It's that time of year for spooktacular Halloween cookies! I dare say I love Halloween-decorated cookies even more than Christmas cookies.
If you need some scary inspiration, here are some awesome ideas for Halloween cookies.
Now, I wouldn't necessarily put decorated cookies in the "easy" category, but here are some resources to get you started.
how to decorate cookies
First, you'll need to master the basics of cookie decorating.
Check out this post for recommendations on baking trays.
Traditionally, cookies are decorated with royal icing. This version uses meringue powder (dried egg whites).
Sugar cookie icing does not require egg whites or meringue powder, tastes delicious, and is super easy to make.
Cookie decorating basics
Thanks to the classic Wizard of Oz for the inspiration behind melting witch cookies.
These black cat cookies are filled with candy.
Two-ingredient (three if you count the eyes) macaroon cookies!
How about some cute fuzzy monster cookies?
These witch cookies are too cute to be scary!
Monster cookie sticks are a fun twist on Halloween cookies.
All you need is a grass tip and googly eyes to decorate werewolf cookies.
Creepy, mini zombie cookies!
This simple Frankenstein cookie cake should be easy enough to decorate.
How cute are these Mickey Mouse Oreo Halloween cookies?
What's really behind that gingerbread man cookie? Skeleton gingerbread man cookies.
Can you tell I love candy eyes? Simple monster cookies.
Awesome cauldron cookies.
Make black cat cookies using OREO Cookies and vanilla wafers. It's so easy!
Use raisins to create creepy spiders in your oatmeal raisin cookies.
Make Halloween magical by sharing hand-painted Hocus Pocus Cookies with your friends and family.
Celebrate Halloween by building Haunted Cookie Houses.
Turn soft and chewy peanut butter cookies into cool-looking pumpkins.
Have fun making and eating Googly Eye cookies that you can actually wiggle.
Magic bars are so easy to make by simply layering ingredients in a pan. They can be made even more magical for Halloween.
Use OREO Cookies and chocolate chips to make Orange and Black Halloween Magic Bars.
Halloween is the perfect time to make Candy Corn Magic Bars filled with peanuts. They taste like Payday candy bars.
If you love peanut butter be sure to make Reese's Pieces Peanut Butter Magic Bars for the holiday.
Chocolate lovers will go mad over these Halloween Magic Bars loaded with Ghoul's Mix Halloween M&M's.
These chocolate cake mix Mummy Cookies are super easy to make for Halloween. Kids and adults will love them.