Make paper templates. Cut paper into shapes of ghost, tombstone, Jack-o'-lanterns, witches hat etc. Keep aside.
In a bowl mix together maida, powdered sugar, nutmeg powder.
Add: Butter and vanilla essence.
Knead the dough together with milk till it sticks together.
Roll out the dough to a 1/2 cm thickness. With the prepared templates (Ghost, tombstone, Jack-o'-lanterns, witches hat etc.) cut out the cookie dough in different shapes with a butter knife.
Place on a greased baking tray and bake for 12-15 minutes at 180 degree C.
Let it cool for 10 minutes.
Brush the cookies with some icing and serve.
For the Icing:
In a bowl mix all the ingredients together to form a thick paste.
NOTE: You can add food coloring according to your cookie theme. Orange if your cookies are shaped like pumpkins, purple/black for hats and bats and so on.
Brush the cookies with this icing. It hardens on cooling.
Key Ingredients: Flour, Icing Sugar, Nutmeg, Butter, Vanilla Essence, Milk