Bats & Cats Chocolate Halloween Cookies

4.5
(2) 2 Reviews
Prep Time
30
min.
Total Time
2
hr.
57
min.
Servings

36 servings, 1 cookie each

These chocolate cookies are scrumptious any time of year. But they're scrumptious AND fun when they're dressed as bats and cats for Halloween.

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  • Heat oven to 350°F.
  • Mix flour, baking powder and salt until well blended. Beat butter and sugar in large bowl with mixer until light and fluffy. Blend in eggs and vanilla. Gradually beat in flour mixture. Add chocolate; mix well. Divide dough in half; wrap tightly in plastic wrap. Refrigerate 2 hours.
  • Place half the dough on lightly floured surface; roll into 1/8-inch thickness. Cut into bat and cat shapes with 3-inch cookie cutters, rerolling scraps as necessary. Place, 2 inches apart, on baking sheets. Repeat with remaining dough.
  • Bake 10 to 12 min. or until firm around the edges. Cool on baking sheets 2 min.; transfer to wire racks. Cool completely. Decorate with gel.

Size-Wise

Enjoy your favorite foods on occasion but remember to keep tabs on portions.

Variation

Omit decorating gel. Let the kids decorate the unbaked cookies with colored sugar, multi-colored and chocolate sprinkles, chopped PLANTERS Nuts and/or seasonal candies before baking as directed.

Servings

  • 36 servings, 1 cookie each

Nutritional Information

Serving Size 36 servings, 1 cookie each
AMOUNT PER SERVING
Calories 140
% Daily Value
Total fat 7g
Saturated fat 4.5g
Cholesterol 25mg
Sodium 100mg
Carbohydrate 17g
Dietary fiber 1g
Sugars 8g
Protein 2g
   
Vitamin A 4 %DV
Vitamin C 0 %DV
Calcium 0 %DV
Iron 6 %DV

* Nutrition information is estimated based on the ingredients and cooking instructions as described in each recipe and is intended to be used for informational purposes only. Please note that nutrition details may vary based on methods of preparation, origin and freshness of ingredients used.

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  • dd27 | Sun, Jul 14 2013 1:03 PM

    I made this recipe for 4th of July, but I used different cookie cutters.

  • Nicole14233 | Sun, Sep 18 2011 5:22 PM

    I liked it and everyone at my halloween party last year did too!

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