Paintbrush cookies

Stuff needed to make it

3/4 cup butter
1 cup sugar
2 eggs
1 teaspoon vanilla
2 1/2 cups flour
1 teaspoon baking powder
1 teaspoon salt

How to make the craft item

Mix shortening, sugar, eggs and vanilla.
Mix flour, baking powder and salt.
Stir together and chill 1 hour.
Heat oven to 400 degrees.
Roll out 1/8 inch thick.
Cut in desired shapes.
Place on ungreased baking sheets.
Paint with egg yolk paint.
Bake 6 to 8 minutes.

EGG YOLK PAINT: egg yolk 1/4 tsp. water . Divide mixture and add food coloring.
Paint designs on cookies with paint brush. If paint thickens, add few drops of water.