15 Creepy Halloween Cookies to Make with Your Tweens
These 15 creepy Halloween cookies are sure to get your older kids into the spirt this season.
Halloween is coming, and that means it’s time to bake some spooky treats! These cookies are perfect for making with your tweens. They’re easy to make and they taste delicious.
So, if you’re looking for a fun activity to do with your tween, why not try baking up some scares together?
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Baking With Tweens
Baking cookies is a fun and easy way to spend time with your tweens. It’s a great way to teach them about measuring, following directions, and working together. Baking is an excellent life skill for kids to learn.
Halloween is the perfect time to teach your older kids how to bake, and cookies are an easy place to start. They’re always a hit with tweens and they’ll love making (and eating) their own spooky treats this season.
What Makes the Best Halloween Cookies?
There are many ways that you can make a cookie a Halloween cookie. One is to cut the dough into an iconic shape that represents the holiday, like pumpkins, witches’ hats, black cats, ghosts, etc.
You can use also use icing to create different designs, like a classic jack-o’-lantern face, or use colorful sugars or sprinkles to decorate them.
A popular way to turn cookies into Halloween-themed ones is by using candies, like bones, candy eyeballs, and M&M’s to make the cookies spooktacular.
Creepy Halloween Cookies
Cookie baking isn’t just for Christmas. With these spooky choices, your tween will love making homemade baked goods to celebrate Halloween.
From monster sugar cookies to peanut butter spider treats, something is bound to catch your eye and get you excited about getting your older kids into the kitchen.
Easy Peanut Butter Spider Cookies
Pop a few Whoppers onto cookies and you have the most realistic spider body for Halloween!
Witch Hat Cookies
These homemade cookies promise to be yummy. Add a Hershey kiss to the top and you have a perfect Halloween treat to share.
Halloween Monster Eye Crinkle Cookies
Make a classic easy cookie with a fantastic and fun holiday twist with this recipe.
Instant Pot Halloween Sugar Cookies
I had no idea you could make cookies in your instant pot! This is a must try recipe.
Halloween Pinwheel Cookies Recipe
These look great and taste amazing. You will love combining your favorite colors to make this recipe.
Matcha Monster Cookies
If you love matcha flavor then you are going to enjoy these creepy green cookies!
Hotel Transylvania Blobby Meringue Cookies
Fans of Hotel Transylvania are going to gush over these green blobby merengues! They are just perfect for a movie night treat.
Cookie Monster Cookies
Ok, while these aren’t creepy, they are as cute as can be! Who could resist a cookie monster cookie?
Halloween Monster Cookie Bars
Bar cookies make for a fun way to enjoy a freshly baked snack without all the fuss of rolling out cookies. You are sure to love these candy loaded blondie bars.
Nightmare Before Christmas Cookies
Dress up a favorite sugar cookie recipe to make a great Jack Skellington treat to share with your favorite ghouls.
Cute & Easy Halloween Spider Cookies
Need an easy cookie recipe to make for the creepiest night of the year? These are so simple and tasty with peanut butter cups.
Matcha Spooky Halloween Cookies
This cookie recipe has a unique flavor and is decorated with so many creepy eyes!
No-Bake Binx Black Cat Cookies
Grab some Nutter Butters to make these fun Hocus Pocus themed cookies with the kids.
Hocus Pocus Chocolate Cookies
These chocolate cookies are loaded with M&M’s for the ultimate way to make a sweet candy filled treat.
Halloween Shortbread Cookies
Jazz up your favorite shortbread dough to make these festive and simple cookies that will disappear from the cookie tray in no time.
More Halloween Ideas
Looking for even more Halloween inspiration?
- These delicious treats all have one thing in common – edible eyes.
- Tweens can make their own Frankenstein decorations this season.
- Turn plain clay pots into adorable candy corn décor.
- Have some fun with writing this Halloween as part of your language arts lesson.