14 purchased sugar cookies (4 inches in
1 tub Rich & Creamy chocolate ready-to-spread frosting
Colored sugar, if desired
2 cups assorted candies or trail mix
2 ounces vanilla-flavored candy coating
2 teaspoons shortening
Frost each cookie with about 2 tablespoons of the frosting; sprinkle with colored sugar. Top with 1 heaping tablespoon of the assorted candies.
Melt candy coating and shortening in 1-quart saucepan over low heat, stirring constantly, until smooth. Drizzle over cookies.