Candy Filled Witch Hats
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Recipe type: Dessert
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Serves: 12
 
Fun and festive Halloween treat!
Ingredients
  • Chocolate Chip Cookie Ingredients:
  • 2¼ C flour
  • 1 tsp baking soda
  • 1 tsp salt
  • 1 C unsalted butter, room temp
  • ¾ C sugar
  • ¾ C packed light brown sugar
  • 1 tsp vanilla
  • 2 eggs, room temp
  • 2 C semi-sweet chocolate chips
  • Royal Icing Ingredients:
  • 2 egg whites
  • 1 C powder sugar
  • ½ tsp cream of tartar
  • 1 tsp vanilla
  • Orange, black, and green gel food coloring
  • Witches Hats Ingredients:
  • Box of large chocolate ice cream cones
  • Candy corn
Instructions
  1. Chocolate Chip Cookie Directions:
  2. Preheat oven to 375 degrees. Line a cookie sheet with parchment paper.
  3. Sift flour, baking soda and salt together in a small bowl.
  4. Using an electric mixer beat butter, granulated sugar, brown sugar and vanilla in a bowl until creamy.
  5. Add each egg at a time, beating well after each addition.
  6. Slowly add in flour mixture. Add the chocolate chips.
  7. Drop on the prepped cookie sheet the rounded tablespoon of dough.
  8. Bake at 375 degrees for 9 to 11 minutes or until golden brown.
  9. Cool on baking sheets for 2 minutes.
  10. Put on wire racks to cool completely.
  11. Royal Icing Directions:
  12. Separate the egg yolk from the white, placing the whites of the eggs into a mixing bowl.
  13. Add in the sugar, cream of tarter and vanilla with the egg whites beating for 6 minutes of medium speed.
  14. If the icing has a yellow color or resembles soup gradually add in about one more cup of powder sugar.
  15. Divide the icing into three bowls.
  16. Decorating:
  17. Fill the cone with candy corn set to the side
  18. In the first bowl of icing add several drops of black gel food coloring. Mix well. Set to the side
  19. Scoop the black icing into a piping bag with a #2 tip to outline where the ice cream cone sits on the chocolate chip cookie.
  20. Place the cone on top of the line make sure not to lose any of the candy corn
  21. Design and draw several spiders on the chocolate chip cookie by adding legs to the chocolate chips that are visible on the cookie
  22. Allow this to dry for about 4 minutes.
  23. In the second bowl add several drops of orange gel food coloring, mix well.
  24. Scoop the orange icing into a piping bag with a #2 tip add dots on top of the black line where the ice cream cone sits on the chocolate chip cookie. This is the trim of the hat
  25. Allow this to dry for about 5 minutes
  26. In the third bowl add several drops of green gel food coloring, mix well.
  27. Scoop the green icing into a piping bag with a #2 tip to add the green lines around the ice cream cone (witches hat).
  28. Allow the icing on the cookie to dry for about 5 minutes
  29. Add spiders to the hat by using black royal icing. First draw a small circle and then add legs similar to the spiders you did on the cookie.
  30. Allow to dry for 1 hour before serving
Recipe by Simplee Thrifty at https://simpleethrifty.com/candy-filled-witch-hats/