It’s that time of year again! Parents are surfing the web for fun Halloween themed treats and crafts to make with their children. My family loves peanut butter cookies. So I said why not turn my classic peanut butter cookie recipe into Halloween Cookies. They turned out great and my two-year-old had a ball decorating his pumpkin cookies with chocolate sauce and chocolate chips. Try out this fun recipe with your kids for a special Halloween treat. 

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Peanut Butter Almond Halloween Cookies

Peanut Butter Almond Halloween Cookies
Yields 28
Chewy peanut butter almond cookies. With icing and chocolate.
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221 calories
36 g
15 g
7 g
5 g
2 g
62 g
144 g
21 g
0 g
4 g
Nutrition Facts
Serving Size
62g
Yields
28
Amount Per Serving
Calories 221
Calories from Fat 58
% Daily Value *
Total Fat 7g
10%
Saturated Fat 2g
8%
Trans Fat 0g
Polyunsaturated Fat 1g
Monounsaturated Fat 3g
Cholesterol 15mg
5%
Sodium 144mg
6%
Total Carbohydrates 36g
12%
Dietary Fiber 1g
5%
Sugars 21g
Protein 5g
Vitamin A
1%
Vitamin C
0%
Calcium
5%
Iron
3%
* Percent Daily Values are based on a 2,000 calorie diet. Your Daily Values may be higher or lower depending on your calorie needs.
Ingredients
  1. 1/2 Cup Justin's Classic Peanut Butter
  2. 1/2 Cup Justin's Vanilla Almond Butter
  3. 2 Eggs
  4. 1/2 Cup Brown Sugar
  5. 1/2 Cup of natural cane sugar
  6. 4 Cups of flour
  7. 1 teaspoons of baking powder
  8. 1/2 teaspoon of baking soda
  9. 1 teaspoon of salt
Icing
  1. Milk (we used almond milk)
  2. 2 1/2 cups powder sugar
  3. orange food coloring
  4. Mini Chocolate chips melted
  5. 1/2 tablespoon Coconut oil
  6. white chocolate chips for decorating
Instructions
  1. Preheat oven to 300 degrees
  2. You want to get your mixer out for these yummy treats
  3. cream together room temperature butter, peanut butter and almond butter in large bowl
  4. slowly add in eggs, vanilla, and sugars
  5. In another bowl mix flour, baking soda, salt, and baking powder
  6. Slowly add dry ingredients to peanut butter mixture
  7. I would cool the dough for a minimum of 30 minutes, however up to 2 hours is ideal
  8. After dough is chilled roll the dough out on floured surface
  9. roll dough out to desired thickness and use a pumpkin cookie cutter
  10. place cookies on a cookie sheet with wax paper.
  11. Bake in the oven for 8-10 minutes or until lightly brown. Allow the cookies to cool. Mix the milk and powdered sugar until desired consistency. Add in food coloring to desired color. Melt chocolate in the microwave in 15-second intervals until creamy add coconut oil to loosen it up.
  12. Decorate cookies how you please. Enjoy
Notes
  1. Feel free to add other treats for kids to decorate their cookies. I helped my two-year-old decorate the cookies pictured.
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calories
221
fat
7g
protein
5g
carbs
36g
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