Anyone who loves Star Wars know that Chewbacca is truly the star of the franchise. He’s the BFF & copilot we all want in space. And if you are looking for the perfect Star Wars cookies for a party: you better make them Wookie cookies! (And a little PSA these should be called Wookiee Cookies with 2 e’s in Wookiee… but no one searches that way on Google! But the correct spelling is indeed with 2 e’s. The more you know— 😉 )
I like themes when it comes to parties or even movie nights. Movie marathons are my favorite – and watching the Marvel movies in order or the Star Wars movies in order makes me happy. Escaping to a galaxy far far away or hanging with my favorite superheroes is pure entertainment for me.
What makes the movies so great? The characters in them! And Chewbacca is one of my favorites. Chewie is the guy we all want on our side and in our corner.
This Wookiee is pretty much THE GUY. And if you haven’t seen the new movie Solo: A Star Wars Story you really need to! You get all the background on Chewbacca and learn a little about his backstory in this one.
And yes- Solo: A Star Wars Story is kid-friendly. So take the whole family!
But first: make these Star Wars cookies before you go. I’m not saying you should sneak these Wookiee Cookies into the theater with you… but, you know, Han probably wouldn’t mind.
Star Wars Cookies | Wookiee Cookies
These frosted Star Wars cookies are simple sugar cookies. They taste great and are not as hard to make as you might think!
Here’s how you can make your own Wookiee Cookies. This recipe makes 18 cookies.
Star Wars Cookies Wookiee Cookies Royal icing ingredients
3 Egg whites
1 1/2 -2 C powder sugar
1 tsp cream of tarter
1 tsp vanilla extract
Brown gel food coloring
3 disposable piping bags
#14 wilton cake tip and 2 – #2 wilton cake tip
1 edible marker
Star Wars Cookies Wookiee Cookies Ingredients
1 C unsalted sweet cream butter
1 1/2 C powder sugar
2 tsp vanilla extract
1 large egg
2 1/2 C flour
1tsp cream of tarter
1 tsp baking soda
1 medium circle cookie cutter
1 cookie sheet fitted with parchment paper
Star Wars Cookies Wookiee Cookies Directions
Preheat oven to 350 degrees
Using a standing mixer, cream together the butter, powder sugar, vanilla and egg together until creamy and combined.
In a large bowl, mix together the flour, cream of tartar and baking soda
Gradually mix in the flour mixture into the wet ingredients until combined and a dough forms
Once the dough is formed, sprinkle about 3 tablespoons of flour onto a cutting board and place the dough onto the cutting board.
Sprinkle some flour onto the cookie dough and roll out the dough to about 2 inches thick
Cut out your cookies and place onto the cookie sheet
Bake your cookies for about 8-10 minutes
Let them cool completely
Wookiee Cookie Royal icing directions
Using the standing mixer, combine the egg whites, cream of tartar, powder sugar and vanilla and mix on medium speed until stiff peaks form
Split the icing into 3 bowls
In one bowl add a few drops of brown gel food coloring to get a light brown color
In the second bowl add a few plus more drops of brown gel food coloring to get a darker brown color
Leave the third bowl white
Cut the tips off the piping bags and place a tip into each bag.
Using the bag with the number 14 tip, scoop the light brown icing into it and set aside
Scoop the darker brown icing into a piping bag fitted with a number 2 tip, set aside
Scoop the white icing into the last piping bag fitted with the last number 2 tip set aside
Star Wars Cookies Decorating directions
Using the edible marker, pipe a long rectangle from the top right corner to the bottom left corner. This is Chewbacca’s belt
Using the light brown icing, pipe around the belt to make the Wookie Cookies stand out.
Using the dark brown icing, pipe lines on the edge of the belt and fill it in
Using the white icing, add dots to the belt
Let icing completely dry for about 2 hours before enjoying these Wookie Cookies!
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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.)