He’s a mean one (and tasty) Mr. Grinch!
The Grinch movie is coming to theaters November 9th! We couldn’t help but share these fun Grinch Sugar Cookies with you!
Read more about the Movie and watch the trailer HERE.
1 C of unsalted sweet cream butter, softened
1 1/2 C Powder sugar
3 C of flour
1 tsp baking soda
1 tsp cream of tarter
Cookie Cutter: circle
4 egg whites
1/2 tsp cream of tarter
1/2 tsp vanilla
4 1/2 C powder sugar
Green, Golden Yellow and Black gel food coloring
3 disposable piping bags fitted with a number 2 tip
1 squeeze bottles
Preheat oven to 350 degrees
Cover a cookie sheet with parchment paper and set aside
Using a standing mixer, cream together the butter, powder sugar, vanilla and egg and mix until combined and creamy
Using a large bowl, combined the flour, baking soda and cream of tarter
Gradually add in the dry ingredients and mix on low speed
Using your hands continue to mix until fully combined
Lightly flour a cutting board and knead the cookie dough a couple of times
Roll out the dough to about 1/2 inch thick
Cut out 12 circles and place onto a cookie sheet
Bake for 8 minutes or until lightly golden brown
Repeat steps until completely out of dough
Let cookies cool completely
Royal Icing Directions:
Using the standing mixer, combine the egg whites, cream of tarter, vanilla and powder sugar and mix until combined and stiff peaks form
Split icing into 3 bowls, only needing a about 3 tablespoons of white icing in the second and third bowl
Add 1-2 drops of Green into one of the three bowls.
Add a few drops of golden yellow into the second bowl
Add a few drops of black gel coloring into the third bowl
Mix until the colors are blended and the shades you want
Scoop about 1/4 C of icing into their own bags. You should have 3 piping bags, one for golden yellow, Black, and green
Add 2-4 tsp of water into the remaining green icing bowls and mix until combined.
Pour the icing into a squeeze bottle
Using the green icing, pipe a line around the edging of the circle
Fill in the circle with the thinned green icing and allow to dry over night
Using the black icing, pipe out the detail of the Grinch’s face
Using the golden yellow piping bag, fill in the spot for the eyes
Using the black icing, pipe the pupils of the eyes
Allow to dry for an hour before enjoying!