black_cat_cookies_Cheryl_Casey_shutterstock_25087567Ingredients

1 package chocolate cake mix
1 cup crunchy peanut butter
1/3 cup water
2 large eggs
Granulated sugar
Small candy coated chocolate candies
Mini cinnamon candies

Directions

  1. Preheat oven to 375 º F.
  2. In a large bowl, beat together peanut butter, eggs, and water.
  3. Gradually add cake mix, stir well. (The key to working with this dough is to keep your hands and utensils slightly wet.)
  4. Form dough into 1 inch balls.
  5. Place on ungreased cookie sheet.
  6. Dip bottom of 1 1/2 inch drinking glass into granulated sugar and flatten each ball.
  7. Pushing dough up and around top of cookie form two ears on each cookie.
  8. Add small chocolate candies for eyes, and cinnamon candies for nose.
  9. With the side of a fork or the edge of a butter knife form 3 whisker lines from each side of the cinnamon candy nose.
  10. Bake 9 to 11 minutes, then remove from oven.
  11. Let set for 1 to 2 minutes before transferring to cooling surface.
  12. Yield about 44 cookies.