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10 Halloween Cookie Recipes So Cute and Delicious . . . It’s Scary!

You'll be amazed how easy it is to whip up a batch of these cuties that are sure to spark smiles


Ready to stir up some Halloween magic? We’ve gathered our best-ever cookies to thrill ghouls and goblins of all ages. And thanks to the conjuring skills of the recipe pros in the Woman’s Wold test kitchen, they’re not only a treat for the eyes, they’re also surprisingly easy to make. From monsters to mummies and everything in between, keep scrolling for the Halloween cookie recipes everyone’ll love.

10 Halloween cookie recipes

Sweet memories are guaranteed with these spook-tacular treats. They’d perfect at at a Halloween movie night or to bring to a Halloween potluck. (And click through for even more fun Halloween ideas.)

1. Frankenstein Cookies

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We used icing, M&M’s and ghoulish green frosting to turn ordinary storebought cookies into monstrously good treats.

2. Candy Corn Cookies

Halloween Cookies: Candy Cane Cookies sits on a black plate

Crisp cookies dressed up like Halloween candies are a cinch to make with ready-to-go dough, canned frosting and colorful sugar.

3. Pumpkin Patch Cookies

Halloween Cookies: Pumpkin Cookies sits looking so so cute

These party-perfect treats are magically easy to make with prepared sugar cookie dough – just add frosting, sparkle gels and spooky decorations.

4. Mummy Linzer Cookies

Halloween Cupcakes: Mummy Linzer Cookies sits looking spooky
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Swap in your favorite fruit preserves or mix and match a few flavors to make these bites even more delicious.

5. Ghost Gingerbread Cookies

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These boo-licious bites are guaranteed to vanish in a flash.

6. Espresso Cocoa Skeleton Cookies

Espresso Cocoa Skeleton Cookies sits on a plate (Halloween Cookies)
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We transformed a beloved Christmas classic into the spookiest of treats.

7. Chocolate Spider Cookies

Chocolate Spider Cookies sits on a table (Halloween Cookies)

A dash of almond extract stirred into the batter adds a nutty note to these tender bites that won’t last long.

8. Glowing Jack O’ Lantern Cookies

Halloween Cookies: 1. Glowing Jack O Lantern Cookies sits looking spooky

Crushed candies give these cookies their glow, and thanks to refrigerated dough, carving these pumpkins is child’s play.

9. Spooky Eye Cookies

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Chocolate and peanut butter are the perfect combination in these from-scratch treats that are sure to disappear fast.

10. Almond Fingers

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For even more mmm, serve these creepy bites with a side of chocolate-hazelnut spread for dipping.

For even more Halloween, click through the links below!

12 Scary-Good Halloween Cupcakes That Are All Treat and No Trick

22 Halloween Dinner Ideas That Are Devilishly Delicious, Yet Magically Easy

14 Fast, Easy and Delicious Halloween Cakes Sure To Scare Up Smiles

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