Bewitching Hands

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READY IN: 30mins
Recipe by Alia55

Great halloween cookies

Ingredients Nutrition

  • green food coloring
  • yellow food coloring
  • 0.5 (18 ounce) refrigerated sugar cookie dough
  • 14 cup all-purpose flour
  • candy corn


  1. Heat oven to 350°F.
  2. Knead drops of food color into dough until it is a yucky shade of green.
  3. Knead flour into dough.
  4. Shape into a 1-in.-thick disk, wrap and refrigerate 1 hour or until firm enough to roll out.
  5. On a lightly floured surface with a floured rolling pin, roll dough to 1/4 inches thick.
  6. Using a hand shaped cookie cutter, cut out hands.
  7. Re roll and cut scraps once; reserve remaining scraps.
  8. Place half the hands 3 inches apart on ungreased baking sheet.
  9. Make a 1-in. cut between each finger toward palm.
  10. Pinch fingers so each is about 1 inches longer, thinner, wavy and gnarled. Press down on fingertips and on palms to make a little thinner.
  11. Mark knuckles with back of a knife.
  12. Roll reserved scraps into balls for warts. Gently press warts on hands.
  13. Bake 7 to 9 minutes until pale golden around edges.
  14. Remove and immediately press candy-corn on fingertips for nails.
  15. Cool hands on sheet on a wire rack 5 minutes before removing cookies to rack to cool completely.
  16. Repeat with remaining hands.

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