October 28, 2008

Gingerbread Skeletons and Mummies

When I saw these adorable gingerbread cookies that Rosie of Rosie Bakes a 'Peace' of Cake made, I knew instantly this is what I wanted to bake with my kids for Halloween. I just couldn't resist, they are so cute!
the ghoulish army waiting for their "bones" to dry up

My husband suggested another monster to bake, like mummies. So we played around with royal icing and this is what we came up with. You like the glowing red eyes?My boys liked cutting up these monsters. We all got really involved in the process, I didn't get a chance to take pictures! These cookies were given to their schoolmates and teachers today (and a few munched by us) who all thought they were adorable. They were such a big hit we're planning to make more for Friday.

mummies & deaddies waiting for their "bandages" to dry

Rosie's Halloween Rattlin' Bones Gingerbread recipe

Coconut Sugar Cookie recipe used for the mummies


Veggie Wedgie said...

That is AWESOME!

Rosie said...

Caroline your Halloween Rattlin' Bones Gingerbread people look amazing - well done!! Thank you SO much for trying out my recipe I am very honoured!! What a marvellous idea with the mummies cookies, they are really awesome!!

Rosie x

Carolyn Jung said...

These are sooooo cute! Mummies never had it so good. ;)

Big Boys Oven said...

wow! your cookies look so awesome, so cute, beautiful and witty! amazing bakes!

Jude said...

The mummy cookies look extra cute. I'd almost feel bad biting their heads off.

Gigi said...

OMG those are the cutest halloween cookies ever! ah, i just love the mummies. too cute to eat!

Caroline said...

Thanks everyone!

Rosie, thanks for the great idea. Also, thanks for putting me in your links.

Rosie said...

My pleasure Caroline to add you to my links on my site :) You have a womderful blog!

Rosie x


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