M&M Acorn Cookies! Mmmmmmm!

Hopefully you took my advice and saved some of those M&M’s from Halloween!

SDB MandM Acorn Cookies_coppergifts cookie cutter

If you don’t already have an acorn cutter, order this one from coppergifts.com…

Bake your acorn cookies using sugar cookie dough or chocolate or gingerbread– everything works with m&ms!

Mix royal icing in Autumnal acorn colors… orange, yellow green, light brown, golden yellow… and fill your Sweet Dani B thick icing bottle(s).

...open up your m&ms from last night and separate colors

…open up your m&ms from last night and separate colors

Outline lower acorn with royal icing and fill...

Outline lower acorn with royal icing and fill…

Sprinkle with sanding sugar.

Sprinkle with sanding sugar.

Using an icing color that best matches your m&ms, fill in acorn cap and line up m&ms in rows allowing the m&ms to overlap a bit...

Using an icing color that best matches your m&ms, fill in acorn cap and line up m&ms in rows allowing the m&ms to overlap a bit.

if you are using the coppergifts acorn, you should be able to fit 3 rows of m&ms but adjust accordingly for your cutter.

If you are using the coppergifts acorn, you should be able to fit 3 rows of m&ms but adjust accordingly for your cutter.

...once m&ms are placed, fill in the acorn stem. Let dry for 8 hours or overnight.

…once m&ms are placed, fill in the acorn stem. Let dry for 8 hours or overnight.

These are the perfect cookies to welcome Autumn.

These are the perfect cookies to welcome Autumn!

... and thinking ahead, great for your Thanksgiving table!

… and thinking ahead, great for your Thanksgiving table!

Happy November and, as always, Happy Icing! Xo Dani