Chocolatey Chirp Cricket Cookies

By: Sheila Reynolds

These are cookies with a surprise. Yes they are made with real crickets! Many people don't think of sweet treats when they see a cricket in their house or outside hopping around, but some do. You will be surprised just how delicious these buggy cookies really taste – And bonus, they are packed full of protein. So, whip up a batch on your next Halloween party and give everyone a real trick that is also a yummy treat.


2 1/4 cups flour
1 teaspoon baking soda
1 teaspoon salt
1 cup softened butter
3/4 cup sugar
3/4 cup brown sugar
1 teaspoon vanilla
2 large eggs
12 ounces chocolate chips
1 cup chopped nuts
1/2 cup dry-roasted crickets

Optional Shortcut:
1 tub of Toll House chocolate chip cookie dough
1 cup chopped nuts
1/2 cup dry-roasted crickets

You can see the video here with all the instructions to create your own chip cookies:

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