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  • 3/4 cup unsalted butter, room temperature
  • 1 cup white sugar
  • 2 eggs
  • 2 teaspoons vanilla extract
  • 2 1/2 cups flour, plus more for rolling
  • 1 teaspoon baking powder
  • 1/2 teaspoon salt
  • 14 oz blue melting chocolate
  • 4 oz purple melting chocolate
  • Toothpicks
  • 3 inch circle cookie cutter


  • In a stand mixer fitted with a paddle attachment, cream butter and sugar together.
  • Add eggs and vanilla.
  • Add flour, baking powder and salt. Mix until just combined.
  • Cover with plastic wrap and chill in the fridge for at least one hour.
  • When the dough is chilled, preheat the oven to 400 degrees F and prepare a baking sheet with parchment paper.
  • On a floured surface, roll out the dough to 1/4" thick.
  • Use the cookie cutter to cut out circles and place them on the baking sheet.
  • Bake for 6 - 8 minutes. Place on a wire rack to cool.
  • Once the cookies are cooled, melt 14 oz of melting chocolate according to the instructions on the package.
  • Dip half of the cookie into the chocolate and place on parchment paper.
  • Use a toothpick to make a small tie on one side of the hat and add sprinkles.
  • Once the hats is dry, melt the 4oz of chocolate.
  • Dip the toothpick into the melted chocolate and draw on the pirates face.


*Makes about 20 cookies