With Halloween around the corner, the sweet tooth is kicking into high gear.
And that means pulling out this easy but adorable sugar cookie recipe.
They are perfect for a Disney Halloween Movie Marathon or to send to school for the kids’ Halloween party.
Let’s get baking, moms & dads!
1 C of unsalted sweet cream butter, softened
1 1/2 C Powder sugar
1 tsp vanilla
3 C of flour
1 tsp baking soda
1 tsp cream of tarter
Cookie Cutter: Mickey Mouse Witch
4 egg whites
1/2 tsp cream of tartar
1/2 tsp vanilla
4 1/2 C powder sugar
Orange, Purple and Black gel food coloring
3 disposable piping bags fitted with a number 2 tip
3 squeeze bottles
1 edible marker
Preheat oven to 350 degrees
Cover a cookie sheet with parchment paper and set aside
Using a standing mixer, cream together the butter, powder sugar, vanilla and egg and mix until combined and creamy
Using a large bowl, combine the flour, baking soda and cream of tartar
Gradually add in the dry ingredients and mix on low speed
Using your hands continue to mix until fully combined
Lightly flour a cutting board and knead the cookie dough a couple of times
Roll out the dough to about 1/2 inch thick
Cut out 12 Mickey Witch heads and place onto a cookie sheet
Bake for 8 minutes or until lightly golden brown
Repeat steps until completely out of dough
Let cookies cool completely
Using the standing mixer, combine the egg whites, cream of tartar, vanilla and powder sugar and mix until combined and stiff peaks form
Split icing into 3 bowls
Add a few drops of Orange into one of the three bowls
Add a few drops of Purple into the second bowl
Add a few drops of Black into the third bowl
Mix until the colors are blended and the shades you want
Scoop about 1/4 C of icing into their own bags
Add 2-4 tsp of water into the remaining icing bowls and mix until combined
Pour the icing’s into squeeze bottles
Using the edible marker, draw out witch hat on all cookies
Using the Purple piping bag, Outline the witch hat
Using the black piping bag, pipe out the lines for Mickey
Using the orange piping bag, pipe out the lines for the center of the witch hat
Using the thinned icings, fill in the outlines of the matching colors
Let cookies dry overnight before enjoying.
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Patty Holliday is a Marvel loving, Disney obsessed wife, and mother of four. She’s a travel agent specializing in Disney & Universal vacations- and loves a candid confession. Find her in Virginia (or anywhere frequent flyer miles or her trusty minivan takes her.)