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Chocolate-Stuffed Mitten Sugar Cookies

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  • 55 min prep time
  • 55 min total time
  • 5 ingredients
  • 12 servings
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Surprise your little ones with sweet treats stuffed in their mittens!

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)

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

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.

Nutrition Information

NUTRITION INFORMATION PER SERVING

Serving Size: 1 Cookie
Calories
300
% Daily Value
Total Fat
12g
18%
Saturated Fat
4g
19%
Trans Fat
3 1/2g
Cholesterol
0mg
0%
Sodium
180mg
7%
Total Carbohydrate
47g
16%
Dietary Fiber
0g
0%
Protein
2g
2%
% Daily Value*:
Vitamin A
0%
0%
Vitamin C
0%
0%
Calcium
0%
0%
Iron
4%
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 Choice
3
*Percent Daily Values are based on a 2,000 calorie diet.
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