Mice CookiesThese sweet critters are perfect for youngsters to make with Mom. “Our daughter loves to…
1 cup butter, softened 1 cup packed brown sugar 1 egg 2 teaspoons almond extract 1 teaspoon vanilla extract 3-1/2 cups all-purpose flour 1 cup peanuts 1/4 cup raisins, halved 1/4 cup red-hot candies 60 pieces red and/or black shoestring licorice (2 inches)
In a bowl, cream butter and brown sugar; beat in egg and extracts.
Gradually add flour; mix well.
Cover and chill for 1 hour.
Shape into 1-in.
balls; pinch front of each ball to form a nose.
Add two peanuts halves for ears, two raisin pieces for eyes and one red-hot for nose.
Poke a hole for tail with a toothpick.
Place on ungreased baking sheets.
Bake at 325° for 12 minutes or until bottoms are lightly browned.
Cool on wire racks Insert licorice pieces for tails.