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Christmas Cat Cookies

  • Prep 45 min
  • Total 7 hr 45 min
  • Servings 24
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Sweet kitty sugar cookies topped with icing and holiday sprinkles! MORE + LESS -

Norene Cox
September 20, 2016

Ingredients

1
(17.5 oz.) pouch of Betty Crocker™ sugar cookie mix
1
tablespoon flour (for cookie mix)
1
egg (for cookie mix)
1/3
cup butter, softened but not melted (for cookie mix)
1
(7 oz.) pouch each of Betty Crocker™ cookie icing: white, red and green
Assorted holiday sprinkles
Black edible marker

Steps

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  • 1
    Preheat oven to 375º F. Prepare cookie mix according to package instructions.
  • 2
    Roll dough and cut out into 24 square shapes using square cookie cutter. Next cut out 24 cat heads using a cat cookie cutter.
  • 3
    Place cat head on top of the square and gently press together. Bake 7-9 minutes. Cool cookies completely before decorating.
  • 4
    Using the white cookie icing pouch, pipe icing on top of the cat head part of the cookies. Next, pipe red, green or white icing on the square part of the cookie. While the icing is still wet, place assorted holiday sprinkles on top of the cookie so it resembles a gift box.
  • 5
    Pipe 2 small ovals for paws on top of gift box to resemble paws coming out of the using the white cookie icing. Let icing on cookie dry completely.
  • 6
    Using a black edible marker, draw in face for the cats.
  • 7
    With a toothpick dipped in cookie icing, attach more sprinkles to resemble a bow on a cat ear if desired.

Expert Tips

Use a toothpick to spread out cookie icing in small places like the ears.

Nutrition Information

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More About This Recipe
Easy sugar cookies start off plain but transform to the world’s cutest Christmas treats.

Who doesn’t want a fluffy little kitty for Christmas? I do! But I can’t. Because I’m highly allergic and my beagle wouldn’t approve. But I can have these!

These cookies are so Christmassy with a sweet little kitten popping out of a Christmas present -- it just doesn’t get any cuter than that!

Christmas sugar cookies are usually made in your standard tree or star shape, but if you want to kick up the Christmas cuteness, these kitty-in-a-box cookies are just the thing!

Can’t tell you how much I love Betty Crocker Sugar Cookie mix. So easy to prep!

Roll out the dough and cut out some square and cat shapes with your cookie cutters.

You only need the cat heads so place those on top of the squares. They’ll all bake up together and the cuteness will begin!

Cool your cookies and then squeeze out some white icing on the cat heads.

Now squeeze some red or green icing on the square part of the cookie. Spread to cover.

Decorate with sprinkles!

Squeeze 2 small dollops of white icing on top of the present so it looks like itty bitty kitty paws are sticking out of the gift. SO CUTE!

When the icing is set, draw in cute little cat faces with the black edible marker. Awwwww….

Add some sprinkles for the bow on the cat’s ear for the finishing touch!

Not only are these super fun to make, they are almost too adorable to eat.

They make a great hostess gift too!

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