Friday, August 29, 2014

Reese's Pieces Halloween Flying Saucer Cookies

Halloween will be here soon. We also have a Fall Block Party and these cookies would be a great dessert for the kids...... an adults!

Preheat the oven to 325 degrees.

8 TBS Butter, softened
1 1/4 C Granulated Sugar
1 TBS Water
1 tsp Vanilla
1 Egg
1 1/2 C Flour
1/2 C Hershey's Special Dark Cocoa Powder
1/2 tsp Salt
1/4 tsp Baking Soda
2 C Reese's Pieces Candy

In a Stand Mixer with a paddle attachment:
Granulated Sugar
Beat 3 minutes.
Add Egg and beta just until combined.

In a medium bowl:
Baking Soda
Whisk well.
Gradually add to the bowl of the mixer.
Beat just until incorporated.
Cover and refrigerate for 30 minutes.

Use a 1 1/2" cookie scoop and flatten the ball of dough into a 2" circle.
Place 9 Reese's Pieces Candies around the perimiter of the cookie.

Pinch off a pea sized ball of the dough ( use a level 1/4 tsp of dough)
Roll into a ball, flatten slightly and place in the center of the circle of candy pieces.
Bake 10 minutes.
Remove the pan to a rack and cool 10 minutes.
Transfer the cookies to the rack to cool completely

Peace in the Kitchen!

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