Monster Cookie Pops

Treat friends and family with these creative monster cookie pops made using Pillsbury® refrigerated peanut butter cookies--a perfect dessert for Halloween.

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  • prep time 25 min
  • total time 1 hr 30 min
  • ingredients 6
  • servings 14
 

Ingredients

1
roll (16.5 oz) Pillsbury™ refrigerated peanut butter cookies
14
craft sticks (flat wooden sticks with round ends)
1
container (12 oz) vanilla whipped ready-to-spread frosting
Purple, green and blue neon liquid food color
1
tube (4.25 oz) black decorating icing
Assorted candies for decorating, such as candy sprinkles, marshmallows, black licorice, red licorice ropes and gum balls

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Steps

  • 1 Heat oven to 350°F. Cut cookie dough into 14 slices, 1/2 inch thick. Roll each slice into a ball. On ungreased cookie sheet, arrange 7 cookie dough balls in circle 3 inches apart and 2 inches from edge. Securely insert 1 craft stick into each ball, with end pointing toward center of cookie sheet. Repeat with another cookie sheet and remaining 7 cookie dough balls.
  • 2 Bake 12 to 15 minutes or until golden brown. Cool 2 minutes; remove from cookie sheets to cooling racks. Cool completely, about 30 minutes.
  • 3 Meanwhile, divide frosting among 4 bowls. Leave 1 bowl of frosting white; color remaining bowls with purple, green and blue food colors. Frost cookie pops; decorate with icing and candies as desired to form monster faces.
  • 1 Heat oven to 350°F. Cut cookie dough into 14 slices, 1/2 inch thick. Roll each slice into a ball. On ungreased cookie sheet, arrange 7 cookie dough balls in circle 3 inches apart and 2 inches from edge. Securely insert 1 craft stick into each ball, with end pointing toward center of cookie sheet. Repeat with another cookie sheet and remaining 7 cookie dough balls.
  • 2 Bake 12 to 15 minutes or until golden brown. Cool 2 minutes; remove from cookie sheets to cooling racks. Cool completely, about 30 minutes.
  • 3 Meanwhile, divide frosting among 4 bowls. Leave 1 bowl of frosting white; color remaining bowls with purple, green and blue food colors. Frost cookie pops; decorate with icing and candies as desired to form monster faces.

EXPERT TIPS

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Expert Tips

You can bake cookie pops up to 3 days in advance; store tightly covered at room temperature until ready to decorate.

Store decorated cookie pops tightly covered up to 3 days.

Nutritional information

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Nutrition Information

NUTRITION INFORMATION PER SERVING

Serving Size: 1 Cookie Pop
Calories
270
(
Calories from Fat
100),
% Daily Value
Total Fat
12g
12%
(Saturated Fat
2 1/2g,
2 1/2%
Trans Fat
3g
3%
),
Cholesterol
0mg
0%;
Sodium
220mg
220%;
Total Carbohydrate
40g
40%
(Dietary Fiber
0g
0%
  Sugars
0g
0%
),
Protein
2g
2%
;
% Daily Value*:
Vitamin A
0%;
Vitamin C
0%;
Calcium
0%;
Iron
2%;
Exchanges:
1/2 Starch; 0 Fruit; 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 1/2 Fat;
Carbohydrate Choices:
2 1/2
*Percent Daily Values are based on a 2,000 calorie diet.