Celebrate the departed with these lively color flow treats! The skull Comfort Grip cutter creates the traditional shape and the black and white designs feature combinations of easy techniques for an unforgettable look.
Make cookies one day in advance. Prepare cookie dough and roll out following recipe directions. Use skull cutter to cut cookies. Bake and cool cookies.
Outline and flow in cookies one day in advance. Prepare Color Flow icing following recipe directions. Tint half of icing black. Use tip 3 and full-strength black or white icing to outline skull. Use thinned black or white icing in cut decorating bag to flow in. Let dry overnight. Reserve remaining icing.
Decorate cookies. Use tip 2 and full-strength black or white icing to pipe details including dots, scrolls, beads and bead flowers. Let dry several hours.
Flowers are thought to attract souls on this ritual holiday, celebrated October 31 through November 2. Here, Wilton Roses in five shades crown a stand-up skull cake baked in our Dimensions 3-D Mini Skull Pan.