Harvest Scarecrow Cookies Harvest Scarecrow Cookies Photo provided by Family Features -- Lend your own personal touches to these festive scarecrow cookies. mccormick Nov. 07, 2012 Comments Harvest Scarecrow Cookies Makes 3 dozen. Recipe is from McCormick. 1 (17.5-oz.) pkg. sugar cookie mix 1 tsp. vanilla extract 1 (16-oz.) container vanilla frosting 54 sugar wafer cookies Shredded Wheat cereal, broken up Assorted decorations, such as candy-coated pieces and licorice 1. Prepare cookie mix as directed on the package, adding vanilla. Cut out rounds with 21/2-inch round cookie cutter. 2. Bake and cool cookies as directed on package. 3. Frost cookies with vanilla frosting. For the scarecrow’s hat, break a sugar wafer cookie in half. Press it into the top of the frosted cookie. Place a whole wafer cookie below the half, then press Shredded Wheat around the sides of the face for straw hair. Use candy-coated pieces and string licorice to decorate the face.