Little Peeper Cookies

Just 4 ingredients and a few candies create deliciously cute chick cookies.

  • Prep Time 1 hr 30 min
  • Total Time 1 hr 30 min
  • Servings 24

Ingredients

1
pouch (1 lb 1.5 oz) Betty Crocker™ sugar cookie mix
1/2
cup butter or margarine, softened
1
egg
1
container (12 oz) Betty Crocker™ Whipped fluffy white frosting
Betty Crocker™ yellow gel food color
36
semisweet chocolate chips, cut in half
Yellow candy-coated licorice
Orange candy slices

  • 1 Heat oven to 375° F. In medium bowl, stir cookie mix, butter and egg until dough forms. On ungreased cookie sheets, drop dough by rounded tablespoonfuls 2 inches apart.
  • 2 Bake 11 to 14 minutes or until edges are light golden brown. Cool 1 minute; remove from cookie sheets to cooling racks. cool completely, about 15 minutes.
  • 3 Stir frosting and 2 to 3 drops food color until well blended. Frost and decorate 1 cookie at a time. After spreading frosting on cookie, add chocolate chip halves for eyes, yellow candy-coated licorice for feathers and pieces of orange candy slices for beak and feet.

Expert Tips

Look for gel food coloring in baking supply stores and larger grocery stores. Regular liquid food colors will thin the frosting too much.