These festive cookies are the perfect sweet treat to help you celebrate Halloween!
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These cookies are all dolled up for Halloween. They’re made with dark cocoa powder so they’re nearly black. PLUS they’re full of white chocolate, semi-sweet chocolate, peanut butter, AND orange candy baking chips.
I found this recipe on the blog House of Nash Eats.
You’ll need (yields ~3 dozen cookies):
- 2 cups all-purpose flour
- 2/3 cup dark cocoa powder
- 1 tsp baking soda
- 1/2 tsp kosher salt
- 1 cup unsalted butter, room temperature
- 1 cup granulated sugar
- 2/3 cup brown sugar, packed
- 2 eggs
- 2 tsp vanilla extract
- 1 cup Nestle Halloween baking chips
- 1/2 cup peanut butter baking chips
- 1/2 cup white chocolate chips
Preheat the oven to 350 degrees. Line a baking sheet with parchment paper and set aside.
In a medium-sized bowl, whisk together the flour, cocoa powder, baking soda, and salt. Set aside.
In the bowl of a stand mixer, cream the butter and sugars together until light and fluffy. Add the eggs, one at a time, making sure that each one is combined before adding the next. Add the vanilla extract and mix well.
In a couple of batches, add the dry ingredients to the wet. Scrape down the sides of the bowl as needed. Mix until just combined.
Add 1 3/4 cups of the baking chips/chocolate chips, mixing until they are well distributed throughout the dough. Reserve the remaining 1/4 cup of chips for topping the cookies.
Using a cookie scoop, or two spoons, scoop dough into 2 tbs-sized balls and place them on the prepared baking sheet, leaving about 2 inches between each ball of dough. Bake for 8-10 minutes, or until just set.
Once you remove the cookies from the oven, press some of the leftover chocolate chips into the dough. Allow the cookies to cool for 5 minutes on the baking sheet before removing them to a wire rack to cool completely.