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Easy Candy Corn Sugar Cookies Recipe
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Vegan Candy Corn Sugar Cookies

These candy corn sugar cookies with frosted tips are as cute and addictive as the real thing. A fun treat for your Halloween party.
Course Dessert
Cuisine American
Prep Time 30 minutes
Cook Time 10 minutes
Total Time 40 minutes
Servings 24 servings
Calories 167kcal

Ingredients

  • 1 cup vegan butter 2 sticks
  • 1 ½ cups sugar
  • 1 egg-replacer We used 1 teaspoon baking powder, 1 Tablespoon vinegar, 1 Tablespoon water; a regular egg will also work
  • 2 teaspoons vanilla extract
  • 3 cups unbleached all-purpose flour
  • ½ teaspoon salt
  • Yellow food coloring
  • Red food coloring
  • cup confectioners sugar
  • Water

Instructions

  • Cream butter and sugar together with an electric mixer for about 5 minutes until light and fluffy.
  • Prepare egg replacer in a separate bowl.
  • Add egg replacer and vanilla to creamed butter mixture and stir to combine.
  • Add flour and salt to butter mixture and stir to combine.
  • Divide dough into 3 equal sections.
  • Make a well in one section and add one to two drops of yellow food coloring. Knead dough until coloring is evenly distributed. Set aside.
  • Make a well in the second section of dough and add a drop of yellow food coloring and a drop of red food coloring. Knead dough until coloring is evenly distributed. Set aside.
  • Note that the third section is not colored with food coloring.
  • Spray a 9 x 5 inch bread loaf pan with cooking spray.
  • Press dough into the loaf pan in layers in the following order: plain, orange, yellow.
  • Cover and chill for 2 hours in the refrigerator.
  • Preheat oven to 350 degrees F.
  • Turn dough out onto a work surface.
  • Slice dough in ⅜ inch thick slices (as if you were slicing bread.)
  • Lay each slice on its side and cut into triangles (see picture.)
  • Bake cookies on a parchment-lined baking sheet for 7-9 minutes. Note that the cookies will continue to set after they are removed from the oven and should not be brown when you take them out.
  • Allow cookies to cool completely.
  • To make frosting, combine confectioners' sugar with 1 teaspoon of water. If necessary, add small amounts of water or confectioners' sugar until the mixture is a thick glaze.
  • Dip tips of cookies in the glaze, scraping excess off of the bottom of the cookie.
  • Allow glaze to set before serving.

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Nutrition

Calories: 167kcal | Carbohydrates: 26g | Protein: 1g | Fat: 6g | Saturated Fat: 1g | Sodium: 110mg | Potassium: 19mg | Sugar: 14g | Vitamin A: 360IU | Calcium: 2mg | Iron: 0.7mg