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Hocus Pocus Cookies Recipe

Hocus Pocus Cookies

Just in time for Halloween, celebrate with Hocus Pocus Cookies!
Course Snack
Cuisine American


  • 1 C sweet cream unsalted butter
  • 3/4 C sugar
  • 2/3 C packed brown sugar
  • 2 large eggs
  • 1 tsp vanilla
  • 2 1/4 C flour
  • 2/3 C unsweetened cocoa powder
  • 1 tsp baking soda
  • 1/4 tsp salt
  • M&M Candies (green,orange, and purple)
  • 1 medium bowl
  • 1 small bowl
  • electric mixer and mixing bowl
  • Cookie sheet
  • Parchment paper
  • 1 flavor injector
  • 1 container of white frosting
  • 3-5 drops of neon green gel food coloring


  • Preheat oven to 350 degrees.
  • Line cookie sheet with parchment paper
  • Separate green, orange, brown and purple M&M's into a small bowl
  • Using a medium bowl combine the flour, baking soda, salt, and cocoa powder together.
  • Mix well to blend all ingredients. Set aside.
  • With the electric mixer cream the butter and sugars (bottogether.
  • Add in the eggs and vanilla. Beat to mix well into the butter and sugar mixture.
  • Slowly begin to add small amounts of the dry ingredients into the butter, sugar, egg and vanilla mixture until all of the dry ingredients are combined.
  • With your hands begin making small dough balls. (about the size of a small ice cream scoop or 2 inches)
  • Again using your hands press the different colored M&M's into each round cookie dough ball.
  • Bake at 350 degrees for 9-11 minutes. Remove out of the oven and allow to cool slightly on the cookie sheet. Then transfer the cookies to a wire rack to cool completely.
  • Scoop the frosting into a microwave safe bowl and heat for 15 second to soften it
  • Mix in the drops of neon green gel food coloring
  • Using the flavor injector, place the needle into the bowl and pull the knob up on the injector to pull up some frosting
  • Poke the side of the cookie and inject frosting into the cookie until the top cracks
  • Repeat step on all cookies
  • Enjoy!


Makes 18-20 cookies
Keyword cookies, dessert, Hocus Pocus Cookies