Red Queen Cookie Kisses ~ Recipe


The Red Queen is one of my favorite Disney Villians! “Off with his head!” Ok, not a cute thing to say, but these cookies in her honor sure are cute, right? I found these courtesy of Disney Family, here’s how you make them~

What You’ll Need

Batch of chilled sugar cookie dough (homemade or store-bought)*

Rolling pin


Wax paper

Round cookie cutter (about 1.75 inches wide)

Baking sheets

Cooling rack

Red taffy-like candy (such as AirHeads)**

Small heart fondant cutter (about 3/4 inch wide)

White cookie icing (the kind that hardens)

Kitchen knife

Edible black food marker

Helpful Tip
* If the store-bought brand of dough you use is too soft to hold the cookie shapes while baking, you can knead in a little extra flour to stiffen it before rolling it out.
** You can substitute red fondant for the candy, if you like.

How To Make It

1 Heat the oven. Working on a flour-dusted sheet of wax paper, roll out the chilled dough to 1/4-inch thickness. Use the cookie cutter to cut circles out of the dough. Bake the cookies according to the recipe directions and then let them cool completely.
2 Use the rolling pin to flatten a red taffy-like candy to about 3/8-inch thickness. Then use the small fondant cutter to cut out a heart-shape mouth for each cookie. Note: If the candy is too stiff to cut, try softening it in the microwave for 4 or 5 seconds.
3 Working with one cookie at a time, frost the top with white icing. Then press a candy heart into the icing in the center of the circle.
4 Set the cookies aside until the icing hardens (four hours or more).
5 Use the edible black food marker to draw a thin mouth line across the center of each heart, extending the ends onto the icing and curving them downward into a slight frown.

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Michele Atwood is the Owner/Editor of The Main Street Mouse and it’s subsidiaries and author of the books “Moving to Main Street U.S.A.” “How Many Sleeps Till Disney?” and “How Many Sleeps Till Disneyland?” Michele also contributes Disney news to the Joe Kelley Morning Show on 107.3 WDBO in Orlando. She and her family made the move from Michigan to the Orlando area to pursue their Disney dreams. Michele is a life long Disney fan, and has two sons who have followed suit, each going on their first Disney trip before their first birthday’s. Part of the goal Michele has for The Main Street Mouse is not only to keep members informed, but to create somewhat of a Disney Family by relating to others through personal experiences and opinions. Also, Michele is making it a priority to share stories of inspiration and hope to other Disney Fans in an effort to share the Magic and hopefully make a difference in the lives of others. ~ I enjoy writing personal perspective blogs, doing TMSM Meet Ups for our readers, and keeping the constant interaction going with others, sharing the Disney Magic to people when they can’t be at their Happy Place.

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