Halloween Cookies Recipe

This is a basic sugar cookie recipe for Halloween cookies. We also make them using a gingerbread recipe which works equally as well.

Halloween Cookies

Halloween cookies - pumpkins

Ingredients

  • 225g unsalted butter
  • 225g caster sugar
  • 1 tsp vanilla extract
  • 1 egg
  • 2 tsp baking powder
  • 330g plain flour

Method

  1. Preheat oven to 180° C. Grease and line two cookie sheets.
  2. In a bowl, cream together butter and sugar until light and fluffy. Beat in vanilla extract and egg.
  3. In a separate bowl combine baking powder with flour and add a little at a time to the wet ingredients. The dough will be very stiff.
  4. DO NOT CHILL THE DOUGH. Divide into workable batches, roll out onto a floured surface and cut into whatever shapes you desire.
  5. Bake for 8-10 minutes. Let cool on the cookie sheet until firm enough to transfer to a cooling rack.

To Decorate

I’ve found a great video on YouTube that shows you how to flood fill cookies.

 

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3 Comments

  1. Navigating Baby 17th October 2018 at 10:08 pm

    These just look amazing. I am going to have a go. I love a good themed biscuit #blogtober18

  2. Annette, 3 Little Buttons 16th October 2018 at 10:07 pm

    Wow! I can only dream of making my biscuits look like that! #blogtober18

  3. Kim Carberry 16th October 2018 at 2:06 pm

    These look and sound fab! Perfect for Halloween x

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