Halloween Cookies Recipe

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Halloween Cookies
  • Recipe Servings: 10
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  • Difficulty Level: Easy

BOO! Halloween is here and its time to entertain your guests with some spooky cookies. Shape them like Jack-o'-lanterns, witches hat, bats, ghosts or whatever you want.

Ingredients of Halloween Cookies

  • For the templates:
  • Thick paper
  • Pencil
  • Scissors
  • For the cookies:
  • 1 1/2 cup maida / flour
  • 3/4 cup powdered sugar
  • 1 tsp nutmeg powder
  • 1/2 cup softened butter (Use normally available butter. In case you are using unsalted butter add 1/2 tsp salt to the dough)
  • 2 drops vanilla essence
  • 2 Tbsp cold milk
  • For the icing:
  • 1 cup icing sugar
  • 3-4 Tbsp milk
  • 2 drops vanilla essence
  • 1-2 drops food coloring, orange, yellow, purple ( According to the template you choose)

How to Make Halloween Cookies

  • 1.Make paper templates. Cut paper into shapes of ghost, tombstone, Jack-o'-lanterns, witches hat etc. Keep aside.
  • 2.In a bowl mix together maida, powdered sugar, nutmeg powder.
  • 3.Add: Butter and vanilla essence.
  • 4.Knead the dough together with milk till it sticks together.
  • 5.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.
  • 6.Place on a greased baking tray and bake for 12-15 minutes at 180 degree C.
  • 7.Let it cool for 10 minutes.
  • 8.Brush the cookies with some icing and serve.
  • For the Icing:
  • 1.In a bowl mix all the ingredients together to form a thick paste.
  • 2.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.
  • 3.Brush the cookies with this icing. It hardens on cooling.
  • 4.Serve.