Tuesday, November 11, 2008

Handprint Turkey Cookies

1 roll of refrigerated sugar cookie mix )or your favorite sugar cookie recipe
disposable gloves
chocolate chips
red fruit roll ups
candy corn
1. Roll out chilled dough on a lightly floured surface to a 1/2 inch thickness.
2. Gently press hand into dough to make a clear imprint. Cut around outer edge of handprint with a knife. Repeat with remaining dough. Lift cookies carefully with a spatula and place on an ungreased baking sheet. Separate the fingers to resemble feathers, leaving the thumb standing upright for the head.
3. Bake until lightly browned.
4. Immediately after removing from oven, press one piece of candy corn into each of the 4 fingers, leaving thumb plain.
5. Gently remove from pan. After the cookies have cooled slightly, press a chocolate chip
into the thumb for an eye.
6. Use a small piece of fruit leather and stick on for the turkey gobbler neck.

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