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Makes 3 dozen cookies


Customize these Halloween cookies with your favorite designs to make them even spookier!




1 cup sugar

1 cup butter, softened

1 teaspoon vanilla extract

2 large eggs

3 cups MARTHA WHITE All-Purpose Flour

1/4 teaspoon salt



3 cups powdered sugar

2 tablespoons milk

2 tablespoons light corn syrup

1/2 teaspoon almond, lemon or vanilla extract

Red and yellow food coloring

Decorator food writing pens or icing



1.Beat sugar and butter in large bowl with an electric mixer at MEDIUM-HIGH speed, until light and fluffy. Blend in 1 teaspoon vanilla and eggs. Beat in flour and salt at LOW speed. Cover with plastic wrap. Refrigerate at least 1 hour for easier handling.

2.Heat oven to 350 degrees. Roll dough on lightly floured surface to 1/4-inch thickness. Cut with 3-inch round or shaped cutter. Place 1-inch apart on ungreased baking sheets.

3.Bake 10 to 12 minutes, or until light golden brown. Cool 1 minute. Remove from cookie sheets. Cool 10 minutes, or until completely cooled.

4.Blend together powdered sugar, milk, corn syrup and 1/2 teaspoon extract in medium bowl. Add drops of red and yellow food coloring to make orange frosting. Spread or paint onto cookies. Allow to dry. Decorate with Halloween designs.


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