Who says Halloween treats need to be spooky? If you’re throwing a classy Halloween soiree, these Sophisticated Skull Halloween Cookies are just the treat for you. Simple and clean, these Halloween treats could also be used for Day of the Dead (have a decorating party to color the skulls!). With only a few ingredients and supplies, these classic and simple Halloween desserts are a great solution for anyone looking for an easy and budget-friendly treat for their October celebrations.
Make bow loops. Prepare royal
icing following recipe directions.
Tint a portion black; reserve
remaining white. Use tip 4 and
full-strength black icing to pipe
loops on parchment paper for each
female skull, two each 7/8 in. x 3/8 in.
and 5/8 in. x 3/8 in. Let dry 24 hours.
Make cookies. Prepare and roll
out cookie dough following recipe
directions. Cut using skull Comfort
Grip cutter. Bake and cool cookies.
Decorate cookies. Use tip 2 and
full-strength white icing to outline
skulls and facial features.
Use thinned white icing in cut
disposable bag to flow in skull. Let
dry, 1 to 2 hours. Use thinned black
icing in cut disposable bag to flow
in facial features. Let dry 24 hours.
1 DAY IN ADVANCE
Decorate accents. For bow, use
tip 4 and full-strength black icing
to pipe a dot knot on top of each
female skull. Insert four loops,
angling to create bow shape. Use
tip 4 and black icing to pipe three
pull-out hair strands at center of
bow. Let dry overnight.
For hat, use tip 4 and full-strength black icing to outline and pipe in base,
7/8 in. deep. Pat smooth with finger dipped in cornstarch.
For brim, overpipe bottom edge, 3/4 in. thick, tapering at sides. Use fingers
to pat and shape 1/2 in. deep brim. Let dry overnight.