Halloween Cutout Cookies with Royal Icing and Fondant
Decorate Cutout Halloween Cookies using royal icing and fondant, candy corn, bats, spider webs, ghosts, and more! It’s easy and fun!
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Fun Frosted Halloween Cutout Cookies To Make!
I had a family that I wanted to send a thank you to…….and what better way than with cookies!!
I’ve always used royal icing on my cutout butter cookies recipe. But, after I saw a video tutorial covering a cookie with fondant I knew I needed to try fondant on my cutout cookies!
I have to tell you………I LOVED how easy it was and how pretty it made my cookies look!!
I still like the taste of royal icing better, but it’s nice to have this option for something quick.
I covered some in fondant and others in royal icing.
Can you tell which ones are covered in fondant?
How Are Butter Cookies Different From Sugar Cookies
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I love butter cookies for cutout cookies because they are softer than a sugar cookie (which is usually crisp and a little crunchy), yet not as soft and crumbly as a shortbread cookie. Making them perfect for cutout cookies and decorating!!
*ROYAL ICING AND FONDANT COOKIE TIPS
- I used Satin Ice Rolled Fondant – White – Vanilla
- Cookie cutters: some were from Sweet Baking Supply and some I already had. Wilton has a nice set of 18 Halloween Cookie Cutters for around $20
- I recently started using CK Meringue Powder for my Royal Icing and I’m getting much better results.
- Best result with Americolor Soft Gel Food Paste for coloring
- My Kitchenaid Mixer is a lifesaver, especially when making royal icing!
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Tips for Freezing Cutout Cookies
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