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Monster Cookie Stacks

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  • 30 min prep time
  • 1 hr 30 min total time
  • 7 ingredients
  • 15 servings
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Dress up sugar cookie stacks with monster cereal and marshmallow eyes.

Ingredients

1
roll (16.5 oz) Pillsbury™ refrigerated sugar cookies
Pink, purple, brown or multicolored coarse decorating sugar
Liquid food color, as desired
1
container (12 oz) vanilla whipped ready-to-spread frosting
1
tube (0.68 oz) black decorating gel (not food color)
30
miniature marshmallows
3/4
cup desired monster cereal, such as Frankenberry®, Boo Berry®, Count Chocula®, Yummy Mummy™ or Frute Brute™

Steps

  • 1 Heat oven to 350°F. Spray 3 cookie sheets with cooking spray.
  • 2 Shape cookie dough into 45 small balls. Roll each ball in desired color of decorating sugar. Place balls 1 inch apart on cookie sheets.
  • 3 Bake about 10 minutes or until edges are light brown. Cool 2 minutes; remove from cookie sheets to cooling racks. Cool completely, about 15 minutes.
  • 4 Stir food color into frosting until no streaks remain. Frost cookies, and while frosting is still soft, make 15 stacks of 3 cookies each.
  • 5 To make eyes, place small drop of black decorating gel in center of each miniature marshmallow. Place 2 eyes on each cookie stack. Cover remaining frosted area with cereal.
  • 1 Heat oven to 350°F. Spray 3 cookie sheets with cooking spray.
  • 2 Shape cookie dough into 45 small balls. Roll each ball in desired color of decorating sugar. Place balls 1 inch apart on cookie sheets.
  • 3 Bake about 10 minutes or until edges are light brown. Cool 2 minutes; remove from cookie sheets to cooling racks. Cool completely, about 15 minutes.
  • 4 Stir food color into frosting until no streaks remain. Frost cookies, and while frosting is still soft, make 15 stacks of 3 cookies each.
  • 5 To make eyes, place small drop of black decorating gel in center of each miniature marshmallow. Place 2 eyes on each cookie stack. Cover remaining frosted area with cereal.

Expert Tips

Store any remaining cookies tightly covered up to 3 days.

For an extra-special presentation, serve these cookie stacks in colored cupcake liners.

Nutrition Information

NUTRITION INFORMATION PER SERVING

Serving Size: 1 Cookie Stack
Calories
240
Calories from Fat
90
% Daily Value
Total Fat
10g
16%
Saturated Fat
3g
15%
Trans Fat
3g
Cholesterol
0mg
0%
Sodium
135mg
6%
Potassium
10mg
0%
Total Carbohydrate
37g
12%
Dietary Fiber
0g
0%
Sugars
3g
Protein
1g
% Daily Value*:
Vitamin A
0%
0%
Vitamin C
0%
0%
Calcium
0%
0%
Iron
4%
4%
Exchanges:
1/2 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 Fat;
Carbohydrate Choice
2 1/2
*Percent Daily Values are based on a 2,000 calorie diet.
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