gluten free Chocolate Skeleton Cookies

Chocolate skeleton cookies are perfect for Halloween! These gluten free and dairy free cookies are so easy to make and a fun cookie for kids to make.

In a large bowl with a hand mixer, combine the butter, cream cheese, and both sugars. Mix this suuuuuper well!


Next, add the egg and vanilla extract. If the butter and egg are not the same temperature, it is possible that the mix will curdle. Don’t panic!

More mixing

Next, in a small bowl, sift together the gluten free flour, cornstarch, cocoa, baking powder, cream of tartar, and salt. Now add this flour mixture to the wet ingredients and mix.

More mixing

Now, roll out the dough between two sheets of parchment paper, and roll to get a cookie about ¼ inch thick.

Roll out!

Bake the cookies for 10-12 minutes or until the cookie edge slightly pulls away from the paper. Decorate when cool.

bake and decorate!

No bones about it, these cookies are delicious!  What instrument does a skeleton play in a marching band? The trim-BONE!

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