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Dr. Seuss Cookies Put Me in the Zoo

Dr. Seuss Cookies Put Me in the Zoo snacks for a Dr. Seuss Party  
Course Dessert
Servings 12 cookies


  • 1/2 cup salted butter, softened
  • 1/2 cup granulated sugar
  • 1 tsp. almond extract
  • 1 Lg egg
  • 1 2/3 cup all-purpose flour
  • 2 cans Vanilla frosting
  • red, yellow, green, blue food coloring
  • 3 decorating bags or ziplock bags


  • Preheat your oven to 350 degrees and line a baking sheet with a piece of parchment paper.
  • Use a hand or stand mixer to beat your butter and sugar together until creamy. 
  • Mix in your almond extract and egg.
  • Now mix in your flour. 
  • Knead the dough in your hands, add a couple tablespoons of flour if the dough is too sticky. 
  • Lay down another piece of parchment paper, flour a rolling pin and roll your dough out to about 1/8” thick. 
  • Use a scalloped circle cookie cutter to cut out about 12 circles and place onto the lined baking pan.
  • Bake your cookies for 8 to 10 minutes and let cool. 
  • Mix 1 container of frosting with yellow food coloring and frost each cookie.
  • Divide the next container or frosting into 3 bowls and color each one a different color: red, blue and green.
  • Fill 3 decorating bags or sandwich bags with the frosting, cut a small tip off the end and add dots to the yellow cookies.
  • Serve and Enjoy! 
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