Learn how to make these quick and easy Halloween cookies! Great for snacking and sharing in Halloween treat bags, parties and more. Customize your cookies in your favorite Halloween colors! Get everything you need to make these colorful sugar cookies right here.
If using buttercream icing recipe, prepare according to recipe directions. You will need one tablespoon icing per cookie.
Using spatula, ice cookies.
Color cookies. Using napkin, cover half of iced cookie. Using Orange Mist Color Spray, tint white icing orange. Move napkin to cover the orange side of cookie. Using Violet Color Mist Food Color Spray, tint remaining white icing violet. Let dry, about 5 to 10 minutes.
Hold bag at a 45° angle and touch tip to the surface. Squeeze at starting point so that icing sticks to surface. Now raise tip slightly, and as you squeeze, guide tip slightly above surface. To end outline, stop squeezing, touch tip to surface and pull tip away. After outline, fill in using a zigzag motion to fill area. Pat smooth using finger dipped in cornstarch.
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