Harvest Scarecrow Cookies
Makes 3 dozen. Recipe is from McCormick.
1 (17.5-oz.) pkg. sugar cookie mix
1 tsp. vanilla extract
1 (16-oz.) container vanilla frosting
54 sugar wafer cookies
Shredded Wheat cereal, broken up
Assorted decorations, such as candy-coated pieces and licorice
1. Prepare cookie mix as directed on the package, adding vanilla. Cut out rounds with 21/2-inch round cookie cutter.
2. Bake and cool cookies as directed on package.
3. Frost cookies with vanilla frosting. For the scarecrow’s hat, break a sugar wafer cookie in half. Press it into the top of the frosted cookie. Place a whole wafer cookie below the half, then press Shredded Wheat around the sides of the face for straw hair. Use candy-coated pieces and string licorice to decorate the face.