Haunting Slices

Gooseberry Patch
Haunting SlicesRecipe
Oxmoor House
Slicing these cookies is half the fun. You never know what silly or scary expression you will get!
Makes about 4 dozen


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1 cup butter, softened
2 cups brown sugar, packed
2 eggs
1 teaspoon vanilla extract
4 cups all-purpose flour
1 teaspoon baking soda
1 teaspoon cream of tartar
1 cup chopped walnuts
orange food coloring
Garnish: mini chocolate chips


In a large bowl, blend together butter and brown sugar until fluffy. Add eggs, one at a time, mixing thoroughly. Stir in vanilla. Add dry ingredients and nuts; mix well. Take out one cup of dough and tint orange. Form remaining dough into 2 logs, tucking the colored dough in the middle of each log; wrap in wax paper, then in aluminum foil. Refrigerate overnight. Slice dough 1/4-inch thick; add chocolate chip eyes. Place on ungreased baking sheets. Bake at 350 degrees for 10 to 12 minutes.

Created date

August 2012