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Hanukkah Cat Cookies

Hanukkah Cat Cookies
  • Prep 40 min
  • Total 2 hr 15 min
  • Servings 24
Scrumptious sugar cookies decorated with blue sugar sprinkles for the holiday.
By Party Pinching
Updated September 18, 2017

Ingredients

  • 1 pouch (17.5 oz.) of Betty Crocker™ Cookie Mix Sugar
  • 1 tablespoon flour (for cookie mix)
  • 1 egg (for cookie mix)
  • 1/3 cup butter, softened but not melted (for cookie mix)
  • 1 can (16 oz) of Betty Crocker™ Whipped Frosting Fluffy White
  • Blue sugar sprinkles
  • 48 candy eyes
  • 24 blue confetti sprinkles
  • 24 Star of David sugar decorations
  • Black edible marker

Steps

  • 1
    Preheat oven to 375° F. Prepare cookie mix according to package instructions.
  • 2
    Roll dough and cut out into circle shapes using circle cookie cutter. For the ears, use the tip of a star cookie cutter or simply cut small triangles out of the dough.
  • 3
    Gently press the triangles to the top of the dough circle. Bake 7-9 minutes. Cool cookies completely before decorating.
  • 4
    Frost 1/3 of the top of the cookie with the fluffy white frosting. Immediately cover frosting with blue sugar sprinkles for the yamaka.
  • 5
    Attach 2 candy eyes and the blue confetti nose to the top of the cookie using the white frosting.
  • 6
    Draw on the mouth and whiskers using the black edible marker.
  • 7
    Using the white frosting, secure the sugar Star of David to the middle of the yamaka.

Expert Tips

  • You can substitute a white Necco™ wafer with a Star of David drawn on it with a blue edible marker for the Star of David sugar décor.

Nutrition Information

Nutrition Facts

Serving Size: 1 Serving
Calories
200
Calories from Fat
70
Total Fat
8g
12%
Saturated Fat
4g
19%
Trans Fat
0g
Cholesterol
15mg
5%
Sodium
100mg
4%
Potassium
20mg
1%
Total Carbohydrate
32g
11%
Dietary Fiber
0g
0%
Sugars
20g
Protein
1g
% Daily Value*:
Vitamin A
0%
0%
Vitamin C
0%
0%
Calcium
0%
0%
Iron
0%
0%
Exchanges:
1/2 Starch; 0 Fruit; 1 1/2 Other Carbohydrate; 0 Skim Milk; 0 Low-Fat Milk; 0 Milk; 0 Vegetable; 0 Very Lean Meat; 0 Lean Meat; 0 High-Fat Meat; 1 1/2 Fat;
Carbohydrate Choice
2
*Percent Daily Values are based on a 2,000 calorie diet.

More About This Recipe

  • For your family time or holiday party, these cats will steal the show. I was trying to get some ideas for some cute cookies for a Hanukkah celebration and came across these adorable cats all dressed up for the holiday. I totally fell in love with them and thought they were the cutest things ever. Betty Crocker™ sugar cookie mix is dairy kosher and makes these cookies easy to prep! A fun and sweet spin on sugar cookies for your Hanukkah celebration!
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