5 Easy Halloween Cookie Recipes

Halloween is all about the candy, but we do suggest you to try for Halloween cookies too. Following Halloween cookie recipes make for a fun activity to enjoy. What is more, the Halloween cookie recipes below can be done by kids and are perfect to bring to parties.

1. Ghost Sugar Halloween Cookie Recipes

Ghost Sugar Halloween Cookie
Ghost Sugar Cookie

Here a practical guide how to apply Halloween Cookie Recipes.

Ghost Sugar Halloween Cookie Recipe ingredients

  • 1 roll (16.5 oz) refrigerated Pillsbury™ Sugar Cookie Dough
  • 1/4 cup all-purpose flour
  • 1 container (1 lb) vanilla creamy ready-to-spread frosting
  • Black decorating icing, as desired

Four ingredients and four steps make these Ghost Sugar Cookies that are loved by kids and adults alike.

They’re the perfect Halloween treat. Use Pillsbury Sugar Cookie Dough and have your ghost cookies ready to bake in 10 minutes!

Your little ones will have a blast baking, icing, and customizing these ghost-shaped sugar cookies. 

Ghost Sugar Halloween Cookie Recipe Steps

1. Heat oven to 350°F. In medium bowl, break up cookie dough; thoroughly work in flour. (DO NOT EAT RAW COOKIE DOUGH AFTER COMBINING WITH FLOUR.) Work with half of dough at a time, refrigerating remaining dough until needed.

2. On work surface sprinkled with flour, roll dough 1/4 inch thick. Cut with floured 2 1/2- to 3-inch ghost-shaped cookie cutter.

Place 1 inch apart on ungreased cookie sheets. Repeat with remaining dough.

3. Bake 9 to 12 minutes or until cookies are set and edges just begin to brown.

Cool 1 minute; remove from cookie sheets. Cool completely, about 10 minutes.

Meanwhile, in small microwavable bowl, microwave frosting uncovered on High 10 to 15 seconds or until easier to smooth onto cookie.

4. Frost and decorate cookies with black icing as desired, using photo as a guide.

2. Playful Pumpkin Sandwich Halloween Cookie Recipes

These playful pumpkin sandwich cookies are sure to please kids of all ages. Decorate them as you wish!

Three Playful Pumpkin Sandwich Halloween Cookie
Pumpkin Sandwich Cookies

Playful Pumpkin Sandwich Halloween Cookie Recipes Ingredients

  • 1 package (9.1 oz) refrigerated Pillsbury™ Shape™ Pumpkin Sugar Cookie Dough (20 Count)
  • 1 container (1 lb) vanilla or chocolate creamy ready-to-spread frosting
  • Assorted candy sprinkles, as desired

Playful Pumpkin Sandwich Halloween Cookie Recipes Steps

1. Heat oven to 350°F. Bake cookies as directed on package; cool.

2. Add 2 heaping tablespoonfuls frosting to one cookie; top with another cookie to make sandwich.

3. Roll edges in candies, using photo as a guide.

3. Frosted Jack-o-Lantern Halloween Cookie Recipes

Chocolate Halloween Cookie

Frosted Jack-o-Lantern Halloween Cookie Recipes Ingredients

  • 1/2 can vanilla frosting
  • 2 oz. vanilla-flavored candy coating
  • Orange paste food color
  • 14 creme-filled chocolate sandwich cookies
  • Purchased chocolate decorator icing
  • 7 green gumdrops, cut in half

Frosted Jack-o-Lantern Halloween Cookie Recipes Steps

1.In small saucepan, combine frosting and candy coating; melt over low heat, stirring occasionally until smooth.

Remove from heat. Stir in desired amount of food color.

2. Line cookie sheets with waxed paper. Using tongs, dip each cookie in melted frosting mixture, coating completely.

Lay flat on paper-lined cookie sheets. Let stand about 10 minutes until set.

3. Decorate coated cookies with jack-o´-lantern faces using decorator icing.

Top each with 1 gumdrop half for stem.

4. Pumpkin Patch Halloween Cookie Recipes

Pumpkin Patch Halloween Cookie
Pumpkin Cookie Balls

As a forth one in our list, We have Pumpkin Patch cookie

Pumpkin Patch Halloween Cookie Recipes Ingredients

  • 1 roll (16.5 oz) refrigerated Pillsbury™ Peanut Butter Cookie Dough
  • 1/3 cup miniature semisweet chocolate chips
  • 1/3 cup chocolate creamy ready-to-spread frosting (from 1-lb container)
  • 1 1/2 cups white candy melts or coating wafers (9 oz)
  • 8 thin pretzel sticks (2 1/4 inch), broken in half
  • 30 candy eyes, if desired
  • 1 1/2 cups orange candy melts or coating wafers (9 oz)
  • 1/2 teaspoon orange oil-based candy color
  • green candy melts (1/2 cup) or coating wafers (3 oz)
  • 1/2 cup black candy melts or coating wafers (3 oz)
  • 1 package (9 oz) thin chocolate wafer cookies, crushed

Pumpkin Patch Halloween Cookie Steps

1.Heat oven to 350°F. Spray 8-inch square pan with cooking spray. Press cookie dough in pan.

Bake 15 to 18 minutes or until lightly browned and center is set. Cool completely on cooling rack, about 1 hour.

2. Line cookie sheet with waxed paper. Crumble cookie into large bowl. Stir in chocolate chips and frosting until well blended.

Shape mixture into 15 (1 1/2-inch) balls. Place on cookie sheet. Refrigerate 1 hour.

3. In small microwavable bowl, microwave white candy melts on Medium (50%) 1 minute; stir. If necessary, continue to microwave in 15-second increments, stirring until smooth.

For each cookie ball, dip broken end of 1 pretzel piece in white candy; insert pretzel 1/2 inch into top of cookie ball to look like stem. Let stand until set.

4. Working with 1 cookie ball at a time, dip 7 of the cookie balls in melted white candy.

Gently drag toothpick from base to stem around cookie ball to look like ridges on pumpkin. Immediately attach candy eyes. Let stand until set.

5. In another small microwavable bowl, repeat melting procedure with orange candy melts. Stir in orange candy color until blended.

Working with 1 cookie ball at a time, dip remaining 8 cookie balls in melted orange candy.

Gently drag toothpick from base to stem to look like ridges on pumpkin. Immediately attach candy eyes. Let stand until set.

6. In small microwavable bowl, microwave green candy melts on Medium (50%) 30 seconds; stir. If necessary, continue to microwave in 15-second increments, stirring until smooth.

Spoon melted candy into small resealable food-storage plastic bag; seal bag.

Cut off tiny corner of bag. Pipe vines and leaves onto pumpkins. Repeat melting procedure with black candy melts; pipe jack-o’-lantern faces on pumpkins.

Let stand until set.

7. Sprinkle cookie crumbs onto serving plate. Arrange cookie balls on crumbs to look like pumpkin patch.

5. Wacky Monster Halloween Cookie Recipes

These funny monster face cookies will put a smile on your family’s faces this Halloween.

Spark creativity with a variety of sweet treats and colorful frostings to decorate your monster sugar cookies.

Monster Cookies

Wacky Monster Halloween Cookie Recipes Ingredients

for Cookies

  • 1 roll (16.5 oz) refrigerated Pillsbury™ Sugar Cookie Dough
  • 1/4 cup all-purpose flour
  • 1 container (1 lb) vanilla creamy ready-to-spread frostin

for decoration / as desired

  • Neon gel food colors (orange, purple and green)
  • Rope licorice, candy eyes, large and miniature marshmallows, candy corn, 1 pouch black cookie icing

Wacky Monster Halloween Cookie Recipes Steps

1. Heat oven to 350°F. In large bowl, crumble cookie dough and add flour, kneading until well blended.

(DO NOT EAT RAW COOKIE DOUGH AFTER COMBINING WITH FLOUR.)

2. On floured surface, roll dough to 1/4-inch thickness. Cut with floured 2 1/2- to 3 1/2-inch shape cookie cutters (round, square, triangle). On ungreased cookie sheets, place cutouts 2 inches apart. Reroll dough and cut additional cookies.

3. Bake 11 to 13 minutes or until edges are lightly browned. Cool 5 minutes; remove from cookie sheet to cooling rack.

Cool completely. Meanwhile, separate frosting into 3 small bowls, and add gel food color; mix to desired colors. Frost and decorate cookies. Here the video you can watch as a guide.

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