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Mummy Cookies With Royal Icing

These cookies are a festive treat for all the Halloween season parties.  They are soft, tender & sweet. They are topped with homemade royal icing, & are so fun to decorate!

About $0.14 Per Cookie!


– 1 cup unsalted butter  – 2.5 cups powdered sugar  – 2 small eggs  – 1 ½ teaspoons vanilla extract  – ½ teaspoon salt  – ⅓ cup cornstarch  – 3 ½ cups all-purpose flour  – 2 ¼ Tablespoons water  – 1 Tablespoon meringue powder  – ¼ teaspoon clear flavor extract


Mix butter and sugar in a stand mixer fitted with a paddle attachment at medium speed until well combined and creamy. Add the eggs and vanilla and combine.


 Whisk flour, salt, and cornstarch together in a separate bowl. Add the flour mixture to the wet ingredients. Mix at low speed until well combined.


Form the dough into a ball and wrap it with plastic wrap.  Chill the dough in the refrigerator for 30 minutes.


Roll & cut the dough using a 2 ½ inch round cookie cutter or biscuit cutter. Place the cut dough rounds on the prepared baking sheets & bake at 350 for 12-15 minutes


Using a stand mixer, whisk together the powdered sugar, flavor extract, water, and meringue powder until it’s fluffy and has peaks.


Put the icing into a piping bag & outline each cookie with the icing, With a toothpick, spread the icing over the cookie. Place candy eyes on all the cookies!


After the icing has set, drizzle each cookie with icing to make it look like mummy wrapping without covering the eyes. Finally, let the icing dry completely before enjoying.!

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