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Scarecrow Cookies

Prep Time: 30 minutes
Cook Time:  9 to 10 minutes per batch
Makes 3 dozen.


• 1 package (17.5 ounces) sugar cookie mix
• 1 teaspoon McCormick Pure Vanilla Extract
• 1 container (16 ounces) vanilla frosting
• 54 sugar wafer cookies
• Shredded wheat cereal, broken up
• Assorted decorations, such as candy-coated pieces and red string licorice


1.  Prepare cookie mix as directed on package, adding vanilla. Cut out rounds with 2 1/2-inch
round cookie cutter.

2.  Bake and cool cookies as directed on package.

3.  Frost cookies with vanilla frosting. For the scarecrow’s hat, break a sugar wafer cookie in half. Press wafer cookie half into the top of the frosted cookie. Place a whole wafer cookie below the cookie half. Press shredded wheat around sides of the face for straw hair. Use candy-coated pieces and string licorice to decorate the face.

Recipe & photo courtesy of McCormick & Co.


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