13 Scary-Delicious Halloween Desserts
Halloween Cookie Bites
Those fancy slice-and-bake cookies are a breeze to make at home thanks to a little food coloring. Plus, the colors make it easy to portion the cookies into three easy bites.
- Recipe: Halloween Cookie Bites
Cocoa-Cinnamon Bat Cookies
Orange Angel Food Cupcakes with Candy Corn Buttercream
Chocolate Cupcakes with Meringue Ghosts
Cute candy eyes turn these meringue-topped cupcakes into adorable ghosts and make them the perfect dessert for a Halloween party. Baking tip: meringues perform best on less humid days.
Almond Spider Cupcakes
Making these spooky spider web-topped cupcakes is easier than you think. All it takes is a bit of black decorating gel (you can find it in the baking aisle) and a few quick lines with a toothpick. Top with plastic spiders for an extra-fun effect at your Halloween party.
- Recipe: Almond Spider Cupcakes
Chocolate-Caramel Shortbread Bars
This grown-up version of a Twix bar features decadent chocolate ganache topped with flaky sea salt.
Scare up a big crowd with these tasty cupcakes: all the flavor of an Almond Joy in an irresistible fresh-baked bite. We suggest swirling the ganache to look like spooky spiderwebs.
- Recipe: Chocolate-Coconut Cupcakes
Pumpkin Mini Muffins
Freeze unfrosted muffins in an airtight container up to three months. Thaw, and then frost as desired.
- Recipe: Pumpkin Mini Muffins
Frozen Peanut Butter Pie
With or without the chopped version of its candy namesake on top, this rich flavor combination is sure to be a hit.
- Recipe: Frozen Peanut Butter Pie
Smoky-Salty Caramel Corn
You'll plan a movie night with friends and family just to have an excuse to make an extra large batch of this sweet-meets-salty popcorn treat. Serve in a festive bucket for maximum cuteness.
- Recipe: Smoky-Salty Caramel Corn
Carrot-Coconut Spice Cupcakes
With cinnamon, ginger, cloves, carrots, coconut, and pineapple, these Halloween cupcakes scream autumn with a tropical twist. Topped with toasted coconut and a fun craft store character, they're sure to please hungry party goers.
- Recipe: Carrot-Coconut Spice Cupcakes
Mini Orange Creamsicle Cupcakes
Coconut-Granola Rice Cereal Pops
Crunchy and chocolaty with a hint of tropical flavor, these pops take only 15 minutes to prep.
- Recipe: Coconut-Granola Rice Cereal Pops