Sugared Skull Cookies

Scare up some fun with these Halloween cookies that the kids can help shape and bake!

  • prep time 50 min
  • total time 35 min
  • ingredients 4
  • servings 16

Ingredients

1
roll (16.5 oz) Pillsbury® refrigerated sugar cookies
1/4
cup all-purpose flour
Assorted colored sugars or candy sprinkles, as desired
Wooden sticks, if desired
  • 1 In large bowl, break up cookie dough. Stir or knead in flour until well blended. Reshape into log; refrigerate 30 minutes. Heat oven to 350°F.
  • 2 For skulls, cut half of dough into 8 slices; place on ungreased cookie sheet. Refrigerate remaining dough until ready to use. At lower third of each cookie, using fingers, create 8 skulls by slightly pressing 1/2 inch in sides of dough, forming jaw of each skull. Using end of wooden spoon, make openings in cookies for eyes and nose. Sprinkle with sugars. Bake as directed on package. Immediately form teeth in jawbone using tines of fork. If needed, make openings bigger for eyes and nose, using table knife. Remove cookies to cooling rack.
  • 3 For bones, cut remaining dough into 8 slices; shape each to 5 x 1/2 inch. Place on ungreased cookie sheet. Using fingers, press each end in slightly to form V. Sprinkle with sugars. Bake as directed on package. Remove to cooling rack. Immediately reshape into bone shape, if needed.
  • Nutrition Information

    NUTRITION INFORMATION PER SERVING

    Serving Size: 1 Cookie (without decorations)
    Calories
    130
    (
    Calories from Fat
    50),
    % Daily Value
    Total Fat
    6g
    6%
    (Saturated Fat
    1 1/2g,
    1 1/2%
    Trans Fat
    1 1/2g
    1 1/2%
    ),
    Cholesterol
    10mg
    10%;
    Sodium
    80mg
    80%;
    Total Carbohydrate
    18g
    18%
    (Dietary Fiber
    0g
    0%
      Sugars
    10g
    10%
    ),
    Protein
    1g
    1%
    ;
    % Daily Value*:
    Vitamin A
    0%;
    Vitamin C
    0%;
    Calcium
    0%;
    Iron
    2%;
    Exchanges:
    1/2 Starch; 0 Fruit; 1/2 Other Carbohydrate; 0 Skim Milk; 0 Low-Fat Milk; 0 Milk; 0 Vegetable; 0 Very Lean Meat; 0 Lean Meat; 0 High-Fat Meat; 1 Fat;
    Carbohydrate Choices:
    1
    *Percent Daily Values are based on a 2,000 calorie diet.
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