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Hamburger Cookies

Total Time

Prep/Total Time: 20 min.

Makes

40 cookies

Just like Darlene Brenden's Caramel Apple Bites (see recipe finder), Pat Carter shares a sweet treat children can help create. "My daughters and I form an assembly line to put these 'sandwich' cookies together," she reveals from Clearwater, Florida. "We have lots of fun, and the cookies taste great."

Ingredients

  • 1/2 cup vanilla frosting
  • Red and green liquid or paste food coloring
  • 1 cup sweetened shredded coconut
  • 80 vanilla wafers (about 12 ounces)
  • 40 chocolate-coated mint cookies (about 12 ounces)

Directions

  1. Divide frosting into two bowls; add red food coloring to one bowl. Place coconut in a resealable plastic bag; add green food coloring and shake to coat.
  2. Frost the bottoms of 40 vanilla wafers with white frosting; set aside. Frost the bottoms of remaining wafers with red frosting. Sprinkle coconut over red frosting; top with a chocolate cookie. Place white-frosted wafers, frosting side down, on top of cookies. Squeeze wafers together, forming sandwich cookies, and invert.

Nutrition Facts

2 each: 191 calories, 9g fat (5g saturated fat), 3mg cholesterol, 121mg sodium, 27g carbohydrate (17g sugars, 1g fiber), 1g protein.

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