"It's Turkey Time" Cookies

Grab a pouch of sugar cookie mix and gobble, gobble. Making cookies has never been more fun.

  • Prep Time 30 min
  • Total Time 60 min
  • Servings 9

1
pouch (1 lb 1.5 oz) Betty Crocker™ sugar cookie mix
2
tablespoons Gold Medal™ all-purpose flour
1/3
cup butter or margarine, melted
1
egg
Betty Crocker™ green, red, orange and yellow sugars
3/4
cup Betty Crocker™ Whipped fluffy white frosting (from 12-oz container)
Miniature candy-coated milk chocolate candies
Betty Crocker™ red or orange decorator icing (from 4.25-oz tube) or gel (from 0.68-oz tube)

  • 1 Heat oven to 375°F. In medium bowl, stir cookie mix, flour, butter and egg until soft dough forms.
  • 2 On lightly floured surface, roll dough about 1/4 inch thick. Cut with 3- to 3 1/2-inch round cookie cutter to make 18 rounds. Place 9 rounds 1 inch apart on ungreased cookie sheet.
  • 3 Bake 7 to 9 minutes or until light golden brown around edges. Cool 2 minutes before removing from cookie sheet to cooling rack. Cool completely, about 30 minutes.
  • 4 Meanwhile, to make “turkey feathers,” cut each of remaining rounds into 6 equal wedges. Place 9 wedges 1 inch apart on ungreased cookie sheet. Sprinkle remaining 45 wedges with colored sugars as desired. Place 1 inch apart on cookie sheet.
  • 5 Bake wedges 7 to 9 minutes or until light golden brown around edges. Cool 2 minutes before removing from cookie sheet to cooling rack. Cool completely, about 15 minutes.
  • 6 Spread frosting on round cookies. Place undecorated and decorated wedges on cookies as shown in photo. Add candy-coated candies for eyes; draw feet with icing as shown in photo.

Expert Tips

You can bake and freeze cookies for up to two months.

Nutrition Information

NUTRITION INFORMATION PER SERVING

Serving Size: 1 Cookie
Calories
430
(
Calories from Fat
160),
% Daily Value
Total Fat
18g
18%
(Saturated Fat
8g,
8%
Trans Fat
3 1/2g
3 1/2%
),
Cholesterol
40mg
40%;
Sodium
220mg
220%;
Total Carbohydrate
64g
64%
(Dietary Fiber
0g
0%
  Sugars
43g
43%
),
Protein
3g
3%
;
% Daily Value*:
Vitamin A
4%;
Vitamin C
0%;
Calcium
0%;
Iron
6%;
Exchanges:
1/2 Starch; 0 Fruit; 4 Other Carbohydrate; 0 Skim Milk; 0 Low-Fat Milk; 0 Milk; 0 Vegetable; 0 Very Lean Meat; 0 Lean Meat; 0 High-Fat Meat; 3 1/2 Fat;
Carbohydrate Choices:
4
*Percent Daily Values are based on a 2,000 calorie diet.