I find that sometimes getting everything ready for holiday celebrations becomes a burden because there is too much to get done. Making festive desserts tends to drop to the bottom of my to-do list. However, with these cookie ideas, making Halloween treats is way more fun, not to mention easy! We’ve compiled a list of halloween cookies for kids to give you some inspiration this fall.
When you use prepared cookie dough it cuts down a lot of prep time. You’ll be able to mark Halloween snacks off your to-do list in no time! Take a look at these 20 fun ways to make creative and easy Halloween cookies that won’t take a lot of preparation.
Need more things to do with your kids this spooky season? Don’t forget to check out all of our fun family halloween activities!
Easy Halloween Sugar Cookies
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Simple witch fingers, candy pizza, and easy spider cookies, oh my!
All of these ideas can be done with pre-prepared sugar cookie dough – I especially love this Betty Crocker Mix – but you can also make your dough ahead of time from scratch. Whatever you choose, the point is to have fun with your kids and make something festive!
These easy Halloween Cookies with Edible Images from Living Locurto are adorable and she even has a free printable that you can use to top your sugar cookies!
Aren’t these Candy Corn Cookies so cute, colorful, AND festive? Plus, they are based on my favorite Halloween candy! Find them here at Kids Activities Blog.
Seriously, a squiggle of frosting and two eyes make these Monster Cookies from Eat Good 4 Life freakishly easy to decorate.
I love these easy Halloween Pumpkin Sugar Cookies over at Cooking for My Kids… All you need is buttercream frosting and your sugar cookie mix.
Sugar Beas Blog Spider Web Cookie might even make you wish that you had a cobweb in your kitchen!
Ooh, how great do these Round Candy Corn Cookies from Cakes by Khandra look?
This idea for Halloween Sugar Cookie Bars from My Recipe Magic is a simple way of baking dough it into a bar and frosting all at once.
Heading to my kitchen now to make these spooky Spider Cookies from In The Kids Kitchen!
You can’t go wrong with these Easy Halloween Cookies straight from Betty Crocker!
These purple and black Mickey Halloween Cookies from Cutefetti are perfect for any Ursula or Haunted Mansion fans.
This Halloween Candy Cookie Pizza from Our Kid Things combines my two favorite things: pizza and cookies!
Gross but cool, these sugar cookie Witch Fingers from Cooking With Libby will be a hit with the kids!
You’ll only need four ingredients and 15 minutes for these fun Monster Cookies from Mommy’s Fabulous Finds.
All it takes is icing and creativity for these Easy Halloween Cookies from Better Homes & Gardens that are so fun to decorate!
These Pumpkin Cookies are precious and so simple… They might be my new go-to! Check them out at Design Eat Repeat.
Yum! I can’t wait to try these Spooky Eyeball Sugar Cookies from A Pretty Life In The Suburbs!
I’m obsessed with these Batty Sugar Cookies from Pillsbury! They’re so easy AND festive.
Use your kids’ candy from trick-or-treating for these unique and clever Leftover Halloween Candy cookies from The BakerMama!
These creepy crawly Bug Sugar Cookies have to be the easiest Halloween treats to make! Take a look at Content and Company for the full recipe.
Can you believe how cute these Halloween Thumbprint Cookies from Epicurious are? They’re so simple too!
Here’s some more cookie decorating & Halloween fun!