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Mardi Gras Cat Cookies

Mardi Gras Cat Cookies
  • Prep 40 min
  • Total 2 hr 45 min
  • Servings 24

Chocolate-coated cat sugar cookies dressed for the parade with candy beads! ...MORE+ LESS-

Party Pinching
October 5, 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
bag (12 oz.) dark chocolate candy coating wafers
Green and purple pearl candies
48
chocolate chips
48
yellow M&M's™ milk chocolate candies
24
purple confetti sprinkles

Steps

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  • 1
    Preheat oven to 375º F. Prepare cookie mix according to package instructions.
  • 2
    Roll dough and cut into 24 circle shapes using circle cookie cutter. Bake 7-9 minutes. Cool cookies completely before decorating.
  • 3
    Melt candy coating according to package directions. Dip the cookie in the melted coating until completely submerged. Lift out with fork and tap against the container to remove excess coating.
  • 4
    Carefully slide the coated cookie onto parchment paper to set.
  • 5
    While cookie is still wet, place an alternating line of green and purple pearl candies along the bottom edge of the cookie for the necklace. Place 2 chocolate chips on top of the cookie for the ears.
  • 6
    Color the middle of 2 yellow M&M’S™ with the black edible marker to make the iris part of each eye, and place eyes on top of the cookie.
  • 7
    Place a purple confetti sprinkle in the middle of the cookie for the nose. Let cookie dry completely.
 

Nutrition Information

Nutrition Facts

Serving Size: 1 Serving
Calories
210
Calories from Fat
80
% Daily Value
Total Fat
9g
14%
Saturated Fat
7g
35%
Trans Fat
0g
Cholesterol
15mg
5%
Sodium
110mg
5%
Potassium
20mg
1%
Total Carbohydrate
29g
10%
Dietary Fiber
0g
0%
Sugars
20g
Protein
1g
% Daily Value*:
Vitamin A
0%
0%
Vitamin C
0%
0%
Calcium
0%
0%
Iron
4%
4%
Exchanges:
0 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 Choice
2
*Percent Daily Values are based on a 2,000 calorie diet.
More About This Recipe
  • Move over King’s Cake, there is a new treat in town. Cats. Cookies. Mardi Gras. They just go together. The little plastic baby has got nothing on these cute cookies so let’s get the party started!. Cute little kitty cookies, dipped in rich dark chocolate, completed with their own string of candy beads. They’re just screaming for a Mardi Gras celebration! Laissez les bons temps rouler! Let the good times roll!
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