Friday, September 6, 2019

Mushroom Cookies

I have a love/hate relationship with mushrooms.  I love to see them, I think they are interesting, but I hate to eat them.  I have tried to like them, but I just can't.

This time of year there are all kinds of mushrooms growing.  When ever I walk at Creamer's Field I see them, they grow in our grass (much to my husband's dismay), and the path I walk at work is wooded and there are lots and lots of different mushrooms to look at.

Mushrooms were my inspiration for cookies this week.  When my kids were young, they went to a day camp called Camp Habitat and one of the songs they learned (and still sing) is about an amanita mushroom..."if you eat an amanita, that will be the end of you."  So, of course, I made little amanita cookies!

I don't have a mushroom cookie cutter, but Sweet Sugarbelle had some great instructions for round, oval, and candy corn shaped cookie cutters (see link below).  I made this very chocolate sugar cookie and went to work.

round cookie shape

using the point of a heart cookie cutter to  make the mushroom

mushroom from a round shape

oval shape 

candy corn shape

decorated cookies drying

a basket of mushrooms for a friend

The chocolate cookie recipe came from Baking a Moment
The mushroom cutout idea came from Sweet Sugarbelle

1 year ago:   Rootbeer Float Popsicles
3 years ago:  On the Road and Grandma's Birthday
5 years ago:  Oreo Truffles and Another Reason I Might Kill My Husband.

September 6, 2019  Sunrise 6:45 am  Sunset 8:50 pm  Temp H68/ L 45°F

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