This fun Halloween Cookies recipe is so fun to make for a Halloween party or as a seasonal dessert. These creepy Mummy Oreos are a fun treat and perfect for desserts or lunch boxes, and they come together in just about 30 minutes!
Today I am sharing one of my favorite easy Halloween cookie recipes. These adorable mummy cookies are a fun and spooky treat for Halloween season!
Why This Recipe
This Oreo Mummy cookies recipe is one of those semi-homemade easy recipes to celebrate the season, These cookies are made with store-bought sandwich cookies to save time. Of course, you can also make these with your favorite chocolate chip cookies too.
The result is these fun Halloween cookies with googly eyes that are fun for gatherings and Halloween parties.
Let's face it, while it is fun to bake treats from scratch, you really can come up with some fun Halloween treats for kids and adults by using a few shortcuts now and then.
These little monsters come together in a matter of minutes because there is no need to bake cookies. With all the ingredients ready, this easy recipe takes less than 15 minutes to make.
It's the perfect Halloween treat for a party favor too!
Ingredients For Super Easy Halloween Cookies
Just a few simple ingredients are needed for this recipe. Refer to the recipe card for the measurements.
Cookies - You can use Oreo sandwich cookies, or any type of white or chocolate sandwich cookies.
Candy Eyes - I used the assortment pack with different sized eyes. You can also use the kind in different colors.
White Chocolate Candy Melts - These work best, but you can use white chocolate chips if that is what you have on hand.
Halloween Sprinkles - Sprinkles are part of the Halloween fun. Pick a color theme.
Equipment and Tools
- large bowl or medium bowl
- parchment paper
- cookie sheets or wire rack
- piping bag
- number 2 round decorator tip
How to Make Mummy Cookies
- Set cookies on a rack, wax paper or parchment paper. Melt candy melts in the microwave at 30-second intervals until melted.
- Using a piping bag and a round tip, pipe melted white chocolate candy on each cookie in a back and forth motion about 1.8" apart. The zig zags create the mummy bandages. White off any excess chocolate.
- Add two little candy eyeballs to the cookie.
- Add sprinkles and let cookies set 30-30 minutes.
Pro Tip Notes and Timesaver Shortcuts
- For best results, place cookie on parchment paper or a wire rack before frosting.
- Store cookies in food storage boxes or airtight containers.
- Make sure your hands are dry when applying the candy eyes. If they are wet, the eyes will easily smear.
- You can also use white chocolate chips instead of candy melts.
- You can also make these with Milano cookies or nutter butter cookies
- Ensure that the melts are used quickly because they dry fast.
- Use a number 2 round tip.
- use disposable piping bags.
Can I Make these Ahead of Time?
Yes, you can make these a day ahead of time. Store in an airtight container in a cool dry place. These make a fun party favor for Halloween parties.
More Fun Halloween Treats
Halloween Brownies - Spooky treats made with a brownie mix.
Spooky Pretzels - a fun treat with a spooky twist
Spider Cupcakes - Cute cupcake spiders for a cute dessert idea.
Monster Halloween Treats. Festive Halloween Krispies that are favorite treats.
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- Parchment lined baking sheets
- piping bag
- piping tip
- baking tray
- 24 Chocolate sandwich cookies
- 48 Small Candy eyes
- 1 package White candy coating
- Melt some candy melts in a bowl according to package instructions.
- Add 1 teaspoon of oil (vegetable or coconut oil) at a time to thin out chocolate if needed.
- Stir well to incorporate.
- Pour the melted chocolate into a piping bag or ziplock bag.
- Snip the tip and make back and forth zigzag patterns of white chocolate to create the mummification look.
- Add candy eyes and allow to completely set for 25-30 mins.
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