Kooky Crow Cookies
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Kooky Crow Cookies

Edible sparkling black glitter makes these cute crow cookies sparkle!

36
cookies
1 hr 30 min
PREP TIME
1 hr 45 min
TOTAL TIME

Ingredients

Cookie

1 cup sugar

3/4 cup Land O Lakes® Butter softened

1 large Land O Lakes® Egg

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

2 to 3 tablespoons Land O Lakes® Half & Half

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

How to make

  1. STEP 1

    Heat oven to 375°F.

  2. STEP 2

    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.

  3. STEP 3

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

  4. STEP 4

    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.

  5. STEP 5

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

  6. STEP 6

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

  7. STEP 7

    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.

Tip #1

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

Tip #2

- Purchase prepared chocolate frosting to speed up decorating.

Nutrition

140Calories
7Fat (mg)
20Cholesterol (mg)
65Sodium (mg)
19Carbohydrates (g)
1Dietary Fiber
1Protein (g)

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