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Green Monster Cyclopes Cookie Recipe

The perfect simple Halloween Cookie Recipe
Prep Time 12 mins
Cook Time 15 mins
Resting time 10 mins
Total Time 37 mins
Course Dessert
Cuisine American
Servings 16 Cookies
Calories 180 kcal


  • 2 baking sheets


  • 3/4 Cup Sweet Cream Salted Butter (softened)
  • 1/4 Cup Whole milk
  • 1 Cup Sugar
  • 1 Large Egg
  • 1 Tbsp Vanilla extract
  • 2 Tsp baking powder
  • 3 Cups All purpose flour
  • 5 Drops Green food coloring More or less is fine, adjust the color to your liking
  • 16 Large Eye Ball Baking Candies


  • Preheat the oven to 350 degrees F 
  • In a large mixing bowl combine all the dry ingredients and whisk until thoroughly combined 
  • In a separate bowl combine all wet ingredients and whisk until thoroughly combined 
  • Add the wet ingredients to the dry ingredients and whisk again until thoroughly combined 
  • Line two sheet pans with parchment paper
  • Use your hands, a spoon, or ice cream scoop to create 16 cookie dough balls, Spread them out on the sheet pans with proper space
  • Bake for 12-15 minutes
  • Remove from the oven and carefully press the eyeball candies in the center of each cookie before they harden all the way. 
  • Once they are completely cooled off, drizzle red gel frosting on top. 
Keyword best desserts, cookies, family recipes, Halloween, kids