Delicious cookies that are great for making into any design. These Halloween cookies especially are a hit with the kids!


Ingredients (makes 20 cookies)

  • 175g Plain flour
  • 100g Chilled butter, cubed
  • 85g Icing Sugar
  • 1tsp Vanilla extract
  • 1 Egg yolk
  • Icing sugar (for icing)
  • Water (for icing)
  • Candy hearts (decoration)

Method

  1. Put the flour, butter, sugar, vanilla and egg yolk in a food processor. Dribble in 1 TBS water, and blitz until the mix comes together to form a dough.
  2. Place onto a work surface, and knead briefly to bring together, then wrap in cling wrap, and chill for 20 minutes.
  3. Once chilled, roll out on a floured surface and cut out your 'gingerbread man' shapes.
  4. Place onto a lined baking tray, and cook in a moderate oven for approximately 12 minutes
  5. Allow to cool completely, then make up a basic icing using icing sugar and a touch of water. You don't need alot of water at all as the icing sugar dissolves easily. Start with a small amount first and add more if needed. If you have added too much water - add more icing sugar until it resembles a paste.
  6. Place icing into a piping bag with a small thin nozzle, and ice the 'bones' onto your skeleton. Add a tiny candy heart, and you're done!

Notes... A basic but tasty sugar cookie recipe that can be made and kept in the fridge for a day before baking

  • They look awesome i really like the design i would love to make these they look super cute.

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  • Great idea for the coming Halloween. Love these cookies.

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  • Great little addition to the kids trick or treat bags. Keep your own kids busy making them

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  • These would be a huge hit, yes!

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  • These are BOOtiful! Love October and Halloween, will be fun making these with the kids!

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  • Kids would love these wonderful creations.

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  • What a great idea! These are so cool.

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  • Love the idea of these and not being ginger even better. Never thought to use the cutter for other biscuits.

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  • OH WOW these are sooo awesome ..what a clever and creative mom you are. Well done.
    I love the addition of the heart.
    Bet you will be a hit at trick or treat. thanks so much for sharing. ,<3

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  • wow these look really cool. i know that my kids will love this and it’s simple to do also. cheers for posting such a clever recipe!

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  • I’ll keep these in mind for Halloween coming up! They are not too scary for kids either!

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  • oh how cute oops I mean scary!!! – love these – if only my hand could be so steady to draw their bones!

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  • The Halloween cookies look amazing,well done!

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  • Awesome skeleton cookies – love this idea for Halloween.


    • Thank you :)



      • Thank you! It is a fun recipe for cooking. May even play with some different colours too.

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  • Nearly Halloween …. these are so cute, will definitely give them a go!

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