At the time, I already had some sugar cookie dough prepared, and just added AmeriColor Gel Paste Super Black food coloring to it. I used royal icing to decorate.
Once baked, they came together very quickly. "Quickly" is another thing I love!
I batch of sugar cookie dough
1 batch of royal icing
Black food coloring
Red food coloring
Skeleton bones cookie cutters or templates
Black AmeriColor Gourmet Writer
Tiny heart cookie cutter
Make sugar cookie dough and add black food coloring. Mix well.
Make a template of a skeleton and cut out the bones on cardstock
Roll out cookie dough and place templates on top.
Cut around templates with a sharp knife.
Use a spatula and place cookies on baking sheet.
Use tiny heart cutter to cut out hearts from dough and place on baking sheet.
Place baking sheets in freezer for about 15 minutes, to help bones hold their shape.
Bake according to recipe instructions.
Let cookies cool completely on cooling racks.
Set cooled cookies out on work surface.
Set a small amount of royal icing aside and add red food coloring to it. Mix well.
Put some untinted, white royal icing in a decorating bag fitted with a #2 tip (the cookies are small).
Outline each bone cookie with royal icing and let dry for 15 minutes.
Fill inside the outlines with the white royal icing.
Use red royal icing to decorate the tiny hearts.
Let all cookies dry completely.
Detail face with the black food writer.
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