Hoot Owl Cookies
Posted by Hauntmistress
||3 1/2 - 4 Dozen
1 cup brown sugar
3/4 cup butter, softened
1 tsp. vanilla
2 1/4 cup flour
2 tsp. baking powder
1/2 tsp. salt
1 1/2 oz. unsweetened chocolate, melted|
1/4 tsp. baking soda
96 chocolate chips (about 1/3 cup)
48 whole cashews (about 2/3 cup)
How to Prepare:|
Combine brown sugar and butter and beat until fluffy. Add vanilla and egg; beat well. Add flour, baking powder and salt; blend well. Place 1 cup of dough in sm. bowl; blend in melted chocolate and baking soda.|
On 12x8 in. sheet of plastic wrap, press half of light dough to form 10x4 in. strip. Shape half of chocolate dough into roll 10 in. long; place on strip of light dough. Mold sides of light dough around chocolate dough; wrap in plastic wrap. Repeat with remaining dough. Refrigerate for 1 hr.
Preheat oven to 350 degrees. Cut dough into 1/8 to 1/4 in. slices. Place 2 slices, sides touching, on ungreased cooking sheets to resemble owl faces. Pinch the corner of each slice to form ears. Place chocolate chip in center of each slice for eyes; press whole cashew between slices for beak.
Bake for 8 - 10 min. or until edges are light golden brown.
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