Do you love the film Hocus Pocus? These cookies are a must for your next movie night. These colourful, fun and delicious Hocus Pocus cookies are perfect for any Halloween party.
This recipe is a fairly simple sugar cookie dough that can be divided and coloured to create a fun Halloween cookies . This is one of those recipes where the end result looks complicated, but it’s actually very easy to make!
Here’s what you need for the Hocus Pocus Cookies :
1 1⁄2 Cup Butter – softened
2 Cups White Sugar
3 Large Eggs
3 tsp Vanilla Extract
1 1⁄2 tsp Cornstarch
1 1⁄2 tsp Baking Soda
3⁄4 tsp Salt
2 cups Cake flour
2 1⁄2 cups All-Purpose Flour
Orange, Green and Purple Gel Food Coloring
2 cups white chocolate chips
Line a baking sheet with parchment paper.
In the mixing bowl of a mixer, beat the butter and sugar with the whisk on high speed until light and fluffy.
Add the eggs one at a time, mixing after each addition until all the eggs are blended.
Add the vanilla extract and continue to stir until the mixture is smooth.
In another large bowl, mix the flour, cake flour, cornflour, baking powder and salt.
Add the flour mixture to the butter mixture one cup at a time, stirring on medium after each addition. Continue until all the dry ingredients are mixed in.
Remove the dough from the bowl and divide it into three equal parts. Add green food colouring to one part, orange food colouring to the second and purple food colouring to the third. Knead until the colour is incorporated into the dough and it becomes a smooth mass.
Put the white chocolate shavings in a bowl and the Halloween shavings in a shallow dish.
Take about 2 teaspoons of dough of each colour and roll into balls. Then flatten the balls a little so that they stick together but the colours do not mix.
Form the entire dough into a ball and flatten slightly. Sprinkle the edges with Halloween glitter.
Place on the prepared biscuit sheet and gently press the white chocolate chips onto the top and sides of the biscuit dough.
Continue until all the dough is formed into biscuits.
Place the biscuits in the refrigerator for 30 minutes.
Preheat the oven to 400 degrees.
Place the cooled biscuits about 5 inches apart on a baking sheet lined with parchment paper.
Bake for 12-14 minutes.
Remove from oven and let cool on baking sheet for a few minutes, then transfer to a wire rack to cool completely.
Store in an airtight container.