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One cookie cutter. Two creatures. Does that sound monstrous? Nah—it’s a pretty cool trick!
I used my ghost shaped cookie cutter to make Casper’s cousin and Frankenstein. The cut-out process is identical. The magic happens with your decorations. If you’re getting ready for a Halloween party dessert table, this process would make preparations even easier. Two-for-one: Halloween bewitchment!
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HALLOWEEN SUGAR COOKIES
2 sticks butter at room temperature
1 cup sugar
1 teaspoon vanilla
2 medium eggs
2.5 cups flour
½ teaspoon salt
How To Make:
Preheat oven to 350 degrees
Mix butter and sugar for 1-2 minutes
Add eggs and vanilla and mix until just blended
Combine flour and salt in a separate bowl
Add to wet mixture
Mix until only combined, do not overmix
Put dough between two sheets of parchment paper and roll out
Cut into shapes and place on greased cookie sheet
Bake for 10 minutes
Let cool before icing
Makes approximately 20 cookies, depending on the size of your cookie cutter
1 cup powdered sugar
2 tablespoons milk
½ teaspoon peppermint extract
Stir until well combined
Divide into thirds. Leave it plain for the ghost; add green gel food coloring for Frankenstein; add black gel coloring for Frankenstein’s hair and bolts
Put into piping bag with a Wilton #3 tip to outline the cookies
1 ½ cups powdered sugar
3 tablespoons + 2 teaspoons milk
Stir until well combined
Divide into thirds. Leave it plain for the ghost; add green gel food coloring for Frankenstein; add black gel coloring for Frank’s hair and bolts
Use the piping bag with a Wilton #3 tip. Add the black mouth and scar before his face is covered with the green icing.
Add google eyes before the icing dries. Edible silver spray for Frank’s bolts is a fun touch.
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- 17-Piece Cookware Set
- 4-Piece Porcelain Serving Bowl Set
- 5-Piece Flatware Serving Set
- 6-Piece Bakeware Set
- 3-Tier Cooling Rack
- Non-Stick Silicone Baking Mat Set
- 24-pack Reusable Silicone Baking Cups
- Mixing Bowls Standard Weight Stainless Steel
- 21 Pcs Baking Pans
- 8-Piece Deluxe Stainless Steel Measuring Cup and Measuring Spoon Set
- Mini Springform Pan
- Angled Icing Spatula
- 12-Cup Regular Muffin Pan
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