Kooky Crow Cookies

Kooky Crow Cookies
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Edible sparkling black glitter makes these cute crow cookies sparkle!
1:30
Prep Time
1:45
Total Time
36 cookies

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

Directions

  1. Heat oven to 375°F.
  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. Shape dough into 1-inch balls. Place 2 inches apart onto ungreased cookie sheets.
  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. Combine all frosting ingredients except milk in bowl; beat until well mixed. Continue beating, adding enough milk for desired spreading consistency.
  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. 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 Tips

- 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
Cholesterol
20mg
Carbohydrates
19g
Protein
1g
Fat
7g
Sodium
65mg
Dietary Fiber
1g

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