Black Cat Cookies (No cookie cutter needed!)

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@Quinnn

This is an old recipe that I originally found on Land O Lakes butter, but it has also been printed in Taste of Home Magazine. I make these as cookies every year to serve with home-made apple cider on Halloween for the neighborhood kids.


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Serves:

Yield: 24 Cats

Prep:

15 Min

Cook:

10 Min

Method:

Bake

Ingredients

1 c
butter
2 c
sugar
2 large
eggs
3 tsp
vanilla
3 c
flour
1 c
baking cocoa
1/2 tsp
baking powder
1/2 tsp
baking soda
1/2 tsp
salt
24
craft sticks, if desired
48
candy corn candies
24
red hot candies

Directions Step-By-Step

1
Preheat oven to 350 degrees. Cream butter and sugar, Beat in eggs and vanilla. Combine flour, cocoa, baking powder, baking soda and salt. Gradually add to creamed mixture.
2
Roll into 1 1/2" balls. Place 3" apart on greased baking sheet. Insert wooden stick (if using). Flatten with glass dipped in sugar. Pinch top of cookie into 2 triangles for ears. Use your thumb to indent the inside of the ear slightly. For whiskers, use a fork on each side of cookie to indent.
3
Bake at 350 degrees for approximately 10-12 minutes or until done. Remove from oven and immediately press candy corn "eyes" and red hot nose into hot cookie. Remove to cooling rack.

About this Recipe

Course/Dish: Cookies, Candies, Chocolate
Main Ingredient: Flour
Regional Style: American
Dietary Needs: Vegetarian
Other Tags: Quick & Easy, For Kids