Nutty Leprechaun Cookies

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Nutty Leprechaun Cookies

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18
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30min
Prep
30min
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    Description

    Add these leprechaun cookies to your kids' lunchboxes this St. Patrick's Day. 

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    Ingredients
    Serves 18
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    1(10-oz.) pkg. Ghiradelli white chocolate melting wafers
    Orange gel food coloring
    Green gel food coloring
    18peanut-shaped peanut butter sandwich cookies, such as Nutter Butters
    Orange jimmy sprinkles
    36candy eyes
    18Creme de menthe thin mints
    Gold pearl candies

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    • 3 microwave-safe bowls

    Directions

    1. Split white chocolate melting wafers into 3 portions. Melt according to package directions. Tint one batch orange and another green with gel food coloring. 

    2. Partially dip peanut-shaped sandwich cookies into orange-tinted mixture; sprinkle with orange jimmy sprinkles to create beards. Attach candy eyes and orange candy noses with melted white chocolate.

    3. Make hats out of pieces of creme de menthe thin mints and coat with green-tinted chocolate. Using melted dark chocolate candy wafers, pipe trim on hat brims. Add gold pearl candies for buckles. When chocolate is set, attach hats to cookie faces with green-tinted chocolate. Refrigerate until chocolate is set.

    Recipe Source:

    Hy-Vee Seasons March 2020