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Flying Saucer Cookies

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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.

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