Skeleton Cookies

47 24 servings, 1 cookie (44 g) each
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24 servings, 1 cookie (44 g) each

Trick or treat? Cover off on both with these gingerbread cookies! Transform gingerbread men into Gingerbread Skeletons using decorating icing and you'll end up with the perfect Halloween treat!

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  • Beat butter, sugar and dry pudding mix in large bowl with mixer until light and fluffy. Blend in eggs. Mix all remaining ingredients except icing. Gradually add to pudding mixture, beating well after each addition. Refrigerate 15 min.
  • Heat oven to 350°F. Place dough between 2 sheets of parchment or waxed paper; roll to 1/4-inch thickness. Cut into halloween shapes with 3- to 4-inch cookie cutters, rolling dough scraps as necessary. Place, 2 inches apart, on baking sheets sprayed with cooking spray.
  • Bake 10 to 12 min. or until edges are lightly browned. Let stand on baking sheets 3 min.; remove to wire racks. Cool completely. Decorate with icing to resemble skeletons as shown in photo.

Make Ahead

Cookies can be baked ahead of time. Cool, then store in airtight container at room temperature up to 2 days. Decorate before serving.


  • 24 servings, 1 cookie (44 g) each

Nutritional Information

Serving Size 24 servings, 1 cookie (44 g) each
Calories 140
% Daily Value
Total fat 6g
Saturated fat 4g
Cholesterol 30mg
Sodium 180mg
Carbohydrate 19g
Dietary fibre 1g
Sugars 8g
Protein 2g
Vitamin A 6 %DV
Vitamin C 0 %DV
Calcium 2 %DV
Iron 6 %DV

* Nutrition information is estimated based on the ingredients and cooking instructions as described in each recipe and is intended to be used for informational purposes only. Please note that nutrition details may vary based on methods of preparation, origin and freshness of ingredients used.

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  • DMW01 |

    an easy, yummy and fun halloween recipe as well as a great purpose for that gingerbread man cookie cutter!

  • hungariangirlagi |

    These cookies are awsome. Easy recipe to follow and a real treat for the kids. Not only to enjoy a an enjoyable way to spend time with your children. Thanx