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Wookie Cookies

Who wouldn’t want a Chewie cookie? These adorable cutouts will be a fan favorite at any kind of "Star Wars" party. —Taste of Home Test Kitchen
  • Total Time
    Prep: 45 min. + chilling Bake: 10 min./batch + cooling
  • Makes
    About 1-1/2 dozen

Ingredients

  • 1/3 cup butter, softened
  • 3/4 cup packed dark brown sugar
  • 1/2 cup molasses
  • 1 large egg, room temperature
  • 2 teaspoons vanilla extract
  • 3 cups all-purpose flour
  • 3 teaspoons ground ginger
  • 1-1/2 teaspoons baking powder
  • 1-1/4 teaspoons ground cinnamon
  • 3/4 teaspoon baking soda
  • 1/4 teaspoon salt
  • 1/4 teaspoon ground cloves
  • 1 cup semisweet chocolate chips, melted
  • 1 cup white baking chips, melted

Directions

  • In a large bowl, beat butter and brown sugar until light and fluffy. Beat in molasses, egg and vanilla. In another bowl, whisk flour, ginger, baking powder, cinnamon, baking soda, salt and cloves; gradually beat into creamed mixture. Divide dough in half. Shape each into a disk. Cover and refrigerate 1 hour or until easy to handle.
  • Preheat oven to 350°. On a lightly floured surface, roll each portion to 1/4-in. thickness. Cut with a floured 3-in. gingerbread man cookie cutter.
  • Place 2 in. apart on greased baking sheets. Create lines in dough with tines of a fork to look like fur. Bake until edges are firm, 7-9 minutes. Remove from pans to wire racks to cool completely.
  • To decorate, pipe melted semisweet chocolate for eyes, nose, and weapon belt, then pipe melted white chocolate for mouth and bullets. Let stand until set.
Nutrition Facts
1 cookie: 202 calories, 6g fat (4g saturated fat), 19mg cholesterol, 154mg sodium, 34g carbohydrate (19g sugars, 1g fiber), 3g protein.
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