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Back to School Snack | Chalkboard Cookies

  • Author: Ashley at Frugal Coupon Living

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Ingredients

  • 2 Cups flour
  • 3/4 cup sugar
  • 3/4 cup softened butter
  • 1 1/2 teaspoons vanilla extract
  • 1/4 teaspoon salt
  • 1 1/2 cups powdered sugar
  • 2 Tablespoons milk
  • 2 Tablespoons light corn syrup
  • 1 teaspoon almond extract
  • 3 drops black liquid gel food coloring
  • Smoothie straws
  • Wilton white chocolate melting candy

Instructions

  1. In a large mixing bowl beat together your softened butter and sugar.
  2. Now mixing your egg and vanilla.
  3. Then mix in your flour and salt.
  4. Form into a large dough ball, wrap, and set in the fridge for 1 hour.
  5. Roll your dough out with a rolling pin and use a cookie cutter to cut out your shapes (add a little extra flour if it gets too sticky.)
  6. Place your cookie dough shapes onto a parchment paper lined baking sheet.
  7. Bake your cookies for 10 minutes or until lightly browned.
  8. Let your cookies cool.
  9. While your cookies are cooling, in a large mixing bowl, mix together your powdered sugar, milk, light corn syrup and, almond extract, and black food coloring in until you have a thick icing.
  10. Pour your icing into a decorating bottle.
  11. Now in a small microwave safe bowl, heat your white chocolate wafers on 50% power for 2 to 3 minutes, stirring every 30 seconds until melted.
  12. Scoop your melted white chocolate into a plastic bag and cut the corner off.
  13. Squeeze your white chocolate into your large plastic straws and set them in the freezer for about 15 minutes.
  14. Now use your decorating bottle to outline your cookies with your black frosting, and then fill them in.
  15. Use a toothpick to push on some end of the straw to push our your fake chalk and break into small chalk size pieces.

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