Forget carving pumpkins this year, with these Pumpkin Emoji Cookies, you can make your pumpkin as expressive as you’d like! Make a heart-eye pumpkin for the boy or ghoul you love…or make spooky grinning pumpkins to hand out to your favorite trick-or-treaters. A fun project to do with the kids, these Pumpkin Emoji Cookies are sure to become a well-loved Halloween tradition.
Bake cookies. Prepare cookie dough following recipe instructions. Cut out cookie shapes using pumpkin cookie cutter. Bake and cool.
Tint icing. Combine Red-Red and Christmas Red icing colors to get red color shown. Using Orange, Kelly Green and Black icing colors, tint 1 cup icing orange, ¼ cup green and ½ cup black. Tint ¼ cup icing red using color combinations provided. Reserve remaining icing white.
Decorate cookies. Using spatula and orange icing, ice cookies smooth.
Prepare decorating bag with coupler and black icing. Prepare three decorating bags with tip 5. Fill separately with green, white and red icing.
Using green icing, pipe stems. Using black with tip 5, red and white icing, pipe facial features on pumpkins. Switch black icing bag to tip 3 to pipe teeth and eyebrows.