Batman Sugar Cookies

Tickets purchased for the midnight showing of Batman? Check.

Themed cookies for the event? Check.

These are a little time-consuming to make…but so, SO worth it.

Ingredients:

  • 2/3 cup butter, softened
  • 3/4 cup sugar
  • 1 teaspoon baking powder
  • 1/4 teaspoon salt
  • 1 egg
  • 1 tablespoon milk
  • 1 teaspoon vanilla
  • 2 cups all-purpose flour
  • Black food coloring (optional)

Directions:

  1. Preheat oven to 375F
  2. In a mixer, beat butter and sugar until creamy.
  3. Add in the baking powder, salt, egg, milk, vanilla and slowly add drops of the food coloring until you get your desired color.
  4. Slowly add in flour.  Mix until fully incorporated. (Add in more food coloring if needed to reach desired color).
  5. Refrigerate dough for at least 30 minutes.
  6. On a floured surface, roll out the dough to 1/2 inch thickness.
  7. Using a cookie cutter, cut out dough. Place on cookie sheet.
  8. Bake for 6-7 minutes.

*If desired, wait until cookies cool completely and line edges with colored frosting.