Halloween Pumpkin Cookies Recipe

| September 23, 2016 | 9 Comments

 

Halloween Pumpkin Cookies Recipe

Halloween Pumpkin Cookies

 

Halloween Pumpkin Cookies Recipe

If you are looking for a special treat your children can give their friends at school for Halloween, these Pumpkin Cookies are the one to make! Simply put one in a plastic bag and tie with an orange ribbon! This recipe is time consuming, but well worth the effort since it’s as delicious as it looks. You will need to purchase a candy corn cookie cutter to make the cookie shape.

Cookie Ingredients:

3 Cup flour

1 tsp baking soda

1/2 tsp salt

1 Cup soft unsalted butter

1 Cup granulated sugar

1 eggs

Halloween sprinkles 

Cookie Cutter: candy corn

 

Icing Ingredients:

4 egg whites

2 Cup powder sugar

1/2 tsp cream of tartar

1 tsp vanilla

Black, orange, and green gel food colouring

 

Halloween Pumpkin Cookies Recipe

Halloween Pumpkin Cookies

 

Cookie Directions: 

– Cream the soft butter with the sugar until the combination is smooth and not grainy to the touch in a mixing bowl. 

-Add eggs and continue to mix. 

-Add the vanilla and continue mixing. 

-Sift the four, baking soda, and salt together. 

-Add the dry mixture to the wet mixture. 

-Continue mixing to make sure all ingredients are thoroughly blended. 

-Make the dough into a ball, wrap it in cling wrap completely covering the entire dough ball. 

-Put in the refrigerator for about 6 hours or overnight. Check to see if the dough is firm. 

-Preheat oven to 325 degrees. 

-Pull the cookie dough out of the refrigerator and sit it out to soften up a bit. 

– Put flour out on the cutting board, rub flour on the rolling-pin, and work some flour into

the batter. (if needed). 

-Roll the dough out on the cutting board and using the cookie cutter begin to make your cookies. 

-Line the cookie sheet with parchment paper. 

-Using a metal spatula move the cut cookies to the parchment lined cookie sheet. 

-Bake at 325 degrees for 8 minutes. Check to see if the cookies are thoroughly baked. 

-Take the cookies off of the cookie sheet and put on a wire rack to cool completely.

(About 10 minutes).

 

Icing Directions: 

-Combine all ingredients in a mixing bowl mixing on medium speed for 4 minutes. (except your food colouring) 

-If icing is not stiff enough add 1/4 Cup powder sugar. 

-Divide the icing into 4 equal bowls. 

-The first bowl of icing add in a few drops of orange food colouring

-The second bowl of icing, add several drops of black gel food colouring. Stir to mix. 

-The third bowl of icing, add several drops of  green food colouring.

-The fourth bowl stays white. 

-Spoon each colour of icing into individual frosting bags with a #2 tips. Twist the open end of the bag to push the icing to the tip. 

-Squeeze the majority of the white icing into a bowl then add 1 tsp of water to this icing and stir to mix the water and icing together.

-Using the orange piping bag, pipe an orange line around half of the candy corn shaped cookie. 

-Fill in with the thin orange icing.

-Add some green dots to the pumpkin on the corners. 

-Let dry for 2 hours. 

-Pipe on a face for the pumpkin.

-Pipe a black line of icing around the edge of the top half of the cookie. 

-Add in a half circle of white, sprinkle with some sprinkles. 

-Let dry for another 4 hours before bagging or enjoying. 

 

 

I hope you enjoyed my Halloween Pumpkin Cookie recipe . If you make it, make sure to share with us on Facebook or Twitter! Also, check out all of our other Halloween Recipes.

 

Halloween Pumpkin Cookies Recipe

Halloween Pumpkin Cookies

 

Halloween Pumpkin Cookies
Write a review
Print
Cookie Ingredients
  1. 3 Cup flour
  2. 1 tsp baking soda
  3. 1/2 tsp salt
  4. 1 Cup soft unsalted butter
  5. 1 Cup granulated sugar
  6. 1 eggs
  7. Halloween sprinkles
  8. Cookie Cutter: candy corn
Icing Ingredients
  1. 4 egg whites
  2. 2 Cup powder sugar
  3. 1/2 tsp cream of tartar
  4. 1 tsp vanilla
  5. Black, orange, and green gel food colouring
Cookie Directions
  1. Cream the soft butter with the sugar until the combination is smooth and not grainy to the touch in a mixing bowl.
  2. Add eggs and continue to mix.
  3. Add the vanilla and continue mixing.
  4. Sift the four, baking soda, and salt together.
  5. Add the dry mixture to the wet mixture.
  6. Continue mixing to make sure all ingredients are thoroughly blended.
  7. Make the dough into a ball, wrap it in cling wrap completely covering the entire dough ball.
  8. Put in the refrigerator for about 6 hours or overnight. Check to see if the dough is firm.
  9. Preheat oven to 325 degrees.
  10. Pull the cookie dough out of the refrigerator and sit it out to soften up a bit.
  11. Put flour out on the cutting board, rub flour on the rolling-pin, and work some flour into
  12. the batter. (if needed).
  13. Roll the dough out on the cutting board and using the cookie cutter begin to make your cookies.
  14. Line the cookie sheet with parchment paper.
  15. Using a metal spatula move the cut cookies to the parchment lined cookie sheet.
  16. Bake at 325 degrees for 8 minutes. Check to see if the cookies are thoroughly baked.
  17. Take the cookies off of the cookie sheet and put on a wire rack to cool completely.
  18. (About 10 minutes).
Icing Directions
  1. Combine all ingredients in a mixing bowl mixing on medium speed for 4 minutes. (except your food colouring)
  2. If icing is not stiff enough add 1/4 Cup powder sugar.
  3. Divide the icing into 4 equal bowls.
  4. The first bowl of icing add in a few drops of orange food colouring
  5. The second bowl of icing, add several drops of black gel food colouring. Stir to mix.
  6. The third bowl of icing, add several drops of green food colouring.
  7. The fourth bowl stays white.
  8. Spoon each color of icing into individual frosting bags with a #2 tips. Twist the open end of the bag to push the icing to the tip.
  9. Squeeze the majority of the white icing into a bowl then add 1 tsp of water to this icing and stir to mix the water and icing together.
  10. Using the orange piping bag, pipe an orange line around half of the candy corn shaped cookie.
  11. Fill in with the thin orange icing.
  12. Add some green dots to the pumpkin on the corners.
  13. Let dry for 2 hours.
  14. Pipe on a face for the pumpkin.
  15. Pipe a black line of icing around the edge of the top half of the cookie.
  16. Add in a half circle of white, sprinkle with some sprinkles.
  17. Let dry for another 4 hours before bagging or enjoying.
Ottawa Mommy Club http://ottawamommyclub.ca/

Tags: , , , , , , , , , , , , ,

Category: Desserts, Food, Friday Food Frenzy, Halloween, Halloween, Holidays, Recipes, Snacks, Themes, Weekly Themes

About the Author ()

Lyne is happily married and has two teenagers: a 19 year old son and a 22 year old daughter. She is a Certified Infant Massage Instructor (CIMI), Certified Professional Wedding Consultant, and an Event Planner. It has always been her dream to create a website dedicated just for Moms since her children were young. Thus, after 10 years, she finally accomplished it, and the Ottawa Mommy Club was born in May 2011. She was also the Queen B of the BConnected Conference, Canada's Digital Influencer and social media Conference in Ottawa and Toronto. She coordinated the Annual Infant Information Day/Early Years Expo for the City of Ottawa for 8 years. She was also the co-chair of the Navan for Kraft Hockeyville 2009-2011 committee that organized five community events within 6 months, and helped Navan reach the top 10 finalists in Canada. In April 2011, she received the Mayor's City Builder Award.

Comments (9)

Trackback URL | Comments RSS Feed

  1. Kristi says:

    These are really unique and adorable.

  2. Lynda Cook says:

    Very time consuming but also very cute!!

  3. loriag says:

    Those would so cute for a party.

  4. sarah alexis says:

    Okay I think I definitely have to make these with my kids this October!!!!

  5. Wanda Bee says:

    These are just the cutest cookies for Halloween!

  6. Cheryl says:

    These are super cute!! I just love decorating cookies 🙂

  7. jan says:

    I really like the sprinkles which you put on the rim above the orange. Nicely done!

  8. Stephanie LaPlante says:

    These cookies are so cute! I think I have to make them.

Leave a Reply

Your email address will not be published. Required fields are marked *