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Severed Finger Lemon Sugar Cookies

2012-10-20
  • Yield : 14 cookies
  • Prep Time : 2:00 h
  • Cook Time : 15m
  • Ready In : 2:15 h

Talk about finger foods!

These are pretty simple cookies that are fun to make and a blast for the halloween holidays.  However, they do need to spend a decent amount of time in the freezer.

A couple of tips I learned the hard way:

  • Make sure you give these the proper time they need in the freezer.  This will make a big difference.
  • Roll these a little on the thin side.  When they cook and the margarine melts, they will fatten out a bit.
  • Add some raspberry jam or red icing to the blunt end to add some extra gore.  Have fun with these!

Ingredients

  • 1 Cup Flour
  • 1/2 Cup Sugar
  • 1/2 Cup Margarine
  • 1 Teaspoon Baking Powder
  • 1 Teaspoon Vanilla Extract
  • Zest of 1 Lemon
  • Almond Slices

Method

Step 1

Cream the sugar and margarine until fluffy. Add the vanilla and continue to mix thoroughly.

Step 2

In a separate bowl combine the flour, baking powder and zest. Add the mixture to the butter and sugar and mix until a dough is formed.

Step 3

Roll the dough into a log, wrap in plastic wrap and put in the freezer for an hour or two.

Step 4

Preheat the oven to 350

Step 5

After spending time in the freezer, the dough will be easier to form. Cut off a slice and roll into a thin log, finger length. Pinch in two different places to make knuckles. Use a knife to cut wrinkles into the knuckles and add an almond slice as a finger nail.

Step 6

After preparing your "fingers", place them back into the freezer for 15-30 minutes before cooking. This will help them retain their shape in the oven.

Step 7

Bake for approximately 15-20 minutes.

Jake switched to a plant based diet in 1996 and quickly realized he had no idea how to cook. All these years later and he's still trying to figure it out...

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