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Bumblebee Cookies

Sure to attract attention from all ages are these cute-as-a-bug treats. They're simple to prepare, too, by dressing up purchased mint-chocolate cookies with sugar-coated almonds, vanilla frosting and mini candles.
  • Total Time
    Prep/Total Time: 30 min.
  • Makes
    22 cookies

Ingredients

  • 44 sliced almonds
  • 1 egg white, beaten
  • Yellow colored sugar
  • 1 cup vanilla frosting, divided
  • Yellow food coloring
  • 1 package (10 ounces) mint chocolate-covered cookies
  • 44 yellow cake decorator candy flowers
  • 22 white cake decorator candy hearts

Directions

  • Place almonds on a baking sheet; brush with egg white and sprinkle with yellow sugar. Bake at 350° for 3 minutes or until sugar is set.
  • Tint 3/4 cup frosting yellow. Cut a small hole in the corner of a pastry or plastic bag; insert #18 star tip. Fill with yellow frosting. Pipe three parallel zigzag lines on each cookie. Position two almonds, sugar side out, on each cookie for wings, propping with additional frosting if needed.
  • Fill another pastry or plastic bag with remaining vanilla frosting; cut a small hole in the corner of the bag. Pipe a small amount of frosting to hold candies in place; add flowers for eyes and a heart, pointed side out, for stinger.
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