Monster Eye Cookies

Teresa Jacobson

By
@foundmyzen

I found this cute recipe on lilluna.com and just knew I had to make them for my husband to take to work for Halloween! These are easy, tasty and oh-so-cute!! I absolutely love Halloween!


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Rating:
★★★★★ 1 vote
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Serves:
35
Prep:
10 Min
Cook:
10 Min
Method:
Bake

Ingredients

1 box
yellow cake mix
1/2 c
butter, softened
1/2 tsp
vanilla
8 oz
cream cheese (i used neufchatel)
1 large
egg
7
drops green food coloring
2
drops yellow food coloring
powdered sugar
candy eyes

Step-By-Step

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1Preheat oven to 350 degrees F. Line a cookie sheet with parchment paper.

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2In a mixing bowl, beat butter, vanilla, cream cheese, and egg until well blended and fluffy. Add food coloring. Blend. Stir in cake mix until well blended.

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3Roll into 1 inch balls (I used my cookie scooper) and roll in powdered sugar before placing on prepared cookie sheet. (I liked them better when I flattened the dough lightly with my palm otherwise the cookies were really poofy and round instead of flat.)

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4Bake in preheated oven for about 10 minutes. remove from oven and immediately lightly press a candy eye into center. Allow to cool completely before removing from pan.

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5Enjoy with your favorite "ghoul" ;)

About this Recipe

Course/Dish: Cookies
Main Ingredient: Dairy
Regional Style: American
Collection: Halloween Treats
Other Tags: Quick & Easy, For Kids
Hashtags: #halloween, #spooky