Halloween Candy Corn and Peanut Cookies Recipe

Halloween Candy Corn Peanut cookies make a delightful presentation during Halloween season. These amazingly scrumptious and crispy cookies can also make great Halloween gifts. Simply place them in a handmade basket, wrap with colorful cellophane sheet and tie a pretty bow. The colorful candy corns look more gorgeous on the top of the brown peanut cookies. People of all age group just fall in love with these cute Halloween treats.

Follow the given below simple instructions and make your own Halloween candy corn and peanut cookies:

Preparation Time: 20 minutes
Cooking Time: 15 minutes
Serving Size: 30
Utensils Needed: oven, electric mixer, mixing bowls, baking tray, baking sheet, gloves, and wire rack

Calories: 362.7
Fat: 23 g
Cholesterol: 35.8 mg


– ½ cups Butter
– ½ cups Peanut Butter
– ½ cups Sugar
– ½ cups Brown Sugar
– 1 whole Egg
– ½ teaspoons Vanilla Extract
– 1¼ cup Sifted Flour
– ¾ teaspoons Baking Soda
– ¼ teaspoons Salt
– 1 cup Peanuts – finely crushed
– ¾ cups Candy Corn Candies


  • 1

    Heat your oven to about 325 degree Fahrenheit.

  • 2

    Take the bowl of your electric mixer and place butter in it.

  • 3

    Top the butter with peanut butter and both sugars.

  • 4

    Seal the electric mixer and turn it on at medium speed.

  • 5

    Continue mixing until all ingredients incorporate will and form a light fluffy mixture.

  • 6

    Unseal the electric mixer and add the egg and vanilla into the butter-sugar mixture.

  • 7

    Seal the electric mixer again and mix-up the ingredients until completely incorporate.

  • 8

    Turn off the electric mixer for some time until you make the flour mixture.

  • 9

    Take a bowl and mix together the baking soda, salt and flour in it.

  • 10

    Pour the flour-mixture into the butter mixture in the electric mixer.

  • 11

    Mix up both of the ingredients completely and pour into a large mixing bowl.

  • 12

    Add in the finely crushed peanuts and stir for few seconds to mix them in then mixture.

  • 13

    Set the butter-flour mixture aside for few minutes until marinate will and thick.

  • 14

    Now, make 1-inch balls of the butter-flour dough and place them in an order, keeping some distance in between.

  • 15

    Gently insert two to three  candy corns into the centers of the dough balls.

    Note: Insert the candy corns properly so that the dough completely covers them from all sides.

  • 16

    Line the baking tray with a large baking sheet and arrange the dough balls in it.

  • 17

    Now, place your index finger’s tip on the dough balls and slightly flatten them.

  • 18

    Place the baking tray in the pre-heat oven and bake them for 13 to 15 minutes or until finally brown in color.

  • 19

    Turn off the oven, wear gloves and remove the baking tray form oven. Leave the Halloween candy cookies for some time to lightly warm at room temperature.

  • 20

    Carefully shift the warm cookies into a wire rack to cool properly and lightly firm. Serve your delicious Candy Corn and Peanut Cookies and have a happy Halloween.

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