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The cookies aren't just for Halloween. Make them year-round, using nonpareils in a rainbow of colors.

Source: Everyday Food, October 2008
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Cook's Notes

We added applesauce to the batter for soft and moist results.

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How would you rate this recipe?
  • Blossom1007
    30 OCT, 2010
    The cake part came out okay but the filling was terrible. Had to add lots of marshmellow creme to make enough filling for the whole batch.
  • connie80
    25 OCT, 2010
    Wow these were amazing! I made the cookies much smaller than suggested, and cooked them for 5-7 minutes. I think next time I'll make just the cookie and serve it with fresh strawberries and whipped cream! The cookies were soft and stuck to containers, so I stored them placed on parchment paper.
  • carasays
    18 OCT, 2010
    when i made them, they seemed very dry- i made them exactly to the instructions, but even with the applesauce, they practically crumbled :( also, the frosting was way too buttery- i know its a butter cream, but i ended up throwing in some more confectioner's sugar to even it out a little. i was pretty disappointed.
  • AlixNYC
    26 OCT, 2009
    Very easy to make and everyone loved them! If the pies aren't fluffy enough, mix the batter some more to make it smoother.
  • Dova53
    10 DEC, 2008
    Instead of coloured suger for decoration add food colouring. For christmas divide the filling in half making 1/2 green and the other 1/2 red.
  • clairenach
    27 NOV, 2008
    I made these egg free with Enery-G foods egg replacer and they were delicious!!! Just add the powder without the water to the recipe when eggs are called for. It's now a requested staple in my family.
  • edu
    4 NOV, 2008
    gracias por ensen n n n arnos tantas cosas tan novedosas
  • lisamaria
    1 NOV, 2008
    Question: I have a huge jar of applesauce but it is sweetened, so can I still use that if I reduce the amount of sugar in the recipe? Anyone?
  • Grammy04
    31 OCT, 2008
    These are great! I made them and took them to the fire station. They were gone in the blink of an eye.

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