Spooky season is here and we have 20 Halloween Cookie Decorating Ideas for your next Halloween party!
Halloween season means candy, costumes, and cauldrons, but what about cookies?!
Cookies might not be the first thing on your mind during the Halloween season, but they are the perfect excuse to put on your witch’s hat and get baking in the kitchen!
If you have never made Halloween cookies, then you will love today’s post because I am sharing our ultimate guide of 20 Halloween Cookie Decorating Ideas! These decorating ideas/recipes range from no-bake to easy-to-bake and include themes like monsters, black cats, spiders, ghosts, and more!
Plus, besides the fun Halloween themes, I also include some cookie recipes that are a bit traditional in look (meaning no creepy spiders) but still have a fun Halloween twist. Also, all of these cookies would be a great Halloween activity to do with your kids, tweens, or teens!
So, throw that chocolate chip cookie aside, and find a new Halloween cookie recipe to try this year!
20 HALLOWEEN COOKIE DECORATING IDEAS:
For some Halloween fun, make these Halloween Chocolate Cookies that not only taste delicious but look professional! This recipe is great for beginners and includes a variety of fun shapes ranging from pumpkin cookies to witch-hat cookies!
For those of you who are looking for a Halloween cookie that doesn’t include spiderwebs, ghosts, or bats, then these Halloween Sprinkle Cookies are for you! These cookies have the perfect Halloween look and can be made in under 40 minutes!
Chocolate, sugar, and chocolate chips come together to create these elegant Spider Web Halloween Cookies! Even though these cookies are made completely from scratch, you could easily get grocery store cookies for the base, then follow the decorating instructions to create a big batch of cookies!
These Orange and Black Sugar Cookies may look store-bought but they are actually super easy to make! Now, it might look like food coloring was the main ingredient to create two different colors, but you actually get two cookies in one! Half of the cookie (the orange side) tastes like a traditional sugar cookie, and the other half (the black side) tastes like chocolate!
If you want to bake something spooky but pretty for your Halloween parties, then these Red Velvet Halloween Spider Cookies are for you! These bakery-style cookies are larger in size, can be made in 45 minutes, and are simple to decorate!
CHOCOLATE HALLOWEEN COOKIE DECORATING IDEAS:
You can never go wrong with an easy sugar cookie recipe! These delicious Black Cat Cookies will not bring you bad luck because they are made from chocolate sugar cookie dough that only takes 20 minutes to make!
If you love chocolate, shortbread, and a sophisticated-looking cookie, these Chocolate Dipped Spiderweb Cookies will be a fun treat for your next Halloween party!
Dark chocolate and orange candies make the perfect combination when it comes to Halloween candy cookies! These two things come together to create these yummy Dark Chocolate Halloween Cookies that are ideal for kids and adults!
If you are looking for a Halloween cookie that is gluten-free, then check out these Gluten-Free Halloween Cookies! These fudgy cookies have a soft brownie center and are packed full of chocolate chips, Reese’s Pieces, and Halloween-themed sprinkles!
HALLOWEEN COOKIE DECORATING IDEAS FOR KIDS:
You can never go wrong with easy Halloween sugar cookies, and these Halloween Sugar Cookies are just that! Learn how easy it is to make these cookies that can be made to look like pumpkins or Jack Skellington!
With only 4 ingredients and 30 minutes, you can make these Easy Halloween Cookies that are Frankenstein-shaped and fun for the whole family!
Turn your gingerbread man cookie cutters into Halloween cookie cutters for this Gingerbread Halloween Skeleton Cookie recipe! These cookies are full of ginger flavor and have cute skeleton faces that are more sweet than scary.
If you want some cookies to make with the kids, then they will love these Halloween Sugar Cookies with Sprinkles! Unlike your traditional sugar cookie, this cookie recipe uses dye to color the dough orange, purple, and green! Then sprinkles and candy eyes are added to the dough to give the final cookie a fun look!
Kids of all ages will love making these Six-Ingredients Cake Mix Halloween Monster Cookies! These fun cookies are made using a box of cake mix and can be customized in a variety of ways to fit what ingredients you might have on hand.
NO-BAKE HALLOWEEN COOKIE DECORATING IDEAS:
If you love gross-looking Halloween treats, then you will love these Halloween Oreo Brain Cookies! These cookies are simple to make, only require a few ingredients, and are no bake!
You don’t need to bake to create these Easy Halloween Spider Web Cookies! All you need is some Oreos, chocolate melts, and sparkle gel!
Another no-bake recipe?! Yes, please! You can create these Mummy Halloween Cookies with only 3 ingredients, and one of those ingredients is everyone’s favorite store-bought cookie- the Oreo! The recipe uses vanilla candy melts to create the mummy wrap, however, to save time, you could use melted buttercream frosting or white icing.
If you love cutest Halloween cookies, check out these Nutter Butter Halloween Ghost Cookies! These cookies are great to make at the last minute because you only need 3 ingredients. Plus, they make for the perfect party food whether you are hosting or going to one!
If you are looking for more Halloween Oreo ideas, then check out these No-Bake Oreo Bat Cookies! These cookies are simple to make and are an easy way to make a decorative cookie without all the baking work!
Gluten-free friends, finding a yummy Halloween cookie recipe doesn’t have to be a bunch of hocus pocus! You can create these No Bake Spider Cookies with Reese’s Peanut Butter Cups, Rice Krispies, and melted chocolate! This combination gives you not only cute-looking cookie but one that is ideal for kids and adults!