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Cute Owl Cookies

Your family will think these cute owl cookies are a hoot!

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  • prep time 40 min
  • total time 40 min
  • ingredients 6
  • servings 16
 

Ingredients

1
roll (16.5 oz) Pillsbury® refrigerated sugar cookies
1/4
cup all-purpose flour
32
creme-filled chocolate sandwich cookies
1/2
cup semisweet chocolate chips, melted
16
brown candy-coated chocolate candies
8
orange candy-coated chocolate candies

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Steps

  • 1 Heat oven to 350°F. Cut dough evenly into 16 slices. On ungreased cookie sheet, place slices 2 inches apart; press dough out to a 2 1/2-inch round. With a paring knife, cut a small "V" out of the top. Pinch cookie dough to form 2 ears on top of each slice. Bake and cool cookies as directed on package. Reshaping dough as necessary after baking to keep shape.
  • 2 To decorate, separate sandwich cookies, leaving creme filling on one side. Set aside chocolate cookies with no creme filling for another use. Spread melted chocolate on each owl cookie. Immediately press 2 chocolate cookies, creme sides up, on each owl cookie to make eyes. Press 1 brown chocolate candy on each eye to make pupil. Add 1 orange chocolate candy to each to make nose.
  • 1 Heat oven to 350°F. Cut dough evenly into 16 slices. On ungreased cookie sheet, place slices 2 inches apart; press dough out to a 2 1/2-inch round. With a paring knife, cut a small "V" out of the top. Pinch cookie dough to form 2 ears on top of each slice. Bake and cool cookies as directed on package. Reshaping dough as necessary after baking to keep shape.
  • 2 To decorate, separate sandwich cookies, leaving creme filling on one side. Set aside chocolate cookies with no creme filling for another use. Spread melted chocolate on each owl cookie. Immediately press 2 chocolate cookies, creme sides up, on each owl cookie to make eyes. Press 1 brown chocolate candy on each eye to make pupil. Add 1 orange chocolate candy to each to make nose.

EXPERT TIPS

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Expert Tips

You can also use ready-to-spread frosting in place of the melted chocolate.

Get creative! Use melted white vanilla baking chips for a fun and different look.

Nutritional information

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Nutrition Information

NUTRITION INFORMATION PER SERVING

Serving Size: 1 Cookie
Calories
270
(
Calories from Fat
100),
% Daily Value
Total Fat
11g
11%
(Saturated Fat
4g,
4%
Trans Fat
1 1/2g
1 1/2%
),
Cholesterol
0mg
0%;
Sodium
210mg
210%;
Total Carbohydrate
40g
40%
(Dietary Fiber
1g
1%
  Sugars
24g
24%
),
Protein
2g
2%
;
% Daily Value*:
Vitamin A
0%;
Vitamin C
0%;
Calcium
0%;
Iron
15%;
Exchanges:
1 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 1/2
*Percent Daily Values are based on a 2,000 calorie diet.