Halloween Monster Cookies

Total Time

Prep/Total Time: 25 min.


16 monster cookies

Updated: Jun. 27, 2023
Don't be surprised if all the monsters come out of hiding when you assemble these fun and easy treats. My kids and I made them for their classroom Halloween party one year. Their classmates loved them, and it's now a tradition to make them every year. —Dina Crowell, Fredericksburg, Virginia
Halloween Monster Cookies Recipe photo by Taste of Home


  • 1 can (16 ounces) chocolate frosting
  • 1 package (13 ounces) chocolate chip cookies
  • 8 large marshmallows
  • Mega buttons or edible candy eyeballs
  • Edible black decorating marker
  • White baking chips


  1. Spoon about 1 tablespoon frosting on half of a cookie bottom; cover with another cookie, gently press together.
  2. Cut marshmallows crosswise in half. For eyes, decorate Mega Buttons with edible marker; press into cut side of marshmallow. Place a small amount of frosting on bottom of marshmallow; press gently onto cookie. For teeth, press baking chips into frosting. Repeat.