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Chocolate “Poo” Emoji Cookies!

Emoji Poo Cookies!

Send a little smile with these Poo Emoji Cookies! They are a really delicious chocolate cookie swirled around a Hershey Hug!

Ok. Some of you are shaking your heads… ūüôā When I made my Emoji Oreo Pops last week, everyone loved them and the next question out of their mouths was, “What about the little Emoji Poo?? Are you going to make little Poos?”

Since an Oreo isn’t triangular, I went back to one of my favorite chocolate cookie recipes that doesn’t spread out and keeps its shape when baked. I wasn’t sure it would form swirls or keep this particular shape- but it worked perfectly! Plus it is the yummiest cookie recipe ever.

Here’s how we made them: (printable recipe available here)

INGREDIENTS:

  • 1 bag (12 oz.) semi-sweet chocolate chips
  • 1 can (14 oz.) sweetened condensed milk
  • 3 tablespoons of¬†butter
  • 1 1/2 cups flour
  • 15-20 Hershey Kisses or Hugs (unwrapped)
  • Candy eyes
  • White fondant (or white candy melts piped into the shape of a smile!)
  • A little white chocolate (melt chips, or use a few candy melts)

DIRECTIONS:

  • Unwrap Kisses/Hugs.
  • Place parchment paper on a large cookie sheet.
  • Preheat oven to 350F degrees.
  • Place chocolate chips and butter together in a microwave-safe bowl and melt in 30 second increments in the microwave. Stir between until melted completely. It will be a fairly firm mixture.
  • Add condensed milk and stir until smooth.
  • Add flour until it becomes thick. This is the trickiest part to get right- you want to be able to pipe it out of a bag- so don’t add so much flour that you can’t squeeze it out. You want it to hold it’s shape though- so you have to add enough flour for that. As I was piping mine, I thought- PLAYDOUGH- this is the consistency of fresh Playdough.
  • Immediately scoop dough into a zip-top bag and seal.¬†
  • Clip a large corner off the bag and squeeze out a small circle of dough. Place a kiss/hug in the center and then continue piping dough in a swirl that covers the kiss up. Use your other hand to press the swirl together as you go- so that the kiss is covered up completely.
  • Continue piping these “poos” out on the cookie sheet- you can put them fairly close together on the sheet- they don’t spread out much at all.

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  • Eventually, the heat of your hands will draw some of the butter out of the dough and it will get harder to pipe in a swirl. You can: A. Place the dough back in the bowl and re-knead it together, place in a clean bag and pipe more swirls OR B. quit making swirls and just make some plain old poo cookies. (I promise that the plain ones will get more laughter than the swirls….really! Plus you don’t use up so many eyes!!)
Milk and cookies anyone??

Milk and cookies anyone??

  • Bake at 350F degrees for about 8 minutes. Allow cookies to cool on cookie sheet.
  • Use a little white chocolate or some White candy melts to “glue” eyes on, and use the same white chocolate to pipe on a smile (or— use white fondant and our fun cookie cutters from my Oreo Emoji recipe to cut out a smile and glue that on!)

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My thoughts: These just make me laugh. They are funny and cute (and those non-emoji ones are SO gross- if one of those got dropped on the floor, my dog would get a talking to!) Have you seen the Kitty-litter cakes? Let me find a link to one in case you haven’t….. hold on….. found one (on a super cute blog called tbsp.- click here to see it) Who needs tootsie rolls when you can have such realistic cookies??? Bring on the Halloween gross-factor! Pair them up with Emoji cookies, or serve them alone… however you make them or serve them, I hope you enjoy!! ¬†~r

Emoji poop cookies

Other gross-me-out recipes here on Easybaked (just in time for Halloween!!)- click on a picture to see the recipe!

Edible Jello Earthworm CupcakesToxic Slime-filled Cupcakes!Broken glass Cupcakes!!!Apple Oreo Pops with worms!

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S’mores Cookie Cups

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S'more Cookie Cups!!

These mini graham cracker cookie cups are overflowing with soft marshmallow and chocolate~ a perfect replica of the summertime favorite~ in cookie form!!

These little cookie cups were eaten up faster than any dessert I can remember. ¬†You simply can’t stop at one! ¬†I guess that’s because they are made with all the ingredients used in S’mores! ¬†The marshmallow stays soft, and the ¬†soft chocolate layer on the inside….? ¬†Oh my.

S'more cookie cups!

Here’s how to make them: (printable recipe)

INGREDIENTS: (makes 48 mini cups)

  • One tube of refrigerated sugar cookie dough
  • 1 cup of finely crushed graham crackers
  • 1/4 cup of heavy cream
  • 1/2 cup semi-sweet chocolate chips
  • 1 ¬†(13oz) jar of Jet-Puffed Marshmallow fluff
  • 48 Hershey Kisses (unwrapped!)

DIRECTIONS:

  • Preheat oven to 350F degrees.
  • Place cookie dough and crushed grahams (save 2 to 3 tablespoons of crumbs to sprinkle over cups at end) in a mixing bowl and using hands, combine crushed grahams with cookie dough until completely incorporated.
  • Evenly divide dough into mini muffin tins (I used a medium cookie scoop to do this and got about 48 cookies)
  • Bake at 350F degrees for 7 to 9 minutes, until turning a light brown at edges.
  • Remove from oven and immediately press centers in using a mini tart shaper¬†(or a wooden spoon~ although I highly recommend the tart shaper as it is a small and inexpensive tool that I¬†love and use all the time!)
  • Allow cups to cool for 2-3 minutes and then gently run a small knife around the edges and pop the cup out of the tin. ¬†Allow cup to completely cool on counter.
  • Place all cups on a cookie sheet (preferably one with raised edges)
  • In a small sauce pan, heat up heavy cream until just bubbling at the edges (20 seconds or so).
  • Add chocolate chips, cover and allow them to sit for 5 minutes.
  • Stir melted chips with cream until smooth (turn heat back on if needed)
  • Place chocolate sauce in a zip-top bag, clip a corner and pipe chocolate evenly into each cup.

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  • Fill a mug or small bowl with HOT water, and place a medium cookie scoop into it. ¬†Shake off excess water and scoop one scoop of marshmallow fluff into each cookie cup. ¬†Place scoop back in hot water as soon as the fluff starts to stick to the scoop.

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  • Turn broiler on high and place entire cookiesheet full of cookies in the oven under the broiler. ¬†WATCH the cookies– in about 30 seconds the marshmallows will start to brown. ¬†Take the cookie cups out and¬†immediately place a Hershey kiss on the top of each hot marshmallow top. ¬†Sprinkle with graham crumbs (and drizzle with a little white chocolate if you like).
  • Let these sit for about an hour. ¬†The bottom of the kiss will melt and attach to the marshmallow.
  • You can serve these warm, or at room temp.
  • Once they are cooled, you can store them in an airtight container for about a week.

S'mores cookie cups!

My thoughts~ These cookie cups were a big hit. ¬†They really capture the flavor of a s’more and they aren’t very difficult to make. ¬†The marshmallow fluff was a little fussy, just because it is so sticky. ¬†I highly recommend it though- it was perfect biting into the gooey soft cream rather than an actual marshmallow. ¬†It captured that melted marshmallow feel. ¬†I *highly* recommend you use a cookie scoop for these. ¬†You can get a scoop almost anywhere these days, but if you can’t find one, try ordering one at Amazon. ¬†I hope you really enjoy making (and eating!) these yummy little treats!!! ~r

Melted Smores cup

Other cookie cup recipes you might enjoy:

Gooey filling in Seven layer cups!Fruit Loop Confetti Cups!!Caramel Coconut Creme CupsSalted Caramel Cookie Cup!!!

Fall Acorn Cupcakes

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A rich vegan cupcake recipe topped with vanilla buttercream and a cute little candy acorn.

INGREDIENTS: (makes about 24 cupcakes)

  • 3 cups of flour
  • 2 cups of sugar
  • 1/2 cup of cocoa
  • 1 teaspoon salt
  • 2 teaspoons baking soda
  • 2 tablespoons of vinegar
  • 1 teaspoon vanilla
  • 3/4 cups oil
  • 2 c. water

For acorns:

DIRECTIONS:

  • Add dry cupcake ingredients together and mix to remove lumps.
  • Add liquids and mix until smooth
  • Divide equally into cupcake liners in muffin tins.
  • Bake at 350F degrees for 20-25 minutes.
  • Allow cupcakes to cool completely and frost with your favorite buttercream recipe (click here for mine) tinted with fall food coloring.
  • Make acorns by melting candy melts in the microwave in 30 second increments, stirring between. ¬†Dip unwrapped hershey kiss in chocolate and attach to bottom of cookie. ¬†Dip butterscotch/peanut butter chip in chocolate and attach to top of cookie. ¬†(Click HERE for more details on making these)
  • When hardened, gently place one acorn on the top of each cupcake.


My thoughts: ¬†Ever since I posted these cute little acorns last fall I’ve wanted to put them on cupcakes!! ¬†This was that day. ¬†The vegan cupcake recipe is SO yummy. ¬†The buttercream frosting isn’t vegan, but you can drizzle your cupcakes with a bit of powdered sugar glaze to keep them a treat for your vegan friends. ¬†You can use the cupcake recipe to make a yummy bundt cake too– and that is PERFECT with a light sugar glaze on top. ¬†I use this cake/cupcake recipe all the time- it is very moist and flavorful. ¬†Enjoy!!!~r

Other recipes you might enjoy (click on the image to be taken to the recipe):

Acorn Candies

These adorable little acorns are a perfect edible decoration for your fall table!

INGREDIENTS:

  • One bag of Hershey milk chocolate kisses (unwrapped)
  • One bag of mini Nutter Butter cookies
  • 1/4c. (or less) of Wilton Dark Candy Cocoa Melts
  • About 35-40 peanut butter baking chips

 

DIRECTIONS:

  • Melt candy melts in the microwave in 30 second increments until smooth.
  • Dip the base of a kiss in the chocolate, wiping off excess against side of bowl and place on top of a Nutter Butter cookie.
  • Allow chocolate to harden.
  • Repeat this step with the peanut butter chips.¬† (I found that when you press the chip on the top of the cookie it doesn‚Äôt slide off even though it has to sit at an angle.)
  • Allow chocolate to harden and serve!!!!

My thoughts:  What is it with acorn cookies this fall??  I just couldn’t resist trying these and then they were so cute I just had to share them with all of you! 

I always Google my recipe ideas when I try them to see how original I’ve actually been.  When I Googled my last recipe for peanut butter acorn cookies I saw this idea ALL OVER the place and I loved them SO much!  Easy and adorable!!!! *love*

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