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Halloween Cookies on a Stick Recipe


Skill Level
18 cookies

This delicious recipe is a spooky solution to being too scared to have homemade cookies. These delightful Halloween Cookies on a Stick are perfect for the kids and adults!

Ingredients & Directions

Bake Time
10 minutes
Cool Time
3 minutes


  • 1 cup
    butter or margarine, softened (250 mL)
  • 3/4 cup
    granulated sugar (175 ml)
  • 3/4 cup
    light brown sugar (175 mL)
  • 1 tsp
    vanilla extract (5 mL)
  • 2
  • 2 1/2 cups
    all-purpose flour (625 mL)
  • 1/3 cup
    HERSHEY'S Cocoa (75 mL)
  • 1 tsp
    baking soda (5 mL)
  • 1/2 tsp
    salt (2 mL)
  • 18
    wooden popsicle sticks
  • decorating icing


Equipment Needed 
oven Oven
measuring cups Measuring Cups
mixing bowl Mixing Bowl
mixer Mixer
wooden sticks Wooden Sticks
cookie sheet Cookie Sheet
wire rack Wire Rack

Heat oven to 350°F (180°C). Beat butter, granulated sugar, brown sugar and vanilla in a large bowl on medium speed of mixer until creamy. Add eggs; beat well. Stir together flour, cocoa, baking soda and salt; gradually add to butter mixture, beating until well blended.


Drop dough by scant 1/4 cupfuls (50 mL) onto ungreased cookie sheet, about 3 inches (7.5 cm) apart. Shape into balls. Insert wooden stick about halfway into center of each. Flatten slightly.


Bake 10 to 12 minutes or until set. Cool 3 minutes; carefully remove from cookie sheet to wire rack. Cool completely.


Decorate as desired with decorating icing.