This October, make your family some Halloween Spooky Cake Cookies. These cake batter cookies are made with a cake mix and some Halloween sprinkles. Then the baked cookies are filled with some bright green buttercream frosting.
Halloween sandwich cookies are a fun way to celebrate the season all month long.
These Halloween Spooky Cake Cookies are perfect for adding to your children’s lunches, giving as an afterschool snack, or just making for the family to enjoy.
These cookies would be great to bring to any Halloween party.
These spooky sandwich cookies with green frosting will be loved by anyone who bites into them.
These Halloween Sandwich Cookies might look complicated but I assure you they are easy!
Simply make the cake batter cookies and then fill them with some yummy green frosting and sandwich them together.
In less than an hour, you’ll have soft, cake cookies filled with Halloween sprinkles and a bright green buttercream frosting ready to enjoy!
HOW TO MAKE HALLOWEEN SPOOKY CAKE COOKIES
The cake batter is turned into Halloween cookies with some sprinkles and then filled with bright green frosting to make delicious sandwich cookies the whole family will enjoy!
Are you ready to get started?
You’ll find the specific ingredient amounts and detailed instructions in the printable recipe at the bottom of this post.
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- Measuring Spoons – I LOVE my set of these!
- Parchment Paper
- Cookie Sheet
- Cooling rack
- Large piping bag with star tip
- Medium ice cream scooper
- Large bowl
- Stand mixer
HALLOWEEN SPOOKY CAKE COOKIE INGREDIENTS
This fun and easy Halloween Spooky Cake Cookie recipe uses everyday kitchen staples to create a yummy snack your family will love.
All you need is:
- vanilla cake mix
- a few large eggs
- canola oil
- Halloween sprinkles
- vanilla frosting
- unsalted sweet cream butter
- powdered sugar
- vanilla extract
- heavy whipping cream
- Neon Green Gel Food Coloring
HALLOWEEN SPOOKY CAKE COOKIE RECIPE INSTRUCTIONS
Preheat oven to 350 degrees and line two baking sheets with parchment paper or a silicone mat.
Using a large bowl, beat together the cake mix, eggs, and oil until combined and smooth.
Mix in the Halloween sprinkles. Using a medium ice cream scooper, scoop out dough onto the cookie sheets.
Bake in the oven for 10 minutes or until the cookies feel done to you.
Cool the cookies on a cooling rack until completely cool before frosting with buttercream frosting.
To make the frosting, use a standing mixer, beat the butter, powdered sugar, vanilla, and heavy whipping cream until combined, smooth and stiff peaks form.
Beat in about 3-4 drops of the neon green gel food coloring.
Scoop the frosting into the piping bag.
Match up the cookies to their size mate.
Pipe a ring of frosting onto the bottom cookie.
Place the top of the cookie sandwich on top.
In less than an hour, you’ll have a colorful Halloween-themed cookie that’s sure to become a new favorite!
HALLOWEEN SPOOKY CAKE COOKIES TIPS AND QUESTIONS
If you’ve never made a Halloween-themed cookie before, don’t worry! Below are some common questions and helpful tips.
Hopefully, this will answer any questions you may have. If not, feel free to ask in the comments and I’ll answer the best I can.
HOW LONG DOES IT REALLY TAKE TO MAKE HALLOWEEN SPOOKY CAKE COOKIES?
This Halloween Spooky Cake Cookie recipe takes approximately 55 minutes. TOTAL. This includes:
- About 10 minutes to make the cookie dough
- Close to 10 minutes to bake the cookies
- Around 20 minutes to make the frosting and allow the cookies to cool
- 15 minutes to fill each cookie with frosting
HOW DO I STORE HALLOWEEN SPOOKY CAKE COOKIES?
You can store Halloween Spooky Cake Cookies in an airtight container in a cool place for up to 5 days or in your freezer for up to 3 months.
Simply unthaw the cookies at room temperature.
CAN I USE A HOMEMADE CAKE MIX INSTEAD OF A STORE-BOUGHT CAKE MIX?
You can use a homemade cake mix instead of a store-bought cake mix to make these cookies.
Make sure you follow my recipe for how many eggs and oil to add.
CAN I MAKE HALLOWEEN SPOOKY CAKE COOKIES AHEAD OF TIME?
Yes, you can easily make Halloween Spooky Cake Cookies the day before serving.
Simply keep the cookies stored in an airtight container until ready to serve or you can freeze them and unthaw them at room temperature.
WHAT GOES WELL WITH HALLOWEEN SPOOKY CAKE COOKIES?
Halloween Spooky Cake Cookies go well with a wide variety of snacks. These recipes would be great to serve together at a Halloween party.
Some of my personal favorites include:
WHERE CAN I PURCHASE HALLOWEEN SPRINKLES?
You can purchase Halloween sprinkles at any major grocery store during the month of October.
You can also purchase them online through places like Amazon. An 8-ounce package of Halloween sprinkles costs around $14.
WHAT ELSE CAN I ADD TO THIS HALLOWEEN SPOOKY CAKE COOKIE RECIPE?
This fun Halloween Spooky Cake Cookie recipe not only tastes great, but it’s also incredibly versatile.
Try using these cookies to make an ice cream sandwich with some orange ice cream or vanilla ice cream. YUM!
The Halloween Spooky Cake Cookies Recipe is perfect for any time of the year!
If you’re looking to make a spookier dessert, these cookies are sure to satisfy your craving.
These cookies would also be great as an addition to a fall-themed party or at any other occasion where you want something sweet and festive.
You can’t go wrong with this recipe. Give it a try today!
HALLOWEEN SPOOKY CAKE COOKIE RECIPE
- 1 box of vanilla cake mix
- 2 large eggs
- ½ C canola Oil
- 2 C of Halloween Sprinkles
- Vanilla Frosting
- 1 C unsalted sweet cream butter, softened
- 2 C powdered sugar
- 2 tsp pure vanilla extract
- 5 tbsp heavy whipping cream
- Neon Green Gel Food Coloring
- Large piping bag with star tip
- Preheat oven to 350 degrees and line two baking sheets with parchment paper or a silicone mat
- Using a large bowl, beat together the cake mix, eggs, and oil until combined and smooth
- Mix in the Halloween Sprinkles
- Using a medium ice cream scooper, scoop out dough onto the cookie sheets
- Bake in the oven for 10 minutes or until the cookies feel done to you
- Allow cooling completely before removing
- Using a standing mixer, beat the butter, powdered sugar, vanilla and heavy whipping cream until combined, smooth and stiff peaks form
- Beat in about 3-4 drops of the neon green gel food coloring
- Scoop the frosting into the piping bag
- Match up the cookies to their size mate
- Pipe a ring of frosting onto the bottom cookie
- Place the top of the cookie sandwich on top
Amount Per Serving: Calories: 666Total Fat: 38gSaturated Fat: 14gTrans Fat: 1gUnsaturated Fat: 22gCholesterol: 79mgSodium: 460mgCarbohydrates: 79gFiber: 1gSugar: 56gProtein: 3g
Nutritional information is automatically calculated with ingredients and serving size and may not be accurate. Please always double check with your own nutritional apps as well.
I hope you enjoy this Halloween snack recipe as much as my family does!
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