Prep these yummy Skeleton Cookies in just 20 minutes. If you've ever made icing stitches on an oval cookie to resemble a football—then you know how easy it is to decorate these spooky Halloween Skeleton Cookies!
Beat butter, sugar and dry pudding mix in large bowl with mixer until light and fluffy. Blend in eggs. Mix all remaining ingredients except icing. Gradually add to pudding mixture, beating well after each addition. Refrigerate 15 min.
Heat oven to 350°F. Place dough between 2 sheets of parchment or waxed paper; roll to 1/4-inch thickness. Cut into halloween shapes with 3- to 4-inch cookie cutters, rolling dough scraps as necessary. Place, 2 inches apart, on baking sheets sprayed with cooking spray.
Bake 10 to 12 min. or until edges are lightly browned. Let stand on baking sheets 3 min.; remove to wire racks. Cool completely. Decorate with icing to resemble skeletons as shown in photo.
This recipe makes 24 cookies which makes it a great treat to bring to a party and share.
Cookies can be baked ahead of time. Cool, then store in airtight container at room temperature up to 2 days. Decorate before serving.
Calories From Fat
% Daily Value*
Total Fat 6g
Saturated Fat 3.5g
Trans Fat 0g
Total Carbohydrates 20g
Dietary Fibers 0g
* Percent Daily Values are based on a 2,000 calorie diet.
Makes 24 servings, 1 cookie each.
* 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.