Delicious and visually appealing Halloween-themed cookies for kids--any advice is appreciated!

Instead of buying fancy and expensive cookies, I want to bake and decorate cookies for several young people in my life (age range 3-15). Cookie type, frosting type, equipment needed--I need help with all these things!

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SMSF
SMSF September 26, 2012

Others can chime in better than me in terms of equipment, etc. but here is a great place to start - Martha Stewart's Halloween cookie recipe collection:
http://www.marthastewart...
Lots of fun ideas for sure!

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darksideofthespoon
darksideofthespoon September 26, 2012

My MIL makes these great cookies for Christmas, although they strike me as a better cookie for Halloween, especially as they're called "Spider Cookies". The recipe is 2 cups semisweet chocolate chips, 2 tbsp butter & 2 cups chow mein noodles. Then she puts peanuts as eyes. They are addictive like crack to our family!

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Summer of Eggplant
Summer of Eggplant September 26, 2012

What about Midge's 2 bite Buckeye cookies? And Merrill's Cream cheese cookies? http://food52.com/recipes... http://food52.com/recipes... This was a contest a couple years ago http://food52.com/contests...

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Mlc1977
Mlc1977 September 27, 2012

If you want decorating ideas check this blog out, so cute I wish I was this talented. http://www.sweetsugarbelle.com/blog/2011/10/el-dia-de-los-muertos-day-of-the-dead-cookies/#

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