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Cookie Burgers

 Cookie Burgers
Kids will love helping craft the look-alike "burgers". They're great for a birthday or school parties.—Hershey Food Corporation, Cheryl Reitz, Hershey, Pennsylvania
22 ServingsPrep: 30 min. Bake: 10 min.


  • 1 package (17-1/2 ounces) sugar cookie mix
  • 2 drops yellow food coloring, optional
  • 1-1/2 cups peanut butter chips, chopped
  • 3/4 cup flaked coconut
  • 5 to 6 drops green food coloring
  • 1/2 cup butter, softened
  • 2-2/3 cups confectioners' sugar
  • 1/2 cup baking cocoa
  • 1/4 cup milk
  • 1 teaspoon McCormick® Pure Vanilla Extract


  • Prepare cookie dough according to package directions; add yellow food
  • coloring if desired. Stir in peanut butter chips. Shape into
  • 1-1/4-in. balls; place 2 in. apart on ungreased baking sheets.
  • Flatten slightly with a glass. Bake at 375° for 9-10 minutes or
  • until lightly browned. Remove to wire racks to cool.
  • Place coconut in a plastic bag; sprinkle 5-6 drops green food
  • coloring into bag and shake until color is evenly distributed.
  • In a small bowl, cream butter until smooth. Add the confectioners'
  • sugar, cocoa, milk and vanilla; beat until smooth. Frost the
  • bottoms of 22 cookies; sprinkle with coconut. Top with remaining

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Cookie Burgers (continued)

Directions (continued)

  • cookies and gently squeeze together. Yield: 22 sandwich cookies.
Editor's Note: was "You may substitute your favorite sugar cookie recipe for the cookie mix, eggs oil and water; just add the peanut butter chips" Now "You may substitute your favorite sugar cookie recipe for the cookie mix; just add the yellow food coloring if desired and the peanut butter chips" EO 6-24-05