The skeleton cookies are another nice recipe for Halloween! For their realization, I made use of the aid of Carolina, one of the girls who works with me and together we decided to make them with misyani colors;) I used the pastry and 'the same as the other day Jack Skellington and biscuits my Ely has appreciated so much these monstrous cakes, let me know if your children like them too! Well, today are struggling with new autumn recipes to offer for next week, then I leave my skeleton cookies and I run into the kitchen to mess! A kiss to those who pass by here: *
- Ingredients for 20 biscuits:
- 225 grams of flour 00
- 50 grams of cocoa
- 150 grams of sugar
- 150 g butter
- 1 egg
- 1 pinch of baking soda
- 1/2 teaspoon cinnamon
- 1/2 teaspoon vanilla essence
- 100 grams of powdered sugar
- 1 egg white
- purple food coloring
- colored sugar
- food pen
How to make biscuits skeleton
Started to prepare the pastry.
Put all the dry ingredients in a bowl.
Add the butter into chunks and start working.
Then also add the egg and vanilla and mix until you have a smooth dough. Wrap in plastic wrap and let rest in refrigerator for at least 30 minutes.
Take back the pastry and roll it out, then obtained the molds with cutters: you can use one for the little men of gingerbread.
: Place the biscuits on a baking sheet lined with parchment paper and bake for about 15 minutes in a convection oven preheated to 180 ° C.
Remove from the oven and let cool completely.
Now prepare the royal icing: started to mount the egg white, then add the sifted icing sugar. The result will be smooth and dense enough.
Set aside 1/3 of the ice, and in the remaining also joined the dye (I used purple, but you can choose the color you prefer).
Decorated cookies cool with colored icing, leaving a free boundary all around.
Wait until the icing to dry completely, then create your skeletons with white icing, with the aid of a toothpick.
To make them cute and cheerful for my Ely, I decorated them further with sugar flowers.
Let dry completely before serving.
If you want, you can draw the smiley faces, with a food or dark chocolate pen.