Total Time
45mins
Prep 20 mins
Cook 25 mins

Halloween cookies

Ingredients Nutrition

Directions

  1. Preheat oven to 300°F
  2. Line cookie sheets with parchment paper.
  3. Beat butter and sugar in bowl of electric mixer until light and fluffy.
  4. Add vanilla and salt.
  5. Add flour, 1/4 cup at a time, blending well after each addition.
  6. Stir in pecans.
  7. Using 1 heaping tablespoonful per cookie, shape dough into "fingers" about 3 inches long and 3/4 inch in diameter.
  8. Place dough on prepared cookie sheet.
  9. Using a knife, lightly score fingers a few times across center and near top to resemble knuckles.
  10. Paint almonds with food coloring and press into top of each cookie to resemble fingernail.
  11. Optionaly you can make an indentation in of cookie top to resemble a fingernail.
  12. Bake 25 minutes or until lightly brown.

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