Monster Cookie Stacks

Monster Cookie Stacks

Dress up sugar cookie stacks with monster cereal and marshmallow eyes.

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roll (16.5 oz) Pillsbury® refrigerated sugar cookies
Pink, purple, brown or multicolored coarse decorating sugar
Liquid food color, as desired
container (12 oz) vanilla whipped ready-to-spread frosting
tube (0.68 oz) black decorating gel (not food color)
miniature marshmallows
cup desired monster cereal, such as Frankenberry®, Boo Berry®, Count Chocula®, Yummy Mummy™ or Frute Brute™
  1. Heat oven to 350°F. Spray 3 cookie sheets with cooking spray.
  2. Shape cookie dough into 45 small balls. Roll each ball in desired color of decorating sugar. Place balls 1 inch apart on cookie sheets.
  3. Bake about 10 minutes or until edges are light brown. Cool 2 minutes; remove from cookie sheets to cooling racks. Cool completely, about 15 minutes.
  4. Stir food color into frosting until no streaks remain. Frost cookies, and while frosting is still soft, make 15 stacks of 3 cookies each.
  5. To make eyes, place small drop of black decorating gel in center of each miniature marshmallow. Place 2 eyes on each cookie stack. Cover remaining frosted area with cereal.
Makes 15 cookie stacks
Make the Most of This Recipe With Tips From The Betty Crocker® Kitchens
Store any remaining cookies tightly covered up to 3 days.
For an extra-special presentation, serve these cookie stacks in colored cupcake liners.

Nutrition Information:

1 Serving (1 Cookie Stack)
  • Calories 240
    • (Calories from Fat 90),
  • Total Fat 10g
    • (Saturated Fat 3g,
    • Trans Fat 3g),
  • Cholesterol 0mg;
  • Sodium 135mg;
  • Total Carbohydrate 37g
    • (Dietary Fiber 0g,
    • Sugars 3g),
  • Protein 1g;
Percent Daily Value*:
    • 1/2 Starch;
    • 0 Fruit;
    • 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 Fat;
    Carbohydrate Choices:
    • 2 1/2;
    *Percent Daily Values are based on a 2,000 calorie diet.