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Easy Ladybug Cookies Recipe. So easy that you don't even have to turn the oven on!!

Easy Ladybug Cookies Recipe

  • Author: Midwestern Moms
  • Prep Time: 10 minutes
  • Total Time: 10 minutes
  • Yield: As Many as Needed
  • Category: Dessert
  • Method: No-Bake
  • Cuisine: American


You don’t even have to turn on the oven to make this easy ladybug cookies recipe!!!


  1. On a flat surface, lay down some wax paper. Set your cooling rack over the wax paper. This will help catch the drippings and make for easy cleanup.
  2. Lay out your vanilla wafers on the cooling rack.
  3. Melt your red candy melts as directed.
  4. Using a spoon, cover the vanilla wafers with the red melted candy.
  5. Allow to cool before moving on to the next step.
  6. In a disposable piping bag, melt your black candy melts. Once melted, snip a small hole at the point.
  7. Pipe semi circles on one end of the cookie for the head.
  8. Pipe the wing division down the back of the lady bug.
  9. Pipe some dots onto the wings.
  10. Allow to cool before serving.


What is great about these little ladybug cookies, you can make as much or as little as you need.


  • Serving Size: 1 cookie
  • Calories: 18
  • Sugar: 1.3 g
  • Sodium: 15.2 mg
  • Fat: 0.7 g
  • Saturated Fat: 0.2 g
  • Trans Fat: 0 g
  • Carbohydrates: 0 g
  • Fiber: 0.1 g
  • Protein: 0.2 g
  • Cholesterol: 0 mg

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