Bottom to top: Candy Corn Cookies, Bat Cookies Photo
Bottom to top: Candy Corn Cookies, Bat Cookies

YIELD Makes about 2 dozen cookies

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INGREDIENTS

Butter Cookie Dough (recipe)
Cookie Glaze (recipe)
Yellow and orange food colorings

PREPARATION:

  1. Prepare Butter Cookie Dough.
  2. Preheat oven to 350°F. Roll dough on floured surface to 1/4-inch thickness. Cut out 3-inch candy corn shapes from dough. Place cutouts on ungreased cookie sheets.
  3. Bake 8 to 10 minutes or until edges are lightly browned. Remove to wire racks to cool completely. Prepare Cookie Glaze.
  4. Place racks over waxed-paper-lined baking sheets. Divide Cookie Glaze into thirds; place in separate small bowls. Tint 1/3 glaze with yellow food coloring and 1/3 with orange food coloring. Leave remaining glaze white. Spoon glazes over cookies to resemble candy corn as shown in photo. Let stand until glaze is set.
Cookie Glaze
Combine 4 cups powdered sugar and 4 tablespoons milk in small bowl. Add 1 to 2 tablespoons more milk as needed to make medium-thick, pourable glaze.
Bat Cookies
Omit yellow and orange food colorings. Prepare recipe as directed except use bat cookie cutter to cut out dough. Bake as directed. Color glaze with black paste food coloring; spoon over cookies. Decorate with assorted candies as shown in photo.
This recipe appears in: Halloween
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