Count Dracula Cookies

Prep Time
1 hr 10 mins
Cook Time
20 mins
24 cookies
Recipe by: Eggland's Best

Fun holiday treat for all ages.

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2 ¼ cups all-purpose Flour

1/2 cup Sugar

1/2 cup Shortening

1/2 cup Light Molasses

1 Eggland's Best egg, large

1 1/2 teaspoons Cinnamon

1 teaspoon Baking Powder

1 teaspoon ground Ginger

1 teaspoon ground Cloves

1/2 teaspoon Nutmeg

1/2 teaspoon Baking Soda

1/2 teaspoon Salt

Icing and Decorations of your choosing (optional)

Royal Icing:

1 pound powdered sugar

1/2 c. Eggland’s Best 100% Egg Whites

1 tsp. vanilla extract

Food coloring



  1. In a large bowl, combine all ingredients (except for icing and decorations).
  2. With a mixer at medium speed, beat the ingredients until well combined. Cover and refrigerate for at least one hour.
  3. Preheat oven to 350° F. Lightly flour work surface and rolling pin. Roll out dough to 1/4 inch thick. With a gingerbread man cookie cutters, cut out shapes (get creative and use other Halloween-shaped cookie cutters!)
  4. Bake for 8 minutes until lightly browned. Remove from pan and cool on wire rack.

Royal Icing:

  1. In a bowl, beat Eggland’s Best Liquid Egg Whites with a hand mixer on high speed until foamy.
  2. On a low speed, add powdered sugar gradually until sugar is completely incorporated, and the mixture is shiny.
  3. Add vanilla.
  4. Beat on high until mixture forms stiff, thick peaks (about 7 minutes).
  5. Color icing in desired colors and decorate your cookies!


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Information per Serving
Serving Size 1 Serving
Calories 119
Fat 5g (34.6% calories from fat)
Cholesterol 7mg
Sodium 97mg
Carbohydrates 18g
Dietary Fiber trace
Protein 1g