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Crazy Cookie Creatures

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  • 1 hr 40 min prep time
  • 1 hr 40 min total time
  • 6 ingredients
  • 16 servings
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Kids will have great fun both making and eating these zany cookie faces "finger-painted" with colorful candies.

Ingredients

1
roll (16.5 oz) Pillsbury™ refrigerated sugar cookies
1/4
cup sugar
4
rolls fruit-flavored, ring-shaped hard candies
Candy corn
1
container (1 lb) vanilla creamy ready-to-spread frosting
Assorted paste or gel icing colors (not liquid food color)

Steps

  • 1 Freeze cookie dough 30 minutes. Line 3 cookie sheets with foil.
  • 2 Heat oven to 350°F. Cut chilled dough into 16 slices. Dip one side of each slice in sugar. On each cookie sheet, place 6 slices, sugared side up. Firmly press ring-shaped candies in dough for eyes. Press candy corn in dough for ears, horns, teeth, beak or mouth to create desired creature. (Be sure candies do not extend over edge of dough; they will melt onto cookie sheet.)
  • 3 Bake 12 to 14 minutes or until edges are light golden brown. Cool completely on cookie sheets, about 25 minutes. Remove cookies from foil.
  • 4 Meanwhile, divide frosting into small bowls. Add icing color to each; blend until of desired color. Place each color frosting in resealable freezer plastic bag; seal bags. Cut small hole in bottom corner of each bag. Decorate cookies as desired.
  • 1 Freeze cookie dough 30 minutes. Line 3 cookie sheets with foil.
  • 2 Heat oven to 350°F. Cut chilled dough into 16 slices. Dip one side of each slice in sugar. On each cookie sheet, place 6 slices, sugared side up. Firmly press ring-shaped candies in dough for eyes. Press candy corn in dough for ears, horns, teeth, beak or mouth to create desired creature. (Be sure candies do not extend over edge of dough; they will melt onto cookie sheet.)
  • 3 Bake 12 to 14 minutes or until edges are light golden brown. Cool completely on cookie sheets, about 25 minutes. Remove cookies from foil.
  • 4 Meanwhile, divide frosting into small bowls. Add icing color to each; blend until of desired color. Place each color frosting in resealable freezer plastic bag; seal bags. Cut small hole in bottom corner of each bag. Decorate cookies as desired.
 

Nutrition Information

NUTRITION INFORMATION PER SERVING

Serving Size: 1 Cookie
Calories
300
Calories from Fat
110
% Daily Value
Total Fat
12g
18%
Saturated Fat
3g
16%
Trans Fat
3 1/2g
Cholesterol
10mg
3%
Sodium
150mg
6%
Total Carbohydrate
48g
16%
Dietary Fiber
0g
0%
Sugars
38g
Protein
1g
% Daily Value*:
Vitamin A
0%
0%
Vitamin C
0%
0%
Calcium
0%
0%
Iron
2%
2%
Exchanges:
0 Starch; 0 Fruit; 3 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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