Chewbacca cookies

Makes 18
Course Dessert



  • 1 C unsalted sweet cream butter
  • 1 1/2 C powder sugar
  • 2 tsp vanilla extract
  • 1 large egg
  • 2 1/2 C flour
  • 1 tsp cream of tarter
  • 1 tsp baking soda
  • 1 medium circle cookie cutter
  • 1 cookie sheet fitted with parchment paper

Royal icing ingredients:

  • 3 Egg whites
  • 1 1/2 -2 C powder sugar
  • 1 tsp cream of tarter
  • 1 tsp vanilla extract
  • Brown gel food coloring
  • 3 disposable piping bags
  • #14 wilton cake tip and 2 - #2 wilton cake tip
  • 1 edible marker



  1. Preheat oven to 350 degrees
  2. Using a standing mixer, cream together the butter, powder sugar, vanilla and egg together until creamy and combined.
  3. In a large bowl, mix together the flour, cream of tarter and baking soda
  4. Gradually mix in the flour mixture into the wet ingredients until combined and a dough forms
  5. Once the dough is formed, sprinkle about 3 tablespoons of flour onto a cutting board and place the dough onto the cutting board.
  6. Sprinkle some flour onto the cookie dough and roll out the dough to about 2 inches thick
  7. Cut out your cookies and place onto the cookie sheet
  8. Bake your cookies for about 8-10 minutes
  9. Let them cool completely
  10. Royal icing directions:
  11. Using the standing mixer, combine the egg whites, cream of tarter, powder sugar and vanilla and mix on medium speed until stiff peaks form
  12. Split the icing into 3 bowls
  13. In one bowl add a few drops of brown gel food coloring to get a light brown color
  14. In the second bowl add a few plus more drops of brown gel food coloring to get a darker brown color
  15. Leave the third bowl white
  16. Cut the tips off the piping bags and place a tip into each bag.
  17. Using the bag with the number 14 tip, scoop the light brown icing into it and set aside
  18. Scoop the darker brown icing into a piping bag fitted with a number 2 tip, set aside
  19. Scoop the white icing into the last piping bag fitted with the last number 2 tip set aside
  20. Decorating directions:
  21. Using the edible marker, pipe a long rectangle from the top right corner to the bottom left corner. This is Chewbacca's belt
  22. Using the light brown icing, pipe around the belt
  23. Using the dark brown icing, pipe lines on the edge of the belt and fill it in
  24. Using the white icing, add dots onto the belt
  25. Let icing completely dry for about 2 hours before enjoying!