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Halloween Vampire Cookies

Thu, 31 October 2019

Halloween Vampire Cookies

HALLOWEEN VAMPIRE COOKIES!!!

Cookie Ingredients:

- 150g soft butter
- 125g soft light brown sugar
- 100g caster sugar
- 1 tsp vanilla extract
- 1 egg
- 1 egg yolk
- 300g Plain flour
-1/4 tsp Bread soda
- 100g chocolate chips (can also use smarties or nuts)

Buttercream Ingredients:

- 200g Icing sugar
- 100g soft butter
- 1 tsp vanilla extract
- red food colouring

To Decorate:

- mini marshmallows
- Almond flakes

Method:

- Mix together the butter, brown sugar, caster sugar and vanilla.
- Add 1 egg and 1 egg yolk and combine.
- Add Plain flour, bread soda and mix until flour is just incorporated.
- Fold in chocolate chips or chosen filling.
- With an ice cream scoop, scoop cookie dough onto a lined baking tray making sure not to place them to close together as they will spread during cooking.
- Bake in a preheated over of 175 degrees for 13 minutes.
- Once baked remove from the oven and allow to cool.
- while your cookies are cooling make your buttercream filling.
- In a stand mixer or with a handheld mixer combine the icing sugar and butter to achieve a smooth buttercream consistency.
- add vanilla extra and red food colouring.

To Assemble:

- cut your cookie into half.
- turn the 2 halves upside down and with a piping bag or palette knife spread the red buttercream on each half of the cookie.
- place mini marshmallows along the edge of one cookie to make the teeth.
- put the second cookie half on top of the other.
- place 2 almond flakes to the front between the marshmallows to creat fangs.

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