Moon Cookies

Have fun with these easy and sweet Halloween treats, a perfect addition to your dessert table. Add some frosting to Pillsbury® sugar cookies cut into crescent moons.

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  • prep time 25 min
  • total time 60 min
  • ingredients 5
  • servings 16
 

Ingredients

1
roll (16.5 oz) Pillsbury® refrigerated sugar cookies
1/4
cup all-purpose flour
1/2
cup fluffy white whipped ready-to-spread frosting (from 12-oz container)
1/4
teaspoon yellow paste food color
1/4
cup yellow sanding sugar

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  • 1 Heat oven to 350°F. In large bowl, knead cookie dough and flour with hands until well mixed.
  • 2 On floured surface, roll dough to 1/4-inch thickness. Cut with floured 3-inch crescent moon-shaped or round cookie cutter. On ungreased cookie sheet, place cutouts 1 inch apart. Reroll dough and cut additional cookies.
  • 3 Bake 10 to 12 minutes or until edges are lightly browned. Cool 5 minutes; remove from cookie sheet to cooling rack. Cool completely, about 20 minutes.
  • 4 Tint frosting with yellow food color. Frost cookies. Sprinkle with yellow sugar. Let stand until set.
  • 1 Heat oven to 350°F. In large bowl, knead cookie dough and flour with hands until well mixed.
  • 2 On floured surface, roll dough to 1/4-inch thickness. Cut with floured 3-inch crescent moon-shaped or round cookie cutter. On ungreased cookie sheet, place cutouts 1 inch apart. Reroll dough and cut additional cookies.
  • 3 Bake 10 to 12 minutes or until edges are lightly browned. Cool 5 minutes; remove from cookie sheet to cooling rack. Cool completely, about 20 minutes.
  • 4 Tint frosting with yellow food color. Frost cookies. Sprinkle with yellow sugar. Let stand until set.

EXPERT TIPS

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Expert Tips

These festive treats can be easily turned into cookie pops. Just insert a paper lollipop stick into the base of each cookie before baking.

Nutritional information

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NUTRITION INFORMATION PER SERVING

Serving Size: 1 Serving
Calories
173
,
% Daily Value
Total Fat
7g
7%
(Saturated Fat
2g,
2%
),
Sodium
87mg
87%;
Total Carbohydrate
26g
26%
(Dietary Fiber
0g
0%
),
Protein
1g
1%
;
% Daily Value*:
Vitamin A
0%;
Vitamin C
0%;
Calcium
0%;
Iron
0%;
Exchanges:
1/2 Starch; 1 Other Carbohydrate; 1 1/2 Fat;
Carbohydrate Choices:
1 1/2
*Percent Daily Values are based on a 2,000 calorie diet.