Scary Witches Finger Cookie Recipe
A nice witch finger recipe to try !
* 1 cup butter,softened
* 1 cup Icing sugar (powdered sugar)
* 1 Egg
* 1 tsp Almond extract
* 1 tsp Vanilla
* 2 2/3 cups Flour
* 1 tsp Salt
* 3/4 cup Almonds, whole blanched
* 1 Tube red decorator gel
First of all in a bowl, mix together your butter, sugar, egg, vanilla and almond extract.
Once well mixed, mix in the flour and salt as well. Then refrigerate for 30 minutes.
Remove a quarter of the dough from the fridge, roll heaping teaspoons of dough into finger shapes for each cookie.
And then press an almond on one end of the cookie to look like a fingernail.
Squeeze the center of the finger cookie to build a knuckle type shape.
Next is to make slashes with a paring knife along the finger is several places to help form the knuckle.
Preheat oven to 325F and place witch fingers on a lightly greased baking sheet.
Cook fingers for 20-25 minutes or until they begin to get a golden color.
Remove from oven and let rest for 3 minutes to cool off.
Lift up the almond slightly and squeeze red decorator gel under the almond to look like blood. Press the almond back down afterwards.
Remove from baking sheets and let cool on a cooling rack.
Repeat the cooking process until all the dough has been cooked. The witch finger recipe cookies is ready to serve...great ! Enjoy it !