How To Make Witches’ Hats Halloween Treats

by Valerie Gray, From Val's Kitchen

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How To Make Witches Hats Halloween Treats - From Val's Kitchen

Witches’ Hats Halloween Treats

Holiday decorated treats are lots of fun to look at. Fill them with other treats and, well, you’re in for one really neat treat! I love that this treat takes things that are good and stand alone by themselves and combined them to make a treat that hides other treats. Here’s how you make it.

Equipment Needed

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  • measuring cups
  • measuring spoons
  • cookie sheet
  • parchment paper
  • mixing bowl
  • 3 small bowls
  • wire baking rack
  • mixer

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Ingredients

Chocolate Chip Cookie Ingredients

  • 2 1/4 cups flour
  • 1 tsp baking soda
  • 1 tsp salt
  • 1 cup unsalted butter, room temp
  • 3/4 cup sugar
  • 3/4 cup packed light brown sugar
  • 1 tsp vanilla
  • 2 eggs, room temp
  • 2 cups semi-sweet chocolate chips

Royal Icing Ingredients

  • 2 egg whites
  • 1 cup powder sugar
  • 1/2 tsp cream of tartar
  • 1 tsp vanilla
  • orange, black, and green gel food coloring

Witches’ Hats Ingredients

  • 1 box of large chocolate ice cream cones
  • candy corn

Instructions

Chocolate Chip Cookie Instructions

Preheat oven to 375 degrees. Line a cookie sheet with parchment paper.

Sift flour, baking soda and salt together in a small bowl.

Using an electric mixer beat butter, granulated sugar, brown sugar and vanilla in a bowl until creamy.

Add each egg at a time, beating well after each addition.

Slowly add in flour mixture. Add the chocolate chips.

Drop on the prepped cookie sheet the rounded tablespoon of dough.

Bake at 375 degrees for 9 to 11 minutes or until golden brown.

Cool on baking sheets for 2 minutes.

Put on wire racks to cool completely.

How To Make Witches' Hats Halloween Treats

Royal Icing Instructions

Separate the egg yolk from the white, placing the whites of the eggs into a mixing bowl.

Add in the sugar, cream of tarter and vanilla with the egg whites beating for 6 minutes of medium speed.

If the icing has a yellow color or resembles soup gradually add in about one more cup of powder sugar.

Divide the icing into three bowls.

Decorating

Fill the cone with candy corn set to the side.

How To Make Witches' Hats Halloween Treats

In the first bowl of icing add several drops of black gel food coloring. Mix well. Set to the side

Scoop the black icing into a piping bag with a #2 tip to outline where the ice cream cone sits on the chocolate chip cookie.

Place the cone on top of the line make sure not to lose any of the candy corn

Design and draw several spiders on the chocolate chip cookie by adding legs to the chocolate chips that are visible on the cookie

Allow this to dry for about 4 minutes.

In the second bowl add several drops of orange gel food coloring, mix well.

Scoop the orange icing into a piping bag with a #2 tip add dots on top of the black line where the ice cream cone sits on the chocolate chip cookie. This is the trim of the hat

Allow this to dry for about 5 minutes

In the third bowl add several drops of green gel food coloring, mix well.

Scoop the green icing into a piping bag with a #2 tip to add the green lines around the ice cream cone (witches hat).

Allow the icing on the cookie to dry for about 5 minutes

Add spiders to the hat by using black royal icing. First draw a small circle and then add legs similar to the spiders you did on the cookie.

Allow to dry for 1 hour before serving.

Serve and enjoy!

How To Make Witches Hats Halloween Treats - From Val's Kitchen

 

Witches' Hats Halloween Treats

How To Make Witches Hats Halloween Treats - From Val's Kitchen

Instructions

Chocolate Chip Cookie Instructions

  1. Preheat oven to 375 degrees. Line a cookie sheet with parchment paper.
  2. Sift flour, baking soda and salt together in a small bowl.
  3. Using an electric mixer beat butter, granulated sugar, brown sugar and vanilla in a bowl until creamy.
  4. Add each egg at a time, beating well after each addition.
  5. Slowly add in flour mixture. Add the chocolate chips.
  6. Drop on the prepped cookie sheet the rounded tablespoon of dough.
  7. Bake at 375 degrees for 9 to 11 minutes or until golden brown.
  8. Cool on baking sheets for 2 minutes.
  9. Put on wire racks to cool completely.

Royal Icing Instructions

  1. Separate the egg yolk from the white, placing the whites of the eggs into a mixing bowl.
  2. Add in the sugar, cream of tarter and vanilla with the egg whites beating for 6 minutes of medium speed.
  3. If the icing has a yellow color or resembles soup gradually add in about one more cup of powder sugar.
  4. Divide the icing into three bowls.

Decorating

  1. Fill the cone with candy corn set to the side.
  2. In the first bowl of icing add several drops of black gel food coloring. Mix well. Set to the side
  3. Scoop the black icing into a piping bag with a #2 tip to outline where the ice cream cone sits on the chocolate chip cookie.
  4. Place the cone on top of the line make sure not to lose any of the candy corn
  5. Design and draw several spiders on the chocolate chip cookie by adding legs to the chocolate chips that are visible on the cookie
  6. Allow this to dry for about 4 minutes.
  7. In the second bowl add several drops of orange gel food coloring, mix well.
  8. Scoop the orange icing into a piping bag with a #2 tip add dots on top of the black line where the ice cream cone sits on the chocolate chip cookie. This is the trim of the hat
  9. Allow this to dry for about 5 minutes
  10. In the third bowl add several drops of green gel food coloring, mix well.
  11. Scoop the green icing into a piping bag with a #2 tip to add the green lines around the ice cream cone (witches hat).
  12. Allow the icing on the cookie to dry for about 5 minutes
  13. Add spiders to the hat by using black royal icing. First draw a small circle and then add legs similar to the spiders you did on the cookie.
  14. Allow to dry for 1 hour before serving.
  15. Serve and enjoy!

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12 comments

Robin (Masshole Mommy) October 20, 2015 - 7:38 am

Those are so cute. Perfect for our Halloween party this weekend.

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patricia Marsden October 20, 2015 - 8:25 am

Those witches hats could easily be transformed into Christmas trees. Great decoration, tasty treat as well.

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Lisa Jacqueline Lewis October 20, 2015 - 12:26 pm

Now those “witches hats” are just too cute to eat! (OK, I’d eat them, ha.) Very fun to make!

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Liz Mays October 20, 2015 - 4:18 pm

I love how you put those together. The little spiders on there are the perfect finishing touch.

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Debbie Denny October 20, 2015 - 4:39 pm

Awesome treat idea; They look so cute and yummy. I need a hat.

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harriet October 20, 2015 - 4:42 pm

I love that there is candy in the cone/hat. That is too cute!

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Ourfamilyworld October 20, 2015 - 8:49 pm

What a great idea. The girls will love these hats.

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Amber October 20, 2015 - 10:45 pm

Those are so adorable! I have to make these!

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Michele October 21, 2015 - 9:28 am

This is such a unique idea–I absolutely love it. I am sure all the kids would love it as well as any adults that happen to be hanging out!

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thelesleyshow October 21, 2015 - 2:36 pm

Oh those are so cute! What a fun thing to make with the kids.

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jeanine October 21, 2015 - 4:56 pm

Yum! They look so good. What a fun treat idea. My kids would get a little kick out of this! Would be perfect for a school treat.

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Toughcookiemommy October 21, 2015 - 9:08 pm

These treats are perfect for Halloween. I love how they get you into the spooky spirit of the season.

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