Star Wars Wookie Cookies

Star Wars Wookie Cookies

These Star Wars Wookie Cookies were inspired by the look of the cookies from Solobration but I changed them up quite a bit. The original uses gingerbread dough. Given the time of year, I wasn’t in the mood for gingerbread and thought that a peanut butter cookie would be a good alternative. Peanut butter gives Chewbacca the brown fur color and I also thought it would be great tasting with the chocolate frosting. I also decorated my cookies a bit differently. I used vanilla and chocolate frosting and didn’t use the decorating pearls.

By the way, if you would prefer gingerbread, I have a great recipe here

I added a second strap to Chewy’s bandolier as is shown in the new Star Wars movie, Solo.If you haven’t yet seen the new movie, I highly recommend it. It was fun, full of adventure, touched on a lot of the Han Solo lore we’ve been given in the movies. It was possibly one of the best Star Wars movies. I truly hope they will make a sequel as I’m looking forward to seeing more of Han’s story continued on Tatooine with Jabba.

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Star Wars Wookie Cookies Recipe

Star Wars Wookie Cookies

Star Wars Wookie Cookies

Star Wars Wookie Cookies

Ingredients

Cookies

  • 1 cup creamy peanut butter
  • 3/4 cup sugar
  • 3/4 cup packed brown sugar
  • 2 large eggs
  • 1/3 cup 2% milk
  • 1 tsp. vanilla extract
  • 2-1/2 cups all-purpose flour
  • 1/2 tsp. baking powder
  • 1/2 tsp. baking soda
  • 1/2 tsp. salt

Frosting

  • 2 cups confectioner's sugar
  • 1 tsp. vanilla extract
  • 3 tbsp. cream
  • 1/4 cup chocolate chips

Instructions

Cookies

  1. In a large bowl, cream peanut butter and sugars until light and fluffy, about 4 minutes. Beat in the eggs, milk and vanilla. Combine the flour, baking powder, baking soda and salt; add to creamed mixture and mix well. Cover and refrigerate for 2 hours or until easy to handle.
  2. On a lightly floured surface, roll out dough to 1/4-in. thickness. Cut with 2-in. to 4-in. cookie cutters. Place 2 in. apart on ungreased baking sheets.
  3. Using a fork, mark the cookie to resemble Chewbacca's fur.
  4. Bake at 375° for 7-9 minutes or until edges are browned. Cool for 1 minute before removing from pans to wire racks to cool completely.

Frosting

  1. Add vanilla to sugar. Add cream. Beat until spreading consistency, you may need to add cream.
  2. Spoon 1/3 into a piping bag fitted with a writing tip.
  3. Melt the chocolate chips. Let them cool a bit so that it won't melt the frosting, but not so much that it hardens. Mix into the vanilla frosting until completely combined.
  4. Spoon the chocolate frosting into a piping bag fitted with a straight edge.
  5. Pipe the bandoleer straps onto the cookie.
  6. Change the tip on the chocolate bag to a writing tip and pipe the eyes and nose.
  7. Using the vanilla frosting, pipe the mouth and the ammunition stripes onto the chocolate straps.
  8. Serve the cookies!

Notes

Cookie recipe adapted from Taste of Home

Frosting recipe is an old family recipe handed down through generations.

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