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Here are some of the best — and easiest! — Halloween treat ideas and dessert recipes for you to make.
There are some cute and spooky ideas on this list. We’ve got Halloween cupcakes, cookies, candy –even Halloween milkshakes.
Some of these treats will require adult help — but a lot of them are easy enough for kids to make.
Halloween treats are perfect to take to school parties, the office, or your own Halloween party. Let’s get started!
25 Halloween Treats and Desserts
DIY Truffle Monster Cupcake Toppers
Turn chocolate truffles into these super cute DIY truffle monster cupcake toppers. Simply dip storebought truffles in colorful royal icing to make this cute, friendly monster cupcakes!
Marshmallow Web Cupcake Topper
This halloween, learn how to top your cupcakes with a spooky marshmallow spiderweb!
These cupcakes are covered in marshmallow “webbing” that is made by melting down mini marshmallows and using your fingers to stretch the gooey mixture over a frosted cupcake.
Candy Corn Swirl Cupcakes
These delicious Candy Corn Swirl Cupcakes look like traditional Candy Corn -- but they taste like delicious chocolate and creamy Buttercream Frosting.
Halloween Monster Candy Kabobs or Swizzle Sticks
This simple DIY Halloween treat makes a super-fun garnish or swizzle stick for Halloween drinks or milkshakes! But you can make these Halloween Monster Candy Kabobs and wrap them up individually in cellophane to give out as a favor at a Halloween
How to Make Halloween Pinwheel Cookies
It's so simple to make these fun and festive Halloween Pinwheel Cookies! With the green and purple colors, these cookies are such a fun treat to make for the kids!
Melted Witch Bark
Melted Witch Bark is a cute and fun Halloween treat that everyone will love! All you need to make these fun treats are green candy melts, mini chocolate chips, pretzel sticks, mini Reeses cups, Halloween Oreos, and Hershey Hugs!
Three Crazy Caramel Apples To Try
You've got to check out these three yummy NEW versions of the beloved candy apple! There's funfetti, COOKIE BUTTER and Halloween candy galore!
Candy Corn Krispie Treats
These cute and creative Candy Corn Krispie Treats are perfect for fall and Halloween parties!
Press colored Rice Krispie treat mix into round cake pans, and slice to create the familiar triangle shape!
Gooey Monster Cookies
These Gooey Monster Cookies are ADORABLE and delicious! Here's a tip: use NEON food coloring to make them more vibrant!
Dark Chocolate Halloween Cookies
These deep Dark Chocolate Halloween Cookies are aspooky treat indeed! The dark as night chocolate cookies are the perfect backdrop for pumpkin orange candies.
These would be the perfect Halloween cookies to serve at your party, or bring them to school to say Happy Halloween!
Halloween Marshmallow Pops
Halloween Marshmallow Pops are a fun and easy Halloween dessert treat that kids can help make, too!
They couldn’t be easier or more festive.
Here's the perfect cookie for Halloween! A yummy double chocolate chip cookie topped with candy eyeballs that looks like eyes peeking out at night at you!
Spooky Halloween Milkshakes
Get a look at this creamy apple pie milkshake topped with a spooky black apple.
It's made with vanilla ice cream and apple pie filling -- and tastes just like an apple pie. You can add black food coloring to the caramel dipping sauce for a "poisoned" effect, then garnish your glasses with any leftover sauce.
Candy corn cookies
Would you believe these cute Halloween cookies are made with only 5 ingredients?
These candy corn inspired sugar cookies are decked out in true Halloween style! And best of all: they’re every bit as tasty as they are easy to make!
Poison Apple Cake
Here's one for you ambitious Halloween bakers! It's topped with a black mirror glaze and an edible “poison apple” for Halloween
Worms and Bugs Halloween Candy Bark Treats
Check out this quick and fun Halloween Party Treats for kids. THey'll love helping you decorate this easy Halloween Candy Bark Recipe with real looking gummy worms, bugs, and eyeball gummy candy!
Boo-nilla Ghost Milkshakes
Boo-nilla Ghost Milkshakes are delicious vanilla treats decorated to look like adorable ghosts! They're the perft drink to serve at your Halloween party!
Halloween Boo Bark
If you love chocolate and Halloween, you'll definitely want to make an easy and fun batch of Halloween Boo Bark! It's super simple to make -- all you need are candy melts and your favorite Halloween sprinkles!
Halloween Recipe – Nightmare Before Christmas Sally Cookies
This Halloween dessert recipe is for all your Nightmare Before Christmas fans. If you want to make some cute and colorful Nightmare Before Christmas Cookies, all you need is some cookie dough and a little food coloring. Everyone at your Halloween party will love these Sally Cookies!
Brushstroke Ghost Halloween Cake
Here's a Halloween cake that's definitely more cute than creepy. White chocolate ghosts decorate the sides of this cake to create a super cute Halloween dessert.
They’re easy to execute, made of delicious materials, require no special tools, and they’re adorably weird!
Best Dracula Dentures Recipe - How to Make Dracula Dentures
Kids will love crafting up these funny Dracula Denture cookies. To make them, you'll need some cookies, broken in half. You'll also need to round up some mini marshmallows, red frosting, and almonds to use as teeth.
This recipe would be a great crafty activity to make at a school Halloween party, too!
Four-Ingredient Halloween Treats
These Witch Hat treats come together with just four commonly available ingredients. You'll need some chocolate sandwich cookies, a dab of icing, a chocolate kiss, and some sprinkles to decorate.
Halloween Recipe: Poison Apples
Here's a fun and spooky way to dress up apples for Halloween! You can use blue, or even black, food coloring to tint caramel a "poisonous" color, then dip your apples as normal.
3-ingredient Halloween Treats
These Monster Halloween Treats have are so cute, you won't believe how easy they are to make. All you need is 3 simple ingredients!
Chocolate swamp monsters
In this recipe, traditional no-bake haystack cookies are transformed into cute swamp monsters with the addition of creep-cute monster eyes!
Sarah Stearns has helped thousands of makers find their next craft project with free patterns and step-by-step tutorials on her blog, sarahmaker.com. Read more.
With over a decade of experience in knitting and crochet, she has been featured in prominent publications like The New York Times, Scientific American, Good Housekeeping, Vox, Apartment Therapy, and Lifehacker.