Edmonds Community College Baking and Pastry Arts students Carolina Mooney (left) and Barry Rickman prepare cookies for donation to the Seattle Milk Fund’s annual CookieFest. (Contributed photo)

Edmonds Community College Baking and Pastry Arts students Carolina Mooney (left) and Barry Rickman prepare cookies for donation to the Seattle Milk Fund’s annual CookieFest. (Contributed photo)

40 dozen cookies for a cause

Edmonds Community College Baking and Pastry Arts students recently baked and decorated 480 cookies to donate to CookieFest 2018, a festive pop-up cookie sale to benefit the nonprofit Seattle Milk Fund.

The students used nearly 11 pounds of butter, more than 5 pounds of sugar and 35 eggs to make pecan bars, lime butter cookies dusted with powdered sugar, traditional German spritz and checkerboard cookies, chocolate-dipped macaroons, and winter holiday themed snowmen, Christmas trees, snowflakes, and leaves.

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