Halloween Pumpkin Cookie Stack

September 22, 2013

A pumpkin cookie stack - a great treat for Halloween - cookies stacked into the shape of pumpkins

As soon as I saw it was biscuit week on The Great British Bake Off I knew I wanted to make a pumpkin cookie stack. What I mean is a stack of biscuits with a pumpkin flavour and in the shape of a pumpkin. I have kind of achieved my goal, although I have been told they look more like pineapples. The nice thing about this is that you do not need a special Halloween cutter you just need three circular pastry cutters (or more if you want a bigger pumpkin)

A pumpkin cookie stack - a great treat for Halloween - cookies stacked into the shape of pumpkins
Pumpkin Cookie Stack
 
Recipe Type: Biscuit
Author: Here Come the Girls
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A cute recipe for Pumpkin cookies – perfect to make for Halloween.
Ingredients
  • 3/4 cup of butter
  • 1 cup sugar
  • 2 eggs
  • 2 1/2 cups plain flour
  • 1 tsp baking powder
  • pumpkin spice
  • (1/2 tsp cinnamon
  • 1/4 tsp ground ginger
  • 1/4 tsp ground cloves
  • 1/4 tsp ground nutmeg)
  • icing sugar
  • orange food colouring
  • green fondant icing
Instructions
  1. Cream the butter and sugar.
  2. Stir in the eggs.
  3. Sift the flour and spices in and beat into dough.
  4. Roll into a ball, cover and leave in the fridge for 30 mins-1hr.
  5. Roll and cut into circles. Use 2 of each size.
  6. Bake for 6-8 mins in a hot oven 200 degrees C (400 F)
  7. Cool and then dip each biscuit into the icing.
  8. Stack into a pumpkin shape.
  9. Leave until the icing dries.
  10. Add a stalk made out of green fondant icing.
 

I found these 3-D pumpkin cookies. They have a hollow inside for some treats. I was a bit gutted when I found them as I thought I had come up with the idea myself – but I must have seen them on Pinterest. I hate it when that happens!

pumpkin cookie stack
Halloween Pumpkin Cookie Stack

I love how you can make them for a party and then break them off to share out. They would also make a great alternative for trick or treaters. I think if I were to make these again I would use some real pumpkin and spices in the icing.  I might also try to make them a bit bigger. Other than that I am quite happy how they turned out, even if they do look more like pineapples!

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