Sugar Ghosts

Desserts

Are you looking for a scrumptious treat to make for your little goblin’s Halloween parties? Look no further! Here is a recipe that is not only easy, but delicious and fun! The kids will love rolling out these wonderful sugar cookies, cutting them and decorating!  So easy!  My girls and I made these for many school Halloween parties!   Just my basic sugar cookie recipe (not just for Christmas anymore!) These are easy to transport to school parties and are always a hit!  Try this for a simple yet fun party treat!   These are as much fun to make as they are to eat; a fun family activity!  This recipe makes 3 dozen cookies.

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Sugar Ghosts

1 1/2 Cups Powdered Sugar

1 Cup Butter

1 Tsp. Vanilla

1 Tsp. Almond Extract

1 Egg

2 1/2 Cups Flour

1 Tsp. Baking Powder

1 Tsp. Cream of Tartar

1/3 Cup Granulated Sugar

Black Decorating Gel Icing

Combine powdered sugar, butter, vanilla, almond extract and egg in a large bowl.   Beat well together.

 

Add flour, baking powder and cream of tartar.  Mix well.  Wrap in plastic and place in freezer for 25 to 30 minutes.

Heat oven to 375 degrees.   Grease cookie sheets lightly.  Divide dough in half and roll out to 1/4″ thick on lightly floured surface.  Cut into shapes and sprinkle with granulated sugar.

Bake 7 to 8 minutes or until edges are lightly browned.  Cool on rack.  Decorate with black gel icing.

These are super easy to make, decorate and transport to all your Halloween parties!

3 Dozen