Marshmallow Pilgrim Hats

Here's a treat that looks old-fashioned but is made with two favorite
modern-day sweets: marshmallows and chocolate.

RECIPE INGREDIENTS:
24 chocolate-striped shortbread cookies
12-ounce package of chocolate chips
24 marshmallows
tube of yellow decorators' frosting


1. Set the chocolate-striped cookies stripes down on a wax-paper-covered
tray, spacing them well apart.

2. Melt the chocolate chips in a microwave or double boiler.

3. One at a time, stick a wooden toothpick into a marshmallow, dip the
marshmallow into the melted chocolate, and promptly center it atop a cookie.

4. Using a second toothpick to lightly hold down the marshmallow, carefully pull out the first toothpick.

5. Chill the hats until the chocolate sets, then pipe a yellow decorators'
frosting buckle on the front of each hat.