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These Spider Web Halloween Cookies are easy and festive. Perfect for kids to create, a Halloween party, or for school treats.
Spider Web Halloween Cookies
Now that it’s officially fall, I am fully in the Halloween spirit! I hope y’all love all the spooky treats I’m cooking up this year. These spider web Halloween cookies are so hauntingly delicious and so simple to make. I am ecstatic with how elegant they turned out.
Halloween Cookies without Cookie Cutters
My kids love helping me in the kitchen, especially when it involves chocolate. The cookies are very forgiving and even if your chocolate technique isn’t perfect, you can turn any mistake into another spider. You could easily serve this at a party or make them for a fun treat. Either way, all the ghosts and ghouls will be clamoring for these festive spider web Halloween cookies.
None of my Halloween cookies need cookie cutters. I save my cookie cutters for Christmas cookie making. I try to make each holiday special by doing different things for each one. You’ll see my list of Halloween cookies and treats below (right above the recipe) that don’t need any cookie cutters!
How to Make Halloween Cookie Icing
Depending on the type of cookies you are making there are different types of icings needed. For these cookies, I simply used melted chocolate and white chocolate with a little shortening. It will harden as it cools so you have time to drizzle the white chocolate and spread it with a toothpick to make it look like a spider’s web.
However, if you want to make detailed halloween cookies with a hard icing, try my easy royal icing recipe. It’s fantastic for cookies and even for building gingerbread houses (I know, I know…wrong holiday, but still…it’s great). And it has no eggs!
The Best Sugar Cookies
I might be a little biased, but I love this sugar cookie recipe. It has instructions for regular sugar cookies, but it has instructions for gluten free and/or dairy free cookies. The best part is that the dough can be made in advance and frozen for months. Just pull out what you need, thaw, and bake! DELISH!
How to Make Homemade Halloween Cookies
Homemade Halloween cookies are so much fun to make because they can be creepy and not perfect.
Aren’t the little eyeball cookies cute, too? My son loved holding the finished cookies up to his own eyes, so don’t be surprised if you see these sweet treats staring back at you! In addition to these Spider Web cookies, here are the cookies in this picture:
These can be made gluten free and/or dairy free with a few simple swaps that are listed in the recipe above. Store bought sugar cookies make these even easier. As an Amazon Associate and member of other affiliate programs, I earn from qualifying purchases.
Nutrition Information:Yield: 24 Serving Size: 1 cookie
Amount Per Serving:Calories: 185 Total Fat: 8g Saturated Fat: 2g Trans Fat: 0g Unsaturated Fat: 6g Cholesterol: 1mg Sodium: 33mg Carbohydrates: 12g Fiber: 0g Sugar: 10g Protein: 1g
These can be made gluten free and/or dairy free with a few simple swaps that are listed in the recipe above.
Store bought sugar cookies make these even easier.
As an Amazon Associate and member of other affiliate programs, I earn from qualifying purchases.
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