Wide-eyed, pointy-eared, and lively (thanks to a healthy dose of electricity), Sparky makes the perfect model for this bull terrier-ific treat.
Prep Time: 15 mins
Cook Time: 15 mins
Total Time: 30 mins
What You’ll Need
- Batch of chilled sugar cookie dough (homemade or store bought)
- Rolling pin
- Wax paper
- Kitchen knife
- Baking sheet
- Cooling rack
- Chocolate chips or chocolate Candy Melts
- Small microwavable bowl
- Small spoon
- Butter knife
- White Mentos mints
- Chocolate sprinkles
Cutting should be done by an adult.
How To Make It
- Heat the oven to the specified temperature for the cookie dough. Meanwhile, print and cut out the template pieces.
- Roll out the dough on a floured surface to ¼-inch thickness and then use the template and kitchen knife to cut out a bunch of Sparky heads. Bake the cookies according to the recipe directions and transfer them to the cooling rack. Next, cut a pair of cookie dough ears for each head. Bake (they won’t take as long as the heads) and cool them as well.
- Melt ½ cup or so of chocolate chips or Candy Melts in a microwavable bowl, heating them for 10- to 15-second intervals until they are soft enough to stir into a smooth consistency.
- Attach a pair of cookie ears to each head. First, flip the ears over so the flat undersides face up. Spread melted chocolate on the lower ¼ inch of each ear, and then stick them in place to the underside of the head.
- Now add eyes. Working with one cookie at a time, spoon two nickel-size dollops of melted chocolate where the eyes go. Gently press a Mentos candy onto each dollop so that the chocolate oozes out a bit underneath it. Use the tip of a toothpick to add tiny chocolate pupils to the eyes. (Note: Your can reheat the chocolate in the bowl or melt a new batch, as needed.)
- Attach a raisin nose to the tip of each cookie with a bit of chocolate “glue.”
- For the finishing touch, use the toothpick to apply chocolate eyebrows. Likewise, add a curved chocolate cut line on each Sparky cookie nose and embellish it with a few sprinkle stitches before the chocolate hardens.
Posted 3 years Ago