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Eerie Eyeball Cookies

Snack time’s sweeter with these peanut butter cookies frosted to look like creepy little peepers.

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SKILL LEVEL : intermediatePREP TIME : 30  Minutes

  Amount Per Serving % DV *
Calories100
Calories from Fat50
Total Fat5 g8% DV
Saturated Fat1 g8% DV
Trans Fat0 g
Cholesterol5 mg2% DV
Sodium90 mg4% DV
Total Carbohydrates12 g4% DV
Dietary Fiber0.0 g0% DV
Sugars8 g
Protein2 g
Vitamin A0% DV
Vitamin C0% DV
Calcium0 mg0% DV
Iron2% DV
  Amount Per Serving % DV *
Calories100
Calories from Fat50
Total Fat5 g8% DV
Saturated Fat1 g8% DV
Trans Fat0 g
Cholesterol5 mg2% DV
Sodium90 mg4% DV
Total Carbohydrates12 g4% DV
Dietary Fiber0.0 g0% DV
Sugars8 g
Protein2 g
Vitamin A0% DV
Vitamin C0% DV
Calcium0 mg0% DV
Iron2% DV
  • 1/2 cup shortening
  • 3/4 cup REESE'S Creamy Peanut Butter
  • 1/3 cup granulated sugar
  • 1/3 cup light brown sugar packed
  • 1 egg
  • 2 tablespoons milk
  • 1 teaspoon vanilla extract
  • 1-1/2 cups all-purpose flour
  • 1 teaspoon baking soda
  • 1/2 teaspoon salt
  • Additional granulated sugar (optional)
  • About 1 cup vanilla frosting (homemade or ready-to- spread)
  • Red and black decorator frosting in tubes
  • 48 WHOPPERS Malted Milk Balls

  • 1. Heat oven to 375° F. Beat shortening and peanut butter in large bowl until well blended. Add 1/3 cup granulated sugar and brown sugar; beat until fluffy. Add egg, milk and vanilla; beat well. Stir together flour, baking soda and salt; gradually beat into peanut butter mixture.
  • 2. Shape dough into 1-inch balls. Roll in granulated sugar, if desired; place on ungreased cookie sheet.
  • 3. Bake 8 to 10 minutes or until lightly browned. Remove from cookie sheet to wire rack. Cool completely.
  • 4. Frost center of cookie with vanilla frosting to form white portion of eye. Decorate with red and black frostings to form outline of eye and bloodshot markings. Press malted milk ball "iris" into center of eye. Makes about 48 cookies.

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