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Eerie Eyeball Cookies Recipe

Eerie Eyeball Cookies
Fun for Kids Intermediate

Prep Time: 30 Minutes

Skill Level: Intermediate

Recipe Rating

Ingredients

  • 1/2 cup shortening
  • 3/4 cup REESE'S Creamy Peanut Butter
  • 1/3 cup granulated sugar
  • 1/3 cup light brown sugar
  • 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
  • About 1 cup vanilla frosting
  • 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.
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Ratings & Reviews

    This recipe worked great for a Birthday Halloween party for my sister-in-law. All the kids and adults just loved them. They are very easy to make.
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