Bunny & Chick Cookies
Recipe from Betty Crocker

Making sweet bunnies and chicks is child's play. Devouring the cookies is a tasty pleasure for all.



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Servings: 24
Prep Time: 45 mins
Total Time: 1 hr 35 mins
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Ingredients
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    pouch (1 lb 1.5 oz) Betty Crocker® sugar cookie mix
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    1/2  cup 
    butter or margarine, softened
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    egg
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    1/4  cup 
    Gold Medal® all-purpose flour
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    Betty Crocker® Decorating Decors yellow, pink and purple sugars
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    Red string licorice
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    Miniature candy-coated chocolate baking bits
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    Candy corn
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    White candy sprinkles

Directions
1.
Heat oven to 375 degrees F. In medium bowl, stir cookie mix, butter, egg and flour until dough forms.
2.
For 12 chicks: Shape dough into 12 (1-inch) balls for bodies and 12 (1/2-inch) balls for heads. Roll balls in yellow sugar. On ungreased cookie sheet, arrange small balls on tops of large balls to look like chicks. In bottom of each large ball, place licorice pieces for legs. On each small ball, place 1 baking bit for eye. Bake 7 to 9 minutes or until light golden brown. Immediately place candy corn on head of each for beak. Cool 1 minute; remove to wire rack. Cool completely, about 30 minutes.
3.
For 12 bunnies: Reserve 1/4 cup dough. Shape remaining dough into 12 (1-inch) balls for heads. Roll balls in pink or purple sugar. On ungreased cookie sheet, for each bunny, place 1 ball and flatten slightly. With reserved dough, shape bunny ears and cheeks and roll in sugar as desired; arrange on each cookie. Place 2 baking bits on each face for eyes and 1 baking bit for nose. Place white candy sprinkles in cheeks for whiskers. Bake 7 to 9 minutes or until light golden brown. Cool 1 minute; remove to wire rack. Cool completely, about 30 minutes.
Nutrition information
Per Serving: cal. (kcal) 150, Fat, total (g) 7, chol. (mg) 20, sat. fat (g) 3, carb. (g) 22, sugar (g) 14, pro. (g) 1, vit. A (IU) 194, sodium (mg) 80, iron (mg) 0, Starch () 1, Other Carb () 1, Fat () 1, Percent Daily Values are based on a 2,000 calorie diet
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