This dipped wafer cookies post was originally published in
October 2016 and updated as of October 2020.
As much as I'd love to fancy myself a pro baker and cake decorator, those talents escape me no matter how much I desire them. I am fully obsessed with watching cake decorating videos on Instagram and while my heart is in it, when I get icing in my hands every cupcake I touch resembles the way my 6 year old also would have decorated said cupcake. However, at Halloween time I have one decorative treat in my arsenal that always turns out, looks decorative and is beyond cute, and that recipe is these Halloween dipped wafer cookies.
These cookies are made with colored melting chocolate and wafer cookies but really it's the sprinkles that do all the work. Every year there are more and more fun Halloween sprinkles to make your cookies stand out, and you have to throw in some candy eyes in there for a touch of spookiness! This is an extremely kid-friendly recipe and your little ones will love decorating their cookies in their own way, making creatures and then biting their heads off. (That part I know from experience.)
Here's how you make them:
Spooky Dipped Wafer Cookies
1. On a 9×13 pan or other flat surface, spread out wax paper. Meanwhile, melt the chocolate melts according to package directions. For me, this meant melting and stirring in 30 second increments in the microwave.
2. Once the chocolate is melted, dip the ends of the wafer cookies into the chocolate. Place on wax paper and immediately top with sprinkles.
3. Once all wafers are dipped in chocolate and sprinkles, place pan in fridge to help set, or leave out on counter until completely set.
That's it! Such and easy and cute way to get festive with no piping skills required! Plus, with all of the different varieties of sprinkles and colors of melting chocolate the possibilities for the cookies you create are endless! (Check out our purple, brown and orange version here.) We love the idea of making these for your Halloween gatherings, or packaging them up to give as spooky and delicious gifts!
What are your go-to Halloween treats? We'd love to get your recipes!
ox. Liz + Sam