Thursday, October 31, 2013

Halloween Freaky Finger Cookies


Halloween Freaky Finger Cookies ... These finger-shaped cookies makes a great fun treat for kids on Halloween!


Halloween Freaky Finger Cookies
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Makes : 20 cookies


Ingredients :
  • 100 gm.  caster sugar
  • 100 gm.  butter
  • 1 egg yolk
  • 200 gm.  plain flour
  • 1/2 tsp.  vanilla essence
  • Salt, a pinch
  • 10 whole almonds, halved lengthwise
  • Chocolate, melted ( optional )

Method :
  • Combine caster sugar, butter, egg yolk, plain flour, vanilla essence and salt in a food processor and pulse just until a dough forms.
  • Transfer dough to a bowl and divide into quarters. Work with one portion of dough at a time, keeping the remaining dough covered with plastic wrap.
  • Divide first portion of dough into 5 equal pieces. On a work surface, roll each piece back and forth with your fingers into a thin rope or cylinder ( about 3 to to 4 inches long ) .
  • Place on a baking sheet lined with baking paper, a little apart as they will spread during baking. Use a knife to make a few cuts, close together, for the knuckles.
  • Place an almond halve at the end of each finger ( I used egg white on the edge of cookies to stick the almonds ), press the almond slightly into the cookie and trim away excess pastry around the edge to neaten. 
  • Repeat this process with remaining dough, place the shaped cookies in the fridge for 30 minutes. 
  • Preheat oven to 180C / 160F / Gas 4. Bake cookies for 10-12 minutes; just until firm. 
  • Leave to cool on wire rack, then store in an air-tight container.
  • Instead of almonds, dip cookies in melted chocolate after baking & cooling; if you like.
Recipe Source : BBC Good Food


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Thank you for stopping by. Hope you enjoy the recipe!!!

22 comments :

  1. Spooky.. I am not too sure if I will dare to eat them.
    Well prepared and explained.
    Thanks for sharing.

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  2. They are so scary Ambreen! Perfect for the Halloween!

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  3. Oh my gosh those look so freaking awesome! What a terrific halloween treat :)

    Happy Blogging!
    Happy Valley Chow

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  4. These are awesome! Such a good idea. I'm hosting a giveaway for two modern printed kitchen towels that you should enter! http://homecomingmn.blogspot.com/2013/10/a-tea-towel-set-giveaway.html

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  5. Wowwww
    These are sooooooooo spooky :)
    Good job Ambreen :)

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  6. These are so cute! I love the idea of using almonds as nails! I think even M&M's or Bunties would look cute!

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  7. Love yr freaky fingers! Can I bite on 1 or 2?? Lol

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  8. May be spooky but salute you for the creative work.

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    1. Thank you What's Baking, Chocolate Shavings, Nava, Cquek & Mellisa :)

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  10. ❥°º•.¸

    Muito deliciosos... sabor baunilha.
    Bom domingo! Boa semana!
    Beijinhos do Brasil ❥°º•.¸

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  11. ❥°º•.¸

    Deliciosos... sabor baunilha.
    Bom domingo! Boa semana!
    Beijinhos do Brasil ❥°º•.¸

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  12. Estos dedos están de miedoooooooo!!! Me encantan
    Un besote

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  13. Your Freaky Finger Cookies are just adorable! Hope you are having a great weekend and thank you so much for sharing with Full Plate Thursday.
    Come Back Soon!
    Miz Helen

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  14. Thanks Ines, Sugarlove55 & Miz Helen for your kind words :)

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  15. Super cute! Thank you for sharing at our TGIF Link Party at A Peek Into My Paradise. I hope you will be back to link up another awesome post this week!
    Cathy @ http://apeekintomyparadise.blogspot.com/

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  16. spooky cookies... do look very halloweenish :)

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Ambreen (Simply Sweet n Savory)

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