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Chocolate witches’ hats

You can’t have Halloween without chocolate right? Satisfy your craving for the rich, dark stuff while still creating a creepy Halloween-themed dessert by whipping up these dark witches’ hats! Made easily with store-bought ice cream cones and cookies, these taste incredible and are a cinch to make!

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From start to finish, these take less than 30 minutes. Plus, they are made with just a few ingredients and are foolproof, so anyone can whip them up. These witches’ hats make the perfect addition to your spooky Halloween dessert bar or as a great after-dinner treat for your favorite little goblins.

Chocolate witches’ hats

Recipe adapted from Taste of Home

witches hats

Yields about 6 hats


  • 6 waffle cones
  • 6 chocolate cookies
  • 6 ounces milk chocolate
  • Orange icing gel
  • Orange sprinkles
  • 1 tablespoon shortening or butter


  1. In a small saucepan, melt butter. Add milk chocolate and heat until melted. Remove from heat.
  2. Working quickly while the chocolate is melted, brush the cones with the melted chocolate until they are completely covered. Add a dab of the melted chocolate to the opening of the cone and carefully secure it onto the cookie.
  3. Using your icing gel, pipe color around the base of the cone. Add sprinkles.
  4. Chill for at least 20 minutes or until cones have set. Use as party decor or enjoy!

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Bloody severed finger cookies
Eyeball martinis for Halloween

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