Ghost Cookies Recipe - Fun and Delicious Halloween Treat

Ghost Cookies

Ghost Cookies Recipe - Fun and Delicious Halloween Treat
Preparation time: 15 minutes | Cooking time: 10 minutes | Servings: 12


Ghost Cookies
Ghost Cookies

Ghost cookies are a fun and spooky treat that are perfect for Halloween or any ghostly themed party. These cookies are easy to make and are sure to be a hit with kids and adults alike.


The origin of ghost cookies is unclear, but they have become a popular treat for Halloween celebrations. These cookies are typically made with white chocolate and Nutter butter cookies, giving them a deliciously sweet and creamy flavor.


How to prepare

  1. Melt the white chocolate.
  2. Dip 0.67 of each cookie in the melted candy, shaking gently to remove excess coating.
  3. Place the cookies on a wire rack with waxed paper underneath.
  4. For the eyes, place jelly beans or chocolate chips on the cookies.
  5. Allow the cookies to cool completely before removing them from the rack.


  • Use dark chocolate instead of white chocolate for a richer flavor.
  • Add sprinkles or edible glitter for extra sparkle.
  • Use different types of cookies, such as Oreos or graham crackers, for a different twist.

Cooking Tips & Tricks

Make sure to melt the white chocolate slowly and stir frequently to prevent burning.

- Use a wire rack to allow the cookies to cool and set properly.

- Get creative with decorating the cookies by using different colored chocolate chips or candies for the eyes.

Serving Suggestions

Serve ghost cookies as a fun and festive dessert at Halloween parties or as a special treat for kids.

Cooking Techniques

Melting chocolate using a double boiler or microwave.

- Decorating cookies with chocolate chips or candies.

Ingredient Substitutions

Use almond bark or candy melts instead of white chocolate.

- Use peanut butter cookies or graham crackers instead of Nutter butter cookies.

Make Ahead Tips

Ghost cookies can be made ahead of time and stored in an airtight container for up to 3 days.

Presentation Ideas

Arrange ghost cookies on a platter with Halloween-themed decorations, such as plastic spiders or cobwebs.

Pairing Recommendations

Serve ghost cookies with a glass of milk or hot chocolate for a delicious and comforting treat.

Storage and Reheating Instructions

Store leftover ghost cookies in an airtight container at room temperature. Reheat in the microwave for a few seconds to soften the chocolate coating.

Nutrition Information

Calories per serving

Each serving of ghost cookies contains approximately 200 calories.


Each serving of ghost cookies contains approximately 25 grams of carbohydrates.


Each serving of ghost cookies contains approximately 12 grams of fat.


Each serving of ghost cookies contains approximately 2 grams of protein.

Vitamins and minerals

Ghost cookies do not contain significant amounts of vitamins or minerals.


Ghost cookies contain dairy and nuts (Nutter butter cookies).


Ghost cookies are a sweet and indulgent treat that are best enjoyed in moderation due to their high sugar and fat content.


Ghost cookies are a fun and easy treat to make for Halloween or any ghostly themed party. These sweet and creamy cookies are sure to be a hit with kids and adults alike.

How did I get this recipe?

It feels like just yesterday when I stumbled upon this recipe for Ghost Cookies. The story goes back to a chilly autumn day when I was visiting my dear friend, Mrs. Jenkins, in her cozy little cottage in the countryside. Mrs. Jenkins was known for her delicious baked goods, and I always looked forward to our visits because she would spoil me with treats straight from her oven.

On that particular day, as I walked into her kitchen, a delicious smell wafted through the air, making my mouth water. Mrs. Jenkins had a mischievous twinkle in her eye as she revealed her latest creation - Ghost Cookies. These cookies were the perfect combination of crunchy and chewy, with a hint of vanilla and a spooky ghostly design on top. I was instantly captivated by the sight of them and begged Mrs. Jenkins to share the recipe with me.

With a chuckle, she agreed to show me how to make the Ghost Cookies. We spent the afternoon in her warm and inviting kitchen, mixing ingredients, rolling out dough, and cutting out ghost shapes with a cookie cutter. Mrs. Jenkins shared her tips and tricks with me, teaching me how to create the perfect texture and flavor for the cookies.

As we waited for the cookies to bake in the oven, Mrs. Jenkins regaled me with stories of how she had acquired the recipe for Ghost Cookies. She told me that the recipe had been passed down through generations in her family, with each baker adding their own twist to it. Mrs. Jenkins had put her own spin on the recipe by using a special blend of spices and decorating the cookies with a delicate touch.

When the cookies were finally done, we sat down at her kitchen table with a cup of tea and a plate of Ghost Cookies. The cookies were divine - crispy on the outside, soft on the inside, with a delicate vanilla flavor that lingered on the palate. Mrs. Jenkins smiled at me as I took my first bite, knowing that I had fallen in love with the recipe just as she had.

From that day on, I made it a point to bake Ghost Cookies whenever I could. The recipe became a staple in my own kitchen, and I shared it with friends and family who were equally enchanted by the spooky charm of the cookies. I even entered a baking contest at the local fair and won first prize with my Ghost Cookies, much to the delight of Mrs. Jenkins.

Years passed, and Mrs. Jenkins sadly passed away, leaving behind a legacy of love and delicious recipes. I continued to bake Ghost Cookies in her honor, remembering the joy and laughter we had shared in her kitchen that autumn day. The recipe became a symbol of the bond between us, a reminder of the friendship that had blossomed over a plate of homemade cookies.

As I sit here now, in my own kitchen, rolling out dough and cutting out ghost shapes, I can't help but feel grateful for the memories and traditions that Mrs. Jenkins passed down to me. The recipe for Ghost Cookies is more than just a collection of ingredients - it is a story of friendship, love, and the joy of baking. And every time I take a bite of a freshly baked ghost cookie, I am transported back to that cozy cottage kitchen, where the scent of vanilla and the sound of laughter filled the air.


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