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Halloween Cookies on a Stick

Details

Timing
Timing
Total:
Bake:
10 Min.
Prep:
35 Min.
Skill Level:
Intermediate
Yields:
18 (3-1/2 inch) cookies

Welcome to a bewitching baking adventure! This mischievous Halloween Cookies on a Stick recipe is perfect for enchanting your tastebuds and captivating your party guests. With the irresistible fusion of HERSHEY'S Cocoa in sugar cookie dough, you'll create spellbinding, chocolaty treats that'll stir up their festive spirits. Follow along as we unmask the secret to bringing these wickedly delicious, easy-to-make cookies to life — and let your imagination run wild with boo-tiful decorations.

Pair the Halloween Cookies on a Stick recipe with our Yummy Mummy Cookies for even more spine-chilling Halloween treats!

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
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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?