I have been making Martha Stewart's Halloween Pumpkin Spice Cookies for years now. YEARS! I'm not sure why she mentions pumpkin in the name, there isn't any in them. Possibly because she recommends you decorate them as such. I tried that once, and failed miserably. It appeared to be a near impossible task, one only achievable if you have no kids, no friends, no job and endless hours on your hands to fine-tune the consistency and colors of Royal Icing to *just right*.
I usually just make the icing, divide it up and color it with various Fall colors. Like this batch which I made last Thanksgiving. But this morning, I decided to try my hands at spiderwebs.
How cute are these?!?
This recipe makes a ton of cookies. So this time, after rolling the dough into four logs, I refrigerated two of them, and froze the other two for Thanksgiving time. Then I made a half batch of Royal Icing. We still have too many cookies, about 24. But we are going to dinner at a friends house tonight and will bring some over to share.
This day last year: "The Accidental Genius"