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Fossil Cookies
  • Prep 30 min
  • Total 1 hr 15 min
  • Servings 18

Cookies imprinted to look like fossils! ...MORE+ LESS-

Hungry Happenings Hungry Happenings
September 20, 2016

Ingredients

2
cups all-purpose flour, plus more if needed
1/4
teaspoon salt
1/4
teaspoon baking powder
1/2
cup butter (1 stick), softened slightly
3/4
cups sugar
1
large egg
1
teaspoon pure vanilla extract
1/3
cup toffee bits

Steps

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  • 1
    Whisk flour, salt and baking powder together. Set aside.
  • 2
    Beat butter and sugar together until light and fluffy. Add egg and stir to combine. Stir in vanilla. Stir in flour mixture just until combined.
  • 3
    Crush toffee bits to fine crumbs, either using a food processor or by placing in a bag and smashing with a rolling pin. Stir toffee bits into cookie dough.
  • 4
    Scoop out 18 pieces of cookie dough; flatten into irregular shaped cookies that resemble rocks. Set cookies on parchment paper-lined baking sheets.
  • 5
    Either set a piece of plastic wrap over a cookie and imprint using plastic bugs, shells, or leaves, or dust a fossil impression mat lightly with flour and rub it over the cookies.
  • 6
    Freeze cookies for 15-30 minutes.
  • 7
    Heat oven to 350ºF.
  • 8
    Bake cookies for 12-14 minutes, until lightly golden brown around the edges.
  • 9
    Allow to cool completely before serving.
 

Nutrition Information

Nutrition Facts

Serving Size: 1 Serving
Calories
160
Calories from Fat
60
% Daily Value
Total Fat
7g
11%
Saturated Fat
4g
20%
Trans Fat
0g
Cholesterol
25mg
8%
Sodium
85mg
3%
Potassium
20mg
1%
Total Carbohydrate
22g
7%
Dietary Fiber
0g
0%
Sugars
8g
Protein
2g
% Daily Value*:
Vitamin A
4%
4%
Vitamin C
0%
0%
Calcium
0%
0%
Iron
4%
4%
Exchanges:
1/2 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 1/2 Fat;
Carbohydrate Choice
1 1/2
*Percent Daily Values are based on a 2,000 calorie diet.

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