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hoot owl cookies

(4 ratings)
Recipe by
Lillian Stryczek
Steger, IL

I had this recipe for years . So much fun to make with the kids.

(4 ratings)
yield 2 1/2 dozen.
prep time 25 Min
cook time 10 Min

Ingredients For hoot owl cookies

  • 3/4 c
  • 1 c
    brown sugar, firmly packed
  • 1
  • 1 1/2 tsp
    vanilla extract
  • 2 1/2 c
    all purpose flour
  • 2 tsp
    baking powder
  • 1/2 tsp
  • 1/3 c
    cocoa powder
  • 1/4 tsp
    baking soda
  • 1 Tbsp
  • 1/4 c
    peanut butter chips
  • 1/2 c
    whole cashew nuts

How To Make hoot owl cookies

  • 1
    Cream butter, brown sugar, egg, vanilla in large bowl. Combine flour, baking powder and salt. Add to creamed mixture and blend well. Remove 2/3 of dough. To remaining 1/3 of dough add cocoa and baking soda that have been mixed. Then blend water into this mixture. Divide the plain dough into 2 parts. Roll each 1/2 into a 10x4 inch rectangle. Divide chocolate dough into 2 parts. Shape each 1/2 into a 10 inch roll. Roll each vanilla rectangle around a chocolate dough roll (jelly roll with chocolate in center). Wrap and freeze. To bake slice rolls and place 2 slices together, side by side with edges touching, on a greased cookie sheet. Pinch outside corners for ears. Place one chip in center of each chocolate circle for eyes. Put a cashew, curved side down, in the center where circles meet. This is the beak. Bake at 350 degrees 8-10 minutes. Cool and use spatula to remove from cookie sheet.

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