Total Time
30mins
Prep 20 mins
Cook 10 mins

Looks like fun for DD and me. From northpole.com Prep time does not include chill time.

Ingredients Nutrition

Directions

  1. Beat applesauce and peanut butter at medium speed with an electric mixer; gradually add sugars, beat well. Combine flour and soda, gradually add to creamed mixture, mixing well.
  2. Cover and chill at least 2 hours.
  3. Shape dough into 1 inch balls; pinch one end of each ball to form a point (mouses nose. Press the other side slightly flat. Place flat sides on ungreased cookie sheets with cookies 2 inches apart.
  4. Gently place 2 peanut halves in dough for ears. With wooden toothpick, make 1/2 inch deep hole at tail end. Bake at 350 degrees for 9 minutes, remove cookies from oven. Place cinnamon candies for eyes and bake an additional 1-2 minutes or until brown. Remove from oven, insert licorice tails and cool completely on baking sheets.