Instant Pot Halloween Sugar Cookies

Sometimes you need a pleasant little treat that doesn’t consume a huge chunk of time to make.

Instant Pot Halloween Sugar Cookies are ideally suited for the spooky Halloween to treat!

Happy Trick or Treating with your kids this Halloween 🙂

Easy and quick Instant Pot Air Fryer Lid recipe.

Don’t have Air Fryer Lid or similar appliance? Don’t worry 🙂 Check out the instructions below and learn how to make it using only the Instant Pot.

Instant Pot Halloween Sugar Cookies Recipe Video

How to make Sugar Cookies without Air Fryer Lid

  1. Make cookie balls.
  2. Add 1 cup of water to the Instant Pot
  3. Place a trivet inside the Instant Pot
  4. Transfer the cookie balls to the trivet.
  5. Close the lid and cook on high pressure for 3 minutes
  6. Do a Quick Release and enjoy 🙂

How to store my cookies?

After you dish the cookie out, let them cool down for some time.

Then transfer them into an airtight container and keep them stored for up to 4-5 days.

Instant Pot Halloween Sugar Cookies

Can I make this cookie recipe gluten-free?

Yes, of course!

All you have to do is to make sure that you use gluten-free flour.

Check the baking powder before buying as well as some of the brands sell gluten-free baking powder.

Can I freeze my Sugar Cookies?

Absolutely, keep them in an airtight freezer zipper for up to 2-3 months.

Just make sure to thaw the cookies after you take them out.

What else can I add?

Well, this Instant Pot sugar cookies recipe is very versatile so add anything you want.

Here are some ideas to try:

Try out different shapes (roll the dough and cut out shapes of cats, pumpkin, etc.)

Vary the decoration with whipping cream or different colors.

Add sprinkles on the top.

Try to incorporate mini chocolate chips.

How to make

Gather the necessary ingredients for the magic to happen.

Instant Pot Halloween Sugar Cookies

Taake a bowl, add all-purpose flour, salt, baking powder, and mix.

Instant Pot Halloween Sugar Cookies

Take ANOTHER bowl, add butter, vanilla extract, white sugar, egg, and whisk well.

Pour the flour mixture into the egg mixture.

Mix well.

Instant Pot Halloween Sugar Cookies

Make any shape out of the dough for the cookies.

Place a fryer basket in the pot, spray oil in it, and transfer the cookies dough inside.

Instant Pot Halloween Sugar Cookies

Cover the pot with an Air Fryer Lid, and air fry at 375 °F for 6 minutes.

Open the lid.

Instant Pot Halloween Sugar Cookies

Take out the cookies and place on a plate.

Decorate with chocolate and chocolate syrup.

Add candy eyes and sprinkles.

Feel free to add anything you like 🙂

Instant Pot Halloween Sugar Cookies

Enjoy this Halloween with everyone praising your art skills 😉

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Instant Pot Halloween Sugar Cookies

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Course: Dessert, party, Snack
Cuisine: modern
Keyword: cookies, halloween, Instant Pot Halloween Sugar Cookies
Prep Time: 24 minutes
Cook Time: 6 minutes
Total Time: 30 minutes
Servings: 8


  • 3 cup all-purpose flour
  • 1/2 tsp salt
  • 2 tsp baking powder
  • 1 cup butter unsalted
  • 1 cup white sugar
  • 1 egg
  • 1 tsp vanilla extract
  • cooking spray for the air fryer basket
  • chocolate syrup for decorating
  • sprinkles for decorating
  • candy eyes for decorating


  • In a bowl mix all-purpose flour and salt.
  • In another bowl, mix butter, sugar, egg, and vanilla extract and whisk well.
  • Pour the flour into the butter mixture and mix well.
  • Make cookies size balls with the mixture.
  • Place the air fryer basket in the Instant Pot and spray oil in the bottom.
  • Place the cookies on the Air Fryer Basket and cover with the Air Fryer Lid.
  • Air Fry at 375 °F for 6 minutes.
  • Open the lid and take out the cookies.
  • Decorate using chocolate syrup, sprinkles, candy eyes and anything you like 🙂


Calories: 481kcal Carbohydrates: 61g Protein: 6g Fat: 24g Saturated Fat: 15g Polyunsaturated Fat: 1g Monounsaturated Fat: 6g Trans Fat: 1g Cholesterol: 81mg Sodium: 463mg Potassium: 66mg Fiber: 1g Sugar: 25g Vitamin A: 739IU Calcium: 76mg Iron: 2mg


Halloween Sugar Cookies

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