How to Make Cookies: Easy Cookie Recipes for Halloween

There is no trick to these Halloween baking ideas it's all treat! Creative kid's chef, baker and author, Cricket Azima for the Betty Crocker kitchens shows how to make wildly wacky Ghoulish and Candy Corn Cookies with your kids that are a sure hit for all ages.


For ghoulish cookies
Sugar cookie mix 500 Gram (Betty Crocker 1 pack)
Butter/Margarine 1/2 Cup (8 tbs) , softened
Eggs 1
Food color (green) 5 Drop
White frosting 12 Ounce (Betty Crocker Whipped fluffy white frosting)
Gel paste food coloring 20 Milliliter (Betty Crocker
Mini marshmallow 1/4 Cup (4 tbs)
Chocolate baking bits 1/4 Cup (4 tbs) (miniature Candy Coated)
For candy corn cookies
Butter/Margarine 1/3 Cup (5.33 tbs) , melted
Food color 5 Drop (orange)
Semi sweet chocolate 2 Ounce , melted, cooled


For Ghoulish Cookies


1. Preheat the oven to 375 degrees F.

2. In a bowl take the frosting. Add green food color and mix well till evenly colored. Set aside.


3. In a bowl, add the sugar cookie mix, butter and egg. Mix well till it forms a soft dough.

4. Put spoonful of dough on baking sheet about 2 inches apart. Bake for around 14 minutes or till the edges turn light golden.

5. Remove from oven. Let it cool on the sheets for 1 minute. Then transfer them to cooling rack to cool completely.

6. Frost all the cookies and decorate them as ghoulish faces using black and white gels, marshmallows and baking bits.

For Candy Corn Cookies


1. Line a 8x4 inch loaf pan with parchment paper. This should extend to the sides of the pan. Set aside.

2. In a bowl, add sugar cookie mix, egg and margarine. Mix well till it forms dough. Divide the dough into 3 equal parts.

3. Add orange color to 1st part of the dough. On a flat surface put the dough and knead it till the dough is evenly colored. Repeat this with the second parts with melted semi sweet chocolate. Leave the 3rd part plain.

4. Take the loaf pan and spread the orange dough in the bottom. On top of it spread the chocolate dough and finally the plain dough. Be careful not to smudge the other layers. Let the pan sit in the refrigerator for 2 hours.

5. Preheat the 375 degrees F.


6. Remove the dough from the fridge and place it on a flat working surface. Cut a small portion of the dough into a strip. Starting from the corner using zig-zag motion cut out the cone shaped cookies.

7. Arrange them on a baking sheet in a single layer and bake for around 9 minutes. Remove from oven and let it cool before serving.


In a serving platter, serve the cookies for the Halloween party with milk or any other beverage of choice.

Recipe Summary

Difficulty Level: Medium

Nutrition Facts

Serving size Complete recipe

Calories 5307Calories from Fat 2258

 % Daily Value*

Total Fat 252 g387.7%

Saturated Fat 126 g630%

Trans Fat 0 g


Sodium 1710 mg71.25%

Total Carbohydrates 734 g244.7%

Dietary Fiber 24 g96%

Sugars 480 g

Protein 36 g72%

Vitamin A % Vitamin C %

Calcium % Iron %

*Based on a 2000 Calorie diet