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Our Favorite Halloween Cookie Recipes - 36 recipes

From severed fingers, to fun little ghosts, and lots of ways to use up that leftover candy, we've got your Halloween cookie needs covered. Look here for lots of fun treat ideas for parties, or just to get in the Halloween spirit!

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By á-22520

Rate this recipe 4.5/5 (26 Votes)
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Servings 120
Preparation time 50
Cooking time 50

  • 1 cup butter, softened
  • 1 1/2 cups sugar
  • 1 large egg
  • 2 teaspoons vanilla extract
  • 3 cups all-purpose flour
  • 1/2 teaspoon salt
  • 1/2 teaspoon lemon zest
  • Yellow food coloring
  • Red food coloring

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These Halloween cookie bites are the perfect treat for the spooky day! Bake them for a party or just to get in a fe

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These festive cookie stacks are just as delicious as they are spooky! They would be great halloween party favors or...

  • 1 pouch Betty Crocker® sugar cookie mix
  • 1/2 cup butter, softened
  • 1 egg
  • 1 container Betty Crocker® Rich & Creamy cream cheese frosting
  • 1 (14-ounce) box rolled fondant
  • Black edible marker
4.5/5 (11 Votes)

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Use Funfetti Halloween Sugar Cookie Mix makes these cookies festive for any Halloween get together! Peanut butter i...

  • 1 (17.5 ounce) package Pillsbury® Funfetti® Halloween Sugar Cookie Mix
  • 1/2 cup butter, softened
  • 1 large egg
  • 1 tablespoon water
  • 1/3 cup mini semi-sweet chocolate chips
  • 1 cup finely chopped peanuts, divided
  • 2/3 cup Jif® Creamy Peanut Butter
  • 60 foil-wrapped milk chocolate pieces, unwrapped
4.4/5 (71 Votes)

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What could be a more appetizing dessert to serve at your Halloween party than a tray full of bloody severed fingers

  • 1 cup unsalted butter, at room temperature
  • 1 cup confectioners sugar
  • 1 egg
  • 1 teaspoon pure vanilla extract
  • 2 3/4 cups flour
  • 1 teaspoon baking powder
  • 1 teaspoon salt
  • 1/2 cup sliced almonds
  • Raspberry jam
4.4/5 (45 Votes)

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Leftover Halloween candy makes this sweet pizza super easy to make for an after Halloween treat!

  • 1 (16.5-ounce) roll Pillsbury® refrigerated sugar cookies
  • 1 (7-ounce) jar marshmallow creme
  • 1/4 cup Halloween-colored candy-coated chocolate candies
  • 1/2 cup coarsely broken pretzels
  • 20 (fun-size) bars candy, unwrapped, cut into fourths
  • 1/4 cup semisweet chocolate chips, melted
4.4/5 (22 Votes)

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Halloween Oreos are officially back on store shelves! That bright orange Oreo creme just puts me in the pumpkin pat...

  • 3/4 cup butter (1 1/2 sticks)
  • 3/4 cup brown sugar
  • 1/4 cup sugar
  • 1 (4.2-ounce) package instant Oreo Cookies n’ Creme pudding mix
  • 2 eggs
  • 1 teaspoon vanilla
  • 1 teaspoon baking soda
  • 2 1/4 cups flour
  • 1 1/2 cup semi-sweet or milk chocolate chips
  • 14 Oreos, crushed
4.5/5 (140 Votes)

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These Rice Krispie treats are extra special with sweet, salted caramel mixed in! You’ll love the gooey, sticky go...

  • 1/2 cup sugar
  • 2 tablespoons water
  • 1/4 cup heavy cream
  • 5 tablespoons butter, divided
  • 1/8 teaspoon salt
  • 1 (10-ounce) package marshmallows
  • 6 cups Rice Krispies
4.5/5 (55 Votes)

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So creepy, adorable and delicious - all at the same time! These creepy spider cookies are perfect for your next Hal...

  • 1 (18.25-ounce) package chocolate fudge cake mix
  • 1/2 cup butter, melted
  • 1 egg
  • 1 (16-ounce) can chocolate frosting
  • Shoestring black licorice, cut into 1-1/2 inch pieces
  • 1/4 cup red-hot candies
5/5 (1 Votes)

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Six deliciously creepy ideas for Halloween cupcakes! Have fun decorating your favorite flavors of cupcakes with a ...

  • 1 box your favorite cake mix.
  • 1 can vanilla frosting
  • Green food dye
  • Orange food dye
  • Yellow food dye
  • Purple food dye
  • M&Ms
  • Cocoa powder
  • Jolly Rancher green apple fruit chews
  • Black decorating gel
  • Red decorating frosting
  • Chocolate covered graham crackers
  • Kiwi flavored jelly beans
  • Coarse purple sugar
  • Orange sprinkles
  • Black sprinkles
  • Yellow sprinkles
  • Miniature peanut butter cups
  • Shredded wheat
  • 1 cup semi sweet chocolate chips
  • Leaf shaped sprinkles
  • Pumpkin shaped candies
5/5 (1 Votes)

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Meringue Ghosts are haphazard mounds of sweetened meringue studded with cute little candy eyes

  • 4 large egg whites
  • 1/2 teaspoon cream of tartar
  • 1 cup superfine or caster sugar (if you don't have superfine sugar simply take 1 cup granulated white sugar and process it for about 30 seconds in a food processor)
  • 1/2 teaspoon pure vanilla extract
4.5/5 (41 Votes)

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These Halloween cookie bars are par baked, then topped with sweetened condensed milk, broken Oreo cookies and choco...

  • 1 1/2 cup all-purpose flour
  • 1 1/2 cup quick-cooking oats
  • 1 cup brown sugar
  • 3/4 cup butter, softened
  • 1 (14-ounce) can sweetened condensed milk
  • 1 cup semi-sweet or milk chocolate chips
  • 1/2 cup white chocolate chips
  • 20 Halloween Oreos, broken into pieces
4.5/5 (37 Votes)

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Jell-O Cookies are the simplest, most delicious recipe for fragrant, festive cookies

  • 3/4 cup butter
  • 1/2 cup sugar
  • 1 (3-ounce) pack of any flavor Jell-O
  • 2 eggs
  • 1 teaspoon vanilla
  • 2 1/2 cups flour
  • 1 teaspoon baking soda
  • 1 teaspoon salt
4.5/5 (36 Votes)

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Traditional chewy and delicious snickerdoodle cookies get dressed up with orange sanding sugar for Halloween! These...

  • 2 3/4 cups all-purpose flour
  • 2 teaspoons cream of tartar
  • 1 teaspoon baking soda
  • 1/8 teaspoon salt
  • 1/2 cup unsalted butter, 1 stick
  • 1/2 cup solid vegetable shortening
  • 1 1/2 cups sugar
  • 2 large eggs
  • 1 cup cinnamon chips
  • 4 tablespoons orange sanding sugar
  • 1 tablespoon ground cinnamon
4.6/5 (23 Votes)

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So easy to make, and delicious to eat! Peanut butter cookies are dipped in white chocolate and then decorated with

  • 12 ounces white chocolate
  • Peanut-shaped peanut butter cookies, like Nutter Butters
  • Chocolate chips
4.8/5 (9 Votes)

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These crinkle cookies are made into monsters with the addition of some food coloring and candy eye balls! Surprisin...

  • 1 box yellow cake mix
  • 1/2 cup butter softened
  • 1/2 teaspoon vanilla
  • 1 (8-ounce) package cream cheese softened
  • 1 egg
  • green food coloring
  • powdered sugar
  • candy eyeballs
4.3/5 (39 Votes)

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