Blood Red Crinkle Cookies

Serves20 Prepare15 MINS Cooks10 MINS


These festive Halloween cookies are bursting with lots of Snickers flavour.


  • 1/4 cup butter, softened
  • 3/4 cup granulated sugar, divided
  • 6 tbsp dark brown sugar
  • 1 egg, at room temperature
  • 2 tsp red food colouring
  • 1 tsp vanilla extract
  • 1 cup all-purpose flour
  • 2 1/2 tbsp cocoa powder
  • 2 1/2 tsp baking powder
  • Pinch salt
  • 3 (1.8 oz) Halloween Fun Size Snickers, chopped
  • 1/2 cup icing sugar


  1. Preheat oven to 350°F. In bowl, beat butter, 1/4 cup granulated sugar and dark brown sugar until light and fluffy. Beat in egg; beat in food colouring and vanilla.
  2. Whisk together flour, cocoa, baking powder and salt; stir into butter mixture until incorporated. Fold in chopped Snickers.
  3. Divide batter into 20 portions; roll into balls. Roll each ball in remaining granulated sugar, then in icing sugar. Place on parchment paper lined–baking sheet, at least 2 inches apart.
  4. Bake for 10 to 12 minutes or until puffed and cracked but still slightly gooey in centre. Let cool completely on baking sheet.

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