Halloween Cookie Decorating 101: How to Make Your Treats Look Professional

Are you hosting a Halloween party this year and looking for a cute dessert that looks professionally done? Watch the video above to learn tips and tricks straight from Joliet Junior College’s Culinary Arts Department. Follow along as JJC culinary student and pastry chef assistant Sam Bretz gives a demonstration on how to decorate a pumpkin and ghost-themed Halloween cookie.

Sugar Cookie

Unsalted butter-2 sticks
Sugar-1 and 1/8 cup
Eggs-1 large
Sour cream-2 tablespoons
Vanilla-1 teaspoon
Baking Powder-1/2 teaspoon
Cake Flour, sifted-4 and 1/2 cups

Cream butter and sugar, then add egg and vanilla. Mix well. Add sour cream and mix. Scrape the bowl, then add flour and baking powder and mix again. Flatten and place in cooler, roll out and cut. bake at 350F degrees. Let cool, then start decorating!

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