These easy little spooky Ghost Cookies are perfect for adding to cupcakes this Halloween. They also are a fun cookie to set out on any party table.
You guys!!!! It’s that time of year when all things spooky and creepy are taking over. It’s also that time of year when I boycott dusting for the month.
I mean come on…I just put up some Halloween decorations. Clean dusted furniture doesn’t go with the pumpkins and ghosts, right? I knew you would see it my way…now to convince my husband to let the dust stay.
It’s also that time of year when I go gaga over the cute little googly-eyed creatures and treats. Seriously! I just can’t handle these adorable candy eyes!!! I feel the need to create something fun with them every single holiday! Last year for Halloween, I made these Frankenstein marshmallows and some spooky chocolate vanilla Oreo fudge. The eyes have been begging me to do something fun this month…I could resist any longer.
As I started thinking about what kind of spooky, but cute treat I could do, I realized I have never done ghosts. Then I realized that I could just buy store-bought cookies, dip them in chocolate, add eyes, and call it a recipe. I was seriously patting myself on the back for this cute no-bake treat!
As I was working on these, I also started thinking back to playing Ghosts in the Graveyard in high school. Please tell me you did that too. Of course I would never do that now…teenagers are much braver than moms.
I still can’t believe my friends and I would drive to the old country graveyard, get out, and play hide and seek in the dark around gravestones and tombs. It was creepy, but so much fun!
To make the ghosts, I used a package of Milano Cookies because they had the ghost shape that I was looking for. You can use them as is, or you can do what I did. Use a crinkle cut vegetable tool to cut off the bottom, so your ghosts have that floating look.
Of course, my oldest son said they looked like Pac-Man ghosts. You could totally dip these in different colors and have those ghosts chasing Pac-Man! But since it’s for Halloween, I just went with white.
Feel free to attach a straw or lollipop stick if you are using them for cupcakes. Or just put a bunch on a plate and watch everyone smile at the cute googly-eyed ghosts!
- 1 package Milano cookies
- 1 - 10 ounce bag white chocolate melts
- googly eyes
- Cut the bottom of the cookies off with a wavy vegetable cutter, if desired.
- Melt the white chocolate melts according to the package directions. Let it cool slightly, so the cookie filling doesn't melt into the chocolate.
- Dip the cookies. Use a fork to gently pick them up and tap the fork on the edge of the bowl to remove the excess chocolate.
- Place on a piece of wax paper. Add the eyes while the chocolate is wet. Let dry. Store in a sealed container.
*Melt any extra chocolate in your bowl to attach lollipop sticks or paper straws to the back of the dry ghosts.
Nutrition Information:Yield: 16 Serving Size: 1
Amount Per Serving: Calories: 99Total Fat: 6gSaturated Fat: 4gTrans Fat: 0gUnsaturated Fat: 2gCholesterol: 4mgSodium: 17mgCarbohydrates: 11gFiber: 0gSugar: 11gProtein: 1g
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