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My Aunt Pat made these a few years ago and was kind enough to give me the recipe. They are super easy and look oh so Halloweenish.

ingredients

Here’s what you’ll need:

1 cup peanut butter
2 eggs
1/3 cup water
1 pkg. chocolate cake mix
plain M&M’s
red cinnamon candies

Preheat oven to 375°.

eggmixIn a medium bowl, beat together peanut butter, eggs, and water.

mixcakeGradually add cake mix, mixing well.

batter

It’s a pretty thick batter.

ballForm dough into 1 inch balls. Place on ungreased cookie sheet.

sugarFlatten balls with the bottom of a glass dipped in sugar.

upwhiskersPinch out two ears at the top of cookie. Add M&M’s for eyes and red cinnamon candy for a nose. Press fork into dough to form whiskers. Bake for 8-10 minutes.

helper

Let your helper sample the candy while the cookies bake, or your back is turned.

cooked

Enjoy!

Black Cat Cookies

1 cup peanut butter
2 eggs
1/3 cup water
1 pkg. chocolate cake mix
plain M&M’s
red cinnamon candies

Preheat oven to 375°. In a medium bowl, beat together peanut butter, eggs, and water. Gradually add cake mix, mixing well. Form dough into 1 inch balls.

Place on ungreased cookie sheet. Flatten balls with the bottom of a glass dipped in sugar. Pinch out two ears at the top of cookie. Add M&M’s for eyes and red cinnamon candy for a nose. Press fork into dough to form whiskers. Bake for 8-10 minutes.

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3 Response Comments

  • Karen  October 31, 2009 at 6:53 am

    I have a daughter born on Halloween so every year for her birthday the cake had to be Halloween-y. One year I found the recipe for Ghosts in the Graveyard cake, and from then on that’s what it had to be. I wish I had had this recipe back then. It would have been way easier.

  • Jenni H.  October 31, 2009 at 9:09 am

    Those are cute!

  • Kate  November 1, 2009 at 9:14 am

    @Karen that sounds like a fun cake. We do a haunted house and graveyard cake that’s a lot of work. Didn’t do it this year…yet. I don’t know if my youngest daughter is going to let me get away without doing it. Shh..don’t tell her.