In advance: Make cookies. Prepare dough.
Tint about 1/3 of recipe yellow for chicks. Roll
out dough as needed. For each treat, cut one
round using smallest cutter from set and one
egg. Sprinkle round with Colored Sugar. Cut
across egg 2 1/2 in. from bottom; make 1/2 in.
angled cuts for cracked egg edge. Bake and
Also in advance: Ice egg cookie. Place
cookies on Cooling Grid over waxed papercovered
Cookie Sheet. Cover with thinned
icing. Let dry overnight.
Assemble treats with full-strength royal
icing. Cut tips off mini chips and attach for
eyes. Cut top off orange spice drop; pinch
to shape beak and attach. Cut yellow spice
drop horizontally into thirds. Roll cut edges in
granulated sugar. Flatten and cut slits for hair;
attach. Attach egg cookie; support bottom
edge of egg with piece of spice drop until icing