oven to 375°F. Place sheets of foil on countertop for
brown sugar, peanut butter, shortening, milk and vanilla in
large bowl. Beat at medium speed of electric mixer until
well blended. Add egg. Beat just until blended.
flour, baking soda and salt. Add to creamed mixture at low
speed. Mix just until blended.
dough in plastic wrap. Refrigerate 3 to 4 hours or
overnight. Keep refrigerated until ready to use.
rounded measuring tablespoonfuls of dough into ovals. Pat
top smooth. Place 2 inches apart onto ungreased baking
sheet. Indent slightly in center with finger.
one baking sheet at a time at 375°F for 8 to 10 minutes, or
until set and just beginning to brown. DO NOT OVERBAKE. Cool
2 minutes on baking sheet. Remove cookies to foil to cool
decoration, place Hershey's Chipets in a heavy resealable
plastic sandwich bag. Microwave at 50% (MEDIUM) power for 1
minute or until melted, checking every 30 seconds. Knead bag
until smooth. Cut tiny tip off corner of bag. Squeeze to
pipe design of outline of eye and eyelashes onto cookies.
Drop teaspoons of jam into center of each "eye"
icing sugar and milk. Stir until smooth. Add additional
icing sugar if icing is too thin. Add a few drops of food
colour, a few drops at a time, to achieve the desired
colors. Place icing in pastry bags fitted with small round
writing tip. Alternatively, place in small resealable
plastic bags. Cut tiny tip off corner of bag. Squeeze to
pipe on designs for cookies, as desired.
1 1/2 cups flour
3/4 cup caster sugar
1/2 teaspoon salt
1/4 cup sweetened condensed milk
1 cup chopped nuts
1/2 teaspoon vanilla extract
1/2 cup butter or margarine (softened)
Sift together flour, 1/2 cup of the caster sugar and salt. Stir
in the condensed milk, vanilla and butter. Blend well and fold
in chopped nuts. Allow to chill well.
Preheat oven to 375 degrees F (190 degrees
Roll the dough pencil thin and form in a round or crescent
shape. Arrange cookies on a baking tray.
Bake on the top shelf of the oven for 12 minutes until set. Do
not allow the cookies to brown too much. Let the cookies cool on
the baking tray, but while still warm roll them in the leftover