Peanut Butter Owl Cookies
'Who' wouldn't love these adorable cookies? Using a roll-out refrigerated cookie dough, chocolate-chip eyes and a candy-corn nose, they're a cinch to assemble. If you don't have chocolate chips on hand, use M&M's instead for a kid-friendly fall treat. -Test Kitchen
9 ServingsPrep/Total Time: 30 min.
- 1 tube (18 ounces) refrigerated peanut butter cookie dough
- 1/2 cup King Arthur Unbleached All-Purpose Flour
- 18 yellow candy coating disks
- 18 semisweet chocolate chips
- 9 pieces candy corn
- In a large bowl, beat cookie dough and flour until combined. Set
- aside 4-1/2 teaspoons of dough for the ears. Drop dough by 1/4
- cupfuls into nine mounds 2 in. apart on ungreased baking sheets.
- Coat the bottom of a glass with cooking spray; flatten dough with
- glass to about 1/8-in. thickness.
- Position two candy coating disks on each cookie for eyes. Place a
- chocolate chip on each disk. Use 1/4 teaspoon of reserved dough to
- shape each ear; position on top of head.
- Bake at 350° for 8-10 minutes or until golden brown. Immediately
- position a piece of candy corn on each cookie for beak. Cool for 2
- minutes before removing from pans to wire racks. Yield: 9 cookies.