Pumpkin Cookies And Toffee Apples: Great For Halloween

Recipe and photo credit to Hobbycraft.
Pumpkin Cookies And Toffee Apples: Great For Halloween

Pumpkin Cookies And Toffee Apples: Great For Halloween. Hello friends. So how are you today? Do you also fancy making some scary Pumpkin Cookies or some yummy Toffee Apples too get your teeth stuck into this Halloween?

Pumpkin Cookies And Toffee Apples: Great For Halloween:

Scary or what!?

Also so much fun to make.

So are you planning an Halloween party?

Great For Halloween

Pumpkin Cookies

How To Decorate Pumpkin Cookies:

Pumpkin Cookies
Time to also make: 1 hour

Skill level: Beginner

We Used:

One batch cookies (see recipe below)

Pumpkin cookie cutter

Ready made sugarpaste, orange & black

White vegetable fat such as Trex

Small quantity of buttercream to act as ‘glue’

What To Do:

1.) Firstly, lightly grease your work surface with the fat and roll the kneaded orange sugarpaste to a thickness of approximately 3-4mm.

2.) Using the same pumpkin-shaped cutter that cut the cookie shapes, cut a shape, lift carefully, moisten the back with buttercream and place on the cookie. 

3.) Repeat with other cookies.

4.) Use a finger moistened with water to smooth and round the edges.

5.) Roll out the black sugarpaste in the same manner as step 1.

6.) Use a craft knife or small kitchen knife to cut out pumpkin features and apply to half the cookies with a little buttercream.

TIP: If desired, moisten the surface of the remaining iced cookies with water and sprinkle over orange edible glitter.

Do you want to make your own cookies?

Great For Halloween

How To Make Vanilla Cookies:

225g/8oz flour

5ml/1tbsp baking powder

100g/4oz butter

175g/6oz caster sugar

5ml/1 tsp vanilla extract

1 egg, beaten

Oven temp: 190C/Gas Mark 5

Makes 20-24

How To Make:

1.) Firstly, rub butter into sifted flour and baking powder.

2.) Add sugar then mix to a dough with vanilla and egg.

3.) Roll out fairly thinly on a lightly floured surface.

4.) Transfer to a lightly greased baking sheet allowing space for spreading.

5.) Bake until golden brown and cool on a wire rack before decorating.

Last but not least, enjoy.

So finally, Toffee Apples anyone?

Tasty toffee coated apples with a stick inserted as a handle. Also, what’s not to love?

Toffee Apples

How To Make Toffee Apples:

Time to also make: 40 mins

Skill level: Beginner

We Used:

6 x small apples (Russet apples are best but any will do)

300g sugar and small saucepan

Lollipop sticks

Slips of kraft paper

Slips of white card and a hole punch

Jewellery cord, natural

Cellophane wrap in orange & clear

Assorted ribbons in shades of orange, brown and purple

Alphabet rubber stamps

Pigment ink pad, brown

How To Make:

1.) Firstly, prepare a sheet of kitchen foil by oiling it lightly with vegetable oil. Push a lollipop stick into each apple.

2.) Melt the sugar in the pan and allow to boil gently until it turns a caramel colour. 

3.) Do not overcook as it will taste bitter. 

4.) Remove from heat.

5.) Take each apple in turn and holding it by the stick, dip each apple in the sugar until it is well coated.


6.) You might need to spoon the mixture over the last apple as the level in the pan drops. 

7.) Place each apple on the oiled foil sheet and allow to cool.

8.) Place each cooled apple in the centre of a 30cm square ofcellophane sheet and draw up and around the apple securing where the apple and stick meet with a knot of ribbon.

9.) Attach a stamped label to each stick with the cord if desired.

Last but not least, enjoy.

Pumpkin Cookies And Toffee Apples: Great For Halloween

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Do you also fancy making any?

Recipe and photo credit to Hobbycraft.

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  1. Judy Haughton-James
    18 October 2013 / 8:12 PM

    A party with these would be a great Halloween party Claire! Looks so yummy!

  2. Joanna Pabel
    18 October 2013 / 7:45 PM

    delicacies. I love it