Kooky Crow Cookies

Kooky Crow Cookies

Edible sparkling black glitter makes these cute crow cookies sparkle!

1:30prep time 1:45total time
36 cookies
000 Ratings

Ingredients

Cookie

1 cup sugar
3/4 cup Land O Lakes® Butter, softened
1/2 teaspoon almond extract
2 cups all-purpose flour
1 teaspoon baking powder

Frosting

2 cups powdered sugar
1/4 cup Land O Lakes® Butter, softened
2 (1-ounce) squares unsweetened baking chocolate, melted

Decorations

6 (1/3 cup) cream-filled dark chocolate sandwich cookies, ground in food processor
Yellow candy-coated chocolate pieces
Black decorator gel
Black licorice twists or strings, cut into small strips
Candy corn
Edible sparkling black glitter or sugar

Directions

Heat oven to 375°F. Combine 1 cup sugar and 3/4 cup butter in bowl. Beat at medium speed, scraping bowl often, until creamy. Add egg and almond extract; continue beating until creamy. Add flour and baking powder; beat at low speed until well mixed.

Shape dough into 1-inch balls. Place 2 inches apart onto ungreased cookie sheets.

Flatten balls with bottom of glass dipped in sugar. Bake 8-10 minutes or until very lightly browned on sides. Cool 1 minute on cookie sheet; remove to cooling rack. Cool completely.

Combine all frosting ingredients except milk in bowl; beat until well mixed. Continue beating, adding enough milk for desired spreading consistency.

Place cookie crumbs in shallow bowl. Spread 1 1/2 teaspoons frosting over each cookie. Immediately dip top of frosted cookie into cookie crumbs.

Attach candy pieces for eyes; make pupil with black decorator gel.  Attach licorice strips for top feathers with black decorator gel. Create beak with 2 candy corn pieces; attach with gel. Sprinkle each with black glitter.

 

Recipe Tip

- Use dry hands when applying edible glitter or glitter will dissolve.

- Purchase prepared chocolate frosting to speed up decorating.

Nutrition Facts (1 cookie)

Calories: 140

Fat: 7g

Cholesterol: 20mg

Sodium: 65mg

Carbohydrates: 19g

Dietary Fiber: 1g

Protein: 1g

Recipe #15325©2013Land O'Lakes, Inc.

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