Yummy Mummy Cookies
Posted by Hauntmistress
2/3 cup butter, softened
1 cup sugar
2 tsp. vanilla extract
2 1/2 cups flour
1/2 cup cocoa
1/4 tsp. baking soda
1/2 tsp. salt
1 cup mini semi-sweet chocolate chips (additional as needed) |
1 - 2 pkg. (10 oz. each) white chocolate chips
1 - 2 tbs. shortening (do not use butter, margarine, spread or oil)
How to Prepare:|
Beat butter, sugar and vanilla in lg. bowl until creamy. |
Add eggs; beat well.
Stir together flour, cocoa, baking soda and salt; gradually add to butter mixture, beating until blended. Stir in 1 cup sm. chocolate chips.
Refrigerate dough 15 - 20 min. or until firm enough to handle.
Heat oven to 350 degrees.
To form mummy body, using 1 tbs. dough, roll into 3 1/2 in. carrot shape; place on ungreased cookie sheet. To form head, using 1 tsp. dough, roll into ball the size and shape of a grape; press onto wide end of body. Repeat procedure with remaining dough.
Bake 8 - 9 min. or until set.
Cool slightly; remove from cookie sheet to wire rack. Cool completely.
Place 1 2/3 cups (10 oz. pkg.) white chips and 1 tbs. shortening in microwave-safe pie plate or shallow bowl. Microwave at high 1 min.; stir until chips are melted.
Coat tops of cookies by placing one cookie at a time on table knife or narrow metal spatula; spoon white chip mixture evenly over cookie to coat. (If mixture begins to thicken, return to microwave for a few seconds). Place coated cookies on wax paper. Melt additional chips with shortening, if needed, for additional coating. As coating begins to set on cookies, using a toothpick, score lines and facial features into coating to resemble mummy.
Place 2 sm. chocolate chips on each cookie for eyes.
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