Rating: 4.5 stars
91 Ratings
  • 5 star values: 53
  • 4 star values: 26
  • 3 star values: 8
  • 2 star values: 3
  • 1 star values: 1

Our children look forward to helping me bake these cute cat cookies each year. They've become experts at making the faces with candy corn and red-hots.--Kathy Stock, Levasy, Missouri

Recipe Summary

prep:
25 mins
cook:
10 mins
total:
35 mins
Servings:
12
Yield:
12 servings
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Ingredients

12
Original recipe yields 12 servings
The ingredient list now reflects the servings specified
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Directions

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  • In a mixing bowl, cream butter and sugar. Beat in eggs and vanilla. Combine the flour, cocoa, baking powder, baking soda and salt; gradually add to the creamed mixture. Roll dough into 1-1/2-in. balls. Place 3 in. apart on lightly greased baking sheets.

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  • Insert a wooden stick into each cookie. Flatten with a glass dipped in sugar. Pinch top of cookie to form ears. For whiskers, press a fork twice into each cookie. Bake at 350 degrees F for 10-12 minutes or until cookies are set. Remove from the oven; immediately press on candy corn for eyes and red-hots for noses. Remove to wire racks to cool.

Nutrition Facts

438 calories; protein 5.8g; carbohydrates 68.3g; fat 17.5g; cholesterol 71.7mg; sodium 277.7mg. Full Nutrition
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