Star Wars Wookie Cookies Recipe and Tutorial

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Learn how to make Wookie Cookies with this easy recipe and complete baking tutorial. Perfect for a Star Wars theme party! Be sure to watch the video!


  • 3 cups all-purpose flour
  • ⅔ cup unsweetened cocoa powder
  • ½ teaspoon salt
  • 1 teaspoon baking powder
  • 1 cup unsalted butter, room temperature
  • 1 ½ cup sugar
  • 2 eggs
  • 2 teaspoon vanilla extract

For decorating:

  • Black fondant
  • White nonpareil sprinkles


  1. In a large bowl, whisk together flour, cocoa powder, salt, and baking powder.
  2. In a mixing bowl, cream together butter and sugar until fluffy. Add eggs, one at a time, and then vanilla.
  3. Slowly add flour mixture and beat just until combined.
  4. Remove dough from bowl to waxed paper or plastic wrap. Shape into a square, wrap tightly in plastic wrap, and refrigerate for at least 2 hours to overnight.
  5. Preheat oven to 350 degrees. Line baking sheet with parchment paper.
  6. Roll out dough to ¼ inch thickness and cut using a cookie cutter. Place on baking sheet.
  7. Bake for 9 to 11 minutes until edges are set. Allow cooling on the baking sheet for 10 minutes before transferring to the cooling rack.
  8. To decorate the Wookie Cookie, measure the length of the chest area from one shoulder to the opposite hip.
  9. Roll out black fondant and cut into strips approximately ¾ inch by the measurement of the cookie. Place fondant across the chest of the cookies like a sash, pressing over shoulder and hip.
  10. Press white nonpareils into fondant sash.
  11. With remaining black fondant, pinch a small piece and shape it into a tiny ball for the nose. Pinch two smaller pieces a roll them into balls for the eyes. Press into place on the cookie. If the fondant will not stick to the cookies, use a toothpick to gently drill a small hole into the place for the nose and eyes. Then put the fondant in the holes
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