Pikachu Sugar Cookies
  1. Cream the soft butter with the sugar until the combination is smooth not grainy to the touch in a mixing bowl. -Add eggs…Continue to mix. -Add the vanilla.. Continue mixing. -Sift the four, baking soda, and salt together. -Add the dry mixture to the wet mixture. -Continue mixing to make sure all ingredients are thoroughly blended. -Make the dough into a ball, wrap it in cling wrap completely covering the entire dough ball. -Put in the refrigerator for about 6 hours or overnight. Check to see if the dough is firm. -Preheat oven to 325 degrees. -Pull the cookie dough out of the refrigerator and sit it out to soften up a bit. – Put flour out on the cutting board, rub flour on the rolling pin, and work some flour into the batter. (if needed). -Roll the dough out on the cutting board and using the cookie cutter begin to make your cookies. -Line the cookie sheet with parchment paper. -Using a metal spatula move the cut cookies to the parchment lined cookie sheet. -Bake at 325 degrees for 8 minutes. Check to see if the cookies are thoroughly baked. -Take the cookies off of the cookie sheet and put on a wire rack to cool completely. (About 10 minutes).
  1. Combine all ingredients in a mixing bowl mixing on medium speed for 4 minutes. (except your food coloring) -If icing is not stiff enough add 1/4 C powder sugar. -Divide the icing into 4 equal bowls. -The first bowl of icing remains black. -The second bowl of icing, add several drops of golden yellow gel food coloring. Stir to mix. -The third bowl of icing, add several drops of red. -The fourth bowl of icing remains white. -Spoon each color of icing into individual frosting bags with a #2 tips. Twist the open end of the bag to push the icing to the tip. -Squeeze the majority of the white icing into a bowl then add 1 tsp of water to this icing and stir to mix the water and icing together. -Using the white piping bag, pipe a yellow line around the edge of the circle cookie. -Fill in with the thin yellow icing. -Let stand for 1 hour -Pipe on the line for Picachu’s mouth -Add the red dots -Add the black for the eyes and a white dot on top of the black -Let dry for another 4 hours before bagging or enjoying.