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Nightmare Before Christmas Sally Cookies


  • 3/4 cup unsalted butter softened
  • 1 cup granulated sugar
  • 1 large egg
  • 1 large egg yolk
  • 2 teaspoons vanilla extract
  • 2 1/4 cups all-purpose flour
  • 1/4 cup cornstarch
  • 1 teaspoon baking soda
  • 1/2 teaspoon kosher salt
  • Food Coloring teal purple, pink
  • Ghirardelli Chocolate Melts


  • Preheat the oven to 375 degrees F and line baking sheets with parchment paper.
  • In a large bowl add the butter and sugar.
  • beat with an electric mixer on medium-high speed.
  • Beat until very pale and fluffy (about 3 to 5 minutes).
  • Add the egg, and beat until well combined.
  • Add in the egg yolk and vanilla extract beat until combined. Add the flour, cornstarch, baking soda, and salt.
  • Beat on low until well combined.
  • Divide dough into 4 bowls and add food coloring, mixing well with a fork
  • Chill dough for 30 minutes or more
  • Make golf ball sized dough balls using 2-3 colors of dough for each cookie
  • Bake the cookies 8-12 minutes.
  • Remove from the oven and allow to cool on the cookie sheet for 2 minutes
  • Cool cookies on a baking rack
  • Melt a small handful of chocolate melts in a piping bag according to instructions on the bag.
  • Snip the tip off the piping bag and use it to add stitches to the cookies.
  • Follow the lines of different colors on the cookies.
  • Allow to dry for 30 minutes.