Creepy Witch Finger Cookies

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Halloween is my favorite holiday. As soon as the weather starts to turn chilly, all I can think about is October 31st. For me, the month of October is a month long Halloween celebration. My family does every Halloween activity there is and we go all out when we decorate the house – I’m talking more than any other holiday (including Christmas). One of the best parts of Halloween for me is all the creative ways I can “creep out” snacks for the kids. There are a million and one ways to make festive Halloween snacks and treats and I am on a mission to make as many as possible. One of the festive treats I made this year were these Creepy Witch Fingers. They are crazy easy to make and they are pretty darn cool if I do say so myself.

Creepy Witch Finger Cookies

Here’s what you need:

  • Nutter Butter cookies
  • Green candy melts
  • Black licorice
  • Black gel icing

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Here’s what you do:
1. Lay a piece of parchment paper out a baking sheet.
2. Place 2 cups of your candy melts in a microwave safe dish and heat on 50% power for 2 to 3 minutes, stirring every 30 seconds until melted.
3. Use a plastic fork or spoon to dunk your Nutter Butter cookies into the melted green chocolate.

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4. Once your cookies are covered in green chocolate, set on your parchment paper.
5. Cut small pieces off your black licorice and place one on the end of each green cookie.

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6. Carefully transfer your cookies to the freezer for 15 minutes.
7. Use your black gel icing to draw six curved lines on each “finger” and enjoy!

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Do you get creative with your Halloween snacks? If not, these Witch Fingers are a great way to get started. Trust me, the kids will love them and they are perfect to bring to that Halloween party you were invited to (as long as there are no peanut allergies)!

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76 comments

  1. Sheri @ A Busy Bees Life

    These are great and very creepy looking. Halloween is not really celebrated here but I would make these for friends we re having over.

  2. Stacie @ Divine Lifestyle

    I love these! I love the look and I love the base. Nutter Butters are my favorite.

  3. Colleen Lanin

    Nutter Butters covered in chocolate? I’ll get in on that action!

  4. Mandee

    This is such a cool idea! My kids are going to love it! Thanks for sharing!

  5. Tania

    Halloween is my favorite holiday, too! Those are creepy and perfect for Halloween!

  6. Jeanette

    Oh I LOVE how this looks! SO easy it is right up my alley! I am going to make this with the kiddos!

  7. tara pittman

    I love how simple these are to make. These would be great for the school parties

  8. Vicky

    I was wondering how you got the cool witch finger shape. Nutter Butters of course! These look like some yummy creepy fun!

  9. Catherine S

    What a yummy can creative idea. These will be perfect for our family game night on Halloween.

  10. Cindy Ingalls

    I love Nutter Butters, so the minute I saw this recipe, I knew I would have to try it. These are so much fun.

  11. Brett Beyer

    Super cute! I especially love that you incorporated Nutter Butters in your idea. Seriously, I have eaten an entire package of Nutter Butters in one sitting before. The only shame I felt was that I didn’t have more Nutter Butters to eat.

  12. Kelly Hutchinson

    These are hilarious! I have never seen anything like this. I net my kids would have a blast making and eating them!

  13. Amber Myers

    These are so awesome. I need to make them!

  14. Travel Blogger

    Those are so super cute..err, I mean creepy! Haha My kids would have fun with this.

  15. Debra

    How easy to use the Nutter Butter cookies and I love the disk chocolates, you can get them in every color!

  16. Christine - The Choosy Mommy

    This is such a good idea! I loooove nutter butters and have a pack at home that I should totally do this with! The kids would think it is so funny!

  17. Stacie

    I love how easy these are to put together. These would be so cool at a Halloween party.

  18. Tara

    What a cute treat for Halloween. I haven’t seen Nutter Butters around here but I’m sure we have a similar cookie.

  19. Melanie Smith

    That is such a great idea! Creepy but delicious for this Halloween.

  20. Pam Wattenbarger

    These are such a fun Halloween treat. Perfect for our yearly party with friends.

  21. Theresa

    These are so adorable! It’s such a fun, tasty, and creative idea. My kids would love it!

  22. Charlotte

    This is a cool but spooky idea! Haha we love to make fun seasonal snacks for Halloween but these are fantastic!

  23. Amy Jones

    These are adorable! I need to try them out and see what they taste like

  24. Stephanie

    These are so fun and creepy! What a good idea to,use Nutter Nutter cookies!

  25. gingermommyrants

    I love to make treats like this. My kids love it. I will have to make some this week.

  26. Tammi Roy

    I will have to get the ingredients I need to make this on the weekend. My kids are having a Halloween party and these will be perfect.

  27. Ann Bacciaglia

    These look so fun to make. I will have to get the kids to help me make some for a treat this week.

  28. Rachel Langer

    Ahhhh! These are so creepy. They sure look delicious though. I keep forgetting there are so many different colors of melts. So many different things you can use them for!

  29. Rebecca Bryant

    these are too cute and hubby would love them as they use his favorite cookie. I am going to have to make some of these.

  30. Seattle Travel Blogger

    I love Nutter Butter cookies!
    This is a neat spin you put on them.

  31. Reesa Lewandowski

    What a creative way to use these for Halloween. My kids absolutely love these and would be so excited to make them.

  32. Melanie Roberts

    Oh my, these look super cool and are my favorite cookies, I’m soo gonna make these for our party this year… clever idea, thanks for sharing

  33. Diana Rambles

    These are a lot of fun. I pinned them for our Halloween party.

  34. Felicita Moncada

    These are so cute! What a perfect snack for Halloween parties and get-togethers. I love Nutter butters too!

  35. Kalyn Cruz

    What a fun idea! Halloween is so exciting, I’m sure kids would love this.

  36. Amy Desrosiers

    These are such cute witch cookies. I want to make them for my three kiddos too.

  37. Liz Mays

    These are super spooky and super fun. Those cookies worked perfectly and I love the licorice nails.

  38. Brandy

    Those look so cute! That’s such a creative snack idea.

  39. Claudia Krusch

    I always get creative! It’s one of my favorite times to make snacks, bake and entertain!

  40. Alissa Apel

    I haven’t had Nutter Butters in awhile. They are so good.

  41. Kathy

    What a great idea! I love making Halloween treats. I’ll have to make some of these with my girls. They’ll love it.

  42. Carolyn

    These look easy and like my kids can help. They would love to get involved making these fingers and some that look like ghosts too.

  43. Elizabeth O.

    I never would have guessed how easy these are to make! Nut butter is a hit with the kids so I’m sure seeing it covered in green chocolate, looking like a witch finger will make them even more excited! Creepy food for the win!

  44. chei

    Wow! What a great idea! Perfect for halloween treats!

  45. Amanda Love

    I can’t believe how easy these are to make! The kids will have an awesome time helping out as well. It does look creepy, perfect for the Halloween dessert table we’re planning to setup!

  46. Amanda Goodenough

    How adorable! This is such an original idea and would be great for a Halloween party! I love nutter butters so I cant wait to give these a try!

  47. Dana Vento

    That’s the brilliant idea! These are adorable and easy to do! My teens will surely love to make this one.

  48. terristeffes

    I am sure my neighbor boys would love these! Easy to make and super cute!

  49. Jennifer

    Oh, these are very creepy! I love seeing all of the creative Halloween themed treats.

  50. Blythe Alpern

    These would be so fun to have at a Halloween party. They are so whimsical and a little bit scary. Plus, who doesn’t like a candy coated Nutter Butter/

  51. OurFamilyWorld

    These are awesome and I can easily do them. I bet the twins would enjoy these cute Halloween snacks.

  52. Janell Poulette

    These are a great little snack for a Halloween party! And anything made with Nutter Butter is delicious!

  53. Ana De Jesus

    These finger cookies are right up my street for Halloween, what a brilliant idea. Love the concept and colour x

  54. Toni | BoulderLocavore.com

    I love making cute and creepy snacks with my kids during Halloween. And these finger cookies will be our next one to try! These look so cute!

  55. Toni | BoulderLocavore.com

    I love making cute and creepy snacks with my kids during Halloween. And these finger cookies will be our next one to try! These look so cute!

  56. Sarah

    These look so fun! I can’t wait to make some creepy snacks for my kiddos this Halloween! Pinning this so we can refer back to it!

  57. Jeanine

    Oh these are way too cute! I will have to see if I can find those cookies here and make these, my kids would get such a kick out of them!

  58. brittany

    These are so cute! I’ve been looking for witch finger treats but most of the ones I saw were too creepy! These are perfect and my kids could even help make them!

  59. Krystel @ Planning The Magic

    Those look super tasty, I love nutter butters! I can see how the chocolate makes it so much better

  60. Jena Proctor

    Now THIS is a Halloween treat I can manage! I am not the most creative, so most of these cutesty things are beyond me. I am thankful for a cute snack I can actually create! Thanks for sharing!

  61. Taylor Mobley

    Thank you or the each halloween treat! Everyone should be able to handle this (even those of us who are challenged in the cooking department)

  62. Kim

    Nutter Butter is my favorite junk food cookie. These look so yummy for a Halloween party. My son would love them!

  63. RonL

    This looks cute, fun and amazing. Would love to make some too!

  64. Joyce Brewer (@MommyTalkShow)

    How creative these are! Our son loves green foods.

  65. Kori

    What an easy and fun snack idea for Halloween! I’ll have to get the supplies for this so I can make them over the weekend.

  66. Jessica

    Cute idea!!! I bet the kids will love doing this as a Halloween treat, and of course they’ll love eating them!

  67. Anjanette @Mommayoung

    This is so cute and fun for the kids! It’s great! I am wondering what would be a good alternatives could be used instead of a nutter butter? I bet they taste yummy!

  68. Debra

    These look like a lot of fun to make with the kids. They’d be great for a Halloween party as a snack!

  69. Megan mccoig

    These are super fun, would love to serve these at a Halloween party! Thanks for sharing, making me want to bake!

  70. Nicole Etolen

    Wow, I love this! My son is a huge fan of this finger cookie brand!

  71. Kelly Reci

    They look creepy! I am not sure if my son will eat it, just kidding!

  72. Gervin Khan

    I haven’t tried this brand before, I will try it. I am so excited to try your creation, brilliant!

  73. Myteenguide

    We love eating Nutter cookies and this is a lovely idea. We will try this soon!

  74. Kristin

    These sounds adorable. I love making scary/fun snacks for halloween! We make creepy cupcakes and chocolate covered pretzel spiders too. It is the best when the kids get to be creative with there goodies.

  75. Yanique

    These make the perfect finger food for a kid’s Halloween party. I might have to make some for my daughter’s class!

  76. Brianne

    What a great idea! I always try to make holiday themed treats with my kiddies, and these look super easy and fun!

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