15 Easy Halloween Cookie Ideas



Costumes are great and all, but Halloween is really all about the sweets. While you definitely will want to stock up on candy for trick-o-treaters, having Halloween desserts are a fun way to make your Halloween feel extra festive. Cookies are a great treat for Halloween office parties, a Halloween hang-out at home with friends, or to just make as an activity with family and friends. The great part about Halloween cookies is that they are super fun to decorate – you can get super creative with these creepy treats. For the best ghoulish inspiration this year, check out these 15 easy Halloween cookie ideas. 

Broomstick cookies

Halloween isn’t legit without a witch’s broomstick or two. This cookie recipe calls for peanut butter cookie dough and a whole lot of fun. 

Broomstick cookies | 15 Easy Halloween Cookie Ideas | Her Beauty

Haunted cookie house

This creepy-themed rendition of a traditional Christmas gingerbread house is sure to be a big hit at your Halloween party. 

Haunted cookie house | 15 Easy Halloween Cookie Ideas | Her Beauty

Cookie skulls

If you are the really creative type, you will absolutely love this idea to celebrate Halloween Day-of-the-Dead style with sugar cookie skulls beautifully designed with multi-colored icing.

Cookie skulls | 15 Easy Halloween Cookie Ideas | Her Beauty

Mummy pops

Fun to make and fun to eat, these mummy pops are nutter butters, dipped in chocolate and wrapped in buttercream frosting. 

Mummy pops | 15 Easy Halloween Cookie Ideas | Her Beauty

Leaf Cookies

If the beauty of fall is what you love about Halloween season, these orange, green and yellow gradient leaf cookies are the perfect treat for you. 

Leaf Cookies | 15 Easy Halloween Cookie Ideas | Her Beauty

Graveyard cookie jar

This super cute idea includes a mason jar full of dirt (chocolate cake crumbles), tombstone sugar cookies and skeletons made of white chocolate. 

Graveyard cookie jar | 15 Easy Halloween Cookie Ideas | Her Beauty

Oreo spider webs

Who doesn’t love a chocolate covered oreo? These delicious delicious cookies are dipped, drenched and drizzled in white and milk chocolate.

Oreo spider webs | 15 Easy Halloween Cookie Ideas | Her Beauty

Pumpkin snickerdoodles

These snickerdoodles with a fall twist won’t last on your kitchen counter for long. Sprinkle with pumpkin spice and cinnamon for a delicious finish. 

Pumpkin snickerdoodles | 15 Easy Halloween Cookie Ideas | Her Beauty

One-eyed cookies

This easy recipe is a great activity for kids, and is as simple as combining a chocolate chip cookie, Rolo candies, and candy eyes. 

One-eyed cookies | 15 Easy Halloween Cookie Ideas | Her Beauty

Bat flying over the moon cookies

These eerily delicious cookies are as simple as they come, calling for store-bought soft sugar cookies, and blank and yellow frosting. 

Bat flying over the moon cookies | 15 Easy Halloween Cookie Ideas | Her Beauty

Witchy lady fingers

These tasty witch finger cookies – complete with almond slice fingernails– might actually creep your friends out, but what’s Halloweenw without a good scare? 

Witchy lady fingers | 15 Easy Halloween Cookie Ideas | Her Beauty

Dracula dentures

This recipe couldn’t be easier, and calls for mini marshmallows, red frosting and chocolate chip cookies. Who knew dentures could be so tasty?

Dracula dentures | 15 Easy Halloween Cookie Ideas | Her Beauty

Boo-Scotti

Your coffee lover friends will appreciate this treat with their pumpkin spiced lattes, which is nothing more than tasty biscottis dipped in white chocolate and decorated with milk chocolate icing. 

Boo-Scotti | 15 Easy Halloween Cookie Ideas | Her Beauty

Meringue bones

These light, crispy meringues are easy to make and even more fun to eat – and your family and friends will love these tasty bite size treats.. 

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Death by Halloween cookies

Red velvet cake cookies are already mouth-watering, but tossed in black cocoa powder? Your whole family, friends and coworkers will have a new Halloween favorite. 

Death by Halloween cookies | 15 Easy Halloween Cookie Ideas | Her Beauty