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Halloween biscuits

Halloween biscuits

Whip up some homemade sweet treats to delight little ghosts and ghouls. Try our simple biscuit dough, rolled out and cut into spooky shapes.

Ingredients

Preparation method

  1. Preheat the oven to 190C/375F/Gas 5. Line a baking tray with greaseproof paper.

  2. Beat the butter and sugar together in a bowl until combined.

  3. Beat in the egg and vanilla extract, a little at a time, until well combined.

  4. Stir in the flour until the mixture comes together as a dough.

  5. Roll the dough out on a lightly floured work surface to a thickness of 1cm/½in.

  6. Using Halloween-style biscuit cutters, cut biscuits out of the dough and carefully place onto the baking tray.

  7. Bake the biscuits for 8-10 minutes, or until pale golden-brown. Set aside to harden for 5 minutes, then cool on a wire rack.

  8. For the icing, sift the icing sugar into a large mixing bowl and stir in enough water to create a smooth mixture. Stir in the food colouring.

  9. Carefully spread the icing onto the biscuits using a knife and set aside until the icing hardens.

Less than 30 mins preparation time

10 to 30 mins cooking time

Makes 6-8 biscuits

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