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Dracula Cookies

 Dracula Cookies
Come late October, friends and family can "count" on having these easily recognizable, darling Dracula cookies. —Christy Hinrichs, Parkville, Missouri
6 ServingsPrep/Total Time: 30 min.


  • 6 hazelnut truffles
  • 5 ounces white candy coating, chopped
  • 1 green or red Fruit Roll-Up
  • 6 Oreo cookies
  • 1 can (6.4 ounces) black decorating icing
  • 6 slivered almonds, cut in half


  • Place truffles on a waxed paper-lined pan. Freeze for 10 minutes or
  • until chilled. Meanwhile, in a microwave, melt candy coating; stir
  • until smooth. Dip truffles in coating to cover completely; allow
  • excess to drip of. Return to prepared pan. Refrigerate until
  • hardened.
  • Cut Fruit Roll-Up into 2-1/2-in. x 1-1/2-in. strips. Reheat candy
  • coating if necessary. Dip truffles in candy coating again; allow
  • excess to drip off. Place one on each cookie. Wrap a fruit strip
  • around base of truffle for cape. Let stand until set.
  • Using decorating icing and a round tip, pipe hair, eyes and mouth on
  • each. Insert almonds for fangs. Store in an airtight container.
  • Yield: 6 cookies.
Editor’s Note: This recipe was tested with Ferrero Rocher hazelnut truffles.