The spooky spirit of Halloween makes it a favorite day for some, but also a day others try their best to avoid. Halloween is reminiscent of all the things people love about fall: from pumpkin picking and carving to haunted houses and even scary movies, everyone is certain to find something about the season that they absolutely love.
Whether or not you choose to dress up this upcoming October 31st, you’re most definitely going to indulge in some sweet treats. The Halloween season brings about some of the best of the best in terms of dessert, and here are our picks of the season for Halloween-inspired cookies:
What is more iconic of the Halloween season than pumpkins? From jack-o-lanterns to lattes, pumpkin makes an appearance nearly everywhere in the month of October.
Pumpkin cookies can come in many different forms. You may choose to break out the frosting and decorate a sugar cookie to look like a pumpkin, or maybe you’ll put your baking skills to the test and make a soft and chewy pumpkin flavored cookie. No matter what you choose, you won’t be disappointed with pumpkin this season!
Nothing puts you in the Halloween spirit like candy! While everyone has their own childhood favorite, putting any type of sugary confection on a cookie is enough to make anyone smile.
Candy corn is definitely the sweet most typical of Halloween; but every kind of candy is a good choice as a cookie topping! Whether you prefer chocolates, chewy sweets, or hard candy, putting your favorite one on cookies this Halloween season is sure to be a hit!
Another flavor that’s iconic of the Halloween season is caramel. The sweet and sticky candy makes the perfect addition to any cookie by adding a deliciously gooey center.
The next time you’re whipping up a batch of your favorite cookies, consider adding in a piece of caramel and indulging in a gooey treat!
Halloween is a holiday dedicated to all things creepy and scary, and that is shown in all aspects of the season. From home décor to music, there is a little something spooky in everything.
In order to truly celebrate the season, you might as well even decorate your cookies in a spooky fashion! This is where you can truly let your creativity shine and your ideas run wild. There are endless spooky cookie designs and shapes to explore. Eyeballs, spider webs, and ghosts are only the beginning–the rest is up to your imagination!
Dia de los Muertos, or Day of the Dead, is a Mexican holiday honoring the dead that is celebrated around Halloween-time. One of the most iconic parts of the celebration are the elaborately decorated skulls.
Try out your decoration skills by decorating cookies in skull shapes in the typical Dia de los Muertos style. They’re so easy to make uniquely your own, and you can really use your creativity to show off your personal style.
Hopefully these ideas spark your imagination and get you ready for the upcoming Halloween season. Whether you try out one of these ideas or come up with your own unique design, make sure you send us pictures of your devilish creations!