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Shaggy Monster Cookies

Yields1 Serving

Shaggy Monster Cookies

 1 cup butter, softened
 1 1/4 cups icing sugar
 1 egg
 1 teaspoon vanilla
 a few drops of food colouring
 2 1/2 cups all-purpose flour
 1/4 teaspoon salt

Preheat the oven to 375F. In a mixing bowl, beat butter and sugar until fluffy. Beat
in the egg, vanilla and food colouring. Add the flour and salt and beat until smooth.


Press the dough through a potato ricer in chunks, scraping the dough off the
outside of the ricer with a knife and gently shaping it into mounds on an ungreased
baking sheet. Bake for 10-12 minutes, until pale golden around the edges and set.


If you like, press eyes into the cookies while they are still warm.