You can make and enjoy these cookies any time of the year, but it sure makes very nice and fun treats for Halloween. Also, the cookies are a bit more filling than just candies so parents would appreciate the effort of preparing these easy-to-make cookies. While the name may sound fancy, preparation is so easy, using just the microwave and refrigerator.
What you need:
Makes 6 Dracula’s
- Hazelnut truffles, 6 pcs.
- White candy coating, chopped, 5 oz.
- Fruit Roll-up, red or green, 1 pc.
- Oreo cookies, 6 pcs.
- Black decorating icing, 1 can.
- Almonds, halved, 6 pcs.
- Line a pan with wax paper, and place the hazelnut truffles on it;
- Place this in the freezer for 10 minutes;
- Melt the candy coating in the microwave, stir till smooth;
- Dip the frozen truffles in the melted candy coating, covering it completely;
- Let the excess coating drip off;
- Return this to the wax paper-lined pan;
- Put inside refrigerator until the coat has hardened;
- Cut the Fruit Roll-up into thin strips. This will be the décor behind the Dracula’s head;
- If the melted candy coating has hardened, reheat;
- Dip the hardened truffles (from the freezer) in the candy coating again, let excess drip off;
- Place one truffle on each Oreo;
- Use the cut Fruit Roll-up as the cape, wrapping it around the base of the truffle;
- Hold your Dracula head until coat hardens and sets;
- Use the black decorating icing (placed inside pastry bag or plastic bag with small tip) to make hair, eyes and mouth;
- The halved almonds are the fangs;
- Put your creations in airtight container to avoid getting the cookie soft.
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