Candy Corn Chocolate Halloween Cookies


Little says "Halloween Treat" like candy corn.


TIME

PREP TIME: 10 minutes, divided

BAKE TIME: 9 minutes

TOTAL TIME: 19 minutes



YIELDS

8 - 10 Cookies



INGREDIENTS

Unsalted Butter (1 Stick, Room Temperature)

White Sugar (1 Cup)

Unsweetened Cocoa Powder (1/2 Cup)

All Purpose Flour (1 Cup)

Egg

Pure Vanilla Extract (1/2 Tbsp)

Baking Soda (1/2 Tsp)

Salt (1/4 Tsp)

Candy Corn (1 1/2 Cups)



KITCHEN ITEMS

Cooling Rack

Large Mixing Bowl

Medium Mixing Bowl

Electric Hand Mixer

Rubber Spatula

Cling Wrap

Baking Sheet

Parchment Paper

Tablespoon

Spatula

1. TO MAKE YOUR COOKIE DOUGH. in your large mixing bowl, use your electric hand mixer to cream together your sugar and butter until it's light and fluffy.

While still mixing, add in your egg and vanilla.

In your medium mixing bowl, combine your flour, cocoa, baking soda and salt.

Pour your flour mixture over your butter mixture.

Continue using your hand mixer to beat it all together until you have a smooth and even batter.

 

2. TO BAKE YOUR COOKIE. preheat your oven to 350°.

Line your baking sheet with parchment paper.

Scoop tablespoon sized scoops of your batter onto your baking sheet making sure that your scoops are 2 inches apart from each other.

Bake for 9 minutes.

Immediately, before allowing your cookies to cool, press 6 pieces of your candy corn in a circle on top of each cookie.

Once all cookies are decorated, use your spatula to transfer them to your cooling rack.