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5D4B6128 - Christ Mouse Cookie

Christmas mouse cookies

Yield 24 cookies

Ingredients

Instructions

  1. Preheat oven to 350F.  
  2. In a large mixing bowl, whisk together flour, salt, baking soda, and baking powder. Set the dry ingredients aside
  3. In the bowl of a stand mixer fitted with the paddle attachment, combine butter and sugar. Beat until fluffy, about 4 minutes.
  4. Add cream cheese, egg, and vanilla to butter mixture. Continue to beat until well-incorporated.
  5. In three equal batches, slowly add dry ingredients to butter mixture and beat until the mixture turns into a ball.
  6. Remove ball of dough and place in a bowl. Refrigerate for 1 hour.
  7. Line 2 baking sheets with parchment paper.  
  8. Roll pieces of dough into 2-inch balls, then reroll into egg shapes.
  9. Roll each cookie in cinnamon sugar. Place on prepared baking sheets.
  10. Bake in top half of oven for 15 to 18 minutes or until lightly browned
  11. Remove from oven and quickly decorate warm cookies with candy.
  12. Use sliced almonds for ears, mini chocolate chips for eyes, a small red candy for nose, and licorice ropes for tails. Place the face toward one end of each cookie, not centered in the middle.
  13. Allow cookies to cool on a wire rack.
  14. Serve.

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Recipe by Grateful | makeitgrateful.com at https://www.makeitgrateful.com/celebrate/christmas/these-adorable-christmas-mouse-cookies-are-simple-and-sweet/