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i made these cowboy cookies in mind of my dad. he loves cookies, and these guys are filled with chocolate candies and frosted with a peanut butter frosting. not only that but they are topped with the cutest cowboy images! they are so fun, simple and just down right yummy!
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makes 16 large cookies
2 sticks unsalted butter, room temp
1/2 cup granulated sugar
1/3 cup brown sugar
1 tbsp vanilla extract
1 1/2 tsp baking soda
1 tsp salt
2 cup all-purpose flour
1/2 cup mini m&ms
preheat the oven to 350 degrees F. line a pan with parchment paper. in the bowl of an electric mixer fitted with a paddle attachment cream the sugars and the butter until light and fluffy, about 1 minute. scrape down the side of the bowl and then add in the egg and vanilla. in another bowl combine the flour, baking soda, and salt and whisk together. scrape down the sides of the bowl then on low speed, gradually add in the dry ingredients. add in the mini m&ms. wrap the dough into cling-wrap and refrigerate for 30 minutes. roll to 1/4 inch thickness and cut out with desired shapes and bake for 8-10 minutes.
1 stick unsalted butter, room temp
1/4 cup creamy peanut butter
2 tsp meringue powder
1 tsp vanilla extract
3 cup powdered sugar
1 tbsp water
put all of the ingredients into the bowl of an electric mixer fitted with a whisk attachment. start slow and then gradually increase the speed. whip on high until light and fluffy, about 3 minutes. frost the cookies.