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Get creative with these Halloween-inspired Skull Cookies from Amanda Rettke of IAmBaker. Using refrigerated chocolate chip bar dough as a base, you can create your own special designs and patterns to make these cookie skulls as simple or scary as you'd like!
- ●1 package (16.5 ounces) NESTLÉ® TOLL HOUSE® Refrigerated Chocolate Chip Cookie Bar Dough
- ●2 containers (16 ounces each) prepared vanilla frosting
- ●1/4 cup black frosting
- ●Red, Blue, Green and/or Yellow food color
Preheat oven to 350° F.
Cut cookie dough in half and roll out one half onto an ungreased cookie sheet. Bake for 12-13 minutes.
Remove cookie cake from oven and rest in pan for 5 minutes. Using a skull cookie cutter, cut out skull cookie and move to a cooling rack.
Spread 2 tablespoons of vanilla frosting over each cookie, covering almost to the edge.
Put black frosting into plastic bag and cut off a very small portion of the tip. Pipe out the eyes, nose, and teeth onto the vanilla frosting.
Divide up remaining vanilla frosting into 4 bowls and tint color of choice. (red, blue, green, and yellow work well). Place colored frosting into plastic bag and cut off a very small portion of the tip. Pipe desired pattern onto cookies.
Use left over cookie bits to create a chocolate chip cookie trifle. Place a layer of cookie bits in a glass and cover with frosting. Repeat until glass is full.