Halloween Monster Cookies


Googly eyes make these chocolate monster cookies come to life. (Well, almost.)

Prep Time:
45 mins
Bake Time:
15 mins
Total Time:
1 hrs


  • ¾ cup butter, softened

  • ¾ cup peanut butter

  • 1 ¼ cup granulated sugar

  • 1 ¼ cup packed light brown sugar

  • 1 ½ teaspoon baking powder

  • ½ teaspoon baking soda

  • 3 eggs

  • 1 ½ teaspoon vanilla

  • 1 ¾ cup all-purpose

  • ½ cup unsweetened cocoa powder

  • 2 cup rolled oats

  • 1 ½ cup candy-coated milk chocolate or peanut butter pieces

  • Candy eyeball sprinkles


  1. Preheat oven to 375F.

  2. Beat butter and peanut butter in a large mixing bowl with an electric mixer on medium to high speed for 30 seconds. Add granulated sugar, brown sugar, baking powder, and baking soda; beat until combined, scraping sides of bowl occasionally. Beat in eggs and vanilla until combined. Beat in flour and cocoa powder. Stir in rolled oats with a wooden spoon. Stir in candy pieces.

  3. Drop cookie dough from a 1/4-cup measure, 3 inches apart, onto an ungreased cookie sheet. Bake in a 375ºF oven for 10 minutes. Press 5 to 7 candy eyeballs into the cookies and bake 5 to 7 minutes more or until edges are firm. Transfer to wire racks and cool. Store in an airtight container or plastic bag at room temperature up to 3 days.

    Halloween Monster Cookies
    Matt Clark

Nutrition Facts (per serving)

331 Calories
14g Fat
49g Carbs
5g Protein
Nutrition Facts
Servings Per Recipe 24
Calories 331
% Daily Value *
Total Fat 14g 18%
Saturated Fat 7g 35%
Cholesterol 40mg 13%
Sodium 157mg 7%
Total Carbohydrate 49g 18%
Total Sugars 34g
Protein 5g
Vitamin C 0.1mg 1%
Calcium 52mg 4%
Iron 1.5mg 8%
Potassium 140mg 3%
Folate, total 28.5mcg
Vitamin B-12 0.1mcg
Vitamin B-6 0.1mg

*The % Daily Value (DV) tells you how much a nutrient in a food serving contributes to a daily diet. 2,000 calories a day is used for general nutrition advice.

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