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Little Peeper Cookies

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  • Prep 1 hr 30 min
  • Total 1 hr 30 min
  • Servings 24
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Just 4 ingredients and a few candies create deliciously cute chick cookies.
Created Aug 20, 2014
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  • 1 pouch Betty Crocker* Sugar Cookie Mix
  • 1/2 cup (125 mL) butter or margarine, softened
  • 1 egg
  • 1 container Betty Crocker* Whipped Fluffy White Frosting
  • Yellow gel or paste food colour
  • 36 semisweet chocolate chips, cut in half
  • Yellow candy-coated licorice
  • Orange candy slices


  • 1
    Heat oven to 375ºF. In medium bowl, stir cookie mix, butter and egg until dough forms. On ungreased cookie sheets, drop dough by rounded tablespoonfuls 2 inches apart.
  • 2
    Bake 11 to 14 minutes or until edges are light golden brown. Cool 1 minute; remove from cookie sheets to cooling racks. cool completely, about 15 minutes.
  • 3
    Stir frosting and 2 to 3 drops food colour until well blended. Frost and decorate 1 cookie at a time. After spreading frosting on cookie, add chocolate chip halves for eyes, yellow candy-coated licorice for feathers and pieces of orange candy slices for beak and feet.

Expert Tips

  • Tip 1
    Purchasing : Look for gel or paste food colouring in baking supply stores and larger grocery stores. Regular liquid food colours will thin the frosting too much.

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