Stuffed Mitten Cookies

Surprise your little ones with sweet treats stuffed in their mittens!

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  • prep time 55 min
  • total time 55 min
  • ingredients 5
  • servings 12
 

Ingredients

1
roll (16.5 oz) Pillsbury™ refrigerated sugar cookies
1/4
cup all-purpose flour
1/2
cup candy-coated chocolate candies
1
cup vanilla creamy ready-to-spread frosting
Decorations, if desired (colored sugars, coconut, sprinkles)

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Steps

  • 1 Heat oven to 350°F. In large bowl, break up cookie dough. Stir or knead in 1/4 cup flour until well blended. Remove half the dough. Sprinkle work surface lightly with flour. With floured rolling pin, roll dough 1/8 inch thick.
  • 2 With 3-inch mitten-shaped cookie cutter, cut dough into mitten shapes, rerolling dough as needed. On ungreased cookie sheets, place half of the shapes 2 inches apart. Place 2 chocolate candies on each mitten; place remaining mitten cutouts on top of candies, pressing sides slightly to seal. Repeat with remaining half of dough.
  • 3 Bake 9 to 11 minutes or until light golden brown. Immediately remove from cookie sheets to cooling racks. Cool completely, about 15 minutes.
  • 4 Frost and decorate cookies as desired.
  • 1 Heat oven to 350°F. In large bowl, break up cookie dough. Stir or knead in 1/4 cup flour until well blended. Remove half the dough. Sprinkle work surface lightly with flour. With floured rolling pin, roll dough 1/8 inch thick.
  • 2 With 3-inch mitten-shaped cookie cutter, cut dough into mitten shapes, rerolling dough as needed. On ungreased cookie sheets, place half of the shapes 2 inches apart. Place 2 chocolate candies on each mitten; place remaining mitten cutouts on top of candies, pressing sides slightly to seal. Repeat with remaining half of dough.
  • 3 Bake 9 to 11 minutes or until light golden brown. Immediately remove from cookie sheets to cooling racks. Cool completely, about 15 minutes.
  • 4 Frost and decorate cookies as desired.

EXPERT TIPS

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Expert Tips

Use your favorite colors of sprinkles to make designs and patterns that look just like your own mittens.

Don’t have the right size cutter? Cut a 1 1/2-inch mitten out of cooking parchment paper, and use it as a pattern.

Nutritional information

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Nutrition Information

NUTRITION INFORMATION PER SERVING

Serving Size: 1 Cookie
Calories
300
(
Calories from Fat
110),
% Daily Value
Total Fat
12g
12%
(Saturated Fat
4g,
4%
Trans Fat
3 1/2g
3 1/2%
),
Cholesterol
0mg
0%;
Sodium
180mg
180%;
Total Carbohydrate
47g
47%
(Dietary Fiber
0g
0%
  Sugars
33g
33%
),
Protein
2g
2%
;
% Daily Value*:
Vitamin A
0%;
Vitamin C
0%;
Calcium
0%;
Iron
4%;
Exchanges:
1 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:
3
*Percent Daily Values are based on a 2,000 calorie diet.