Be-gauze October 31st nears we are unraveling a treat even a Mummy would approve. Unveil some Mummified Sugar Cookies and your little goblins are sure to wrap you with sweet Halloween hugs!
Mummified Sugar Cookies
1 1⁄4 cups sugar
1 cup Butter Flavor Crisco
1⁄4 cup regular pancake maple syrup
1 tablespoon vanilla extract
3 cups flour, plus
4 tablespoons all-purpose flour, divided
3⁄4 teaspoon baking powder
1⁄2 teaspoon baking soda
1⁄2 teaspoon salt
1 tub of buttercream frosting
I package of M&Ms
Heat oven to 375.
Place sheets of foil on countertop for cooling cookies. Combine sugar and butter flavor crisco in large bowl. Beat at medium speed of electric mixer until well blended.
Add eggs, syrup, and vanilla. Beat until well blended and fluffy.
Combine 3 cups flour, baking powder, baking soda and salt. Add gradually to creamed mixture at low speed. Mix until well blended. Divide dough into 4 quarters.
Refrigerate at least 1 hour.
Spread 1 T of flour onto large sheet of waxed paper. Place one-fourth of dough on floured paper. Flatten slightly with hands.
Drop spoonfuls of dough onto ungreased baking sheet. Place 2 inches apart.
Bake at 375 for 5-9 minutes, depending on the size of your cookies.
Do not overbake. Cool 2 minutes on baking sheet. Remove cookies to cooling rack to cool completely. Decorate with buttercream frosting in a zigzag motion to create the look of a mummy. Add M&Ms for eyes. Reveal to all your ghouls.
*recipe adapted from Food