Spooky Cookies!

Halloween-themed iced cookies!!!
I tried a new cookie recipe, and decided to practise my cookie icing skills with royal icing. Since its Halloween soon, I decided to try some creepy, spooky design ideas!

My son has already called dibs on the jack-o-lantern cookie! 😛

So what did I discover while practising…
First – I need a few more icing nozzles, like two or three in each size, OR, I need to perfect my piping-bag-folding skills (the disposable ones don’t have a nice round opening when you trim them).
Second – I have to plan ahead better! Copying a picture is absolutely possible, but you have to be sure where to start and how to finish since the royal icing dries as you work.
Third – I have to practise my technique and my icing consistency more. I am a little shaky, and my icing is often too thick to be easily used.
Last, but not least – I will have to do at least 6 of one design for orders! Doing all 22 of these cookies with a different design REALLY slowed me down – some kind of “assembly line” process is essential.

I had a lot of fun with them! What do you think?

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Wife, mom, Guide Dog puppy raiser, cake artist, ADHD champion, wedding planner, dog lover, and tattooed cat slave.

2 Responses to Spooky Cookies!

  1. Sue Brett says:

    I need these today please! May I call you?

  2. Angel says:

    Hi Sue! I am sorry – I wouldn’t have been able to do them in a day, iced cookies take a few days to do! 🙁