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Scarecrow Cookies

Dessert ready in 25 minutes! Get creative by making the cookies in scarecrow shape.

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  • prep time 25 min
  • total time 25 min
  • ingredients 7
  • servings 10
 

Ingredients

1/4
cup vanilla ready-to-spread frosting (from 16-oz can)
10
creme-filled vanilla sandwich cookies
5
baked whole-grain wheat crackers, cut in half
1
tablespoon sugar
10
large gumdrops
10
pieces candy corn
Black decorating gel (from 0.68-oz tube)

SAVE ON THIS RECIPE!

LOCATION

Steps

  • 1 Spread 1 slightly rounded teaspoon frosting on each cookie. For each scarecrow cookie, cut half cracker into shreds with sharp knife; place shreds on 2 sides of each frosted cookie to resemble hair.
  • 2 Sprinkle work surface with sugar. Place 1 gumdrop on its side on sugar; flatten with rolling pin into 1/8-inch-thick triangle. Fold up one edge to form hat brim; place on cookie, trimming to fit if necessary.
  • 3 Place 1 piece candy corn on cookie to resemble nose. Use black decorating gel to make eyes, mouth and hatband.
  • 1 Spread 1 slightly rounded teaspoon frosting on each cookie. For each scarecrow cookie, cut half cracker into shreds with sharp knife; place shreds on 2 sides of each frosted cookie to resemble hair.
  • 2 Sprinkle work surface with sugar. Place 1 gumdrop on its side on sugar; flatten with rolling pin into 1/8-inch-thick triangle. Fold up one edge to form hat brim; place on cookie, trimming to fit if necessary.
  • 3 Place 1 piece candy corn on cookie to resemble nose. Use black decorating gel to make eyes, mouth and hatband.

EXPERT TIPS

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Expert Tips

When making these with children, make one model scarecrow cookie to help them understand what to do.

Nutritional information

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Nutrition Information

NUTRITION INFORMATION PER SERVING

Serving Size: 1 Cookie
Calories
150
(
Calories from Fat
35),
% Daily Value
Total Fat
3 1/2g
3 1/2%
(Saturated Fat
1 1/2g,
1 1/2%
Trans Fat
1/2g
1/2%
),
Cholesterol
0mg
0%;
Sodium
55mg
55%;
Total Carbohydrate
28g
28%
(Dietary Fiber
0g
0%
  Sugars
19g
19%
),
Protein
0g
0%
;
% Daily Value*:
Vitamin A
0%;
Vitamin C
0%;
Calcium
0%;
Iron
2%;
Exchanges:
1 Starch; 0 Fruit; 1 Other Carbohydrate; 0 Skim Milk; 0 Low-Fat Milk; 0 Milk; 0 Vegetable; 0 Very Lean Meat; 0 Lean Meat; 0 High-Fat Meat; 1/2 Fat;
Carbohydrate Choices:
2
*Percent Daily Values are based on a 2,000 calorie diet.