Just in case you are in need of a quick last minute treat to make to celebrate Halloween, here you go. Chocolate frosted cupcake tops, otherwise known as frosted cake-like cookies, decorated with Halloween sprinkles. If you’re anything like me, you probably have one of those monster containers of Halloween sprinkles at home…okay, actually two now. Yep, I happened to notice that this year the sprinkle container had a couple of new varieties and I just couldn’t resist. Anyway, back to these lovely cookies. They are meant to mimic the top part of a cupcake (the best part, duh) and come pretty darn close. They are quick and easy to make, made festive in a snap when topped with some pretty sprinkles, and definitely satisfy a chocolate craving.
Shanon and I decided to bake these together as our virtual baking project for this month. It turned out we both had this recipe bookmarked for quite some time. We were doubly excited about this selection because these cookies come from Paula’s blog. We had the privilege of meeting Paula when we attended Food and Light in Boulder, CO last year. She is incredibly sweet and I feel so lucky to have met her. Our family enjoyed these cookies as a wonderful Halloween treat while we carved pumpkins this weekend. Whether you make them today or some other day, definitely do make them. Break the monotony of sneaking pieces of Halloween candy and make use of your sprinkle surplus. And, have a very happy Halloween!