Eerie Eyeball Cookies

Eerie Eyeball Cookies

Some may find it a little unsettling to have your tempting treats staring right back at you. But snack time’s sweeter with these peanut butter eyeball cookies frosted to look like creepy little peepers. A word of advice: Just avert your eyes and enjoy.

SKILL LEVEL
intermediate
PREP
30 min
BAKE
9 min

Ingredients

  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 cupshortening
3/4 cupREESE'S Creamy Peanut Butter
1/3 cupgranulated sugar
1/3 cuplight brown sugar packed
1 egg
2 tablespoonsmilk
1 teaspoonvanilla extract
1-1/2 cupsall-purpose flour
1 teaspoonbaking soda
1/2 teaspoonsalt
Additional granulated sugar (optional)
About 1 cupvanilla frosting (homemade or ready-to- spread)
Red and black decorator frosting in tubes
48 WHOPPERS Malted Milk Balls

Directions

  • 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.
Ingredients sitting on a table

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