Get ready for spooky season with these adorable Halloween No Bake Cookies that are shaped like little bats! I’m all about keeping things easy in the kitchen, especially when it comes to holidays. With a little help from an adult, even the kids can make these bat cookies. Make them ahead of time for parties, serve them as an after-school snack or enjoy them while watching a Halloween movie. They’re simply fun to make!
I need something that’s quick and cute for the kids and they’re all about themed treats for holidays. Making a treat doesn’t have to be complicated or involve hours of baking. Don’t get me wrong – I LOVE fall baking, but easy is always appreciated too.
So I came up with these Halloween No Bake Cookies and they’re made of chocolate wafer cookies. With a simple cut of the cookie, you can create that adorable bat shape. The kids love to help making them too and they can practically do it all by themselves since there’s no baking.
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How To Make Bat-Shaped Halloween No Bake Cookies
The tools you’ll need for this recipe is just a sharp kitchen pairing knife, bread knife a cutting board. If you want to have the kids help you make the cookies, do the cutting ahead of time. Then, all they’ll have to do is the fun part of putting together the bat!
Why We Love This Recipe
It’s easy to make if you need something to serve at the last minute. The cookies aren’t complicated and you’re not waiting around for them to bake. Kids love them and they look adorable. They’re perfect for Halloween parties, snacks and movie time.
How To Make These Bat Cookies Ahead Of Time
If you want to make your bat cookies ahead of time, I would store them on a small plate that you can cover with a freezer bag. Keep them fresh and covered before you serve them. Don’t expose them to any moisture where the cookie wafers can be softened over time.
Can You Freeze These Halloween No Bake Cookies?
Yes! If you want to freeze these Halloween Cookies, just use a freezer bag to prevent any burn. They can be frozen for up to three months. Let them thaw to room temperature again before serving. The texture of the wafer may not be as crisp as it was originally.
What You’ll Need:
- Famous Chocolate Wafers
- Chocolate Frosting Tub (Dark or Fudge Frosting)
- Black Wilton Small Candy Melts
- Candy Eyes
- Tools: Sharp Knife, Bread Knife & Cutting Board
Directions To Make “Bat” Halloween No Bake Cookies
For each bat, you’ll need three cookies and one candy melt wafer. Cut one cookie in half with a bread knife. It’s easiest to saw the cookie gently.
Use a sharp knife to cut one candy melt in half.
Spread frosting onto one cookie round and top with another.
Tuck in the candy melts at the top to make ears.
Tuck into the frosting half a cookie on each side to create wings.
Add a small amount of frosting to the back of candy eyes and attach to the bat. Continue to make as many bats as you need.
- 1 package, Famous Chocolate Wafers
- 1 tub, 16 oz, chocolate frosting (I used dark chocolate)
- Black Wilton Small Candy Melts
- candy eyes
- Tools: bread knife, sharp knife & cutting board
- For each bat, you'll need three cookies and one candy melt wafer. Cut one cookie in half with a bread knife. It's easiest to saw the cookie gently. Use a sharp knife to cut one candy melt in half.
- Spread frosting onto one cookie round and top with another. Tuck in the candy melts at the top to make ears. Tuck into the frosting half a cookie on each side to create wings.
- Add a small amount of frosting to the back of candy eyes and attach to the bat.
- Continue to make as many bats as you need.
Store leftover cookies in a plastic bag or in an airtight food storage container. They're great for parties because you can make them ahead of time!
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Amount Per Serving: Calories: 127Total Fat: 5gSaturated Fat: 2gTrans Fat: 0gUnsaturated Fat: 3gCholesterol: 0mgSodium: 71mgCarbohydrates: 21gFiber: 0gSugar: 17gProtein: 1g
**The nutrition facts are calculated by a third party. Actual values may vary.