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NUTTER BUTTER Football Players

Summary

Tailgate in style! These football players are sure to delight everyone!

What You Need

  • 4 oz. blue candy coating wafers
  • 1 Tbsp. oil, divided
  • 12 NUTTER BUTTER Cookies (peanut shape)
  • 1 oz. black candy coating wafers
  • 1 oz. white candy coating wafers
  • 24 mini candy button eyes

Instructions

  1. Microwave blue candy coating wafers and 2 tsp. oil in microwaveable bowl on HIGH 45 sec.; stir until wafers are completely melted and mixture is well blended.
  2. Cover baking sheet with parchment. Dip 1 side of bottom half of 1 cookie in blue candy coating mixture, then turn to dip other side, leaving undipped "v" shape in center as shown in photo. Gently shake off excess candy coating; place cookie on prepared baking sheet. Repeat with remaining cookies. Refrigerate 5 min. or until candy coating is firm.
  3. Dip other ends of dipped cookies, 1 at a time, in remaining blue candy coating to resemble football helmets as shown in photo.
  4. Microwave black candy coating wafers and 1/2 tsp. of the remaining oil in separate microwaveable bowl 45 sec.; stir until wafers are completely melted. Pour into resealable plastic bag. Cut small piece off one bottom corner of bag; use to pipe candy coating onto helmets to resemble face masks as shown in photo.
  5. Melt white candy coating wafers with remaining oil, then pour into (separate) resealable plastic bag as directed above. Use to decorate helmets and jerseys as shown in photo. Add candy button eyes, securing to cookies with remaining white candy coating. Refrigerate 5 min. or until candy coating is firm.
Variation

Team Spirit prepare using a different color of candy coating wafers to resemble the color of your favorite football team. Special Extra Use remaining melted black candy coating wafers to outline edges

Cooking time (duration)

40 min.

Number of servings (yield)

12 servings, 1 cookie each

Category

Dessert

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Nutritional Information

Per serving: 160 calories, 8g total fat, 5g saturated fat, 0mg cholesterol, 75mg sodium, 20g carbohydrate, 0g dietary fiber, 15g sugars, 1g protein

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