Bat and Cat Cookies

Talk about fun! Add some frosting and candies to cookies made with refrigerated dough. They'll be the hit of the Halloween bash, guaranteed!

  • prep time 30 min
  • total time 30 min
  • ingredients 7
  • servings 16

Ingredients

1
roll (16.5 oz) Pillsbury® refrigerated sugar cookies
1
container (1 lb) vanilla creamy ready-to-spread frosting
Orange gel food color
Black string licorice
32
green miniature candy-coated semisweet chocolate baking bits
1
tube (0.68 oz) black decorating gel
24
miniature semisweet chocolate chips
  • 1 Heat oven to 350°F. Make and cool cookies as directed.
  • 2 Remove 1/2 cup of frosting; tint remaining frosting with orange gel food color. Frost 8 cookies with white frosting. Frost 8 cookies with orange frosting. Place remaining orange frosting in food-storage plastic bag, and cut small hole in 1 corner.
  • 3 For bats, use white-frosted cookies. Place 1-inch spiral of string licorice in center of each cookie for body. Pipe wings on sides of body with orange frosting. For eyes, attach 2 green baking bits onto body of each with frosting; squeeze a dot of black decorating gel in middle of each eye. Place 2 miniature chocolate chips on each for ears.
  • 4 For cats, use orange-frosted cookies. Unroll and separate string licorice; place pieces of string licorice on cookies to look like ears and whiskers. Attach 2 green baking bits to each for eyes and 1 miniature chocolate chip for nose.
  • Nutrition Information

    NUTRITION INFORMATION PER SERVING

    Serving Size: 1 Cookie
    Calories
    230
    (
    Calories from Fat
    100),
    % Daily Value
    Total Fat
    11g
    11%
    (Saturated Fat
    3g,
    3%
    Trans Fat
    3g
    3%
    ),
    Cholesterol
    10mg
    10%;
    Sodium
    130mg
    130%;
    Total Carbohydrate
    32g
    32%
    (Dietary Fiber
    0g
    0%
      Sugars
    22g
    22%
    ),
    Protein
    1g
    1%
    ;
    % Daily Value*:
    Vitamin A
    0%;
    Vitamin C
    0%;
    Calcium
    0%;
    Iron
    2%;
    Exchanges:
    1/2 Starch; 0 Fruit; 1 1/2 Other Carbohydrate; 0 Skim Milk; 0 Low-Fat Milk; 0 Milk; 0 Vegetable; 0 Very Lean Meat; 0 Lean Meat; 0 High-Fat Meat; 2 Fat;
    Carbohydrate Choices:
    2
    *Percent Daily Values are based on a 2,000 calorie diet.
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