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Halloween Cookies on a Stick

Details

Time
2 hours
Skill Level
Intermediate
Yields
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

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
    HERSHEY'S Cocoa
  • 1 tsp
    baking soda
  • 1/2 tsp
    salt
  • 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
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?