Halloween is fast approaching and it’s time to break out the old spell book for a dangerously delightful dessert guaranteed to make your kids scream for more. Cookies and Scream is brought to you by our ghoulish friends at Cooking Professionally.


• 1 (12-ounce) box woven grain cereal, such as Chex

• 1 (12-ounce) bag semisweet chocolate chips

• 1 cup creamy peanut butter

• 1/2 cup (1 stick) unsalted butter

• 5 cups chocolate wafer cookie, smashed into crumbs

For decorating:

• marshmallow ghosts, cats, pumpkins, etc.

• gummy worms


Step 1

Empty the grain cereal into a large bowl, then set aside.

Step 2

Melt the peanut butter, chocolate chips, and butter together in a saucepan over low heat until combined.

Step 3

Pour the chocolate mixture over the cereal, tossing to ensure it’s thoroughly coated.

Step 4

Add in 4 cups of the chocolate wafer cookie crumbs, tossing to coat.

Step 5

Pour the mixture into a 9×13-inch casserole dish.

Step 6

Then sprinkle the remaining 1 cup of cookie crumbs over the top.

Step 7

Cover and let set in the fridge.

Step 8

Once set, decorate the graveyard with gummy worms, marshmallow ghosts, etc. Slice and serve.