Halloween Cat Cookies are a super cute and festive cookie that are fun to make and delicious too! These cat Halloween cookies are made with a packaged cookie mix, a smooth buttercream frosting and sweet candy pieces.
48Chocolate chipsregular sized chocolate chips works best.
24Candy-coated chocolates:we used M&Ms and flipped them over, so the M wasn’t showing.
2-3Licorice-TwizzlersCut them into 1 inch long segments and separate them.
Prep: Start by preheating the oven to 350°F. Then, line a cookie sheet with parchment paper or a silicon mat and set it aside.
Cookie dough: Next, in medium size bowl, stir together the dry cookie mix, softened butter and egg until well blended. Then, place rounded tablespoons of cookie dough 2-inches apart onto the parchment lined cookie sheet.
Proceed to bake in the preheated oven for 11-13 minutes. Be sure to let the cookies cool completely before creating the cat face.
Frosting: To make chocolate buttercream frosting, use an electric handheld mixer to beat together the butter and shortening until smooth.
After that, in a small bowl, melt the chocolate chips in the microwave for 30 seconds, stir and heat for another 10 second intervals until fully melted. Then, add in the melted chocolate chips and cocoa powder, to the butter mixture, mixing all ingredients until smooth.
Next, alternate mixing in the powdered sugar and the milk until you have reached your desired frosting consistency. Then add in the vanilla extract and mix once more.
Assemble: Proceed to spread 1-2 tablespoons of chocolate buttercream frosting over each cookie. Then, arrange the candy decorations to make a cat face, candy corns for the eyes, chocolate chips for the ears, round chocolate candy for the nose and pull-apart licorice ropes for the whiskers. Serve immediately and enjoy!
Halloween Cat Cookies make a super fun and tasty treat to create for this festive holiday. These cat Halloween cookies are easy to make, they come together quickly and disappear just as fast!