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Homemade Star Wars TIE Fighter Cookies

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Wondering how you can combat the day? The solution lies within these TIE Fighter Cookies. And what I really mean by “lies within” is that the fly off the counter and into your mouth so they truly lie within you. They are awesome to look at and taste better than you can imagine!

TIE Fighter Cookies

The TIE Fighter is easily one of my favorite ships from Star Wars. They are just so cool looking am I right? That is why I had to make these! If you want to make your own, check out the tutorial below.

Supplies Needed to Make TIE Fighter Cookies:

For Cookies:

  • 5 Cups Flour
  • 2 Teaspoons Baking powder
  • 1 Teaspoon Salt
  • 1 1/2 Cups Soft Unsalted Butter
  • 2 Cups Granulated Sugar
  • 4 Eggs
  • Hard Candy Cookie Cutter

For Royal Icing:

How to Make TIE Fighter Cookies:

Directions For Cookies:

  1. Cream the soft butter with the sugar until the combination is smooth not grainy to the touch in a mixing bowl.
  2. Add all 4 eggs at one time. Continue to mix. Then add the vanilla and continue mixing.
  3. Sift the four, baking powder, and salt together.
  4. Add the dry mixture to the wet mixture and mix to make sure all ingredients are thoroughly blended.
  5. Make the dough into a ball, wrap it in cling wrap completely covering the entire dough ball.
  6. Put in the refrigerator for about 6 hours or overnight. Check to see if the dough is firm.
  7. Preheat oven to 325 degrees.
  8. Pull the cookie dough out of the refrigerator and sit it out to soften up a bit.
  9. Put flour out on the wood cutting board, rub flour on the rolling pin, and work some flour into the batter. (if needed)
  10. Roll the dough out on the cutting board and use the hard candy cookie cutter to begin to make your cookies.TIE fighter cookies inprocess1
  11. Line the cookie sheet with parchment paper.
  12. Using a metal spatula move the cut cookies  to the parchment lined cookie sheet.
  13. Bake at 325 degrees for 8 minutes.  Check to see if the cookies are thoroughly baked.
  14. Take the cookies off of the cookie sheet and put on a wire rack to cool completely.  (About 10 minutes).

Directions for Icing:

  1. Combine all ingredients in a mixing bowl mixing on medium speed for 4 minutes. (except your food coloring)
  2. If icing is not stiff enough add 1/4 Cup powder sugar.
  3. Divide the icing into 3 bowls. In bowl #1, adding a few drops of black gel food coloring, stirring to blend the color. This will give you that grey color.
  4. Bowl #2,  adding several drops of black gel food coloring, stirring to blend the color to make black. The 3rd bowl just leave white.
  5. Spoon each color of icing into individual  frosting bags with a #5 tips. Twist the open end of the bag to push the icing to the tip.

How to add the details:

  1. On these cookies the details are hand drawn following an outline or picture.
  2. Use a picture located on Google or a picture of this cookie as an sample to follow to add the details to the cookies.
  3. Draw the outline of the wings and main part of the Tie Fighter with a Wilton Foodwriter in black. Don’t worry you will cover this up with the grey icing.
  4. Outline each of the cookies in grey (covering the black outline from step 3). Allow to dry for 30 seconds.tie fighter inprocess2
  5. Outline and fill in the circle of the Tie Fighter in black icing.  Allow this part to dry before covering it with grey.
  6. Use a thinner grey icing to fill in the outlined cookies.  Tip: Squeeze the majority of the icing into a bowl then add  1 tsp of water to this and mix it in.
  7. Leave a small amount of the icing in the frosting bag for later use on the cookies.
  8. Once the outlining is dry begin to add the details to the Tie Fighter.  Start at on end of the wings and work to the other end by copying the detail as outlined in the pictures.

TIE Fighter Cookies Featured

You can also learn how to make Chewbacca Cookies Here!

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Homemade Star Wars TIE Fighter Cookies

Homemade Star Wars TIE Fighter Cookies

Homemade Star Wars TIE Fighter Cookies

Ingredients

  • For Cookies:
  • 5 Cups Flour
  • 2 Teaspoons Baking powder
  • 1 Teaspoon Salt
  • 1 1/2 Cups Soft Unsalted Butter
  • 2 Cups Granulated Sugar
  • 4 Eggs
  • Hard Candy Cookie Cutter
  • For Royal Icing:
  • 2 Egg Whites
  • 1 Cup Powder Sugar
  • 1/2 Teaspoon Cream of Tartar
  • Black Food Coloring (this will also make the grey color)
  • Coupler Set
  • Piping Bag
  • Decorating Brush Set
  • Decorating Tip Set
  • Decorating Squeeze Bottles
  • Gourmet Black Marker Food Writer

Instructions

Directions For Cookies:

Cream the soft butter with the sugar until the combination is smooth not grainy to the touch in a mixing bowl.

Add all 4 eggs at one time. Continue to mix. Then add the vanilla and continue mixing.

Sift the four, baking powder, and salt together.

Add the dry mixture to the wet mixture and mix to make sure all ingredients are thoroughly blended.

Make the dough into a ball, wrap it in cling wrap completely covering the entire dough ball.

Put in the refrigerator for about 6 hours or overnight. Check to see if the dough is firm.

Preheat oven to 325 degrees.

Pull the cookie dough out of the refrigerator and sit it out to soften up a bit.

Put flour out on the wood cutting board, rub flour on the rolling pin, and work some flour into the batter. (if needed)

Roll the dough out on the cutting board and use the hard candy cookie cutter to begin to make your cookies.

Line the cookie sheet with parchment paper.

Using a metal spatula move the cut cookies to the parchment lined cookie sheet.

Bake at 325 degrees for 8 minutes. Check to see if the cookies are thoroughly baked.

Take the cookies off of the cookie sheet and put on a wire rack to cool completely. (About 10 minutes).

Directions for Icing:

Combine all ingredients in a mixing bowl mixing on medium speed for 4 minutes. (except your food coloring)

If icing is not stiff enough add 1/4 Cup powder sugar.

Divide the icing into 3 bowls. In bowl #1, adding a few drops of black gel food coloring, stirring to blend the color. This will give you that grey color.

Bowl #2, adding several drops of black gel food coloring, stirring to blend the color to make black. The 3rd bowl just leave white.

Spoon each color of icing into individual frosting bags with a #5 tips. Twist the open end of the bag to push the icing to the tip.

How to add the details:

On these cookies the details are hand drawn following an outline or picture.

Use a picture located on Google or a picture of this cookie as an sample to follow to add the details to the cookies.

Draw the outline of the wings and main part of the Tie Fighter with a Wilton Foodwriter in black. Don’t worry you will cover this up with the grey icing.

Outline each of the cookies in grey (covering the black outline from step 3). Allow to dry for 30 seconds.

Outline and fill in the circle of the Tie Fighter in black icing. Allow this part to dry before covering it with grey.

Use a thinner grey icing to fill in the outlined cookies. Tip: Squeeze the majority of the icing into a bowl then add 1 tsp of water to this and mix it in.

Leave a small amount of the icing in the frosting bag for later use on the cookies.

Once the outlining is dry begin to add the details to the Tie Fighter. Start at on end of the wings and work to the other end by copying the detail as outlined in the pictures.

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Janet Thaeler

Wednesday 21st of December 2016

Where do you get the hard candy cookie cutter? I was looking for one on Amazon but didn't find it.

Thanks, these are amazing cookies!

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Brittanie

Monday 26th of December 2016

It was on Amazon but it may have been removed. I'll see if I can find it again and link to it :)