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25 Easy Halloween Cookies for Kids {Fun for Parties and Trick or Treaters}

Super simple but oh so spooky! These easy Halloween cookies for kids are perfect for parties or just for sharing at home!

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These easy Halloween cookies for kids are so much fun and perfect for trick or treaters and parties! #halloween #halloweencookies

Easy Halloween Cookies for Kids

Whether you’re throwing a Halloween Party or you just want some tasty treats to eat at home as a family these easy Halloween cookie recipes for kids are super delicious and surprisingly simple to make!

We’ve got everything from ghost cookies to Halloween pinwheels, spider cookies and even Paleo friendly witch fingers!

As always be sure to scroll all the way to the end so you don’t miss any of the great ideas.

Loving these easy decorated Halloween cookies for kids - so much fun and perfect for parties and trick or treaters! #halloween #halloweencookies

Gooey Monster Cookies

How adorable are these Halloween Monster Cookies?? Love those candy eyes!
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Gooey Monster Cookies – Aren’t these just the most adorable Halloween monster cookies you have ever seen? And those eyes are made from candy so you can actually eat them!

We’re developing a bit of a googly candy eyeball Halloween baking obsession around here!

Happy Little Ghost Sugar Cookies

How cute are these little ghosts?? Love how you can dress up a simple sugar cookie for Halloween!
Happy Little Ghost Sugar Cookies – Speaking of adorable… how cute are these little ghosts? I love that she didn’t actually use a ghost cookie cutter but an upside down tulip which is so much cuter!


Chocolate Chip Spider Cookies

Only at Halloween would I consider putting a spider on my cookies!

Chocolate Chip Spider Cookies
If you’re looking for easy Halloween cookies for kids to make themselves then this is the perfect choice for you. Of course piping chocolate in the shape of spiders will take a little practice… but no one will mind if y’all eat those practice cookies and save the good ones for your guests!

Slice ‘N’ Bake Halloween Cookies

These slice and bake Halloween cookies look amazing! There's so easy though thanks to step by step pictures!

Slice ‘N’ Bake Halloween Cookies – I know what you’re thinking. That’s a picture of a grocery store cookie and there’s no way you could make them at home. Nope. They were made by a mama and she has step by step photos to show you just how simple these slice n bake cookies are to make!

How to Make Halloween Pinwheel Cookies

Purple and green just screams monster so these Halloween cookies are brilliant!

How to Make Halloween Pinwheel Cookies – There’s just something about purple and green that screams monster when they’re put together, and these pinwheel cookies look almost too good to eat!

Easy Eyeball Cookies

Just HAD to share these Halloween cookies - the bright colours are fabulous!

Easy Eyeball Cookies – When we spotted these Eyeball Cookies on Pinterest we knew we just HAD to share them with you! The bright colours are just fabulous and they are so easy to make with cookie cutters you probably already have in your kitchen.

Easy Halloween Spider Cookies

If you have young kids these spider cookies are perfect for Halloween because they are more sweet than spooky!

Easy Halloween Spider Cookies – These Halloween Spider Cookies are more sweet than spooky looking so they’re a great choice for younger children.

Paleo Witch Finger Cookies

Oh yum - witch fingers! They're Paleo and Vegan friendly which is a plus!

Paleo Witch Finger Cookies – These Halloween cookies are best saved for older children because as witch fingers go they look pretty realistic! They’re perfect if you’re looking for a healthy snack because they are Vegan and Paleo friendly.

White Chocolate Reese’s Pieces Peanut Butter Chip Cookies

Love Reese's Pieces? These are the Halloween Cookies for you!

White Chocolate Reese’s Pieces Peanut Butter Chip Cookies – Halloween cookies don’t have to be decorated with spiders and witches. Sometimes all you need is a little orange and yellow to invoke the Halloween spirit. And oh my… would you just look at the inside of those cookies? I want to eat some. Right. Now!

Trick-Or-Treat Cookies for Halloween

These piñata cookies are just genius! They look like you spent a lot of money buying them from the bakery but with a little bit of patience they're pretty simple to make!
Trick-Or-Treat Cookies for Halloween – These piñata cookies are just genius! They look like you spent a lot of money buying them from the bakery but with a little bit of patience they’re pretty simple to make. And when you click through to see the recipe you’ll see step by step pictures to help you!

Melted Witch Cookies

Melted Witch CookiesHa! Love this idea for a little melted witch all over the top of a cookie! So simple to put together but so spookily effective!

Melted Witch Cookies by The Decorated Cookie

Halloween Sugar Stamp Cookies

Halloween Sugar Stamp CookiesWow! The colors on these sugar stamp cookies are so vibrant they look like something you would pick up from a very expensive bakery! I’m definitely going to order some cookie stamps and give this one a try!

Halloween Sugar Stamp Cookies by Lord Byron’s Kitchen

Halloween Black and White Cookies in 30 Minutes

Halloween Black and White Cookies in 30 MinutesIf you need a last minute recipe for your Halloween party or trick or treaters you can’t go wrong with this black and white cookie recipe. It’s vegan and uses homemade sprinkles!

Halloween Black and White Cookies in 30 Minutes by Gretchen’s Vegan Bakery

Chocolate Monster Halloween Cookies

Chocolate Monster Halloween CookiesOh how cute are these little guys! You can’t beat a chocolate sandwich cookie with coloured buttercream… especially when they turn into little Halloween monsters!

Chocolate Monster Halloween Cookies by Sugar Salt Magic

Sugar Skull Cookies Recipe

Sugar Skull Cookies RecipeI had no idea that edible felt tip pens were even a thing, but I need to get me some so I can make some of these fabulous sugar skull cookies!

Sugar Skull Cookies Recipe by Bird’s Party

Mini Zombie Cookies

Mini Zombie CookiesYour kids will have a blast helping you make these mini zombie cookies! I love the little pink brains peeping out of the top! So gruesome in a really not too scary way!

Mini Zombie Cookies by The Decorated Cookie

Purple People Eater Thumbprints

Purple People Eater ThumbprintsI think my favorite thing about Halloween cookies is that you get to make them in super bright colors! Like these fun little Purple People Eater thumbprint cookies!

Purple People Eater Thumbprints by The Spiffy Cookie

Copycat Lofthouse Halloween Sugar Cookies

Copycat Lofthouse Halloween Sugar CookiesIf your idea of cookie heaven includes the word Lofthouse you definitely need to check out this copycat recipe for making your Halloween cookies.

Copycat Lofthouse Halloween Sugar Cookies by Lord Byron’s Kitchen

Peanut Butter Spider Cookies

Peanut Butter Spider CookiesHere’s one for all you peanut butter fans… adorable little spiders atop a crunchy cookie just can’t be beat!

Peanut Butter Spider Cookies by The Desserted Girl

Chocolate Sugar Cookies

Chocolate Sugar CookiesWell Halloween just wouldn’t be the same without a spooky black cat… so here’s one in cookie form for you to bake!

Chocolate Sugar Cookies by PheNOMenal

Candy Corn Spiral Cookies

Candy Corn Spiral CookiesI am in love with the bright colors in these candy corn spiral cookies! Just seeing the balls of dough makes me smile, and these are so much easier to make than cut-out cookies! You might be converted to spiral cookies forever!

Candy Corn Spiral Cookies by Sheri Silver

Monster Cookies Recipe

Monster Cookies RecipeNo time to bake cookies from scratch? No worries! You can dress up some Oreos to make these fabulous little monster cookies, and they look so cute no one will mind that you “cheated” a little!

Monster Cookies Recipe by Powered by Mom

Easy Halloween Decorated Sandwich Cookies

Easy Halloween Decorated Sandwich CookiesWhile we’re on the subject of cheating… did you know that Leibniz dark chocolate biscuits also make a great base for dressing up as Halloween monsters!

Easy Halloween Decorated Sandwich Cookies by One Sarcastic Baker

Monster Cookies

Monster CookiesThere’s just something about cookies filled with candy eyeballs that will make anyone smile!

Monster Cookies by Sheri Silver

Vegan Ice Cream Batwiches

Vegan Ice Cream BatwichesHands up if you LOVE ice cream sandwiches in your family… you totally need to make some of these little BatWiches… get it! They’re vegan too, so perfect for the dairy free members of your family.

Vegan Ice Cream Batwiches by Vegan Dollhouse

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These Halloween cookies for kids are easy to make and fun to eat! #halloween #halloweentreats #halloweenparty #halloweencookies