While Halloween candy is the most popular, there are many other treats that you can enjoy. There are Halloween-themed potluck recipes and vegan Halloween snacks. But today, we’re going for delicious Halloween-themed cookies!
These recipes may be spooky or adorable, but they are all delicious. These cookies can be enjoyed with a Halloween movie, shared at a Halloween party, or sent to school with your children. These fun and spooky cookie recipes will get you in the holiday spirit.
1) Milk Chocolate Stuffed Jack O’Lantern Cookies
What could be better than a cinnamon sugar-covered cookie? What’s better than a delicious milk chocolate-filled cookie? These Jack-O-Lantern cookies with milk chocolate stuffed Jack-O-Lantern cookies are sure to grab everyone’s attention, no matter if they’re your guests or just you.
You can make fun shapes with a cookie cutter that you can find at your local hobby shop or online. These festive cookies can be made in under 45 minutes and will delight your taste buds.
2) Jeepers Creepers Slime-Filled Cookies
Kids love slime so let’s make slime a fun toy!
These are delicious, chocolatey and scary enough to share at Halloween potlucks. Gummy candies make up the slimy centre, while dark cocoa powder gives them their dark colour.
3) Candy Corn Swirl Cookies
Although candy corn may not be everyone’s favourite Halloween candy, the colours are festive. Although this recipe is candy corn-inspired, it’s just a sugar cookie recipe.
They only require five ingredients to make these cookies. You can also use orange or yellow food colouring to make brightly coloured cookies.
4) Halloween Sprinkle Cookies
Simple butter cookies are stuffed with Halloween sprinkles to make a festive treat. These cookies can be made in 20 minutes, making them a quick and easy recipe.
The ingredients for this cookie recipe are simple and easy to find. You will only need to buy Halloween-themed sprinkles. These can be purchased at your local bulk food shop.
5) Chocolate Monster Halloween Cookies
These monster Halloween cookies are sandwiched between two chocolate cookies with a rich buttercream filling. They are all made from scratch, but they can be assembled effortlessly.
To create vivid Halloween colours, make sure you add food colouring to your buttercream frosting. Sprinkles and candy eyes are also needed. These can be purchased at your local bulk food shop.
6) Peanut Butter Spider Cookies
Soft peanut butter cookies are decorated with creepy-crawly chocolate spiders. These cute cookies are made with homemade peanut butter cookies.
You will need candy eyes, chocolate Whoppers and melted chocolate to create these fun spider shapes. These easy-to-assemble shapes are a great way to transform a cookie into a Halloween wonderland.
7) Bewitched M&M Cookies
The simple and delicious Bewitched cookie is chocolate stuffed with colourful M&Ms. These cookies are easy to make and can be assembled in 20 minutes.
These cookies are irresistible because they contain unsweetened cocoa powder. Vanilla and brown sugar add a rich flavour to the chocolate. You can find Halloween M&Ms in bulk foods stores, but you won’t be able to find them.
8) Candy Corn Mason Jar Cookies Tutorial
Sugar cookies are great because you only need royal icing. This allows your creativity to flourish! This tutorial will make you feel like a professional baker.
This tutorial can be used with your favourite sugar cookie recipe or store-bought dough. After the cookies have been prepared, follow these steps to ice your perfect candy corn mason can jars.
9) Chocolate Pumpkin Cut Out Cookies
Gingerbread cookies are about to be transformed! This amazing recipe begins with a delicious chocolate pumpkin cookie batter. You can then create the perfect shapes by using a gingerbread cookie cutter.
Make the mummy stripes using a simple homemade Royal Icing. If you are feeling more ambitious, you can make your own eyes. However, candy eyes can be purchased at bulk food stores if you are short on time.
10) Mummy Whoopie Pies
You can transform an ordinary whoopie pie into Halloween mummy cookies. The vanilla icing is placed between two chocolate cookies, wrapped in candy strips, and decorated with candy eyes.
Although the whoopie recipe can be made quickly, it would also work well for store-bought whoopie cakes. These adorable cookies can be made from either store-bought or homemade.