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Hot Dog Cookies Recipe
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Hot Dog Cookies Recipe

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These crowd-pleasing cookies, shaped like miniature hot dogs in buns, are plump with possibilities. Add time-easing toppings such as green-tinted coconut for "relish" and yellow frosting for "mustard."
TOTAL TIME: Prep: 30 min. + chilling Bake: 15 min.
MAKES:16 servings
TOTAL TIME: Prep: 30 min. + chilling Bake: 15 min.
MAKES: 16 servings

Ingredients

  • 1 cup butter, softened
  • 1/2 cup confectioners' sugar
  • 2 cups all-purpose flour
  • 1 teaspoon vanilla extract
  • Red and green liquid food coloring
  • 3 tablespoons flaked coconut
  • Yellow decorating frosting

Nutritional Facts

1 serving (1 each) equals 178 calories, 12 g fat (7 g saturated fat), 31 mg cholesterol, 119 mg sodium, 16 g carbohydrate, trace fiber, 2 g protein.

Directions

  1. In a large bowl, cream butter and confectioners' sugar. Beat in flour and vanilla. Remove 1 cup dough; add red food coloring and knead until well combined. Cover and refrigerate remaining dough for 1 hour.
  2. For hot dogs, divide red dough into 16 portions. Shape into 2-1/2-in. logs and round the ends; set aside. Divide plain dough into 16 portions. Shape into 3-in. logs; make a very deep lengthwise groove in each. Smooth edges to form buns. Place 3 in. apart on an ungreased baking sheet. Place hot dogs in buns.
  3. Bake at 350° for 12-15 minutes or until edges are golden brown. Cool.
  4. For pickle relish, place coconut in a plastic bag; sprinkle 1-2 drops of green food coloring into bag and shake until color is evenly distributed. Sprinkle over hot dogs. For mustard, pipe a stripe of yellow frosting down the center of each. Yield: 16 servings.
Originally published as Hot Dog Cookies in Quick Cooking July/August 2000, p48

Nutritional Facts

1 serving (1 each) equals 178 calories, 12 g fat (7 g saturated fat), 31 mg cholesterol, 119 mg sodium, 16 g carbohydrate, trace fiber, 2 g protein.

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Reviewed Sep. 5, 2011

I love the design...and will definatley use that idea again. But the sugar cookie recipe was one of the tasteless recipes I have ever tried in a sugar cookie.

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