Scarecrow Cookies

Dessert ready in just 25 minutes! Enjoy these Halloween-style cookies, that are creatively shaped to look like scarecrows.

  • Prep Time 25 min
  • Total Time 25 min
  • Servings 10

Ingredients

1/4
cup vanilla ready-to-spread frosting (from 16-oz can)
10
creme-filled vanilla sandwich cookies
5
baked whole-grain wheat crackers, cut in half
1
tablespoon sugar
10
large gumdrops
10
pieces candy corn
Black decorating gel (from 0.68-oz tube)
  • 1 Spread 1 slightly rounded teaspoon frosting on each cookie. For each scarecrow cookie, cut half cracker into shreds with sharp knife; place shreds on 2 sides of each frosted cookie to resemble hair.
  • 2 Sprinkle work surface with sugar. Place 1 gumdrop on its side on sugar; flatten with rolling pin into 1/8-inch-thick triangle. Fold up one edge to form hat brim; place on cookie, trimming to fit if necessary.
  • 3 Place 1 piece candy corn on cookie to resemble nose. Use black decorating gel to make eyes, mouth and hatband.

Expert Tips

When making these with children, make one model scarecrow cookie to help them understand what to do.

Nutrition Information

NUTRITION INFORMATION PER SERVING

Serving Size: 1 Cookie
Calories
150
(
Calories from Fat
35),
% Daily Value
Total Fat
3 1/2g
3 1/2%
(Saturated Fat
1 1/2g,
1 1/2%
Trans Fat
1/2g
1/2%
),
Cholesterol
0mg
0%;
Sodium
55mg
55%;
Total Carbohydrate
28g
28%
(Dietary Fiber
0g
0%
  Sugars
19g
19%
),
Protein
0g
0%
;
% Daily Value*:
Vitamin A
0%;
Vitamin C
0%;
Calcium
0%;
Iron
2%;
Exchanges:
1 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; 1/2 Fat;
Carbohydrate Choices:
2
*Percent Daily Values are based on a 2,000 calorie diet.