It’s almost Halloween again!
I’ve had this recipe in my head for Halloween for months! Black Bat Cookies! I had so much fun baking them and decorating them.
We ordered our bat cookie cutters online, but you could also try your local supermarket – I saw some in there the other day, along with all the other Halloween stuff! Or if you have a cat cookie cutter you could make Black Cat Cookies- which is also in line with the Halloween theme!
Last Halloween we made some awesome Spooky Raw Cucumber Coffins which are perfect for Halloween, and you might also want to check out our Dracula’s Love Potion! It’s sure to be a fun Halloween when you have awesome vegan treats to eat and drink!
We used an allergy free food colouring sold online at Allergy Train to make the icing! They have a great range of colours made from all natural ingredients! I choose green but go with whichever colour takes your fancy!
To make them black we used activated charcoal. We found that a black food colouring just wasn’t getting the cookies black enough, but the activated charcoal worked really well.
Wishing you all a spooktacular Halloween!
Make your Halloween awesome by making these Black Bat Cookies! Take them to a Halloween Party - or eat them all to yourself!
- 1 cup flour
- 1/2 cup almond flour
- 1 tsp baking powder
- 1/4 cup coconut sugar
- 1 tsp activated charcoal
- 1/4 cup vegan butter
- 1 tsp vanilla extract
- 1 Tbsp maple syrup
- 3 Tbsp plant based milk
- 1 cup icing sugar
- 1/4 cup nuttelex or plant based butter
- 2 Tbsp plant based milk
- 1/4 tsp green food colouring (or food colouring of your choice)
Preheat oven to 180℃
Add the flour, almond meal, baking powder, coconut sugar and activated charcoal into a bowl and mix well. In a separate bowl melt the plant based butter and then add the vanilla extract, maple syrup and milk. Add the wet ingredients to the dry ingredients and mix well.
Roll mixture out to about 1/4 inch thick onto a floured surface and use your cookie cutters to cut shapes into them. Place on a baking tray lined with paper and bake in the oven for 12 - 15 minutes.
Let cookies cool on a cooling rack.
Once the cookies are completely cool, make the icing by mixing all the ingredients together in a bowl. Using a piping bag and a small round tip nozzle, decorate the cookies as you desire! Let the icing set and serve these cookies at your Halloween party!