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.
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.
Haunted cookie house
This creepy-themed rendition of a traditional Christmas gingerbread house is sure to be a big hit at your Halloween party.
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.
Fun to make and fun to eat, these mummy pops are nutter butters, dipped in chocolate and wrapped in buttercream frosting.
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.
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.
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.
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.
This easy recipe is a great activity for kids, and is as simple as combining a chocolate chip cookie, Rolo candies, and candy eyes.
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.
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?
This recipe couldn’t be easier, and calls for mini marshmallows, red frosting and chocolate chip cookies. Who knew dentures could be so tasty?
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.
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..
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.