Abuelita Skull Cookies

Abuelita Skull Cookies

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Make any Halloween or Dia De Los Muertos celebration more fun with these festive cookies. Shaped like skulls and decorated with candies they will be the highlight of the party!

25 mins. to Prepare

13 mins. Cooking Time

30 mins. Standing Time cooling

68 mins. Total

Servings: 24 cookies


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PREHEAT oven to 375° F.

PLACE butter and Abuelita chocolate in medium saucepan. Cook over medium-low heat, stirring frequently, for 5 minutes or until completely melted and smooth. Let cool for 10 minutes.

COMBINE flour, baking soda and salt in medium bowl.

BEAT Abuelita mixture and sugar in large mixer bowl. Add egg; beat until combined. Gradually add flour mixture, beating just until blended.

SHAPE level tablespoon of dough into ball. Flatten ball into a disk and shape into a skull by pinching sides of bottom quarter of dough. Repeat with remaining dough. Place 2 inches apart on ungreased baking sheets.

BAKE for 8 to 9 minutes or until crisp around edges. Cool on baking sheets for 2 minutes; remove to wire racks to cool completely.

SPREAD tops of cookies with icing into skull shapes. Decorate faces with candies. Allow decorated cookies to dry at room temperature.

Amount Per Serving
Servings: 24 cookies
Calories from Fat50
 %Daily Value*
Total Fat 6g9%
Saturated Fat 3g16%
Cholesterol 20mg6%
Sodium 75mg3%
Carbohydrates 29g10%
Dietary Fiber 0g0%
Sugars 21g
Protein 1g
Vitamin A2%
Vitamin C0%
* Percent Daily Values are based on a 2,000 calorie diet.
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