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Halloween Thumbprint Cookies















Trans-fat Free, High Fiber


1 cup butter
or margarine, softened
1 ½ cups sugar
2 large eggs
¼ cup milk
2 teaspoons vanilla extract
cup cocoa powder
2 cups all-purpose flour
½ teaspoon salt
Orange and green filling
1 cup powdered sugar
2 tablespoons butter
or margarine, softened
4 teaspoons milk
½ teaspoon vanilla extract
½ teaspoon orange zest


In a large bowl, beat butter, sugar, eggs, milk and vanilla until well blended.

Stir together flour, cocoa and salt; add to butter mix, mixing until Refrigerate dough 1 to 2 hours or until firm enough to handle. Heat oven to 350℉ (180℃). Lightly grease cookie sheets. Shape dough into 1 inch balls. Place on cookie sheets. Press thumb gently in center of each cookies. (You may need to coat finger with sugar for indentation to remain). Bake for 10 to 12 minutes or until set. Cool slightly; remove from cookie sheets to wire rack. Cool completely. Spoon about ¼ teaspoon orange filling in each thumbprint. Decorate with green filling to look like stem of a pumpkin. Orand and Green Filling: In a small bowl, combine powdered sugar, softened butter, milk and vanilla. Beat on high until smooth. Remove scant 2 TB of filling. Tint this with green food color; set aside. Add freshly grated orange peel to remaining icing and use red and yellow food coloring to make orange. GHOST COOKIES: Make icing and omit food coloring and orange peel. Decorate cookies to look like ghosts.


* not incl. in nutrient facts

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Nutrition Facts

Serving Size 295g (10.4 oz)
Amount per Serving
Calories 117744% of calories from fat
 % Daily Value *
Total Fat 57g 88%
Saturated Fat 35g 175%
Trans Fat 0g
Cholesterol 244mg 81%
Sodium 710mg 30%
Total Carbohydrate 54g 54%
Dietary Fiber 6g 26%
Sugars g
Protein 27g
Vitamin A 35% Vitamin C 1%
Calcium 8% Iron 30%
* based on a 2,000 calorie diet How is this calculated?


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