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Green maraschino cherries and chocolate chips create real eyes on a snickerdoodle cookie.
Heat oven to 400°F.
Combine 2 tablespoons sugar and cinnamon in bowl; set aside.
Combine 1 1/2 cups sugar and 1 cup butter in bowl. Beat at medium speed until well mixed. Add all remaining cookie ingredients; beat at low speed until well mixed.
Shape teaspoonfuls of dough into 1-inch balls. Roll balls in cinnamon-sugar mixture. Place 1 inch apart onto ungreased cookie sheets. Bake 7-9 minutes until or cookies are just beginning to brown. Cool completely.
Combine powdered sugar, 1/3 cup butter and half & half in bowl. Beat at medium speed until well mixed. Place maraschino cherries onto paper towels; pat dry.
Spread about 1 teaspoon frosting onto center of each cookie. Top with 1 cherry half, rounded-side up. Press 1 chocolate chip, bottom-side up, into cherry hole. Use decorator gel to make veins. Store in loosely covered containers.
*Substitute green or red candied cherries. You may be able to find blue, yellow or orange maraschino cherries in jars in some supermarkets.
Dietary Fiber: 0g
Had a halloween cookie baking party today with my 4 and 6 yr old girls and their friends. We made these cookies and they were a huge hit. Recipe made alot and they were very tasty and when presented gave the wow factor!
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