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Fancy Fall Acorn Cookie Recipe

Fancy Fall Acorn Cookie Recipe

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I love things that impress the heck out of people yet, are basically simple to make. These fancy fall acorn cookies are just the thing! You can use store-bought cookie dough or make it from the below , the magic is really in the decorating.

Fancy Fall Acorn Cookies

Ingredients:

  • 3 C flour
  • 1 tsp baking soda
  • 1/2 tsp salt
  • 1 C soft unsalted butter
  • 1 C granulated sugar
  • 1 eggs
  • 1 tsp vanilla

Cookie Cutter: acorn

Icing Ingredients:

  • 4 egg whites
  • 2 C powder sugar
  • 1/2 tsp cream of tartar
  • 1 tsp vanilla
  • golden yellow and green
  • 1 small bottle of alcohol
  • 1 tube of golden lustre dust

Cookie Directions:

– Cream the soft butter with the sugar until the combination is smooth not grainy to the touch in a mixing bowl.

-Add eggs…Continue to mix.

-Add the vanilla.. Continue mixing.

-Sift the four, baking soda, and salt together.

-Add the dry mixture to the wet mixture.

-Continue mixing to make sure all ingredients are thoroughly blended.

-Make the dough into a ball, wrap it in cling wrap completely covering the entire dough ball.

-Put in the refrigerator for about 6 hours or overnight. Check to see if the dough is firm.

-Preheat oven to 325 degrees.

-Pull the cookie dough out of the refrigerator and sit it out to soften up a bit.

– Put flour out on the cutting board, rub flour on the rolling pin, and work some flour into

the batter. (if needed).

-Roll the dough out on the cutting board and using the cookie cutter begin to make your cookies.

-Line the cookie sheet with parchment paper.

-Using a metal spatula move the cut cookies to the parchment lined cookie sheet.

-Bake at 325 degrees for 8 minutes. Check to see if the cookies are thoroughly baked.

-Take the cookies off of the cookie sheet and put on a wire rack to cool completely.

(About 10 minutes).

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Icing Directions:

-Combine all ingredients in a mixing bowl mixing on medium speed for 4 minutes. (except your food coloring)

-If icing is not stiff enough add 1/4 C powder sugar.

-Divide the icing into 2 equal bowls.

-The first bowl of icing add in a few drops of green

-The second bowl of icing, add several drops of golden yellow food coloring. Stir to mix.

-Spoon each color of icing into individual frosting bags with a #2 tips. Twist the open end of the bag to push the icing to the tip.

-Using the green piping bag, pipe a green line along the edge of the acorn cookies.

-Fill in with the thin green icing.

-Let dry for 2 hours.

-Take a #2 piping bag with golden yellow and pipe around the edge of the edge of the cookie as seen in the image.

-Brush with the gold paint you made using 1/4 tsp alcohol and 1 tablespoon of gold lustre dust

-Let dry for another 4 hours before bagging or ripping into your fancy fall acorn cookies like a monkey on a cupcake

Yield: 20 - 24 cookies

Fancy Fall Acorn Cookie Recipe

Fancy Fall Acorn Cookie Recipe

I love things that impress the heck out of people yet, are basically simple to make. These fancy fall acorn cookies are just the thing!

Prep Time 45 minutes
Cook Time 8 minutes
Additional Time 12 hours
Total Time 12 hours 53 minutes

Ingredients

  • 3 cups flour
  • 1 tsp baking soda
  • 1/2 tsp salt
  • 1 cup soft unsalted butter
  • 1 cup granulated sugar
  • 1 eggs
  • 1 tsp vanilla
  • Acorn Cookie Cutter

Instructions

Cookies Instructions:

Cream the soft butter with the sugar until the combination is smooth not grainy to the touch in a mixing bowl.

Add eggs…Continue to mix.

Add the vanilla.. Continue mixing.

Sift the four, baking soda, and salt together.

Add the dry mixture to the wet mixture.

Continue mixing to make sure all ingredients are thoroughly blended.

Make the dough into a ball, wrap it in cling wrap completely covering the entire dough ball.

Put in the refrigerator for about 6 hours or overnight. Check to see if the dough is firm.

Preheat oven to 325 degrees.

Pull the cookie dough out of the refrigerator and sit it out to soften up a bit.

Put flour out on the cutting board, rub flour on the rolling pin, and work some flour into

the batter. (if needed).

Roll the dough out on the cutting board and using the cookie cutter begin to make your cookies.

Line the cookie sheet with parchment paper.

Using a metal spatula move the cut cookies to the parchment lined cookie sheet.

Bake at 325 degrees for 8 minutes. Check to see if the cookies are thoroughly baked.

Take the cookies off of the cookie sheet and put on a wire rack to cool completely.

(About 10 minutes).

Icing Instructions:

Combine all ingredients in a mixing bowl mixing on medium speed for 4 minutes. (except your food coloring)

If icing is not stiff enough add 1/4 C powder sugar.

-Divide the icing into 2 equal bowls.

The first bowl of icing add in a few drops of green

The second bowl of icing, add several drops of golden yellow food coloring. Stir to mix.

Spoon each color of icing into individual frosting bags with a #2 tips. Twist the open end of the bag to push the icing to the tip.

Using the green piping bag, pipe a green line along the edge of the acorn cookies.

Fill in with the thin green icing.

Let dry for 2 hours.

Take a #2 piping bag with golden yellow and pipe around the edge of the edge of the cookie as seen in the image.

Brush with the gold paint you made using 1/4 tsp alcohol and 1 tablespoon of gold lustre dust

Let dry for another 4 hours before serving or bagging.

Nutrition Information:

Yield:

20

Serving Size:

1 cookie

Amount Per Serving: Calories: 200Total Fat: 10gSaturated Fat: 6gTrans Fat: 0gUnsaturated Fat: 3gCholesterol: 34mgSodium: 131mgCarbohydrates: 25gFiber: 1gSugar: 11gProtein: 2g

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