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four chocolate cookies with Hershey kisses and sprinkles
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Witch Hat Cupcakes

Prep Time20 mins
Cook Time12 mins
Chill time1 hr
Total Time1 hr 32 mins
Course: Dessert
Cuisine: American
Keyword: witch hat cookies
Servings: 60 cookies
Calories: 113kcal


For the Cookies

  • 2 cups flour
  • 2 Tbsp corn starch
  • ½ tsp salt
  • ¾ cup cocoa powder
  • 1 cup sugar
  • 1 cup butter softened
  • 1 egg
  • 2 tsp Vanilla

For the Frosting

  • 8 Tbsp butter softened
  • 2 cups confectioner's sugar
  • 1 ½ Tbsp heavy cream
  • ½ tsp vanilla
  • gel food coloring orange
  • 60 Hershey’s Kisses
  • Halloween sprinkles


  • Whisk together flour, corn starch, cocoa powder, and salt.
  • With an electric mixer combine butter and sugar until light and fluffy. Add in egg and vanilla and continue to mix until well blended.
  • Gradually add in flour mixture, mixing well after each addition.
  • Roll dough into a log with a diameter of about 1 ½ inches. Wrap with parchment or wax paper and place in the refrigerator for 1 hour.
  • When ready to bake:
  • Preheat the oven to 350
  • Carefully slice the dough into ¼- ½ inch slices and place on a baking sheet.
  • Bake for 8-12 minutes or until set.
  • Remove from oven and allow to cool on the baking sheet for 2-3 minutes, remove to cooling rack to cool completely.

For the frosting:

  • In the bowl of an electric mixer mix butter until light and fluffy. Add in powdered sugar a little at a time mixing between each addition. Add in cream vanilla, and orange food coloring and mix thoroughly. Add additional food coloring if needed to achieve desired flavor.
  • Using a piping bag pipe a small dot of frosting on the bottom of an unwrapped Hershey’s kiss. Place it in the center of a cookie. Pipe frosting around the edge of the Hershey’s Kiss and sprinkle with sprinkles.
  • Repeat until all cookies are decorated.
  • Store in an airtight container until ready to serve.


Serving: 1cookie | Sodium: 65mg | Calcium: 13mg | Vitamin C: 1mg | Vitamin A: 151IU | Sugar: 10g | Fiber: 1g | Potassium: 24mg | Cholesterol: 17mg | Calories: 113kcal | Trans Fat: 1g | Monounsaturated Fat: 1g | Polyunsaturated Fat: 1g | Saturated Fat: 4g | Fat: 6g | Protein: 1g | Carbohydrates: 14g | Iron: 1mg