While in college, my roommate and I studied in Spain together. We kept seeing little owls in many of the shops and someone told us that owls were used as good luck charms. We couldn't resist buying a few because they were too darn cute. Now owls are all the rage here! Especially in the fall, I see them every where I go. And I'm OK with that.
The roommate just had a birthday. She likes owls. She likes purple. And she likes chocolate. Put them all together and what do you get? Chocolate owl cookies!
(The recipe for these cookies - and the decorating instructions - can be found in the book "Decorating Cookies" by Bridget Edwards.)
I packaged a few of these cookies into little bags.
And I put the bags in a giant owl mug!
These cookies are moister (is that a word?) than my usual sugar cookies, so they are harder to transport without breaking. But they taste VERY chocolatey. Almost like a brownie. I don't hear anyone complaining about having to eat broken pieces!