“Wherever he goes, I go.” The same can be said for these cuddlesome cookies that embody the spirit of the Mandalorian and the Child. The lone warrior travels the outer reaches of the galaxy, and here the Mando sugar cookie holds on tight while a fondant baby peeks out innocently, as they head off to adventures unknown. Will their next journey lead them to find a glass of milk? Enjoy these snuggly snacks as you settle in for The Mandalorian on Disney+!
The Mandalorian and The Child Hug Cookies
Cookie Dough Ingredients:
- 3 cups all-purpose flour
- 1/2 teaspoon baking powder
- Pinch of salt
- 1 cup (2 sticks) unsalted butter, softened
- 1 cup sugar
- 1 egg
- 1 teaspoon vanilla
- Black food gel dye
- Black icing
- Green fondant
- Pink taffy
- Black fondant
- Boba Fett cookie cutter or knife to etch helmet shapes
Step 1: In a medium bowl whisk together the flour, baking powder, and salt. Set aside.
Step 2: In the bowl of an electric mixer cream the butter and sugar until combined.
Step 3: Add the egg, vanilla, and a small amount of black food gel dye.
Step 4: Slowly add in the dry ingredients just until the dough comes together, and turns gray in color.
Step 5: Split the dough into two and wrap in plastic wrap. Chill in the refrigerator until you are ready to use.
Step 6: Preheat the oven to 350 degrees. Prep baking sheets with silpats or parchment paper.
Step 7: Roll out the dough to about 1/4 inch thick. Use a cookie cutter to cut out the shapes. Add helmet details with the back of a knife. Transfer the dough onto the prepped baking sheets.
Step 8: Place a piping tip in the center of the cookie. Carefully fold the arms over to grasp the piping tip.
Step 9: Bake for 10 minutes, let cool on a wire rack. Once cooled, carefully slide out the piping tip.
Step 10: Pipe black icing using a #3 tip, to add the visor detail. Let dry.
Step 11: Roll a small ball of green fondant to form the Child’s head. Add icing on the back to secure, and place in the Mando cookie’s arms. Add a tiny piece of fondant for the nose.
Step 12: Pinch two small pieces of green fondant to form long tear drop shapes. Add these to both sides of the ball to form the ears. Secure with icing.
Step 13: Create the same tear drop shape with pink taffy for the ear details.
Step 14: Use black fondant to make two small balls to form the eyes. Place onto the head, securing with icing.
Step 15: Once the fondant and icing is dry, the cookies are ready to serve.
Get ready for a bounty of deliciousness!
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