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Candy Corn Cookies

Candy Corn Cookies Recipe

These candy corn cookies, are a fun way to make cookies for Halloween.


For the Butter Cookie Dough:

  • 3/4 cup butter, softened
  • 1/4 cup granulated sugar
  • 1/4 cup packed light brown sugar
  • 1 egg yolk
  • 1-3/4 cups all-purpose flour
  • 3/4 teaspoon baking powder
  • 1/8 teaspoon salt

For the Cookie Glaze:

  • 4 cups powdered sugar
  • 4 tablespoons milk


Preheat oven to 350°F.

For the Butter Cookie Dough:

  1. Combine butter, granulated sugar, brown sugar and egg yolk in medium bowl. Add flour, baking powder and salt; mix well.
  2. Cover; refrigerate about 4 hours or until firm. Roll dough on floured surface to 1/4-inch thickness.
  3. Cut out 3-inch candy corn shapes from dough. Place cutouts on un-greased cookie sheets.
  4. Bake 8 to 10 minutes or until edges are lightly browned. Remove to wire racks to cool completely. Prepare cookie glaze.

Cookie Glaze:

  1. Combine 4 cups powdered sugar and 4 tablespoons milk in small bowl. Add 1 to 2 tablespoons more milk as needed to make medium-thick, pour able glaze.
  2. Place racks over waxed-paper-lined baking sheets. Divide Cookie Glaze into thirds; place in separate small bowls. Tint 1/3 glaze with yellow food coloring and 1/3 with orange food coloring. Leave remaining glaze white.
  3. For Bat Cookies, Omit yellow and orange food colorings. Prepare recipe as directed except use bat cookie cutter to cut out dough. Bake as directed.
  4. Color glaze with black paste food coloring; spoon over cookies. 
  5. Spoon glazes over cookies to resemble candy corn. Let stand until glaze is set.

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