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Vegetarian • Makes 16

Baking & Spices

2 1/4 cups All-purpose flour
7/8 cup Confectioners' sugar
1 Salt
1 tsp Vanilla extract, pure

Nuts & Seeds

1 cup Walnuts, toasted


2 sticks Butter, unsalted
  • Kimberly B.

    Fossil cookies using plastic bug toys. Great idea for a little boys birthday party. Cute

  • Maria Bellesi

    Fossil Cookies. Use plastic insects for making the imprints. Great for kids dinosaur party theme!

  • Heather Stafford

    Fossil Cookies - Martha Stewart Recipes. Use clean, fake, plastic bugs. Dinosaur Party

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  • Robin Baker

    We did this today. Aria had a blast doing it and we didn't stop with dino prints. We have quite the plethora of plastic animals and bugs so we also imprinted duck heads, elephant feet, lady bugs, ants, and alligators.

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