Halloween party fingers/toes cookies!

Halloween party fingers/toes cookies!

Halloween party fingers/toes cookies!

INGREDIENTS

  • 1 cup whole wheat pastry flour
  • 2 TBS corn starch
  • 1/8+ tsp salt
  • 1/2 cup (1 stick) unsalted butter
  • 1/2 cup confectioners sugar; sifted
  • 1 tsp vanilla
  • 2/3 cup almond flour (or hazelnut flour)
  • 1 TBS fresh squeezed orange juice
  • 1 TBS cocoa powder

optional: jam of your choice for filling…raspberry is nice for blooood but apricot is tasty too!

INSTRUCTIONS

  1. Sift flour, cornstarch, salt and cocoa into a bowl.
  2. Cream butter in a mixer, then sift in confectioners sugar and mix until fluffy.
  3. Add vanilla, almond/hazelnut meal, and orange juice and blend well.
  4. Slowly add flour mix to butter and combine until dough appears crumbly.
  5. Roll between wax paper and pop it into the refrigerator for about an hour. Or alternatively you can put the wax paper wrapped dough into a freezer bag and freeze.
  6. Make fingers/toes as in the prior recipe, then bake for ~22+ minutes. This might vary quite a bit depending on how large you make your fingers, so just do an initial test bake.
  7. Decorate as in previous recipe.
  8. Now gross out your friends with your new and improved tasting ogre fingers/toes!