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Aspie Recipes: Spooky Peanut Butter Cookie Eyeballs


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It’s Halloween time, one of the top holidays for geeks and nerds every year!  So, to get everyone ready in the spirit, I made a recipe that took peanut butter cookies, frosting, and Whoppers, and made them spooky and Halloween like!  Here’s what you need!

  • 1/2 cup shortening
  • 3/4 cup creamy peanut butter
  • 1/3 cup granulated sugar
  • 1/3 cup packed light brown sugar
  • 1 egg
  • 2 tablespoons milk
  • 1 teaspoon vanilla extract
  • 1-1/2 cups all-purpose flour
  • 1 teaspoon baking soda
  • 1/2 teaspoon salt
  • granulated sugar
  • 1 tub of vanilla frosting
  • Red and/or black decorator frosting in tubes
  • 48 Whoppers Malted Milk Balls

1.  Preheat oven to 375 degrees.  Beat the peanut butter and shortening until well blended.

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2.  Add 1/3 cup granulated sugar and brown sugar and mix until well combined.

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3.  Add the egg, milk, and vanilla extract, mix until well blended.

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4.  Add the flour, salt, and baking soda, mix everything until well blended!

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5.  Shape dough into two-inch balls.  Roll each cookie ball in granulated sugar, and place onto greased cookie sheet.

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6.  Bake the cookies for around 10 minutes in a 375 degree oven.  When cookies come out of oven, press down on the cookie so the top is flat!

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7.  Cool on cookie sheet for 5 minutes, then move cookies to wire rack, cool completely!

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8.  Frost each cookie with vanilla frosting, take one Whopper candy and place on top of each frosted cookie.

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9.  Use the red and/or black frosting and decorate each cookie to look like a person’s eye.

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Now each cookie looks like someone has dry eyes!  These would go great after your kids come back from trick-or-treating!

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