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Sweet Scarecrows Recipe

Sweet Scarecrows Recipe

These autumn treats are so adorable and easy to assemble, they won't scare anyone away. In fact, set out a batch, and kids are sure to flock to them.


  • Cookies (ours were about 2 1/2 inches in diameter)
  • White frosting
  • Assorted sugar wafers (ours were about 2 1/2 inches long)
  • Candy corn
  • Mini chocolate chips
  • Bran cereal (we used Kellogg's All-Bran Extra Fiber)
  • Chocolate sprinkles


1. Frost the top of each cookie.

Sweet Scarecrows - Step 2

2. Cut a sugar wafer in half. Add a dollop of frosting to the top edge of the cookie and stick a wafer half to it for a hat top, as shown.

3. Place a whole sugar wafer just below the hat top for a brim. Use a little more frosting to decorate it with slices of candy corn or mini chocolate chips.

4. Press pieces of bran cereal hair into the frosting around the hat.

5. For the face, press on a candy corn nose, mini chocolate chip eyes, and a chocolate sprinkle stitched mouth.