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Owl Cookies Recipe

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This recipe for Owl Cookies, by , is from The Family Cookbook, one of the cookbooks created at FamilyCookbookProject.com. We help families or individuals create heirloom cookbook treasures.

Nancy Marquit
Added: Monday, January 19, 2009


2/3 c. Soft Shortening
1 c. Brown Sugar
1 Egg
1 tsp. Vanilla
1 c. Crunchie Peanut Butter
1 1/3 c. Sifted Flour
1 tsp. Baking Powder
1/2 tsp. Salt
1 c. Old Fashion Oats
1 envelope Baking Chocolate
Semi-sweet Chocolate Chips

Beat together shortening and sugar until creamy.
Add egg, vanilla, and peanut butter.
Blend thoroughly.
Sift together baking powder, salt, and flour.
Add creamed mixture, blend well, and stir in oats.
Divide dough in half.
Shape a half into a roll to 8 in. long.
Add chocolate to other half and roll out chocolate dough on wax paper to form 8 in. square.
Place roll on chocolate dough and wrap chocolate dough around roll and pinch seam together.
Wrap in wax paper and chill 1 hr.
Cut into 1/4 in. slices for each owl.
Pinch chocolate dough to form ears.
Use 2 chocolate chips for eyes and cashews for beak on ungreased sheet.
Bake at 350 for 12-15 minutes.




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