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Monster Cookies

Monster Cookies are very fun to make, look colorful and are perfect for Halloween! Delicious and festive-looking, these are certified to become a crowd favorite!
Course Dessert
Cuisine American
Keyword Monster Cookies
Prep Time 15 minutes
Cook Time 12 minutes
Chill 30 minutes
Total Time 1 hour
Servings 16 cookies
Calories 186kcal
Author Catalina Castravet


  • 2 cups all-purpose flour
  • 2 teaspoons baking powder
  • 1/2 tsp salt
  • 10 tablespoons unsalted butter softened
  • 1 cup + 2 tablespoons granulated sugar
  • 1 large egg
  • 1 large egg yolk
  • 1/2 teaspoon vanilla extract
  • 5 drops purple gel food coloring
  • 5 drops green gel food coloring
  • 5 drops orange gel food coloring
  • 5 drops blue gel food coloring
  • 1/2 cup powdered sugar


  • Preheat oven to 350 degrees F.
  • In a mixing bowl whisk together flour, baking powder, and salt.
  • In the bowl of an electric stand mixer fitted with the paddle attachment, whip together butter and sugar until pale and fluffy.
  • Add in the egg then the egg yolk and vanilla extract.
  • With mixer set on low speed, slowly add in dry ingredients and mix just until combined.
  • Divide batter into bowls for the number of colors you want.
  • Add food coloring to each individual bowl and mix until all combined.
  • Chill for 30 minutes.
  • Roll into balls and dip in a bowl of powdered sugar.
  • Place on a greased cookie sheet and pat down a bit.
  • Bake for 10-12 minutes.
  • Add candy eyeballs while cookies are still warm.


Calories: 186kcal | Carbohydrates: 27g | Protein: 2g | Fat: 8g | Saturated Fat: 5g | Cholesterol: 41mg | Sodium: 141mg | Potassium: 92mg | Fiber: 1g | Sugar: 16g | Vitamin A: 280IU | Calcium: 46mg | Iron: 1mg