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Bloodshot Eyeballs

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Submitted By: Hauntmistress
On: 10/05/2002 06:34 PM

Serves: 12 1/2 Dozen
Prep Time: 2 Hours
Occasion: Halloween
Effort: Average

1 cup butter, softened

3/4 cup sugar

3/4 cup light brown sugar

2 eggs

1 tsp. vanilla

2 3/4 cup flour

1 tsp. baking soda
1/4 tsp. salt

1 can (16 oz.) white frosting

Green gummy apple Os or other green or blue round candies

1 tube black gel icing

1 tube red gel icing

How to Prepare:

In lg. bowl of electric mixer, beat both sugars and butter until light and fluffy. Beat in eggs and vanilla. Add combined flour, baking soda and salt and mix well. Divide into two oval discs. Wrap in plastic and chill at least 30 min.

Preheat oven to 375 degrees.

Roll dough on floured surface to 1/4 in. thickness. Draw an oval "eye" shape (about 4x2 in.) on a piece of cardboard. Cut out shape and use as a stencil for cutting cookie dough.

Place cut-out cookies 2 in. apart on ungreased cookie sheets. Bake 9 - 11 min. or until golden brown. Cool completely.

Spread frosting evenly over cookies. Use candies to form the "iris" on each cookie. Fill pupils with black gel. Decorate cookies with red gel for bloodshot effect and black gel for eyelashes.
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