Tuesday, October 9, 2012

What I Love: Chocolate Bat Cookies

Yummy Bat Cookies, look at these cute little spooky cookies!

Prep Time: 55 Minutes
Total Time: 2:05 Hrs:Mins
Makes: 4 dozen

3/4 cup butter, softened
1 1/3 cups granulated sugar
1 egg
1 teaspoon vanilla
1 1/2 cups Gold Medal® all-purpose flour
3/4 cup unsweetened baking cocoa
1/8 teaspoon salt
2 tablespoons red cinnamon candies (96 candies)

Black decorator sugar crystals
In large bowl, beat butter, granulated sugar, egg and vanilla with electric mixer on medium speed, or mix with spoon. Stir in flour, cocoa and salt. Divide dough in half. Flatten each portion into a disk. Wrap in plastic wrap; refrigerate 1 hour.
Heat oven to 375°F. On lightly floured surface, roll one portion of dough at a time 1/8 inch thick. (Keep remaining dough in refrigerator until ready to roll.) Cut with 4 1/2x1/2-inch bat-shaped cookie cutter. (If dough becomes too sticky to cut, refrigerate 10 minutes before rerolling.) Place 2 red cinnamon candies on each cookie for eyes. Sprinkle with sugar crystals. On ungreased cookie sheet, place cookies about 1 inch apart.
Bake 8 to 10 minutes or until edges are set. Cool 1 minute; remove from cookie sheet to cooling rack.
Makes 4 dozen cookies

Make the Most of This Recipe With Tips From The Betty Crocker® Kitchens:
Outline the edges of the bat with black decorating gel for more detail.
When shopping for black decorator sugar crystals, you might find it labeled as black sanding sugar.
Nutrition Information:
1 Serving (1 Cookie)Calories 70(Calories from Fat 30),Total Fat 3 1/2g(Saturated Fat 2g,Trans Fat 0g),Cholesterol 10mg;Sodium 30mg;Total Carbohydrate 10g(Dietary Fiber 0g,Sugars 6g),Protein 1g;
Percent Daily Value*:Exchanges:0 Starch;0 Fruit;1/2 Other Carbohydrate;0 Skim Milk;0 Low-Fat Milk;0 Milk;0 Vegetable;0 Very Lean Meat;0 Lean Meat;0 High-Fat Meat;1/2 Fat;Carbohydrate Choices:1/2;
*Percent Daily Values are based on a 2,000 calorie diet.

Recipe & Image from: www.bettycrocker.com


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