Scaredy Cat Cookies

A plate of Scaredy Cat Cookies.

Embrace the spirit of Halloween with our adorable Scaredy Cat Cookies recipe. These delightful treats are shaped like feline faces decorated with edible eyes and whimsical expressions. With a buttery and tender texture these cookies are a spooktacular addition to any Halloween party or a fun activity to enjoy with the little ones!

30 minutes
45 minutes
1 package Krusteaz Butter Vanilla Sugar Cookie Mix
1/2 cup (1 stick) butter, softened
1 egg
Chocolate Buttercream Frosting:
1/2 cup (1 stick) butter, softened
1/4 cup shortening
1/2 cup semi-sweet chocolate chips, melted
1/2 cup unsweetened cocoa powder
2 cups powdered sugar
3 Tbsp milk
1 tsp vanilla extract
Cat decorations:

Preheat oven to 350°F.


In medium bowl, stir together cookie mix, butter and egg until well blended. Place rounded tablespoons of dough 2-inches apart onto greased/ parchment lined cookie sheet. Bake 11-13 minutes. Cool cookies completely.


To make chocolate buttercream frosting: With an electric mixer, beat butter and shortening until smooth. Add in melted chocolate chips and cocoa powder, mixing until smooth. Alternate mixing in powdered sugar and milk until you've reached your desired consistency. Add in vanilla and mix once more.


Spread 1-2 tablespoons of chocolate buttercream over each cookie. Arrange candy decorations to make a cat- candy corns for the eyes, chocolate chips for the ears, round chocolate candy for the nose and pull-apart licorice ropes for the whiskers.


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