Get into the Halloween spirit with these adorably spooky Witch Hat cookies! Made with store-bought fudge striped cookies and topped with a Hershey’s Kiss, this easy Halloween treat is both delicious and fun to make.
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Why You’ll Love These Easy Witch Hat Cookies
These Halloween Witch Cookies are a fun twist on a classic. The combination of fudge striped cookies and Hershey’s Kisses make for an irresistible treat. Plus, its an easy recipe to make with kids with little fingers!
What You’ll Need to Make Witch Cookies
*Ingredient amounts are located in the recipe card at the end of this post.
Fudge Stripe Cookies: The most popular brand of store-bought Fudge Striped Cookies are Keebler brand, but many stores have a generic brand as well. Either option will work as the base of the hat. You can also use OREO cookies, especially fudge covered OREOS, or another type of chocolate cookie.
Hershey’s Kisses: Unwrap 28 Hershey’s milk chocolate Kisses. These will act as the top of the hat and can be found on the candy aisle at your grocery store.
Frosting: If desired, you can pipe purple, green, or orange icing to give this fun Halloween cookie a witchy look.
How To Make Halloween Witch Cookies
[Step 2] Warm a pan over medium heat. Once the pan is warm, touch the bottom of the Hershey Kiss to the pan long enough for the chocolate to melt.
[Step 3] Immediately place the Kiss, melted chocolate side down, on the center of each cookie over the hole in the middle. Repeat with the rest of the cookies.
[Step 4] If desired, pipe a line around the Hershey Kiss on the witch hats to add more detail to the cookies. That’s it!
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How to Store Witch Cookies
If you’re making these adorable Witch Hat Cookies ahead of time, store them in an airtight container in a cool place. You can also freeze the cookies for up to 1 month.
Tips and Variations
- If desired, you can use other flavors/varieties of Hershey Kisses such as mint or almond!
- For a special touch, you can melt white chocolate and dip the bottom of each cookie into it before sticking on the Hershey’s Kiss.
- You can also roll each cookie in festive sprinkles!
- For a spooky look, use black frosting instead of purple or green.
- If desired, use homemade frosting instead of store bought. Just make sure it holds its shape when piped.
Frequently Asked Questions
Yes, you can store them in an airtight container, or covered with plastic wrap, at room temperature for up to 4 days. You can also freeze them for up to 1 month.
Absolutely! You can use other flavors/varieties such as mint or almond.
Yes, homemade frosting will work just fine with this recipe. Just make sure it holds its shape when piped onto the cookies.
This Halloween Cookie recipe is an easy and fun way to get into the spooky spirit of Halloween! Whether you make them with kids or just for yourself, this fun treat will be a hit at your next Halloween party. Enjoy!
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