Cute Pig Cookies

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  • 1 cup butter or margarine (softened)
  • 1 ½ cups sugar
  • 2 eggs
  • 1 (8 oz.) cup sour cream
  • 1 tsp. vanilla extract
  • 3 cups all-purpose flour
  • 1 tsp. baking powder
  • ½ tsp. salt
  • Frosting:
  • ½ cup butter or margarine
  • 4 cups confectioners’ sugar
  • 2 tsp. vanilla extract
  • 6 tbls. milk
  • 3 to 4 drops red food coloring
  • Pink sugar wafer cookies
  • 36 marshmallows, halved
  • Reese’s candy bar sprinkles


  1. Cream the butter and sugar together. Add eggs, sour cream and vanilla; mix well. Combine dry ingredients; add to creamed mixture and bake at 375° for 10 to 12 minutes or until edges are slightly browned. Cool on wire racks. Frosting: Melt butter. Add sugar, vanilla, milk and food coloring; mix until smooth. Frost the cookies. Cut sugar wafers into triangles; place on each cookie for ears. With a toothpick, poke two holes in each marshmallow half for nostrils; press light brown candy sprinkles into holes. Place nose on the cookies. Add dark brown candy sprinkles for eyes. Yields 24 servings. Lydia Miller, Clark, Mo.

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