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Use an ornament cookie cutter and dip the top of these cookies in candy coating to create a cute stocking cap for these happy elves.
Divide dough into thirds. Shape each third into a ball; flatten slightly. Wrap each in plastic food wrap; refrigerate at least 2 hours until firm.
Heat oven to 400°F. Roll out dough on lightly floured surface, one-third at a time (keeping remaining dough refrigerated), to 1/8 to 1/4 inch thickness. Cut with 3-inch round ornament cookie cutter. Place 1-inch apart onto ungreased cookie sheets. Bake 6-8 minutes or until edges just begin to turn lightly browned. Cool completely.
Place candy coating in deep 1-quart saucepan. Cook over medium-low heat 5-8 minutes, stirring occasionally, until melted. Remove from heat.
Working with a few cookies at a time, dip top one-third of cookie into melted coating; shake off excess. Place onto waxed paper. Immediately, before coating hardens, decorate dipped portions to create hats. Repeat with remaining cookies.
Decorate as desired using candies to create eyes, nose, cheeks and mouth. Attach candies to cookies with a dab of melted candy coating. Let stand 15 minutes to allow candy coating to harden.
Dietary Fiber: 0g
Made these for a Christmas craft faire and were sold out in no time. The taste was very good and they were easy to make.
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This past weekend was glorious! We had perfect weather for catching up on our yard work. We spent all of Saturday afternoon weeding and tending to our overgrown “problem” areas. Ryan’s mom, Becky, was even so kind as to come over and play with our toddler so that he could be outside, too – without getting too close to the clipping shears and other dangerous tools.
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