Little Peeper Cookies from Pillsbury

Sunday, March 28, 2010

This recipe showed up in my email yesterday and I loved it! So simple and so cute! If you don't get newsletters from Pillsbury you are certainly missing out on some great recipes!

What you'll need:
  • 1 roll (16.5 oz) Pillsbury® refrigerated sugar cookies
  • 1 cup fluffy white frosting (from 16 oz container)
  • Yellow gel food color
  • 18 semisweet chocolate chips, cut in half
  • Yellow candy-coated licorice
  • Orange candy slices
Heat oven to 350° F. Cut dough into 1/2-inch slices. Place 2 inches apart on ungreased cookie sheets. Bake 10 to 12 minutes or unitl edges are light golden brown. Cool 2 minutes; remove to cooling rack. Cool completely. In medium bowl, stir frosting and 2 to 3 drops gel food color until well blended. Frost cookies. Decorate cookies using chocolate chip halves for eyes, yellow candy-coated licorice for feathers and pieces of orange candy slices for beak and feet. Makes 18 cookies.

cookie dough - $2.25
frosting - $1.29
chocolate chips - $1.97
candy - $2.05
Total - $4.94

2 of my favorite chefs had this to say....:

Mary said...

You are such a good mother! I don't think I had the patience needed to undertake these back in the day.

Beth said...

These are absolutely adorable! Kathy, thank you for sharing all the great recipes AND great blogging tips!!!! I appreciate you very much!
Happy Easter to you and your family!
Hugs, Beth

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