More Bake Sale Goodies

    Posted by  ·  October 7, 2008

    These Scarecrow cookies are what I took for my daughter’s bake sale. Someone had made some similar ones at my son’s bake sale.  I am thinking the original idea came from Family Fun Magazine.  I made sugar cookies on long sticks so I could stick them into a small hay bale I found at Hobby Lobby.

    I thought it was a fun way to display the cookies so they could be sold individually.

    Here is the sugar cookie recipe I used.


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    1. Heidi
      Sunday, October 9th, 2016
      I found the recipe! The eyes are upside down chocolate chips, mouth is pull apart licorice, and the hair is Kashi GoLean cereal.
    2. Rebecca Rogers
      Tuesday, September 30th, 2014
      What did you use for the eyes, mouth and hair??
    3. Rebecca Rogers
      Tuesday, September 30th, 2014
      LOVE THIS!!! What did you use for the hair, eyes and mouth?? I'm making these in a few weeks!
    4. Saturday, December 29th, 2012
      Having read this I believed it was really enlightening.
      I appreciate you finding the time and energy to put this article together.
      I once again find myself personally spending a lot of time both reading and leaving
      comments. But so what, it was still worthwhile!
    5. Mallory
      Wednesday, September 12th, 2012
      Just found this post via

      You could easily use Oreo cookies as the base cookie, dipped into melted white candy melts/ chocolate! Mini M&M's for the eyes, and broken pretzels for the hair,
    6. Danielle
      Sunday, October 3rd, 2010
      I found the Family Fun Magazine recipe to help everyone know what they used for hair and icing etc. You can find the link below:

      I love the presentation shown on here so I will use the products shown on the Family Fun Magazine link but I will definitely use SkipToMyLou's design and pesentation of them! Adorable! Thanks!

    7. Tuesday, September 14th, 2010
      Adorable! I hope you don't mind. I shared them with my readers this morning! ;)
    8. Patty
      Saturday, August 28th, 2010
      I just found these and thought they were so cute. Did anyone ever find out what was used for the hair? I read all the comments but never did see that question answered.
    9. Monday, November 9th, 2009
      Adorable!! I love them so much!!!
    10. Tuesday, October 6th, 2009
      how could i get the recipe for the cookies (scarecrow).. i need to know what the icing is and the hair.. the cutest thing ever
    11. Monday, September 28th, 2009
      These are so cute but the hay bale presentation makes them a HIT!!
    12. Saturday, November 1st, 2008
      I just made this recipe and YUM the best sugar cookie ever. I blogged about it here
    13. Lindsay
      Friday, October 24th, 2008
      What is the hair made of? Where do you find the sticks?

      Thanks so much. I just stumbled on this site and have made 3 of your crafts with my son since yesterday morning!
    14. Thursday, October 23rd, 2008
      I love your site! It is so much fun! I put a link to it on my blog for all my friends! Thanks!
    15. Tuesday, October 21st, 2008
      I will definitely try thee next year. What an adorable idea. You did a great job with them and the mini haystack is perfect.
    16. Monday, October 20th, 2008
      SO CUTE! I love these...I am so making these for my son's preschool class.

      So I'm also interested what the hair is. And what did you use for the eyes?

      Thanks so much for sharing the great idea!
    17. Wednesday, October 15th, 2008
      How cool are these? I'm jealous that you can still do bake sales. Our schools in Oregon went to store-bought-ONLY treats YEARS ago!
    18. Monday, October 13th, 2008
      Wow those are so cute. How did you get the cookie to stay on the stick? Are those the same sticks that you use to make chocolate?

      What is the hair made of?

      I'm sorry to bother you, but I would love to make these for my students.
    19. Friday, October 10th, 2008
      You are so your site and these cookies look YUMMY!!
    20. Wednesday, October 8th, 2008
      I love these. They are so cute and the haybale to hold them in, well let's just say genuis!!! Thanks for sharing your great ideas!
    21. Wednesday, October 8th, 2008
      Too cute! These may be just the thing for my girls' Halloween party at preschool!
    22. Wednesday, October 8th, 2008
      Those little guys are so cute I could just eat 'em!
    23. Wednesday, October 8th, 2008
      These are darling. Super easy to pull off. Thanks for sharing.
    24. Wednesday, October 8th, 2008
      So cute I would hate to eat them! But it won't stop the kiddies... :)
    25. Wednesday, October 8th, 2008
      Your cookies look so cute! Your presentation is amazing - no doubt these cookies were great sellers!
    26. Wednesday, October 8th, 2008
      I make a very similar scarecrow cookie at work with my students- it is so much fun and the kids absolutely love it!
    27. Wednesday, October 8th, 2008
      These are adorable; I've never seen scarecrow cookies!
    28. Tuesday, October 7th, 2008
      These are the cutest cookies ever..the bake sale had to be a great success !!
    29. Tuesday, October 7th, 2008
      I LOVE this idea! So festive for fall. I'm thinking of having a fall harvest party, these would be great favors! Thanks for the tips:)
    30. Tuesday, October 7th, 2008
      So adorable! Thanks for sharing the photos!
    31. Tuesday, October 7th, 2008
      Hi! I'm so glad I discovered your blog - I love the scarecrow cookies - very, very CUTE! Hope you don't mind if I steal your idea! Thanks!
    32. Tuesday, October 7th, 2008
      Love these!
    33. Tuesday, October 7th, 2008
      Very cute, adorable even, a sure fund raiser!
    34. Tuesday, October 7th, 2008
      Oh my heavens those are just the sweetest scarecrows ever! Yummy!
    35. Tuesday, October 7th, 2008
      SO cute! I love these!
    36. Tuesday, October 7th, 2008
      What a cute cookie pop! I love the idea of a scarecrow!
    37. Merry
      Tuesday, October 7th, 2008
      Those cookies are so cute! I am going to make myself a mental not (actually, I better make myself a REAL note) to use them as a Christmas project for the kids. With a few alterations, they could be great snowmen. Thanks, as always, for the great ideas.