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Recipe: Cookie ornament cups

From staff and wire reports -   Dec 22, 2011

Family Features
Family Features

Courtesy of Family Features

Ingredients:

1 package (16.5 ounces) chocolate chip cookie bar dough

1 container (16 ounces) prepared white frosting, divided

2 quart-size plastic food storage bags

Red food coloring

Mini pretzel twists, broken for ornament hook

Various holiday sprinkles, sugars and/or decorating gels

24 chocolate bell-shaped candies, any flavor

 

Directions:

PREHEAT oven to 350F. Grease 24 mini-muffin cups. Place one square of cookie dough into each cup.

BAKE for 15 to 17 minutes or until golden brown. Cool completely in pan on wire rack. With tip of butter knife, remove cookie cups from muffin pan(s).

SPOON half of frosting into plastic bag; seal. Stir food coloring into remaining frosting in container until desired color is reached. Fill other plastic bag with colored frosting; seal. Cut 1/2-inch from corner of each bag. Squeeze bags lightly to pipe frosting on top of each cookie cup to form rounded ornament shape. Decorate with sprinkles, sugars and/or gels. Place a chocolate bell candy on top of each. To adhere hook, use a small amount of icing.

 

Makes 24 servings

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