Pumpkin Shaped Sugar Cookies

Pumpkin Shaped Sugar Cookies

Baking Time: 8-10 min

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Trick your quests at your next gathering with pumpkin shaped Sugar Cookies … They’ll never know this fun Fall themed cookie was made with organic whole grains….unless you tell them!

Ingredients

  • 2 cups Spelt Flour
  • 1 tsp baking powder
  • ½ tsp baking soda
  • ½ tsp salt
  • ½ tsp ground nutmeg
  • ½ cup butter, room temperature
  • 1 cup sugar
  • 1 egg
  • 1 Tbs grated orange peel
  • 1 tsp vanilla
  • 2 Tbs milk
  • 2 Tbs sugar, for coating

Icing:

  • 2 cup powdered sugar
  • 3 Tbsp milk
  • 1  tsp vanilla
  • Black, orange, green and other food coloring as desired

Instructions

  1. Stir together first five ingredients. In large bowl, beat butter on high for 1 minute.  Add sugar & mix until combined. Stir in egg, orange peel and vanilla and mix until well combined. Add flour mixture and stir until just combined.
  2. Shape into 1-inch balls and place on ungreased cookie sheet 2 inches apart. Flatten slightly with bottom of glass dipped in sugar topping.
  3. Bake in a preheated 350° oven  for 8 to 10 minutes, or until edges are golden brown.  Cool on wire rack.

Icing:

  1. Stir together powdered sugar, milk and vanilla in a bowl until smooth. Split icing into three bowls. Stir in 3 drops of orange food coloring to one bowl, 3 drops of green food coloring to second bowl and  5 drops of black food coloring to the last bowl.  Stir in more drops to each bowl for darker coloring.
  2. Spread orange frosting over cooled cookies. Poor black frosting into a small plastic sealable sandwich bag and move frosting to one of the bottom corners of the bag. Use scissors to snip off a small corner piece. Squeeze out frosting from corner and start designing your pumpkin! Do the same with the green frosting and design your pumpkin’s stem.

(Photo from iStockPhoto)

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