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A dessert on a plate, with Chewbacca and Cookie

Chewbacca cookies

Makes 18
Course Dessert
Author Melissa Au



  • 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



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