How to Make Cookies for Halloween

Do you want to live an unforgettable Halloween? Make your dinner full of terrifying (and delicious) details that can make your guests' hair stand on end. How about surprising them with some ghost-shaped cookies? And with others in the form of a mummy?

Make the day of the dead different and learn how to make cookies for Halloween. We will give you the keys to leave everyone with their mouths open. Try it, and you will see it!

Pumpkin-shaped cookies for Halloween

If you want to know how to make Halloween cookies with original and fun shapes, take note of this recipe that recovers a traditional element of this American holiday: pumpkins.


  • Shortbread cookies of circular shape
  • Black and orange-colored fondant

Instructions to Make the Cookies:

Roll out the orange fondant mass and cut it with a round mold; Then, with a rolling pin, spread it over the cookie shape. To stick it on the cookie, you only need a little water that you can spread with the tip of your finger.

Read also: Tips to Make a Delicious Unleavened Bread at Home.

To shape the pumpkin, you only need a knife to mark the pumpkin; You can make the face with the black fondant, differentiating the round eyes from the mouth with different types of grimaces.

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Cookies in the shape of mummies for Halloween

Get your guests flabbergasted by serving them some mummy-shaped cookies! To do it, you will only need:

  • Cookies in a circular shape (same as for pumpkins)
  • Black and white fondant


Roll out the white fondant dough and cut it out with a round mold. Then, place the white paste on the cookie and stick it with a little water. To shape the mummy, you will have to cut the round base of the fondant into strips; These strips will simulate the mummy's bandages.

To place them on the cookie, you have to follow the order you want and stick them with a little water. To finish, add a pair of round eyes with black fondant to give it a terrifying touch and a lot of fun.

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Ghost Cookies for Halloween

Another classic that cannot be missed on Halloween is ghosts. Learn how to make ghost cookies by following these simple steps.

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Ingredients needed:

  • Ghost Shaped Shortbread Cookies
  • Black and white fondant


Spread the white fondant dough on the ghost-shaped cookie and cut it with a knife following its shape. You should make a face fondant on the cookie with a little water, spreading it with the tip of a finger. Making the ghost's face is very simple: make three balls out of the black fondant, two for the eyes and one for the mouth.

Adapted and translated by The Cop Cart Staff
Sources: Uncomo