Mickey Mouse Candy Corn Sugar Cookies

 I loved visiting Disney World during Halloween, several years ago. It was super festive with the decor, yummy treats and the characters in costumes themselves added to an amazing atmosphere of fun. Bring some Disney into your Fall and Halloween with these delicious Mickey Mouse Candy Corn Sugar Cookies. These sugar cookies are easy to make, and even easier to decorate!

Mickey Mouse Candy Corn Sugar Cookies

Course Dessert
Cuisine American
Servings 12 cookies
Author Jennifer Grooms

Ingredients

Cookie Ingredients:

  • 1 C of unsalted sweet cream butter softened
  • 1 1/2 C Powder sugar
  • 1 tsp vanilla
  • 1 egg
  • 3 C of flour
  • 1 tsp baking soda
  • 1 tsp cream of tartar
  • Cookie Cutter: Mickey Mouse

Icing ingredients

  • 4 egg whites
  • 1/2 tsp cream of tartar
  • 1/2 tsp vanilla
  • 4 1/2 C powder sugar
  • Orange and golden yellow gel food coloring
  • 3 disposable piping bags fitted with a number 2 tip
  • 3 squeeze bottles
  • 1 edible marker

Instructions

  1. Preheat oven to 350 degrees
  2. Cover a cookie sheet with parchment paper and set aside
  3. Using a standing mixer, cream together the butter, powder sugar, vanilla and egg and mix until combined and creamy
  4. Using a large bowl, combined the flour, baking soda and cream of tarter
  5. Gradually add in the dry ingredients and mix on low speed
  6. Using your hands continue to mix until fully combined
  7. Lightly flour a cutting board and knead the cookie dough a couple of times
  8. Roll out the dough to about 1/2 inch thick
  9. Cut out 12 Mickey heads and place onto a cookie sheet
  10. Bake for 8 minutes or until lightly golden brown
  11. Repeat steps until completely out of dough
  12. Let cookies cool completely

Royal Icing Directions:

  1. Using the standing mixer, combine the egg whites, cream of tarter, vanilla and powder sugar and mix until combined and stiff peaks form
  2. Split icing into 3 bowls
  3. Leaving one bowl white, add a few drops of golden yellow into one of the three bowls and a few drops of orange into the third bowl
  4. Mix until the colors are blended and the shades you want
  5. Scoop about 1/4 C of icing into their own bags
  6. Add 2-4 tsp of water into the remaining icing bowls and mix until combined
  7. Pour the icing's into squeeze bottles
  8. Using the edible marker, draw out the lines on all cookies and the bows on some cookies.
  9. Using the white piping bag, outline the bows and the part for the white on the cookies
  10. Using the orange piping bag, pipe out the lines for the orange part on the cookies
  11. Using the yellow piping bag, pipe out the lines for the yellow part of the cookies
  12. Using the thinned icings, fill in the outlines of the matching colors
  13. Let cookies dry overnight before enjoying.

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