NeverEnding Story Rock Biter Cookies

NeverEnding Story Rockbiter

After bringing you down with her Artax Mud Pie, Minion Lil Jinni is back to cheer you up with a delicious looking vintage limestone rock with a dash of quartz from the best quarries in the north.

NeverEnding Story Rock Biter Cookies

By Jennifer Imhoff-Dousharm

Cookie

1 c Butter, softened
2 1/2 c Flour
1 c Powder sugar
1 tsp Almond extract
1 tsp Vanilla extract
1/4 tsp Salt

Glaze

1/ 2 c Powdered sugar
2 tbsp Milk
1 drop Red food coloring
1 drop Yellow food coloring
1 drop Blue food coloring
1 drop Green food coloring

In a large bowl mix together the flour, sugar, and salt.

Add in the butter and mix thoroughly.

Neverending Story Rock Biter Cookies

Mix in both extracts; dough will be crumbly looking.

Neverending Story Rock Biter Cookies

Take a small handful of dough and smash together to form rock using your big, good, strong hands. //start with a ball shape and then smooth out the sides unevenly.

//Making Rockbiter faces is highly encouraged (The boy child also suggests Moai – Easter Island heads – can made)
Place rocks …er cookies onto a baking sheet

Bake at 375° for 7-8 minutes

Transfer cookies to a flat surface lined with parchment paper //yay for easy clean up.

Neverending Story Rock Biter Cookies

Mix all the glaze ingredients together all glaze ingredients into a small bowl.

Neverending Story Rock Biter Cookies

Using a pastry brush coat each rock with the glaze

Neverending Story Rock Biter Cookies

// I put two coats, going through each rock once and then going back through to make sure I didn’t miss any spot and also allow for the first coat to dry a bit.

Neverending Story Rock Biter Cookies
Allow cookies to dry for at least an hour before biting

Kitchen Overlord’s Minion “Lil Jinni” is a student of informatics and network security, full time mom, and a primary organizer of Vegas 2.0. When not herding hackers and children or contriving shenanigans, she is a guild leader, a Trekkie, a Whovian, a Brown coat, and an Isis agent. You can stalk her via twitter at: @lil_jinni

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