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How to Make Witch Boot Cookies – 13 Days of Halloween Cookie Decorating

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It’s Day 9 of our 13 Days of Halloween cookie decorating tutorials. Today I am teaching you how to make witch boot cookies with buttercream frosting.

These witch boot cookies, or witch shoe cookies, will truly knock the socks off of your guests. They are so fun and impressive! I promise they aren’t too difficult, either.

To make witch boot cookies yourself, I have included both a video and step-by-step photo series tutorial. You will see me using a palette knife to smooth the buttercream frosting. This technique has become one of my favorite ways to smooth buttercream for cookies.

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I chose a purple, black, and silver color scheme because I love purple during Halloween. Of course, use whatever colors match your Halloween party theme.

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Part 1: Gathering the Supplies for the Witch Boot Cookies

For how to make witch boot cookies for your Halloween party, you will want to gather:

Part 2: Baking the Cookies and Setting up The Icing Bags

  1. Roll, cut out, and bake your sugar cookies according to the recipe. You will be able to make about 24 sugar cookies with the cookie cutter & recipes linked above.
  2. Make your buttercream icing and take out one cup of frosting and mix in the purple food dye. Then, add that to an icing bag with a coupler in it.
  3. Remove another cup of frosting, mix in the black gel food dye until you get a light gray, and add that frosting to an icing bag with a coupler in it.
  4. Color the remaining frosting black. Add that frosting to an icing bag with a coupler in it until the frosting is to the max fill line.

Part 3: The Tutorial for How to Make Witch Boot Cookies

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Check out the video here to see how to decorate witch boot cookies for Halloween. Then, check out the breakdown step-by-step photo series tutorial below.

  1. Attach the tip #3 to the black frosting. Use the black frosting to outline and fill in the shape of the witch boot cookie. You will want to make sure the heel has a bit of a curve to it and the toe has an upward curved point as well.
  2. Use the palette knife to smooth out the black frosting. For more tips on how to smooth buttercream frosting, check out my post here.
  3. Attach the tip #102 to the purple frosting. Holding the frosting bag so that the skinny side of the tip is up toward you and the fat side is on the cookie, pipe out ruffles for the heel of the boot and the top of the boot.
  4. Use the palette knife to spread some of the purple frosting onto the heel. Then, use the palette knife to cut away some of the purple frosting at the top of the boot.
    Cut out the excess purple frosting from the top ruffle.
    Smooth out the cut just a bit. It doesn’t need to be perfect, you will cover it in the next step.
  5. Remove/rinse/dry the tip #3 from the black frosting and attach it to the purple frosting. Outline the heel and the upper half of the boot with the purple frosting. Then, draw a zig zag line for the shoe laces.
  6. Remove/rinse/dry the tip #3 from the purple frosting and attach it back to the black frosting to outline the rest of the boot. You can technically do this step before step 5 for less switching of the tip #3 but I found it easier to identify where the laces should stop doing step 5 first. Then, remove/rinse/dry the tip #3 from the black frosting and attach it to the gray frosting. Pipe out small dots to represent the shoelace holes. witch boot buttercream cookies

These witch shoe or witch boot cookies will totally amaze your Halloween party guests. It’s also fun to use the petal tip for something other than piping out cookies. Petal tips, such as the Wilton tip #102, makes great ruffles.

how to decorate witch boot cookies with buttercream frosting

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