Happy Canada Day!
2 Teaspoons eggs replacer + 4 tablespoons warm water to activate
1 Cups vegan margarine
1/3 Cup vegetable shortening
1 Cup packed brown sugar
2/3 Cup white sugar
2 Teaspoons vanilla extract
4 Cups all-purpose flour
1 Teaspoon baking powder
1/4 Teaspoon baking soda
1 Teaspoon salt
4 Drop’s red food coloring, or as needed
- In a small bowl add the egg replacer and warm water.
stir and set aside.
- In a large bowl add the margarine, shortening, vanilla extract, brown and white sugar.
- Beat on high speed until fully combined add the prepared egg replacer and continue to beat on high speed until combined and fluffy.
- Add in the flour, baking powder, baking soda and salt to the butter and sugar and stir until it is combined.
To make a Canadian flag separated the dough in half.
- Place half the dough on the side and add red food colouring to half.
- Mix until red colour is incorporated, add more red food colouring until desired colour is reached.
- Place a piece of parchment paper on your work surface add the white dough ball, add another price of parchment paper on to of the ball.
- Roll until the desired shape and 1-inch thickness is reached.
- Repeat with red dough, reserving a small ball of red to make the maple leaf.
- Bake at 350 for 20 minutes or until edges start to change to a darker colour.
This cookie dough is so versatile you can make it into your favorite holiday cookie. for Christmas turn it green and shape into a Christmas tree, for Easter a giant easter egg, for Valentines day a giant heart. The sky is the limit just separate your dough and adjust the colour based on the design you are going for.
Hope you have a great Canada day and get to enjoy some fireworks and cookies!