Black Cat Cookies (No cookie cutter needed!)

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By
@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

Step-By-Step

1Preheat 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.

2Roll 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.

3Bake 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