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Monster Cookies

Monster CookiesThere is nothing scary about these cookies! These monsters will be your trick and treat! You'll be able to create these deliciously spooky monsters by using refrigerated chocolate chip dough, a variety of decorator gels and an assortment of candies and nuts.

Recipe Ingredients:

1 (16.5-ounce) package NESTLÉ® TOLL HOUSE® Refrigerated Chocolate Chip Cookie Bar Dough
1 (16-ounce) container prepared white and/or chocolate frosting
Gel or paste food colorings of choice to color white frosting
Assorted candies, NESTLÉ® TOLL HOUSE® Semi-Sweet Chocolate Mini Morsels for eyes
Blanched slivered almonds for teeth
Assorted sprinkles, licorice strings

Cooking Directions:

  1. Prepare cookies as directed on package. Cool completely.
  2. Color white frosting as desired (one color can be used or divide frosting and have several colors. One container of frosting will be enough to make all 12).
  3. Spoon 1 heaping tablespoon of frosting in center of 12 cookies. Top each with remaining 12 cookies.
  4. To make monster hair on top of cookie, fill pastry bag or small plastic food storage bag fitted with star tip with frosting. Squeeze bag lightly to pipe hair.
  5. Position eyes onto front of hair. Use frosting to adhere mini morsels to eyes for pupils.
  6. Insert almonds in filling for teeth.
  7. Decorate monsters as desired with additional sprinkles or licorice for an extra scary monster!

Makes 12 cookies.

Tip: You can also make this fun treat using the recipe, Original Nestle Toll House Chocolate Chip Cookies.

Recipe and photograph are the property of Nestlé® and, used with permission.