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Worm Cookies

Worm Cookies

Worm Cookies


Makes about 3 dozen cookies


1-3/4 cups all-purpose flour
3/4 cup powdered sugar
1/4 cup unsweetened cocoa powder
1/8 teaspoon salt
1 cup (2 sticks) butter, softened
1 teaspoon vanilla
1 tube white frosting


  1. Combine flour, sugar, cocoa and salt; set aside. Combine butter and vanilla in large bowl. Beat with electric mixer at medium-low speed until fluffy. Gradually beat in flour mixture until well combined. Cover and chill dough at least 30 minutes before rolling.
  2. Preheat oven to 350°F. Form dough into 1-1/2-inch balls. Roll balls gently to form 5- to 6-inch logs about 1/2 inch thick. Shape into worms 2 inches apart on ungreased cookie sheets.
  3. Bake 12 minutes or until set. Let stand on cookie sheets until cooled completely. Create eyes and stripes with white frosting.

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