Sometimes I go check out my “Upcoming Posts and Projects” section on this blog to remind myself what I’m supposed to be posting. At one point, I was checking up on this week’s project, and I was like “What?? I’m making pumpkin cookies??! That sounds amazing!”
…And then I remembered that these cookies don’t have pumpkin IN them… They have pumpkins ON them. And they’re pretty, I know… But now I’m all inspired to make *real* pumpkin cookies. I’ll let you know if I do.
In the meantime, here’s the week’s project! I’m actually making these by request, since I made these for our annual harvest party last year, and they were a favorite of several attendees (my family isn’t really into Halloween, so we just have a big ol’ harvest celebration on Halloween night every year).
Here’s how I made them:
First, sugar cookies! I just used a basic recipe, and then I added cinnamon. Simplicious. 🙂
Then, royal icing! I used the same technique that I did for my Easter Cookies earlier this year; if you want to learn how to do that, let me know. I’d be happy to post a tutorial sometime… But today is not the time, since there is a big ol’ house to be cleaned, and a very small amount of time in which to clean it.
Once the basic filling was done, in green and orange, I piped ANOTHER outline over the pumpkins, to give them more definition, and I let them dry overnight.
When they were dry, as is my habit, I doodled on them with white icing for pretty accents. That’s how I do. 🙂
I like. You like?
I didn’t get a sponsor for this project, but I suspect (with 70+ guests coming tomorrow night) it won’t be too difficult to make sure they get eaten. 😉
Back next week! With a recipe! (Best recipe ever, by the way… Make sure to check back.)