NEW Cookie Cutters!

new_cuttersCheck out our latest cookie cutter shapes & designs!  It’s practically like Christmas here at Fancy Flours, we just got in a bunch of NEW Cookie Cutters in yesterday that are unique and fun!

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Spooky Spider Treats

Spider Web Cupcakes How-To

These Halloween cupcakes will set an arachnophobes heart a flutter!

You will need:
- Spider Web Cupcake Wrapper 
- 3D Hunchback Spider
- Writing decorating tip
- Super Black Food Coloring
- Electric Green Food Coloring
- Your favorite cupcake recipe
- Your favorite frosting recipe (we love buttercream)
- Decorating bag

Instructions:
1. Bake cupcakes according to instructions in regular muffin cups. Let cool.

2. While cupcakes are cooling, prepare the frosting. Divide into two bowls. One for the base color (green) and one for the web color (black). Place black frosting in decorating bag fit with writing tip.

3. Frost the top of the cupcake with the green frosting using a pastry bag and tip of your choosing. Then carefully pipe web design onto each cupcake using decorating bag with small writing tip using the black frosting.

4. Affix Hunchback Spider Picks to cupcakes by gently pushing into the frosting.

5. Assemble cupcake wrappers by fitting the tabs together and securing with tape.

6. Carefully put each cupcake in a wrapper and serve.

 

Spider Web Cookies How-To 

Learn how to make these super easy spider web cookies with spooky sugar spider decorations!

Image & recipe thanks to Lucks.com.

You will need:
- No Fail Sugar Cookie Recipe or store bought cookies
- Round Cookie Cutter
- Orange Food Color
- Sugar Spider Assortment
- Toothpicks
- Fudge or ganache

Directions:

1. Make your favorite cookie recipe and let cool; alternately, you may use pre-made cookies.

2. Tint icing orange using a few drops of Orange Food Color.

3. Ice each cookie.

4. Use fudge or ganache in a round tip to pipe a chocolate spiral on each iced cookie.

5. Before icing crusts, use a toothpick to drag lines through icing as shown, to create a webbing affect. TIP: Begin from the center of the cookie and pull toothpick outward.

6. Attach Spider Assortment decorations to each cookie.

Decorating idea by Charra Jarosz

Make an easy Halloween cake with creepy Large 3D Spider Decorations!

You will need:
3D Spider Decorations
- Writing decorating tip
Electric Yellow Food Coloring
Electric Orange Food Coloring
- Your favorite cake recipe
- Your favorite frosting recipe (we love buttercream)
- Decorating bag

Directions:

1. Bake cake according to instructions. Let cool.

2. While cake is cooling, prepare the frosting. Divide into two bowls. One for the base color (yellow) and one for the web color (orange). Place orange frosting in decorating bag fit with writing tip.

3. Frost the cake with the yellow frosting using a pastry bag and tip of your choosing. Then carefully pipe web design onto cake using decorating bag with small writing tip using the orange frosting.

4. Affix Spider Decorations to cake by gently pushing into the frosting.

Spider Treats from Others…

1. Spider Brownie Bites from Bakerella   2. Along Came  A Spider Cake from Country Living  3. Spider Cakes from Not Martha

Halloween Stencil Cookies

Boo’tiful Halloween treats are easy with this set of 3 frightful cookie stencil designs!

You will need:
- Halloween Cookie Top Stencil Set
- No Fail Sugar Cookie Recipe
- 4″ Round Cookie Cutter
- 1 bag royal icing
- Your choice of gel food coloring (we like Electric Orange and Super Black)
- Small spatula

Instructions:
1. Use No Fail Sugar Cookie Recipe and cut out several circular shapes. Bake and cool as directed.

2. While cookies are cooling, prepare the royal icing or frosting (buttercream frosting will also work). Divide into bowls and dye the desired color(s).

3. Center the stencil on top of one of the cooled cookies.

4. Using an off-set spatula or a regular spatula spread a thin layer of royal icing or buttercream over the top of the stencil.

5. Carefully lift the stencil off the cookie and allow the icing to completely dry before storing in an airtight container.

More Halloween Cookie Stencils…

Exclusive to Fancy Flours! Cheeky Running Gingerbread Skeleton Cookie Stencil makes the perfect treats for your ghost and goblin party! This stencil has been custom made for use with our Running Gingerbread Man Cookie Cutter. Perfect with our Gingerbread Cookie Recipe and our Chocolate Gingerbread Cookie Recipe.

Exclusive to Fancy Flours! Scaredy Cat Skeleton Cookie Stencil makes the perfect treats for your ghost and goblin party. This stencil has been custom made for use with our Halloween Cat Cookie Cutter. Perfect with our Gingerbread Cookie Recipe and our Chocolate Gingerbread Cookie Recipe.