Edible Cookie Bowl
• 1Ό cup all purpose flour
• 1/2 cup unsweetened cocoa powder
• 1/4 cup almonds, blanched and finely ground
• 1/2 tsp salt
• 1/2 stick margarine, softened
• 2/3 cup sugar
• egg
• 1/2 tsp vanilla
• Round oven-proof bowl
• 1½ inch cookie cutter with scalloped edges
In a medium bowl, mix together flour, cocoa powder, almonds and salt. n a large bowl, beat together margarine, sugar, egg and vanilla. Blend in flour mixture. Roll dough to 1/8 inch thickness, cut out shapes. Cover the outside of the round oven-proof bowl with foil and spray with cooking spray. On the outside of round bowl, gently place cut-outs, slightly overlapping them. Bake the cookie bowl at 350 degrees for 10-12 minutes or until cookie bowl is firm.
Transfer to a wire rack and cool. Carefully lift the cookie bowl off the round bowl; remove foil.
Fill the cookie bowl with ever you want. Cookies, candy, fudge anything you can think of. Wrap the bowl in colored plastic and tie with a big bow.