Bunny & Chick Cookies

Making sweet bunnies and chicks is child's play. Devouring the cookies is a tasty pleasure for all.

  • Prep Time 45 min
  • Total Time 1 hr 35 min
  • Servings 24

1
pouch (1 lb 1.5 oz) Betty Crocker™ sugar cookie mix
1/2
cup butter or margarine, softened
1
egg
1/4
cup Gold Medal™ all-purpose flour
Betty Crocker™ Decorating Decors yellow, pink and purple sugars
Red string licorice
Miniature candy-coated chocolate baking bits
Candy corn
White candy sprinkles

  • 1 Heat oven to 375°F. In medium bowl, stir cookie mix, butter, egg and flour until dough forms.
  • 2 <b>For 12 chicks:</b> Shape dough into 12 (1-inch) balls for bodies and 12 (1/2-inch) balls for heads. Roll balls in yellow sugar. On ungreased cookie sheet, arrange small balls on tops of large balls to look like chicks. In bottom of each large ball, place licorice pieces for legs. On each small ball, place 1 baking bit for eye. Bake 7 to 9 minutes or until light golden brown. Immediately place candy corn on head of each for beak. Cool 1 minute; remove to wire rack. Cool completely, about 30 minutes.
  • 3 <b>For 12 bunnies:</b> Reseve 1/4 cup dough. Shape remaining dough into 12 (1-inch) balls for heads. Roll balls in pink or purple sugar. On ungreased cookie sheet, for each bunny, place 1 ball and flatten slighty. With reserved dough, shape bunny ears and cheeks and roll in sugar as desired; arrange on each cookie. Place 2 baking bits on each face for eyes and 1 baking bit for nose. Place white candy sprinkles in cheeks for whiskers. Bake 7 to 9 minutes or until light golden brown. Cool 1 minute; remove to wire rack. Cool completely, about 30 minutes.

Expert Tips

Create your own colored sugar by mixing granulated sugar with drops of food color in a small bowl. Gradually add food color until you get the desired color.

Nutrition Information

NUTRITION INFORMATION PER SERVING

Serving Size: 1 Cookie
Calories
150
(
Calories from Fat
60),
% Daily Value
Total Fat
7g
7%
(Saturated Fat
2 1/2g,
2 1/2%
Trans Fat
0g
0%
),
Cholesterol
20mg
20%;
Sodium
80mg
80%;
Total Carbohydrate
22g
22%
(Dietary Fiber
0g
0%
  Sugars
14g
14%
),
Protein
1g
1%
;
% Daily Value*:
Vitamin A
4%;
Vitamin C
0%;
Calcium
0%;
Iron
2%;
Exchanges:
1/2 Starch; 0 Fruit; 1 Other Carbohydrate; 0 Skim Milk; 0 Low-Fat Milk; 0 Milk; 0 Vegetable; 0 Very Lean Meat; 0 Lean Meat; 0 High-Fat Meat; 1 Fat;
Carbohydrate Choices:
1 1/2
*Percent Daily Values are based on a 2,000 calorie diet.