Bunny & Chick Cookies
Prep Time: 45 Mins
Yields: 2 dozen Cookies
Ingredients:1 pouch Betty Crocker® Sugar Cookie Mix
1/2 cup butter, margarine or spread, melted
1/4 cup Gold Medal® All-Purpose Flour
Betty Crocker® Yellow Sugar Crystals
Betty Crocker® Pink Sugar Crystals
Betty Crocker® Purple Sugar Crystals
Red string licorice
Miniature candy-coated chocolate baking bits
Betty Crocker® White Decorating Decors
Instructions: 1. Heat oven to 375°F. In medium bowl, stir cookie mix, melted butter, egg and flour until soft dough forms
2. For 12 chicks: Shape dough into 12 (1-inch) balls for bodies and 12 (1/2-inch) balls for heads. Roll balls in yellow sugar. On ungreased cookie sheet, arrange small balls on tops of large balls to look like chicks. In bottom of each large ball, place licorice pieces for legs. On each small ball, place 1 baking bit for eye. Bake 7 to 9 minutes or until light golden brown. Immediately place candy corn on head of each for beak. Cool 1 minute; remove to cooling rack. Cool completely, about 30 minutes.
3. For 12 bunnies: Reserve 1/4 cup dough. Shape remaining dough into 12 (1-inch) balls for heads. Roll balls in pink or purple sugar. On ungreased cookie sheet, for each bunny, place 1 ball and flatten slightly. With reserved dough, shape bunny ears and cheeks and roll in sugar as desired; arrange on each cookie. Place 2 baking bits on each face for eyes and 1 baking bit for nose. Place white decorating decors on cheeks for whiskers. Bake 7 to 9 minutes or until light golden brown. Cool 1 minute; remove to cooling rack. Cool completely, about 30 minutes.