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Filled Chocolate Cookies: A Halloween Tradition

Halloween is a tradition-filled holiday and I want to share one of ours:

Filled Chocolate Cookies.

The Best Filled Chocolate Cookies

Oh, momma!

The dark chocolate cookies covers the spooky appeal of the day, and the POW! of the orange-filling speaks of jack-o-lanterns.

Plus, they’re delicious, so there’s that.

Of course, these aren’t just for Halloween.

You can fill them to suit any of your occasion needs or just make them because you’re worth it.


WARNING: If you add these to your holiday traditions, understand that anyone and everyone who is lucky enough to mainline one of these cookies will expect you to fulfill your holiday duties every year from here on out.

It’s the baker’s burden of becoming a dealer to those addicted.




1 1/4 cup of butter, softened

2 cups sugar

2 eggs

2 teaspoons vanilla

2 cups unsifted all-purpose flour

3/4 cup cocoa

1 teaspoon baking soda

1 teaspoon salt


1/4 cup butter, softened

2 1/4 cups confectioners sugar

4 tablespoons cream or half-and-half

4 tablespoons granulated Jello mix, orange flavor (twist!)



Cream butter and sugar in large mixer bowl.

Add vanilla and eggs; blend well.

Combine by whisking flour, cocoa, baking soda and salt.

Gradually mix into creamed mixture.

Drop by teaspoons onto ungreased cookie sheet, leaving space for cookies to expand.

Bake at 350° 8-9 minutes.

Do not over-bake. Cookies will be soft. They will puff during baking and flatten as they cool.

Cool on cookie sheet until set (about one minute), then remove to wire rack and cool completely.

Press cookies together in pairs with Orange Cream Filling.


Cream butter and sugar. Add Jello mix. Add cream to spreading consistency. Fill cookies.

Happy Baking, Y’all!

The Best Filled Chocolate Cookies


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Monday 17th of October 2016

This looks so yummy and I love that it's a tradition :)

Patti Tucker

Tuesday 18th of October 2016

It's easy to have a tradition when it's delicious!

elle spann

Monday 17th of October 2016

I love these! such yummy little treats that aren't too over the top :) elle

Patti Tucker

Tuesday 18th of October 2016


Alexis @ chemistry cachet

Monday 17th of October 2016

These look so delicious! Perfect for Halloween!

Patti Tucker

Monday 17th of October 2016

Some of my favs!

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