Shadowhunters Rune Cookies

Shadowhunters Rune Cookies

A delicious chocolate cookie recipe topped with decorative royal icing to look just like the Runes from Shadowhunters!

Yields 4 dozen

Things you'll need

  • 2 ½ cups all purpose flour
  • ½ cup dark cocoa powder
  • 1 teaspoon baking powder
  • 1/8 teaspoon salt
  • 1 cup unsalted butter
  • 1 ½ cups sugar
  • 2 eggs
  • 1 teaspoon vanilla extract
  • ½ teaspoon almond extract
  • Large mixing bowl
  • Hand mixer
  • Rubber spatula
  • Offset spatula
  • Rolling pin
  • 3-inch circle cookie cutter
  • Baking sheet lined with parchment paper
  • Royal icing in a decorating bag fitted with a #2 tip
  • Knife
  • Runes template

Let's get started!

  1. Preheat oven to 325ºF.
  2. In a medium bowl whisk together flour, cocoa powder, baking powder and salt.
  3. In a large bowl, beat butter and sugar until light and fluffy.
  4. Add eggs one at a time, mixing in between each one. Mix in vanilla and almond extracts. Add flour and mix until a dough forms.
  5. Shape dough into 2 discs about 1 inch thick and wrap them in plastic wrap. Refrigerate for 1 to 24 hours.
  6. Roll out dough to ¼ inch thick. Cut out cookies and place them on a lined cookie sheet about 1 inch apart. Bake for 16 minutes.
  7. Allow cookies to cool and then transfer them to a wire rack.

Time to decorate!

  1. Outline cookies with black royal icing and then fill in the center. Allow to dry for about an hour.
  2. Print the rune template and then tape a piece of wax paper over it. Carefully pipe over the design (PICTURE at 4:47).
  3. Gently remove the runes from wax paper with a knife and then transfer them onto the cookies.
  4. TaDa! Shadowhunters Runes Cookies are just the treat you need to fight the demonic Incursion!
Shadowhunters Runes Cookies

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