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Easy mummy Halloween cookies are made with store-bought cookies, pre-made fondant, and frosting.  

Need a last minute Halloween treat? Make these semi-homemade mummy Halloween cookies! Pick up the supplies and enlist the kids to help create a fun Halloween treat .


Sometimes you just run out of time to make all things homemade. Or you just really need a short cut when it comes to bringing another treat to a school party. These adorable Halloween cookies don’t require much work or pre-planning. They are entirely semi-homemade so they’re perfect for a last-minute Halloween party. They are also great for kids to help make. 

Make sure to check out our semi-homemade Frankenstein Cookies, too!

Easy Mummy Halloween Cookies

Halloween Cookies

Everything on these cookies is store-bought including the cookies.  These were made with sugar cookies purchased from the grocery store bakery.  You could also make some homemade sugar cookies. I think homemade sugar and spice cookies would work nicely, too.

Along with the cookies, you’ll also need to pick up white fondant and candy eyeballs.  A top to a mason jar is used to cut the fondant into circles, but a glass or round cookie cutter would work as well.

Yummy Mummy Cookies

To make the cookies, roll and cut the fondant out into 10 circles.  Cut the top 1/4 of your white circles off. Melt chocolate chips in your microwave. Use the melted chocolate chips to “glue” the fondant onto the bottom, and press down on the top of your cookies to get the piece of fondant to stick.

Mummy Cookies

Repeat the same process with the bottom 1/4 of the white fondant circles. Layer the fondant like mummy wrappings.

Cut the remaining portion of the fondant circle in half at an angle and use the chocolate to secure it to the cookies creating the rest of the mummy’s face. Make sure to leave a strip for the mummy’s eyes.

Easy Halloween Cookie Recipe

Once all the fondant wrapping is on the cookie, use more melted chocolate to attach the eyeballs. These might even work well as a fun project for a party, scout meeting, or classroom activity.


Cute Halloween Cookies

Yield: 10

Mummy Cookies

Mummy Cookies
Cook Time 25 minutes
Total Time 25 minutes


  • Store-bought or homemade molasses cookies
  • White fondant
  • 1/8 cup chocolate chips
  • Candy eyeballs


  1. Take a piece of white fondant the size of a tennis ball and roll into a ball with your hands.
    Use a rolling pin to roll it out thin and flat.
  2. Once the fondant is thin and flat, use a mason jar lid or a large cup as a cookie cutter and cut out 10 circles. Set aside.
  3. Melt 1/8 cup of chocolate chips in the microwave for 1 minute, or until melted, stir, and set aside.
  4. Cut the top 1/4 of the white fondant circles off, spread a little melted chocolate on the bottom and press down on the top of cookie.
  5. Cut the bottom 1/4 of the fondant circles off, spread a little chocolate on the bottom and press down on the bottom of cookies.
  6. Cut the last piece of white fondant in half at an angle, spread a little chocolate on the bottom, and press down on the cookie, leaving a space for the eyes
  7. Dip a toothpick in the melted chocolate and put a little on the bottom of the eyes, then press onto your cookies in the open space
  8. Your cookies are ready for your kids next class party!

Nutrition Information:



Serving Size:


Amount Per Serving: Calories: 36Total Fat: 1gSaturated Fat: 1gTrans Fat: 0gUnsaturated Fat: 0gCholesterol: 2mgSodium: 18mgCarbohydrates: 7gFiber: 0gSugar: 5gProtein: 0g



Mummy Cookies Tutorial
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  • Petra
    October 23, 2017

    Very cute Halloween treats and perfect for sharing with us at Fiesta Friday! 🙂

  • Miz Helen
    October 23, 2017

    I pinned your awesome Mummy Halloween Cookies. Thanks so much for sharing with us at Full Plate Thursday. Have a great week and come back to see us real soon!
    Miz Helen

  • Maribeth
    October 17, 2017

    So cute for Halloween! Thanks for sharing!

  • Helen at the Lazy Gastronome
    October 17, 2017

    What fun cookies!! Where do you buy fondant? Thanks for sharing at the What’s for Dinner party – hope you were able to visit some of the other blogs. There are some great ideas this week!

    • Camille
      October 17, 2017

      You can buy it at a craft store that carries Wilton products!

  • Kat (The Baking Explorer)
    October 16, 2017

    This is such a cute idea!

  • smiling notes
    October 4, 2016

    This is definitely my kind of tutorial – easy, fun and quick! Thanks for sharing this at the Family Joy Blog link up party. Pinned your post to our family joy blog link up party.

  • Claire Armstrong
    October 4, 2016

    Love these, I now have a perfect craft to do with my Beavers scouts for Halloween. Thank you.

  • Pili
    September 30, 2015

    I saw your mummy cookies featured at The Creative Exchange and I had to stop by to tell you they are divine!! I’m sure we are going to make some this Halloween!
    Thanks for sharing!

    • Camille
      October 1, 2015

      Thank you so much for coming by, Pili! Gotta love those last minute recipes!

  • Linda
    September 28, 2015

    Fun and easy. That’s great! Pinned to my Fall Fun board….

    • Camille
      September 29, 2015

      Thanks for pinning, Linda!

  • Sonja
    September 28, 2015

    This is so cute! My kids would absolutely LOVE these. All your recipes are so creative and fun…how lucky your kids are to get to try these out. Thank you for sharing on #HomeMattersParty.

  • Karly
    September 27, 2015

    These are too cute! Thanks for linking up with What’s Cookin’ Wednesday!

  • Sarah R.
    September 24, 2015

    Oh my goodness, I love these!!! Little works of Halloween art. 🙂 Thank you for linking up at Snickerdoodle Sunday and hope to see you again this weekend. 🙂

    Sarah (Sadie Seasongoods)

  • Robin
    September 22, 2015

    Not only do these look YUMMY but they’re adorable! Thanks so much for sharing at Monday Funday! ox

  • Noa Ambar Regev
    September 20, 2015

    simple to make and such a cute outcome, love it! (pinned!)

  • aimee
    September 17, 2015

    These adorable! And I love how easy they are!

    • Camille
      September 18, 2015

      Thanks so much, Aimee! Perfect of the October 30th – Mom, I need to bring something to the school party tomorrow! 😉