Home > Holidays > Mummy Cookies Mummy Cookies May 13, 2020 | 25 Comments SAVE TO RECIPE BOX Jump to Recipe This post may contain affiliate links. Please read my disclosure policy. Only four ingredients go into these adorable and delicious Mummy Cookies! Dip Milano cookies in melted white chocolate and attach black pearl sprinkles to create the eyes. These cookies make a simple and tasty Halloween treat. Can’t get enough Halloween treats? Us either! Try these Halloween donuts, Ghost Cookies, or Bat Cookie Pops. And check out our free printable Halloween treat toppers! Mummy cookies As strange as it might sound, Pepperidge Farms Milano® cookies dipped in white chocolate has always been one of my favorite treats; you’ve got to try them–they’re delicious! So after making this Mummy Bark I had the idea to add a few more decorations to that treat and turn the cookies into mummies. It’s such a festive, fun and simple treat that is also ridiculously tasty. I make Mummy Cookies every Halloween and without fail, they’re always the first treat gone. Only four ingredients! Milano cookies: Pick your favorite flavor; I’m partial to the double dark chocolate ones (especially when paired with the white chocolate coating). And if you are super ambitious or don’t have Milano cookies available, you could make your own! White chocolate chips: Use high-quality white chocolate chips (more on this below) or use a white chocolate baking bar. Vegetable oil: Oil helps to thin the white chocolate so it adheres nice and smoothly to Mummy Cookies. A little goes a long way! Coconut oil, canola oil or vegetable shortening could also be used. Black pearl sprinkles: These sprinkles can be tricky to find at a mainstream grocery store, but they are readily available at craft/hobby stores, baking/decorating specialty stores, or online! I typically get mine online. How to make Mummy Cookies The photo collage below this text breaks down the process of making Mummy Cookies. Melt the white chocolate. I use vegetable oil to thin the chocolate and help it to adhere to the cookies better. (More tips on melting white chocolate below.) While melting the chocolate, put the Milano cookies in the freezer. Decorate. Working quickly (white chocolate hardens fast!), hold the Milano cookies over the white chocolate and spoon the chocolate over the top 2/3 of the cookie. Place chocolate-coated cookies back onto the baking sheet.. Drizzle. Once all the cookies are coated in white chocolate, use the remaining chocolate to drizzle mummy “bandages” over the cookies. Add “eye” sprinkles. Before the chocolate has a chance to harden, press two pearl sprinkles into the cookie to create mummy eyes. Let the cookies harden at room temperature and then enjoy! I usually refrigerate the cookies– they are so good straight out of the fridge! White chocolate melting tips Use high-quality white chocolate chips for a better melt and a richer taste. My favorite is Ghirardelli® or Guittard® (not sponsored). Microwave chocolate chips in sturdy, microwave–safe (glass) bowls instead of using plastic or melamine. To avoid burned chocolate chips, microwave the chips for 30 seconds at a time, and stir for at least 20-25 seconds in between each microwave burst. Remember, the chocolate is still melting even after it has been removed from the microwave. White chocolate hardens very quickly, so work fast when pressing the edible eyes into the cookies. If the chocolate starts to harden while you are coating the cookies, microwave it for another 5-10 seconds. If the chocolate is too thick and not going on smoothly, add a little bit more vegetable oil. QUICK TIP Did you know that white chocolate–technically speaking–isn’t actually chocolate? Chocolate is graded and measured by the amount of cocoa solids it contains (that’s what gives chocolate its brown color). White chocolate contains plenty of cocoa butter, but no cocoa solids, so legally, it’s not actual chocolate. We still love this kind of sweet stuff, though, regardless of its classification! More Halloween treats Halloween Oreo Pops four different ideas! Five Halloween Oreo Balls Halloween Treats five different ideas! 3-Ingredient Halloween Treats monsters, witches, spiders, and ghosts Chocolate-covered Candy Corn Krispie Treats FOLLOW ALONG! Subscribe to my newsletter and follow along on Facebook, Pinterest and Instagram for the latest updates, recipes and content. Mummy Cookies 5 from 6 votes - Review this recipe Only four ingredients go into these adorable and delicious Mummy Cookies! Dip Milano cookies in melted white chocolate and attach black pearl sprinkles to create the eyes. These cookies make a simple and tasty Halloween treat. SAVE TO RECIPE BOX Print Recipe Mummy Cookies 5 from 6 votes - Review this recipe SAVE TO RECIPE BOX Print Recipe Only four ingredients go into these adorable and delicious Mummy Cookies! Dip Milano cookies in melted white chocolate and attach black pearl sprinkles to create the eyes. These cookies make a simple and tasty Halloween treat. Course Dessert, Snack Cuisine American Keyword halloween cookies, mummy cookies Prep Time 15 minutes Chilling Time 15 minutes Total Time 30 minutes Servings 16 cookies Calories 140kcal Cost $5.28 Ingredients1 package (7.5 oz; 213g) Double Chocolate Milano cookies1 cup (155g) white chocolate chips (See Note 1)1/2 tablespoon vegetable oil32 black pearl sprinkles InstructionsPREP: Line a baking sheet with parchment paper. Remove the cookies from the package and place in an even layer on the lined sheet pan. Place in the freezer while melting the chocolate.MELT WHITE CHOCOLATE: In a large microwave-safe bowl, add the white chocolate chips and vegetable oil. Microwave for 30 seconds, stir for 15-20 seconds, and microwave for another 25 seconds. Stir until melted or return to the microwave for 10-15 more seconds.COAT COOKIES IN WHITE CHOCOLATE: (Work quickly; white chocolate hardens fast!) Holding the cookie in one hand and a spoon in the other hand, spoon the melted chocolate over the top 2/3 of the cookies. We spoon chocolate over the cookie instead of dipping it. (Dipping the cookies causes the chocolate from the center of the Milano to melt into the white chocolate, creating an off-colored chocolate.) Once the chocolate has been spooned over the cookie, tap the cookie on the edge of the bowl a few times; then scrape the bottom of the cookie on the side of the bowl to remove excess chocolate from the bottom of the cookie.WHITE CHOCOLATE DRIZZLE: Return the chocolate-coated cookies to the lined baking sheet and allow it to completely dry. Make sure the remaining chocolate is still completely melted; if it's hardened at all, melt it for 10-15 seconds in the microwave. Use a spatula to scrape the remaining white chocolate into a small plastic bag and cut off the tip with scissors. Pipe the melted white chocolate over the cookies to form the "bandages" of the mummy.EYES: Working quickly, Secure two sprinkle eyes on the wet chocolate. Let the cookies fully harden and enjoy! We like Mummy Cookies best chilled (straight out of the fridge). Video Recipe NotesNote 1: Use high-quality chocolate chips for a better melt and a richer taste. My favorite is Ghirardelli® or Guittard®. Nutrition FactsServing: 16cookies | Calories: 140kcal | Carbohydrates: 17g | Protein: 2g | Fat: 8g | Saturated Fat: 4g | Cholesterol: 3mg | Sodium: 69mg | Potassium: 68mg | Fiber: 1g | Sugar: 14g | Vitamin A: 4IU | Vitamin C: 1mg | Calcium: 32mg | Iron: 1mg We do our best to provide accurate nutritional analysis for our recipes. Our nutritional data is calculated using a third-party algorithm and may vary, based on individual cooking styles, measurements, and ingredient sizes. Please use this information for comparison purposes and consult a health professional for nutrition guidance as needed. DID YOU MAKE THIS RECIPE? I love hearing from you when you've made one of my recipes! Tag me on Instagram at @ChelseasMessyApron or leave me a comment below.