Very tasty especially if covered with a chocolate glaze, the cookies in the form of a carnival masks, to be prepared with children, are ideal if you plan to organise a party at home. Not to mention that they are a perfect dessert for the whole family’s breakfast.

Let’s see together, step by step, how to prepare cookies in the form of a carnival masks:


  • 250 gr of flour
  • 120 g of butter
  • 1 egg and 1 egg
  • 100 gr of sugar
  • The grated rind of half a lemon
  • A pinch of baking soda
  • A pinch of cinnamon powder
  • A pinch of salt


  1. To start with, grate the lemon peel and take the butter out of the fridge.
  2. Put the flour and sugar in a bowl, arrange the fountain and then add the butter, the egg, the yolk and, little by little, all the other ingredients.
  3. Make sure you get a smooth and homogeneous mixture and then wrap it in the foil and place it in the refrigerator for about half an hour.
  4. After this time, roll out the dough with a rolling pin: the height should be about half a centimeter.
  5. To make the mask you need two types of round pastry rings: one large and one small to create the mask’s eyes.
  6. With the larger cutter, make two circles for each template: make sure that they are pointed at the top. With the smaller cutter instead of drawing the eyes and with a toothpick stretch outwards.
  7. As an alternative, use cookie masks in the form of a carnival mask.
  8. Bake the biscuits in the oven at 160 degrees for 15 minutes.
  9. Wait for it to cool and then melt the chocolate in a bain-marie.
  10. Decorate the biscuits with the chocolate, sprinkle with the colored hundreds and thousands, and let them dry.