Dracula Cookies For Halloween

Dracula Cookies for Halloween PartyI love Halloween! Even though I am turning 10 soon, I still love the fun of dressing up and of course getting candy! I also love going to Halloween parties and I thought these would be fun desserts for my friends. I have not tried making these yet, they do look a little harder than some of the other things I have made, but I may give it a try and see how I do!

Ingredients

  • 6 Hazelnut truffles (creator used Ferrero Rocher truffles)
  • 5 ounces white candy coating, chopped
  • 1 green or red fruit roll up
  • 6 Oreo cookies
  • 1 (6 oz.) can black decorative icing
  • 6 slivered almonds, cut in half

The recipe is only for 6 Dracula cookies, of course if you want more you should increase the ingredients! You can also use cake mix as an alternative to the truffles for the head – you would just have to make them as round cakes. This option would make more than 6 cookies, so you would need to increase all the other ingredient amounts too!

Directions

Place truffles on a waxed paper-lined pan. Freeze for 10 minutes or until chilled. Meanwhile, in a microwave bowl, melt candy coating; stir until smooth. Dip truffles in coating to cover completely; allow excess to drip of. Return to prepared pan. Refrigerate until hardened.

Cut Fruit Roll-Up into 2-1/2-in. x 1-1/2-in. strips. Reheat candy coating if necessary. Dip truffles in candy coating again; allow excess to drip off. Place one on each cookie. Wrap a fruit strip around base of truffle for cape. Let stand until set.

Using decorating icing and a round tip, pipe hair, eyes and mouth on each. Insert almonds for fangs. Store in an airtight container. Yield: 6 cookies.

recipe and photo courtesy of katherine aras

 

 

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