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Frightening Witch's Finger Cookies

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20 servings, 2 cookies each

You'll feel pretty good about your artistic talents when you see how easy it is to make these rather realistic-looking Halloween cookies!

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  • Heat oven to 325ºF.
  • Reserve 40 nuts for later use; process remaining nuts in food processor until finely ground. Beat next 5 ingredients in large bowl with mixer until light and fluffy. Gradually beat in flour. Stir in ground nuts. (Dough will be stiff.)
  • Roll dough into 40 (3-inch) "fingers," using 1 Tbsp. dough for each. Place, 2 inches apart, on baking sheets sprayed with cooking spray. Press 1 reserved nut into end of each dough finger for the fingernail. Use sharp knife to make 3 crosswise slits in top of each finger for the knuckles.
  • Bake 15 to 20 min. or until lightly browned. Cool 3 min. on baking sheet; carefully transfer to wire racks. Cool completely.

Size Wise

This kid-friendly cookie makes the perfect spooky treat for a special occasion.

Special Extra

Brush nut on each cookie with red food coloring before baking.


  • 20 servings, 2 cookies each

Nutritional Information

Serving Size 20 servings, 2 cookies each
Calories 150
Total fat 10g
Saturated fat 4.5g
Cholesterol 20mg
Sodium 85mg
Carbohydrate 13g
Dietary fiber 1g
Sugars 5g
Protein 3g
% Daily Value
Vitamin A 4 %DV
Vitamin C 0 %DV
Calcium 2 %DV
Iron 4 %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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    I have made these cookies at least 8 times. Easiest recipe and they are delicious! I loved the "EEEWWW" affect, exactly what I was going for. I have made them other times not shaped like fingers and have dipped them in chocolate for something a little different.

  • Houston77 |

    These were great,just like a shortbread cookie should be!I put a Whitches Brew Dip in a cauldron like bowl to go along with the fingers. Everyone loved them!

  • DebbieRiske |

    This was simple to make and decorate. I made them for the all the kids at school and they are asking for more, even my son got into it and decorated them.