Cute Pig Cookies

Catherine O'Hara

By
@kit63

I found this recipe years ago in one of my cookbooks and fell in love with it! So on March 1, National Pig Day, I make up a batch of these cute little pig faces!


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Serves:

6 dozen

Method:

Bake

Ingredients

1 c
butter, softened
1 1/2 c
sugar
2
eggs
1 c
sour cream
1 tsp
vanilla extract
3 c
all purpose flour
1 tsp
baking powder
1/2 tsp
salt

FROSTING/DECORATING

1/2 c
butter
4 c
confectioners' sugar
2 tsp
vanilla extract
6 Tbsp
milk
3-4 dash(es)
red food coloring drops
pink sugar wafer cookies
36
large marshmallows, halved
1 bottle
nestle crunch marble mix'ins ice cream topper

Directions Step-By-Step

1
In a mixing bowl, cream butter and sugar.
Add eggs, sour cream and vanilla.
Mix well.
2
Combine dry ingredients.
Add to creamed mixture.
Mix well.
3
Drop by tablespoons onto ungreased baking sheets.
Bake @ 375 for 10-12 minutes or until edges are lightly browned.
Cool on wire racks.
4
While cookies cool make your frosting.
Add sugar, vanilla, milk and food coloring.
Mix until smooth.
Frost cookies.
5
Cut sugar wafers into triangles;place two on each cookie for ears.
Place two pieces of Nestle chocolate pieces in the sticky part of cut marshmallow for nostrils.
Place marshmallow on cookie for nose.
Add two Nestle chocolate pieces to cookie for eyes.

About this Recipe

Course/Dish: Cookies
Main Ingredient: Dairy
Regional Style: American
Other Tag: For Kids
Hashtags: #holiday, #Pigs