PART OF Halloween

24 Cute Halloween Cookies to Give Out This Year

Halloween is all about the sweets—especially the cookies! Try out these Halloween cookie recipes to satisfy the little goblins that come knocking, then check out our other Halloween treats and desserts.

Giant Glowing Pumpkin Cookies

"We frosted the tops with colored frosting and then decorated with jimmies. My kids had fun decorating them!"



Purple People Eaters just got a lot more wholesome.

Sugar Ghosts

"Sugar Ghosts are a fun and deliciously simple party idea to make with your little goblins for Halloween!"


Werewolf Paws

Basic sugar cookies transform into these fearsome claws with a little help from the full moon.

Vampire Cookies

"These are fun cookies for Halloween or a vampire genre party. The cookies have a light vanilla and butter flavor to them, and are the perfect color to really set off the red of the filling. They have a slightly crisp edge and a soft, chewy center. When you take a bite and expose the jam, they really do look like they’re bleeding!"

-tammy dalton

Candy Corn and Peanut Cookies

"These are great!! I love unique recipes & this really was a neat recipe for Halloween! The sweet/salty combo is perfect & I love the texture of the baked candy corn. I'll probably make these every Fall!"


Witch's Finger Cookies

"My daughter and I made these together. Very easy to make and lots of fun. I used brown sugar instead of white and raw almonds."

-Chef Navidad

It's The Great Pumpkin Cookies, Charlie Brown

"Soft, moist cookie full of flavor. Delish!"


Halloween Eyeball Cookies

"These were beyond delicious! I made them for halloween and everyone couldn't get enough. They are very sweet but oh so creamy and good. A paint brush works great for the veins."

-Michelle Mac

Cute Non-Pumpkin Ritz Jack O' Lantern Cookies

"These are really cute! I made them for a Halloween party with nutter butter ghosts. Pretty well anything round that tastes good covered in almond bark would be tasty:)"


Gingerbread Skeletons

"These are just too cute! You will need gingerbread and/or animal cookie cutters. I think it would be fun to make the animal ones too."


Caramel Apple Cookies

"We loved these! Nice change of pace from the usual chocolate chip. The caramel is awesome. These are perfect for fall!"

-Liza at

Great Pumpkin Cookie

"Great Pumpkin Cookie! My family loves these cookies. I have used this recipe for years. Thanks for posting."


Creamy Choco-Pumpkin Bars

"The bourbon and five spice deliver depth a distinguished palette can appreciate, but THAT won't stop the ankle-biters from gobbling them down, so set some aside."


Chocolate Skeleton Cookies

Chocolate and Skeletons. A ghoulishly great combo!

Severed Fingers Halloween Cookies

"These were good! I added almond extract as suggested - yummy! Next time I'm going to put two pretzel sticks inside each cookie as finger bones so that they crunch when you bite into them!"


Giant Candy Corn Cookies

"Cute and easy cookies which look like huge pieces of candy corn. A great way to make decorated cookies for Fall, Halloween or Thanksgiving with minimal hassle. No re-rolling of dough and no icing! Would be great for the kids to help with."


Great Pumpkin Cookies

"Delicious. What a great way to use pumpkin."

-Riverside Len

Pumpkin Spice Blossoms

"A fall twist on a classic peanut butter blossom, utilizing a seasonal candy!"

-Chef Mamma Blogger

Ghost Cookies

"These are so cute and look great on a Halloween cookie tray. The combination of white chocolate and peanut butter is delicious!!"


Halloween Cookie Bark

"Cookie bark with a different look. It's a ghoulish treat for Halloween or anytime."


Pumpkin Puff Cookies

"Just made these for Halloween. Yum. A soft cake like cookie with just the right amount of pumpkin and spice. Easy to make too."

-Le Bee

Halloween Pumpkin Oatmeal Cookies

"These are soooooooo good. I've always loved pumpkin bread and I was looking for an oatmeal and pumpkin recipe."

-Mrs. Tingley

Halloween Can't Leave Alone Bars

"Oh yum this looks so good :)"

-Maryanns Kitchen