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Halloween Cookies on a Stick

Details

Time
2 hours
Skill Level
Intermediate
Yields
18 (3-1/2 inch) cookies

Give trick-or-treaters something unique this year with this Halloween cookies-on-a-stick recipe. Decorate the chocolate cookies as pumpkins, mummies, ghosts and goblins, or anything spooky enough for a Halloween treat.

Ingredients & Directions

Prep Time
35 minutes
Bake Time
10 minutes
Cool Time
33 minutes

Ingredients

  • 1 cup

    butter or margarine (2 sticks), softened

  • 3/4 cup

    granulated sugar

  • 3/4 cup

    packed light brown sugar

  • 1 tsp

    vanilla extract

  • 2

    eggs

  • 2-1/2 cup

    all-purpose flour

  • 1/3 cup
  • 1 tsp

    baking soda

  • 1/2 tsp

    salt

  • About 18

    wooden ice cream sticks

  • decorating icing

READY TO MAKE THE RECIPE?

Step-By-Step Directions

Equipment Needed 

oven
Oven
bowl
Bowl
mixer
Mixer
measuring cups
Measuring Cups
rubber scraper
Rubber Scraper
cookie sheet
Cookie Sheet
wide spatula
Wide Spatula
wire rack
Wire Rack
1

Heat oven to 350°F. Beat butter, granulated sugar, brown sugar and vanilla in large bowl on medium speed of mixer until creamy. Add eggs; beat well. Stir together flour, cocoa, baking soda and salt; gradually add to butter mixture, beating until well blended.

2

Drop dough by scant 1/4 cupfuls onto ungreased cookie sheet, about 3 inches apart. Shape into balls. Insert wooden stick about halfway into center of each. Flatten slightly.

3

Bake 10 to 12 minutes or until set. Cool 3 minutes; carefully remove from cookie sheet to wire rack. Cool completely.

4

Decorate as desired with decorating icing. 

Tip

Cookies can be baked one day and decorated the next day.

Additional questions?