This Easy Halloween Zombie Sugar Cookie Recipe is the best spooky dessert! Follow these step by step directions to frost the faces. Don’t forget the fun bloody eyeball candies.

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Ingredients Needed For Halloween Zombie Cookie Recipe

zombie cookies halloween recipes easy halloween desserts
  • Flour – sifted
  • Powdered Sugar – sifted
  • Salt
  • Baking Soda
  • Vanilla Extract
  • Egg
  • Shortening
  • Green Frosting
  • Pink Frosting
  • Red or Darker Pink Frosting
  • Chocolate Frosting
  • Orange Frosting
  • Bloody Eyeball Sprinkles
  • Second Sprinkles – optional
zombie cookies halloween recipes easy halloween desserts Process

How To Frost This Halloween Dessert?

zombie cookies halloween recipes easy halloween desserts
  1. Make sure your cookies are fully chilled and your frosting is properly pipped.
  2. Use the green to make long drags of frosting across 3/4 of the cookie.
  3. Take the light pink frosting and make short up and down drags in the empty space at the top of the cookies.
  4. Accent the brain with the red frosting.
  5. Use the chocolate to make one X for one eye and a squiggle for the mouth.
  6. Add some orange highlights to make the eye and brain pop.
  7. Add The bloody eyeball candy and various sprinkles.
zombie cookies halloween recipes easy halloween desserts

Directions for Easy Halloween Zombie Sugar Cookie Recipe 

  1. Beat the shortening and powdered sugar before adding in the egg and vanilla extract 
  2. Beat in the flour, baking soda, and salt until smooth
  3. Wrap the dough and chill for 1 hour in the refrigerator 
  4. Portion the dough in ¼ cup portions and set on parchment lined cookie sheet
  5. Bake at 350 degrees for 15 minutes 
  6. Chill the cookies before frosting 
  7. Green frosting is for the face
  8. Pink and red is for the brains
  9. Brown is for the mouth and one eye 
  10. Orange frosting is for adding texture/contract color
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Easy Halloween Zombie Sugar Cookies

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These cookies are so much fun to bake and frost for Halloween!
Prep Time 15 mins
Cook Time 15 mins
Total Time 30 mins
Course Dessert
Cuisine American, Halloween
Servings 12 Cookies

Equipment

  • 1 Stand mixer Or hand held
  • Mixing Bowls
  • Piping bags
  • sheet pan

Ingredients
  

  • 2 Cups Flour
  • 1+1/3 Cup Powdered sugar
  • 1 Large egg
  • 1+ 1/4 Cup Shortening
  • 2 Tsp vanilla extract
  • 3/4 Tsp baking powder
  • 1/3 Tsp salt
  • green frosting
  • pink frosting
  • red frosting
  • orange frosting
  • chocolate frosting
  • eye ball candies

Instructions
 

  • Cream the shortening and sugar
  • add egg and vanilla
  • Mix in the flour baking soda and salt
  • Mix until smooth
  • Wrap the dough and chill for 1 hour in the refrigerator 
    zombie cookies halloween recipes easy halloween desserts Process
  • Portion the dough in ¼ cup portions and set on parchment lined cookie sheet
    zombie cookies halloween recipes easy halloween desserts
  • bake for 15 minutes in 2 batches
  • chill the cookies for an hour before frosting
  • see “how to frost” notes
    zombie cookies halloween recipes easy halloween desserts
Keyword cookies, frosting, Halloween, Zombies

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