Patriotic Cookies-Naturally Colorful Chocolate

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Celebrate your 4th of July with delicious and better for you red, white and blue treats!

Makes 1 dozen cookies

INGREDIENTS
1 dozen organic vanilla wafers
1 ½ cups white melting chocolate
1 packet ColorKitchen blue food color
1 packet ColorKitchen pink food color
¼ tsp ColorKitchen orange food color

DIRECTIONS
Put ½ cup melting chocolate in a small bowl and microwave for 1 minute. Stir then microwave for another 30 seconds or until melted. Add blue color packet and stir until fully blended. Dip ½ of each cookie in melted chocolate and set to dry.

Once dry melt another ½ cup melting chocolate. Add pink color packet and ¼ tsp orange color. Stir until fully blended. Dip ½ of each cookie in melted chocolate and set to dry.

Once dry melt ½ cup melting chocolate for white color. Dip uncoated half of cookies and set to dry.

Top with colored coconut.

INGREDIENTS
1 cup shredded coconut
1 packet ColorKitchen pink food color and ¼ ColorKitchen orange food color
OR 1 tsp ColorKitchen Red Velvet color

DIRECTIONS
Mix pink and orange or red velvet color with ¼ tsp water in a small cup to dissolve.
Mix blended color with coconut and add another Tablespoon water and stir in bowl, or place in ziplock bag and shake until the coconut is fully colored.
Place on a baking tray and set out to dry. Once dry, sprinkle on top of cookies and enjoy!