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- Vickie's Candy Corn Cookies
- Fall is in the air, leaves are changing color and the holiday
season begins with ghouls and goblins trick-or-treating around
their neighborhood. Help them celebrate with a fanciful holiday
cookie they'll love to help you make.
- Preparation Time: 1 hour
- Serving Size: 50+ little cookies
- 1 ½ c Powdered Sugar
- 1 tspn baking soda
- 1 tspn baking powder
- 2 ½ c All purpose Flour
- 1 c Margarine - softened
- 1 ½ tspn Vanilla
- 1 egg
- ½ c melted chocolate (semi-sweet or milk chocolate)
- Orange food coloring (you can mix yellow and red to make
- In a medium size mixing bowl, combine dry ingredients and
mix with a dry spoon.
- Add wet ingredients and mix thoroughly
- Roll into a small log and cut dough into 3 evenly divided
sections. Set 2 aside.
- Shape one cut slice into a ball and sit in a medium mixing
bowl. Using 3 or 4 fingers, press a small hole/ditch into the
- Place about 15 to 20 drops of orange food coloring into the
ditch. Close the ball onto itself and knead dough to mix the
coloring thoroughly through out the ball. Then set aside.
- Take a second slice
and shape into a small bowl, placing the small ditch in the ball.
- Pour melted chocolate into the ditch and kneed dough to thoroughly
mix the color through the entire ball. (Be careful here, melted
chocolate is VERY hot. You may want to let it cool slightly before
- Set this ball aside.
- On a lightly floured surface, roll out the orange dough ball
into a well formed 9 x 9 square. Dough should be about ½
- Place on a piece of wax paper that is large enough to hold
- Take the chocolate ball and roll out into the same sized
square. Place the chocolate square directly on top of the orange
- Take the white dough ball and roll out into the same sized
square. Place the white square directly on top of the chocolate
- Place a piece of wax paper on top of the dough squares and
lightly roll a rolling pin over the top to push the 3 pieces
- Refrigerate for at least 1 hour.
- Once dough has been set, place on a large cutting board.
- Use a long knife to cut the square long ways into ½
- Pull each slice aside one at a time and lay flat on the cutting
- Cut each slice into 1 inch squares. Then cut the square into
- Repeat this process until all the square slices have been
cut into triangles.
- Place triangle cookies onto an un-greased cookie sheet and
bake for 8 to 10min; or until edges turn slightly brown.
- Remove from oven and let cool on a wire rack or paper towels.
- You can sprinkle a small amount of granulated sugar onto
the top of each cookie for texture and decoration.