Ladybug Cookies
Prep time: 1 Hour 30 Minutes
Yields: 18 Servings

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Finding a ladybug that’s landed on you may be considered good luck, but so is finding some Ladybug Cookies that have landed on your plate! Cake Mate® decorations transform a simple sugar cookie into one of the prettiest, edible insects, and pop sticks make for easy carrying.

Ingredients:

1 bag Sugar Cookie Mix + ingredients to prepare

1 bottle Cake Mate® Black Sugar Décors

1 pouch Betty Crocker® Red Cookie Icing

1 pouch Betty Crocker® White Cookie Icing

18 cake or cookie pop sticks

Instructions:

STEP 1  Prepare, roll out, and cut* sugar cookies according to cut out cookie directions on package. Place cookie stick firmly into the back of the cookie prior to baking. Bake as directed.

STEP 2   When cookies have cooled, ice the red portion of the ladybugs with the Red Cookie Icing. Allow them to dry for at least 1 hour before continuing.

STEP 3  Fill the black portion of the Ladybugs with the White Cookie Icing and immediately sprinkle with Black Sugar Décors. Shake off any excess sugar onto a plate to reuse.

STEP 4  Allow cookies to dry for 4 hours before packaging or stacking.

*EXPERT TIP: A balloon or round cookie cutter may be used.

Celebrate & Enjoy!