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May Youth Recipe: Pig Cookies


INGREDIENTS

  • 1 cup butter, softened
  • 1-1/2 cups sugar
  • 2 large eggs
  • 1 cup (8 ounces) sour cream
  • 1 teaspoon vanilla extract
  • 3 cups all-purpose flour
  • 1 teaspoon baking powder
  • 1/2 teaspoon salt
  • FROSTING/DECORATING:
  • 4 cups confectioners' sugar
  • 1/2 cup butter, melted
  • 6 tablespoons milk
  • 2 teaspoons vanilla extract
  • 3 to 4 drops red food coloring
  • Pink sugar wafer cookies
  • 36 large marshmallows, halved
  • Butterscotch chips and miniature semisweet chocolate chips

DIRECTIONS

In a large bowl, cream butter and sugar until light and fluffy. Beat in the eggs, sour cream and vanilla. Combine dry ingredients; gradually add to creamed mixture and mix well.
Drop by tablespoonfuls onto ungreased baking sheets. Bake at 375° for 10-12 minutes or until edges are lightly browned. Remove from pans to wire racks to cool completely.
For frosting, in a large bowl, combine the confectioners' sugar, butter, milk, vanilla and food coloring. Frost cookies.
Cut sugar wafers into triangles; place two on each cookie for ears. With a toothpick, poke two holes in each marshmallow half for nostrils; press butterscotch chips into holes. Place noses on cookies; add chocolate chip eyes. Yield: 6 dozen.