Thursday, October 31, 2013

Halloween Treats: Homemade Sugar Cookie Fingers and Ghosts!


Fingers & Ghosts, OH MY!!

Are you planning a Halloween Party this year? Need something creative and creepy to serve up to your guests? 
I'm not having a party and I probably won't have any trick or treaters at the farmhouse this evening (we live 5 miles down a gravel road) but I still wanted to do something festive! So, I decided to make these Gross Fingers & Ghosts to take to my husband's office, G'ma at Assisted Living, and a few for our friends in town. 

This is a super simple recipe that you can adapt with your own creative touches!

I used the recipe for my sugar cookies with slight adjustments find the original recipe here:

For my sugar cookies I chose to half the recipe, all ingredients were halved except for the egg and vanilla. 

(Note- I used an organic farm fresh egg. I've never used organic eggs until recently and I feel like their rich yolks make a big difference in my cooking and baking.)

Tip: Ungreased cookie sheet and "smaller dough fingers" made for more shapely fingers, helping keep the finger cookies from spreading out so much in the oven.

 You could make this a quicker project if you buy store bought sugar-cookie dough; however, these homemade sugar cookies turned out absolutely DELICIOUS!


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