You?ll be surprised at how easy these 3-D pumpkin cookies are to make for your upcoming Halloween parties. Just start with the Wilton Pumpkin Bite-Size Silicone Mold to bake the cookies, and then use tinted royal icing to decorate.
Make cookies. Prepare dough and press into mold cavities, fill 3/4 full. Bake supported on a cookie sheet and cool. Unmold cookies according to package directions.
Cover cookies with icing. Prepare royal icing according to package directions. Tint large portion orange; thin according to package directions. Tint small, equal portions black and green. Place cookies on cooling grid positioned over parchment paper-covered cookie sheet. Use thinned orange icing in cut disposable decorating bag to cover top and sides of cookies. Tap grid gently to smooth and remove excess icing. Use spatula to transfer cookies to parchment paper-covered cake boards. Let dry overnight.
Decorate cookies. Use tip 2, cut disposable decorating bag and full-strength black icing to attach candy eyeballs, to outline and fill in mouth, and to pipe eyelashes. Use tip 5, cut disposable decorating bag and full-strength green icing to pipe pull-out dot for stems. Let set, about 1 hour.
Tasty Kolacky cookies can wear a Halloween disguise! These Eastern European favorites can be cut with shaped cookie cutters that suit the holiday. Pipe on jam or pastry filling before baking and add scary details after baking.