Simply "Spooky" Ghost Cookies

Using an easy-stir cookie mix makes these treats anything but scary.

  • Prep Time 30 min
  • Total Time 60 min
  • Servings 22

1
pouch (1 lb 1.5 oz) Betty Crocker™ peanut butter cookie mix
2
tablespoons Gold Medal™ all-purpose flour
3
tablespoons vegetable oil
1
tablespoon water
1
egg
Drinking straw
1 1/4
cups Betty Crocker™ Whipped fluffy white frosting (from 12-oz container)

  • 1 Heat oven to 375°F. In medium bowl, stir cookie mix, flour, oil, water and egg until soft dough forms.
  • 2 On lightly floured surface, roll dough about 1/4 inch thick. Cut with 3- x 2 1/2-inch ghost-shaped cookie cutter. Pinch one end of straw to make oval shape. With oval end of straw, cut out eyes in ghost cookies. Place 1 inch apart on ungreased cookie sheets.
  • 3 Bake 9 to 11 minutes or until light golden brown around edges. Cool 2 minutes; remove from cookie sheets to cooling racks. Cool completely, about 30 minutes.
  • 4 In small microwavable bowl, microwave frosting uncovered on High 15 seconds or until frosting can be stirred smooth. Frost cookies with frosting as shown in photo. Before frosting sets up, remove frosting from the eye area with toothpick.

Expert Tips

Make decorating Halloween cookies family fun. Make sure there's lots of frosting.

Nutrition Information

NUTRITION INFORMATION PER SERVING

Serving Size: 1 Cookie
Calories
170
(
Calories from Fat
70),
% Daily Value
Total Fat
8g
8%
(Saturated Fat
2g,
2%
Trans Fat
1/2g
1/2%
),
Cholesterol
10mg
10%;
Sodium
130mg
130%;
Total Carbohydrate
24g
24%
(Dietary Fiber
0g
0%
  Sugars
16g
16%
),
Protein
2g
2%
;
% Daily Value*:
Vitamin A
0%;
Vitamin C
0%;
Calcium
0%;
Iron
0%;
Exchanges:
1/2 Starch; 0 Fruit; 1 Other Carbohydrate; 0 Skim Milk; 0 Low-Fat Milk; 0 Milk; 0 Vegetable; 0 Very Lean Meat; 0 Lean Meat; 0 High-Fat Meat; 1 1/2 Fat;
Carbohydrate Choices:
1 1/2
*Percent Daily Values are based on a 2,000 calorie diet.