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Ghost Sugar Cookie Cutouts for Halloween


Ghost Sugar Cookie Cutouts for Halloween

These simple ghost cookies add a touch of spookiness to your Halloween festivities. Kids will have fun decorating their own ghosts.


  • 1 roll refrigerated sugar cookies. such as Pillsbury
  • 1 container (1 pound) vanilla creamy ready-to-spread frosting
  • Black decorating icing, as desired
  • 1/4 Cup all-purpose flour


Heat oven to 350 degrees F. In medium bowl, break up cookie dough; thoroughly work in flour. Work with half of dough at a time, refrigerating remaining dough until needed.

On work surface sprinkled with flour, roll dough 1/4 inch thick. Cut with floured 2 1/2- to 3-inch ghost-shaped cookie cutter. Place 1 inch apart on ungreased cookie sheets. Repeat with remaining dough.

Bake 9 to 12 minutes or until cookies are set and edges just begin to brown. Cool 1 minute; remove from cookie sheets. Cool completely, about 10 minutes. Meanwhile, in small microwavable bowl, microwave frosting uncovered on High 10 to 15 seconds or until easier to smooth onto cookie.

Frost and decorate cookies with black icing as desired, using photo as a guide.