Decorated Pastel Witch Cookie Tutorial

By September 5, 2019 Party Food No Comments
Pastel Witch Decorated Sugar Cookie Tutorial
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Witch, please! Don’t try to come at us with a tired, old black and orange Halloween treat. We know this is the season of candy but why not offer something more unique to your party guests when they go off on their Halloween haunts. These wonderful witch cookies alongside their favorite felines will look fine with a pastel finish. No need to go all Wicked Witch to get into the holiday spirit. These lovely ladies will be casting pastel spells ensuring they taste as good as they look. They would make a divine dessert at a Witches Gathering.

But this isn’t sorcery and you don’t have to be a baking wizard to follow the steps in this tutorial that was created, written and shot by Ally from @ally.bakes on Instagram. Click that link and give her a follow!

To get started, make a batch of sugar cookie dough and cut out witch and cat shapes. You can get the cat cookie cutters here and you can get the Witch cookie cutter here.

Sugar Cookie and Royal Icing Recipes

Don’t forget to make the royal icing as well – learn how to make the dough and the royal icing with this recipe.

Materials Needed:

  • Baked witch and cat sugar cookies
  • Royal icing in piping bags
    • Royal icing colors needed: violet, pink, green, and black (Recommended: Wilton Gel Food Coloring)
  • Icing tips
    • Any small round tip
    • Small star tip
  • Edible black marker

Pastel Witch Decorated Sugar Cookie Tutorial

Get started by baking witch and cat sugar cookies!

We’ll start with the witch hat first.

Mix the royal icing into a flood consistency and use violet gel coloring and mix a pastel purple color. You only need to use a little of the gel coloring – a little goes a long way! If you accidentally make it too dark and want to lighten it up, just add more flood consistency white icing.

Outline the hat and fill it in with the pastel purple royal icing.

Pastel Witch Decorated Sugar Cookie Tutorial

Mix the royal icing into a flood consistency again, use pink gel coloring and mix a light pink color. Outline the bottom of the neck area and fill in to create a shirt collar.

Pastel Witch Decorated Sugar Cookie Tutorial

Next, using flood consistency icing again, mix green gel coloring to make a mint green color. Outline the face and fill in.

Pastel Witch Decorated Sugar Cookie Tutorial

Mix black royal icing and create a thick line at the base of the witch hat.

Pastel Witch Decorated Sugar Cookie Tutorial
Once all the layers of royal icing are dry, go ahead and add some details to the thick black line on the hat using the edible marker. Be as creative as you want!

Add an eye, nostril, and smile to the face.

Pastel Witch Decorated Sugar Cookie Tutorial

Using the original royal icing consistency, mix into a lavender color using the violet gel coloring.

Using the star tip, pipe some hair onto the witch. You can make the hair texture however you’d like, curly, straight, or wavy!

Allow the cookies to dry completely.

Pastel Witch Decorated Sugar Cookie Tutorial

Pastel Witch Decorated Sugar Cookie Tutorial

Now, onto the simple and cute pastel cat cookies!

Use any of the flood consistency, pastel icings, outline the cat, and fill in with the icing. Once completely dry, use the edible black tip marker to create a fun and smiley face!

Pastel Witch Decorated Sugar Cookie Tutorial

Pastel Witch Decorated Sugar Cookie Tutorial

Pastel Witch Decorated Sugar Cookie Tutorial

Now you have a perfectly prepared coven of cookies with a side of colorful cats!


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Pastel Witch Decorated Sugar Cookie Tutorial

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