Recipes and Cooking Halloween Monster Cookies 3.9 (22) 1 Review Googly eyes make these chocolate monster cookies come to life. (Well, almost.) By BHG Test Kitchen BHG Test Kitchen The Better Homes & Gardens Test Kitchen has been in continuous operation for nearly 100 years, developing and testing practical, reliable recipes that readers can enjoy at home. The Test Kitchen team includes culinary specialists, food stylists, registered and licensed nutritionists, and other experts with Bachelor of Science degrees in food science, food and nutrition, or culinary arts. Together, the team tests more than 2,500 recipes, produces more than 2,500 food images, and creates more than 1,000 food videos each year in the state-of-the-art test kitchen. Learn about BHG's Editorial Process Published on April 29, 2017 Print Rate It Share Share Tweet Pin Email Prep Time: 45 mins Bake Time: 15 mins Total Time: 1 hrs Servings: 24 Jump to Nutrition Facts Ingredients 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 Directions Preheat oven to 375F. 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. 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. Matt Clark Rate it Print Nutrition Facts (per serving) 331 Calories 14g Fat 49g Carbs 5g Protein Show Full Nutrition Label Hide Full Nutrition Label 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.