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Easy Halloween Sugar Cookies Recipe- The Witches

Easy Halloween Sugar Cookies Recipe

Halloween will be here before you know it. This easy Halloween sugar cookies will help please your little crowd of trick or treaters on the big day!

The Witches sugar cookies are a great addition to your Halloween table and it is so easy to make too. Take a look below and find out how you can make a batch of your own!

Easy Halloween Sugar Cookies Recipe- The Witches 

Easy Halloween Sugar Cookies Recipe

Prep: 30 minutes

Baking: 5 minutes (per batch)

Yield: 4-Dozen Cookies


1½ cups Butter (room temperature)

3 cups Sugar

2 tbsp. Greek Yogurt

1½ tsp. Vanilla Extract

1½ tsp. Orange Extract

2 Eggs

3½ cups Flour

1½ tsp. Baking Soda

1½ tsp. Baking Powder

½ tsp. Salt

Easy Halloween Sugar Cookies


Cake Boss Witch Fondant/Cookie Cutter Press

Wilton White Vanilla Fondant

Wilton Purple Icing Color

Wilton Blood Red Sparkle Gel

Wilton Orange Sparkle Gel

Wilton Black Sparkle Gel

Easy Halloween Sugar Cookies Recipe


Preheat oven to 350 degrees F.

Using electric mixer, cream butter and sugar together for a few minutes at medium speed using paddle.

Halloween Cookies Recipe

Add Greek yogurt, vanilla extract, and almond extract to butter and sugar mixture in mixer (you can use a hand mixer, but I recommend the Cuisinart mixer). Cream together for 1 to 2 minutes at medium speed.

Easy Halloween Sugar Cookies Recipe

Add eggs to mixture and beat together for about 3 minutes.

Easy Halloween Sugar Cookies Recipe

Combine dry ingredients in medium mixing bowl: flour, baking soda, baking powder, and salt.

Easy Halloween Sugar Cookies

Slowly add dry mixture to mixer on low speed until all ingredients are evenly combined.

Scoop mixture into medium mixing bowl. Seal and place in refrigerator overnight.

Easy Halloween Sugar Cookies Reciipe

Remove from refrigerator. Scoop out one fist-sized ball at a time and place onto parchment paper.

Easy Halloween Sugar Cookies Recipe


Knead with hands. Sprinkle flour onto rolling pin and dough as needed to avoid sticking. Use rolling pin to flatten dough evenly.

Easy Halloween Sugar Cookies Recipe

Using the witch fondant/cookie cutter press, begin to cut each shape into the dough as many times as possible. Do NOT press down on spring button.

Easy Halloween Cookies Recipe

Place all of the witch cookies onto baking sheet. Bake at 350 degrees F for 5 minutes per batch.

Remove from oven. Let cool for approximately 5 minutes.

Knead white fondant in hands for a few minutes. Add a few toothpick dabs of purple icing color.

Easy Halloween Sugar Cookies Recipe

Knead fondant with your hands until color is completely blended. Use fondant roller or regular rolling pin to flatten into a thin layer. Using the witch fondant/cookie cutter presses, begin to cut as many witches as possible from the fondant. Be sure to press down on the spring button when cutting each shape, this will create 3-dimensional detailing and indentations for your witches.

Easy Halloween Sugar Cookies Recipe

Using the blood red, black, and orange sparkle gels, fill each indented line. Add fondant witch cutouts to each cookie and press down gently to secure.

Easy Halloween Sugar Cookies Recipe

Serve and enjoy!

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That’s it! This easy Halloween sugar cookies recipe sounds so easy to make, don’t you think? 😉 Plus I love the way my witches look. Cute or what?

Easy Halloween Sugar Cookies Recipe and Instructions

So what say you? Will you be making some sugar cookies this Halloween? 


P.S: Check out this Halloween round up for more ideas!



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    14 September, 2015 at 2:48 pm

    Wow! These look fantastic and so does your site! Will be pinning/sharing/tweeting for sure!

    Thanks for linking up with the FrugalMommas team!
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