kids
Category: Fourth of July Fun - Cooking Activities
Patriotic Star Pastries
1 (15 oz.) pkg. refrigerated pie dough
2 T butter, melted
2 T + 2 1/2 t sugar
1/2 t ground cinnamon
1/3 C of red white and blue baking chips
Set the oven temperature at 400 degrees and allow the oven to heat.
Coat a cookie sheet with a non stick cooking spray.
Roll the pie dough onto a lightly floured flour surface.
Using a star shaped cookie cutter cut the dough being sure to reroll the scraps until all the dough is used.
Place the stars on the prepared cookie sheet 1 inch apart.
Brush each star generously with the melted butter.
Place the sugar into a small mixing bowl.
Add the cinnamon and stir until blended in well.
Sprinkle the stars evenly with the sugar mixture.
Place the red, white and blue baking chips on the top of each star.
Bake 7 minutes or until the edges just begin to turn a golden brown.
Remove the stars to wire racks to cool.
Makes 4 dozen
Preparation Time: approximately 15 minutes
Baking Time: approximately 7 minutes per batch
Total Time: approximately 22 minutes