Unicorn Emoji Cookies

Unicorn Emoji Cookies

Add some magic to your baking game with these Unicorn Emoji Cookies! Lilly Singh joins Rosanna Pansino on Nerdy Nummies to make these fantastically colorful cookies!

Yields 2 dozen cookies

Things you'll need

  • ¾ cup almond meal
  • 3 cups all purpose flour
  • 1 teaspoon baking powder
  • ½ teaspoon ground nutmeg
  • 1/8 teaspoon salt
  • 2 sticks salted butter, room temperature
  • 2 eggs
  • 1 ½ teaspoons vanilla extract
  • ½ teaspoon almond extract
  • Unicorn cookie cutter
  • Rolling pin
  • Large bowl
  • Medium bowl
  • Spatula
  • Whisk
  • Hand mixer
  • Plastic wrap
  • Baking sheet lined with parchment paper
  • 10 royal icing colors in decorating bags fitted with #2 tip: white, dark purple, light purple, light pink, dark pink, blue, emerald green, lime green, yellow, black.

Let's get started!

  1. In a medium bowl, whisk together almond meal, flour, baking powder, nutmeg, and salt.
  2. In a large bowl, beat butter and sugar in a until light and fluffy.
  3. Add in eggs, one at a time, mixing and scraping in between each. Beat in vanilla and almond extracts.
  4. Mix in the dry ingredients on a low speed.
  5. Shape dough into 2 disks and wrap them in plastic wrap. Refrigerate for an hour.

Time to decorate!

  1. Outline the cookies with white icing. Once the outline has hardened, fill in the center of the cookies. Allow it to fully harden, about 1 hour.
  2. Use dark purple icing pipe the border, nose, horn, and mane (PICTURE at 6:23). Fill in the nose with the same purple icing. Fill in the mane with light purple icing.
  3. Pipe pink icing for the ears and black for the eye and nostril. Pipe a white dot on the eye (PICTURE at 7:17).
  4. For the rainbow horn, pipe a line for each color: pink, purple, blue green, light green, and yellow.
  5. TaDa! Unicorn Emoji Cookies! This mystical creature really comes to life in cookie form!
Rosanna Pansino and Lilly Singh make Unicorn Emoji Cookies Unicorn Emoji Cookies Rosanna Pansino and Lilly Singh make Unicorn Emoji Cookies on Nerdy Nummies
Unicorn Emoji Cookies

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