Flying Saucer Cookies

Flying Saucer Cookies

The best cookie decorations are the ones that make the cookies taste even better. That's what the REESE'S PIECES Candy does for these chocolate flying saucer cookies. Whether your dipping them in milk or making a flying saucer ice cream sandwich, the peanut butter and chocolate combination is delicious.

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SKILL LEVEL : beginnerPREP TIME : 45  Minutes

Ingredients

  Amount Per Serving % DV *
Calories110
Calories from Fat50
Total Fat5 g8% DV
Saturated Fat3 g18% DV
Trans Fat0 g
Cholesterol15 mg5% DV
Sodium100 mg4% DV
Total Carbohydrates16 g5% DV
Dietary Fiber1.0 g4% DV
Sugars11 g
Protein2 g
Vitamin A2% DV
Vitamin C0% DV
Calcium0 mg0% DV
Iron4% DV
  Amount Per Serving % DV *
Calories110
Calories from Fat50
Total Fat5 g8% DV
Saturated Fat3 g18% DV
Trans Fat0 g
Cholesterol15 mg5% DV
Sodium100 mg4% DV
Total Carbohydrates16 g5% DV
Dietary Fiber1.0 g4% DV
Sugars11 g
Protein2 g
Vitamin A2% DV
Vitamin C0% DV
Calcium0 mg0% DV
Iron4% DV
  • 1/2 cup butter or margarine (1 stick) , softened
  • 1-1/4 cups sugar
  • 1 tablespoon water
  • 1 teaspoon vanilla extract
  • 1 egg
  • 1-1/2 cups all-purpose flour
  • 1/2 cup HERSHEY'S SPECIAL DARK Cocoa or HERSHEY'S Cocoa
  • 1/2 teaspoon salt
  • 1/4 teaspoon baking soda
  • 2 cups REESE'S PIECES Candy

Directions

  • 1. Heat oven to 325°F. Beat butter, sugar, water and vanilla in large bowl until well blended. Add egg; beat well.
  • 2. Stir together flour, cocoa, salt and baking soda. Gradually add to sugar mixture, beating until blended.
  • 3. For each cookie roll 1 level measuring tablespoon dough into ball. Place on ungreased cookie sheet and flatten to make 2-inch circle. Alternating colors arrange 3 brown, 3 yellow and 3 orange candies to form circle along outside edge of cookie. Pinch off pea-sized piece of dough(level 1/4 measuring teaspoon): roll in ball. Flatten ball and place in center of circle formed by the candies.
  • 4. Bake 10 minutes or until cookie edges are set. Cool slightly; remove from cookie sheet to wire rack. Cool completely. Makes about 36 cookies.
  • VARIATION: FLYING SAUCER ICE CREAM SANDWICHES: Place scoop of ice cream on flat side of 1 cookie; spread evenly with spatula. Top with another cookie, pressing together lightly; repeat with remaining cookies. Wrap individually in foil; freeze until firm. About 1-1/2 dozen ice cream sandwiches.
Ingredients sitting on a table

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