For these Halloween treats, make a big pan or chocolate brownies and then cut them into spooky cat shapes.

Source: Midwest Living


Recipe Summary

25 mins
3 hrs
25 mins
3 hrs 50 mins
14, 3-inch cookies


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Instructions Checklist
  • Line a 15x10x1-inch baking pan with foil. Grease the foil; set pan aside.

  • In a small mixing bowl, stir together the flour, the 3/4 cup cocoa powder, cinnamon and salt.

  • In a large mixing bowl, combine granulated sugar and melted butter. Stir in eggs and vanilla. Add the flour mixture to butter mixture and stir until combined.

  • Spread evenly into the prepared pan. Bake in a 350 degree F oven for 25 minutes or until a toothpick inserted near center comes out clean. Cool in pan on wire rack. Cover and chill 3 to 24 hours.

  • Uncover the brownie layer. Lift from pan using foil. Cut into cat shapes using a 3-inch cookie cutter or a knife. In a small bowl stir together the powdered sugar and 2 teaspoons cocoa powder. Sprinkle over cat cutouts. Press 2 chocolate pieces into each cutout for the eyes. Makes 14, 3-inch cookies.

Nutrition Facts

309 calories; fat 15g; cholesterol 80mg; saturated fat 9g; carbohydrates 41g; protein 4g; vitamin a 437.3IU; sodium 150mg; calcium 60.6mg; iron 1.3mg.