Mummy Sugar Cookies: A Spooky (but Cute!) Halloween Treat

Giving my plate o’ cookies a Halloween makeover. Get your bandages ready, here are my Mummy Sugar Cookies.

Giving my sugar cookies a Halloween makeover! My Mummy Sugar Cookies are filled with buttercream and topped with fondant bandages. Yum!

Okay, Halloween is over a month away, but I gotta be prepared, right?! I recently wrote a post on 5 Minutes for Mom featuring my Spider Crinkle Cookies and well, it looks like I’ve caught the cookie bug!

Sugar cookies always seem to be reserved for the holidays. But why?! I think there’s a special place for sugar cookies on any Halloween sweets table.

Mummy Sugar Cookies: A Spooky (but Cute!) Halloween Treat

I had tons of fun making these Mummy Sugar Cookies. Rather than only using buttercream, I opted to mix it up with different (and super sweet) mediums.

These mummy sugar cookies are a blast - both to make and to serve! Liven up your trick or treat offering with these super cute cookies! #halloweendesserts

How to Make Mummy Sugar Cookies


  • Your favourite recipe for sugar cookies (aim to bake one dozen circles, about 2 1/2 inches in diameter)
  • 6-7 oz. white fondant
  • Cornstarch, for rolling
  • 1/2 stick butter, softened
  • 1 cup confectioners’ sugar
  • 3-4 tbsp milk
  • Black decorating frosting
  • 24 candy googly eyes

Yields: One dozen mummy sugar cookies


Ensure that your cookies are cool before decorating. Start by prepping your fondant “bandages.” Line a baking sheet with wax paper and set aside.

Lightly dust a clean working surface with cornstarch. Also, add some on your rolling pin.

Roll out your fondant so that it’s about 1/4 of an inch thick. Cut into long strips and set carefully on your lined baking sheet.

Time for the buttercream: using an electric mixer, beat butter, confectioners’ sugar, and milk on medium speed. Gradually increase to high until smooth. Your buttercream is ready once it forms semi-stiff peaks.

*Note: If you find your buttercream too runny, you can add more icing sugar, 1 tbsp at a time. If it’s too thick, add 1 tbsp of milk at a time.

Using an offset spatula, spread buttercream on each cookie.

Mummy Sugar Cookies: A Spooky (but Cute!) Halloween Treat

At the top of your cookie, around where you’d place your mummy’s eyes, spread a small dollop of black decorating icing. Top it with your candy googly eyes.

Mummy Sugar Cookies: A Spooky (but Cute!) Halloween Treat

This is where the fun starts: start spreading your fondant strips on random parts of your cookies. Trim where necessary.

Mummy Sugar Cookies: A Spooky (but Cute!) Halloween Treat

Okay, so did I get you in the Halloween spirit now? Hope so!

Mummy Sugar Cookies: A Spooky (but Cute!) Halloween Treat Mummy Sugar Cookies: A Spooky (but Cute!) Halloween Treat Mummy Sugar Cookies: A Spooky (but Cute!) Halloween Treat

It's time to get into the Halloween spirit! These mummy sugar cookies will be the perfect addition to any Halloween sweet table. How will you be celebrating the spookiest time of the year? #halloweenrecipes


  1. These sugar cookies turned out really cute. Bet they taste as good as they look. Love how simple you make it look to decorate these cookies.

  2. Those are the cutest mummies I’ve ever seen! They are so cute and sugar cookies are a favorite of mine. I know the grandkids would love for me to make these for Halloween. So cute!

  3. Halloween is such a fun time of the year for those of who enjoy baking. There are so many cute treats to make, bake and share. These Mummy Sugar Cookies are beyond adorable.

  4. These cookies so adorable! I can’t believe that the holiday season is around the corner, from Halloween, Thanksgiving, Christmas! FUN!

  5. Those are the perfect amount of spooky for my little one. I can’t wait to start holiday baking with her. Halloween is our favorite.

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