Marvellous Mummies and Ghoulish ghosts

I thought I would put the tutorial for these cute little cookies together as they are so similar!

Roll out your sugar paste, cut out using the same cutter as your cookies.

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Fix your cookie to the top of your cookie using a watered down royal icing.

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Using a bone tool make some marks in the top of the cookie to look like bandages.P1020467P1020468

Using black dust  and a dry paint brush, gently brush in the line you have made on the top of the cookie.

To make your mummy look old, brush a mixture of green and yellow dust over some – not all – of the cookie.

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Using small balls of black sugar paste give  your mummies eyes and mouths, fix these on with a drop of water.

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Now for the ghosts…

To make your ghoulish ghosts start by rolling out your white sugar paste

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Lightly press your cutter onto the sugar paste. Gently rub out the line in-between the legs of your gingerbread man.

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With a knife cut out your little ghost along the outline of the man – where you rubbed out the line cut a wiggly line.


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Using a bone tool smooth down any rough edges then put some lines into the bottom of your ghost.

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Fix the icing to the top of your cookie using royal icing. Add a face to your ghost by using a little bit of black sugar paste and fixing it down with a few drops of water.

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If you have any questions feel free to add them in the comments below – or share some of your creations with me!

Happy decorating! 🙂

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