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Halloween Cookies on a Stick


2 hours
Skill Level
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


  • 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
  • 2-1/2 cup
    all-purpose flour
  • 1/3 cup
    HERSHEY'S Cocoa
  • 1 tsp
    baking soda
  • 1/2 tsp
  • About 18
    wooden ice cream sticks
  • decorating icing

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

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.


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.


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


Decorate as desired with decorating icing. 


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

Additional questions?