Monster Cookies

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Monster Cookies
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Difficulty:
moderate
Difficulty
Preparation:
45 min.
Preparation

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These monster cookies are a vivid, fun take on a traditional sugar cookie.

This is such a fun thing to serve to children, and it's even more fun to make them together! Give them some frosting and let them make their own monster cookies! 

Ingredients

for
8
For the cookies
½ cup
½ cup
superfine caster sugar
1
egg (beaten)
1 teaspoon
2 cups
To decorate
3 ½ cups
green and black Food coloring
½ cup
red Fondant (cut into thin sticks)
How healthy are the main ingredients?
egg

Preparation steps

1.

For the biscuits: heat the oven to 375°F. Line a large baking tray with non-stick baking paper.

2.
Beat the butter and sugar together in a bowl until soft and light.
3.
Beat in the egg and vanilla extract, a little at a time, until blended.
4.
Stir in the flour and mix to a dough.
5.

Roll out the dough out on a lightly floured surface to a thickness of 1/2". Using a cookie cutter or card template, cut frankenstein shapes out of the dough and place on the baking tray.

6.
Bake for 8-10 minutes until cooked through. Cool on the baking tray for 5 minutes, then place on a wire rack to cool completely.
7.
To decorate: sift the icing sugar into a bowl and beat in just enough water to give a thick consistency. the mixture should be thick enough to coat the back of a spoon.
8.
Put half the mixture into another bowl and stir in a little green food colouring.
9.
Stir the black food colouring into the remaining icing. Cover until ready to use.
10.

Spread the green icing over the cookies and leave to set.

11.

Put the black icing into a piping bag and pipe the hair, eyes, nose, mouth and bolts onto the biscuits. Pipe around the outline of the cookies.

12.

Arrange the red fondant sticks on top, as in the photo, and leave to set.