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Frightfully Fun Halloween Cookie House #1


Add a bit of fright to your Halloween night as you decorate this cookie house! Kids and adults will have a frightening good time choosing one of the two creepy designs and decorating with colored icing, fondant and candy.
Makes: 1 House

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Step 1

Make front door. Use purple icing to outline and fill in door. Pat smooth. Use black icing to outline and fill in door window and awning. Pat smooth. Use black icing to pipe windowpanes. Use purple icing to outline door and awning, and to pipe windowpanes on awning. Roll out fondant 1/16 in. thick. Cut out nine strips, each 1 1/2 in. to 2 in. long x 3/8 in. wide. Use toothpick to mark wood grain, and trim ends to look jagged. Attach two strips to door. Use black icing to pipe dot nail heads. Reserve remaining fondant strips.

Step 2

Make front windows. Use black icing to outline and fill in windows. Pat smooth. Use purple icing to outline windows and to pipe windowpanes. Attach two fondant strips and candy above main window. Use black icing to pipe dot nail heads on fondant strips and accent on small window.

Step 3

Make side and back windows. Use black icing to outline and fill in windows. Pat smooth. Use purple icing to outline windows and to pipe windowpanes. Attach two fondant strips to each window. Use black icing to pipe dot nail heads on fondant strips.

Step 4

Outline house. Use purple icing to pipe lines under eaves, and at base and corners of house. Attach candy to corners of house.

Step 5

Decorate roof. Use black icing to outline and fill in holes. Pat smooth. Use purple icing to pipe rows, including eaves. Use spatula to smooth rows and toothpick to mark wood grain. Attach candy to roof peak.

Step 6

Decorate base. Roll out fondant 1/16 in. thick. Cut out strip, 4 in. long x 1 1/2 in. wide, and attach for pathway. Use black icing to outline fondant. Attach candy.

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Watch our online video. There's no need to have a plain roof if you have a spatula on hand. Many different textures can be created by using a spatula to make a look of fallen snow, shingles and stucco.

The Zigzag is a popular way to fill in outlined areas, perfect for ribbed sweater and cuff effects. You can also use tight zigzags to cover the entire side of your cake—they look great!

Characters or designs are often outlined first, then piped in with stars or zigzags. Outlines can also be used for facial features.

Pipe dots for flower centers, faces, figure piping and border effects. When making large dots, lift the tip as you squeeze to allow icing to fill out completely.

Striking drama and great dimension can be added to gingerbread with the creative touches of zigzags. Just a simple back and forth motion can form beautiful drifts of snow on roofs, eaves, windowsills, and borders for doors.

An architectural flair and welcoming appeal can be achieved by adding artistic windowpanes to a gingerbread house. Beautiful small paned windows, front bay windows and even cathedral windows can be made in a few easy steps.

The bead shape makes impressive borders outlines and accents on letters and designs; also a cute trim on clothing and gingerbread houses. The basis for making piped hearts and figure piping.

Icicles capture the magical moment of snow falling and gracefully trailing down a winter cottage. Add this magical look effect to roof edges, windowsills and trees.

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