Blood Red Crinkle Cookies

Blood red crinkle cookies square
Serves20 Prepare15mins Cooks10mins



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 coloring

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 coloring 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 center. Let cool completely on baking sheet.

Tip: Decorate cookies with candy eyes if desired.

Nutrition Facts

Per 1 cookie

Calories 120

Fat 3.5g

Saturated Fat 2g

Cholesterol 15mg

Sodium 85mg

Carbohydrate 20g

Fiber 0g

Sugars 14g

Protein 1g

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