Ingredients Jump to Instructions ↓

  1. 1 cup vanilla frosting

  2. 1/2 cup vanilla or white chips Red liquid or paste food coloring

  3. 1 package (12 ounces) chocolate and marshmallow cookies

  4. 3 strips black shoestring licorice, cut into 1-inch pieces

  5. 12 large black gumdrops

Instructions Jump to Ingredients ↑

  1. In a microwave-safe bowl, melt frosting and chips at 70% power; stir until smooth. Stir in food coloring. Spread over the rounded tops of cookies; place on a waxed paper-lined baking sheet. For head, insert two pieces of licorice into gumdrops for antennae. With a toothpick, attach a gumdrop onto the side of each cookie. Use a toothpick or knife to draw a line from the head down the center of each cookie. For legs, insert six pieces of licorice into frosting of each ladybug. Chop remaining licorice into small pieces; place on top for spots. Yield: 1 dozen.


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