Cute Pig Cookies Recipe
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Cute Pig Cookies Recipe

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Every year when National Pig Day rolls around, I make this taste treats to celebrate.—Becky Baldwin, Annville, Pennsylvania
TOTAL TIME: Prep: 35 min. Bake: 10 min./batch + cooling
MAKES:36 servings
TOTAL TIME: Prep: 35 min. Bake: 10 min./batch + cooling
MAKES: 36 servings

Ingredients

  • 1 cup butter, softened
  • 1-1/2 cups sugar
  • 2 eggs
  • 1 cup (8 ounces) sour cream
  • 1 teaspoon vanilla extract
  • 3 cups all-purpose flour
  • 1 teaspoon baking powder
  • 1/2 teaspoon salt
  • FROSTING/DECORATING:
  • 4 cups confectioners' sugar
  • 1/2 cup butter, melted
  • 6 tablespoons milk
  • 2 teaspoons vanilla extract
  • 3 to 4 drops red food coloring
  • Pink sugar wafer cookies
  • 36 large marshmallows, halved
  • Butterscotch chips and miniature semisweet chocolate chips

Nutritional Facts

2 cookies equals 232 calories, 9 g fat (6 g saturated fat), 37 mg cholesterol, 133 mg sodium, 36 g carbohydrate, trace fiber, 2 g protein.

Directions

  1. In a large bowl, cream butter and sugar until light and fluffy. Beat in the eggs, sour cream and vanilla. Combine dry ingredients; gradually add to creamed mixture and mix well.
  2. Drop by tablespoonfuls onto ungreased baking sheets. Bake at 375° for 10-12 minutes or until edges are lightly browned. Remove from pans to wire racks to cool completely.
  3. For frosting, in a large bowl, combine the confectioners' sugar, butter, milk, vanilla and food coloring. Frost cookies.
  4. Cut sugar wafers into triangles; place two on each cookie for ears. With a toothpick, poke two holes in each marshmallow half for nostrils; press butterscotch chips into holes. Place noses on cookies; add chocolate chip eyes. Yield: 6 dozen.
Originally published as Cute Pig Cookies in Country Woman March/April 1996, p38

Nutritional Facts

2 cookies equals 232 calories, 9 g fat (6 g saturated fat), 37 mg cholesterol, 133 mg sodium, 36 g carbohydrate, trace fiber, 2 g protein.

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Reviewed Mar. 13, 2013

I have made this cookie for my kids when they where little. Now I'm going to make them for my son-in-laws FFA banquet. I think it will be fun.

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Reviewed Feb. 28, 2013

These cookies are very good. My daughter and I make them for every March 1st as well!

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