Cheeseburger in Paradise Cookies

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2boxesVanilla wafers
1egg white
1/4cupsesame seeds
4cupssifted powdered sugar
1/2tspalmond extract
green food coloring
yellow food coloring
red food coloring
1cupshredded sweetened coconut
1. Place whole, perfect vanilla wafers on 2 trays; one with wafers facing up, the other with wafers facing down.

2. Each tray should have the same number of wafers (35-40).

3. Brush wafers (rounded side up) with egg white and sprinkle with sesame seeds.

4. Set aside.

5. To color coconut, place in small container with several drops of green food coloring.

6. Shake well and let sit.

7. To make"cheese" frosting, whip powdered sugar and milk together til smooth.

8. Add yellow and red food coloring til desired orange tint is achieved.

9. To assemble"cheeseburgers", use dab of frosting to glue peppermint cookies into place on to wafer (flat side up).

10. This is your "burger".

11. Now spread frosting"cheese" on and sprinkle with green coconut "lettuce".

12. Dab with frosting again and top with sesame wafer.

13. Repeat until all"burgers" are made.

Source: Jill Hirsch from MAPA
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