These delicious little cookies are the perfect creepy treat for October!
Ah…these were fun to make and really fun to share! They definitely gave kids a pause. I heard one little girl say, “Mom- I’m a little scared of those cookies because they are looking at me!”
Ok- so these don’t involve baking. You could certainly bake cookies and decorate them this way- but if you are like me and you needed a recipe at 10pm the night before- Nilla Wafers and Ritz crackers will do just fine (and taste GREAT!)
Here is how we put them together (and there is no printable recipe- because there isn’t really a recipe for these- just a technique!)
- Nilla Wafers (and some mini-Nilla wafers, if you’ve got them!)
- Ritz crackers
- Wilton Candy melts in green, blue, white and black
- Candy eyes (although these aren’t technically necessary, since you have the white and black candy melts).
- Melt candy melts, one color at a time, in the microwave in 30 second increments, stirring in between until melted and smooth.
- Spoon into a zip-top bag and cut a corner off. (Or use a squeeze bottle fitted with a decorating tip if you have one)
- Use green to outline the edges of the Ritz crackers and then fill in. Use white to outline and fill in the tops of the Nilla wafers.
- Draw eyes of different sizes on the Ritz crackers, using a toothpick to make the tiny pupils in black (use candy eyes if you have them, for one size) I even added some little green blotches on these just to make them more weird.
- Use blue and black candy melts to make eyes on the Nilla Wafers.
- Let these harden and then serve them up in a fun bowl- or maybe put them in little cello bags and tie them with ribbon!
My thoughts: Aren’t they fun? You don’t have to be fussy about making them perfect- the crazier the better! Those Ritz crackers are especially yummy with the sweet candy on top. Yum. Enjoy these quick and easy treats!!! ~r
Other creepy recipes for your October: click on a photo to see the recipe.