Black Cats

Make these purr-fectly charming treats out of snack cakes and candies.

  • Prep Time 20 min
  • Total Time 20 min
  • Servings 4

3
strands pull-apart black licorice twists
1
can (6.4 oz) black decorating icing
4
individually wrapped chocolate-covered créme-filled cake rolls (from 10-oz box)
4
pieces black gumdrops, cut in half crosswise
12
miniature candy-coated chocolate baking bits

  • 1 Cut licorice strands into 24 (1/2-inch) pieces for whiskers and 4 (4-inch) pieces for tails.
  • 2 Using icing to secure candies, make face on top of each cake roll. Use black gumdrops for ears, baking bits for eyes and nose, and licorice for whiskers. Poke licorice in back end of each for tail.
  • 3 Let stand 5 minutes to set.

Expert Tips

Go crazy, and customize your cat using your own choice of candies.

Nutrition Information

NUTRITION INFORMATION PER SERVING

Serving Size: 1 Serving
Calories
300
(
Calories from Fat
110),
% Daily Value
Total Fat
12g
12%
(Saturated Fat
5g,
5%
Trans Fat
1g
1%
),
Cholesterol
10mg
10%;
Sodium
140mg
140%;
Total Carbohydrate
47g
47%
(Dietary Fiber
0g
0%
  Sugars
37g
37%
),
Protein
2g
2%
;
% Daily Value*:
Vitamin A
0%;
Vitamin C
2%;
Calcium
0%;
Iron
8%;
Exchanges:
1/2 Starch; 0 Fruit; 2 1/2 Other Carbohydrate; 0 Skim Milk; 0 Low-Fat Milk; 0 Milk; 0 Vegetable; 0 Very Lean Meat; 0 Lean Meat; 0 High-Fat Meat; 2 1/2 Fat;
Carbohydrate Choices:
3
*Percent Daily Values are based on a 2,000 calorie diet.