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Tom the Turkey Cookies

If you can roll a few balls of cookie dough, you can make these tasty turkeys. Gobble them up!

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  • prep time 1 hr 15 min
  • total time 1 hr 30 min
  • ingredients 6
  • servings 12
 

Ingredients

1
roll Pillsbury® refrigerated sugar cookies
1/4
cup all-purpose flour
1
cup vanilla creamy ready-to-spread frosting (from 1-lb container)
Brown decorating icing
Candy corn
Colored decorator sugar crystals and candy sprinkles

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LOCATION

Steps

  • 1 Heat oven to 350°F.
  • 2 In large bowl, break up cookie dough. Stir or knead in flour until well blended. For each turkey, roll 1 tablespoon dough into ball. On ungreased cookie sheets, place balls about 3 inches apart; flatten slightly. Roll 3 teaspoons dough into 3 oblong balls and place 1/4 inch apart for feathers. Using 1 teaspoon dough, shape 2/3 for head and 1/3 for feet.
  • 3 Bake 10 to 13 minutes or until light golden brown. Cool 1 minute; remove from cookie sheets to cooling racks. Cool completely, about 15 minutes. Frost and decorate as desired with remaining ingredients.
  • 1 Heat oven to 350°F.
  • 2 In large bowl, break up cookie dough. Stir or knead in flour until well blended. For each turkey, roll 1 tablespoon dough into ball. On ungreased cookie sheets, place balls about 3 inches apart; flatten slightly. Roll 3 teaspoons dough into 3 oblong balls and place 1/4 inch apart for feathers. Using 1 teaspoon dough, shape 2/3 for head and 1/3 for feet.
  • 3 Bake 10 to 13 minutes or until light golden brown. Cool 1 minute; remove from cookie sheets to cooling racks. Cool completely, about 15 minutes. Frost and decorate as desired with remaining ingredients.

EXPERT TIPS

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Expert Tips

Put a few tablespoons of frosting into a resealable food-storage plastic bag. Cut off a tiny corner, and squeeze frosting out for outlines.

Nutritional information

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Nutrition Information

NUTRITION INFORMATION PER SERVING

Serving Size: 1 Undecorated Frosted Cookie
Calories
270
(
Calories from Fat
110),
% Daily Value
Total Fat
13g
13%
(Saturated Fat
3 1/2g,
3 1/2%
Trans Fat
3 1/2g
3 1/2%
),
Cholesterol
15mg
15%;
Sodium
160mg
160%;
Total Carbohydrate
38g
38%
(Dietary Fiber
0g
0%
  Sugars
26g
26%
),
Protein
1g
1%
;
% Daily Value*:
Vitamin A
0%;
Vitamin C
0%;
Calcium
0%;
Iron
2%;
Exchanges:
0 Starch; 0 Fruit; 2 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; 2 1/2 Fat;
Carbohydrate Choices:
2 1/2
*Percent Daily Values are based on a 2,000 calorie diet.