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Haunted-House Chocolate Cookies

Ingredients
  • 1 1/2 cups all-purpose flour
  • Unsalted butter, for parchment
  • 1 cup unsweetened Dutch-process cocoa powder, plus more for dusting
  • 3 tablespoons water
  • 1 1/4 teaspoons baking powder
  • 1 cup sugar
  • 1 teaspoon coarse salt
  • Royal Icing and Fleurs-de-lis
  • 6 ounces (1 1/2 sticks) unsalted butter, softened
  • 5 black licorice laces, 1 lace cut diagonally into 1-inch pieces, halved lengthwise, remaining laces for windows
  • 1 1/4 cups sugar
  • 1 piece black licorice twist (2 inches long)
  • 1 large egg, room temperature
  • 2 ounces bittersweet chocolate, melted
  • 1 large egg yolk, room temperature
  • Shelled sunflower seeds for roof tiling plus 1 unshelled for doorway
  • 1 teaspoon pure vanilla extract
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