Batty Sugar Cookies

Enjoy these spooky bat shaped treats made with Pillsbury® sugar cookies - a quick and fun dessert for Halloween.

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  • prep time 35 min
  • total time 1 hr 15 min
  • ingredients 7
  • servings 16
 

Ingredients

1
roll (16.5 oz) Pillsbury™ refrigerated sugar cookies
1/4
cup all-purpose flour
1
container (12 oz) fluffy white whipped ready-to-spread frosting
2
teaspoons black paste food color
32
candy eyes
2
tablespoons black sanding sugar, if desired
1
tube (4.25 oz) orange decorating icing

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Steps

  • 1 Heat oven to 350°F. In large bowl, knead cookie dough and flour with hands until well mixed. On floured surface, roll dough to 1/4-inch thickness. Cut with floured 3-inch bat-shaped cookie cutter. On ungreased cookie sheet, place cutouts 2 inches apart. Reroll dough and cut additional cookies.
  • 2 Bake 10 to 12 minutes or until edges are lightly browned. Cool 5 minutes; remove from cookie sheet to cooling rack. Cool completely.
  • 3 Tint frosting with black food color. Frost cookies with frosting; attach candy eyes. Sprinkle cookies with black sugar. Pipe ears and mouth with orange icing. Let stand until set.
  • 1 Heat oven to 350°F. In large bowl, knead cookie dough and flour with hands until well mixed. On floured surface, roll dough to 1/4-inch thickness. Cut with floured 3-inch bat-shaped cookie cutter. On ungreased cookie sheet, place cutouts 2 inches apart. Reroll dough and cut additional cookies.
  • 2 Bake 10 to 12 minutes or until edges are lightly browned. Cool 5 minutes; remove from cookie sheet to cooling rack. Cool completely.
  • 3 Tint frosting with black food color. Frost cookies with frosting; attach candy eyes. Sprinkle cookies with black sugar. Pipe ears and mouth with orange icing. Let stand until set.

EXPERT TIPS

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Expert Tips

If you use a larger 5-inch bat-shaped cookie cutter, you’ll get 10 cookies and need to bake them a few minutes longer.

Nutritional information

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Nutrition Information

NUTRITION INFORMATION PER SERVING

Serving Size: 1 Serving
Calories
277
,
% Daily Value
Total Fat
12g
12%
(Saturated Fat
3g,
3%
),
Sodium
122mg
122%;
Total Carbohydrate
40g
40%
(Dietary Fiber
0g
0%
),
Protein
1g
1%
;
% Daily Value*:
Vitamin A
0%;
Vitamin C
0%;
Calcium
0%;
Iron
0%;
Exchanges:
1 Starch; 2 Other Carbohydrate; 2 Fat;
Carbohydrate Choices:
3
*Percent Daily Values are based on a 2,000 calorie diet.