These fun & easy Halloween dessert ideas are perfect for celebrating All Hallows’ Eve! From spooky cakes to festive bars, here are 18 deliciously ghoulish and kid-friendly recipes that are as tasty as they are fun to eat.
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Nightmare Before Christmas Cake
This colorful Halloween cake is 100% made from scratch. A tender chocolate cake is decorated with buttercream dyed in various colors, then topped with Milano cookies dipped in chocolate with RIP written on them. If you’re looking for an impressive Halloween cake to celebrate with, this cake is definitely a contender!
Homemade Candy Apples Recipe
These candied apples may be simple, but aren’t they totally gorgeous? Just look at that color! Made with crisp Granny Smith apples and a thin layer of homemade sugar candy, these old-fashioned treats are perfect for Halloween.
Halloween Chocolate Covered Oreos
All you need are Oreo cookies, colored candy melts, and sprinkles to make these fun and easy treats that takes less than 20 minutes to make.
Sugar Halloween Cookies
Bright orange sugar cookies covered in colorful Halloween themed frosting? Yes please! These chewy sugar cookies can be made in under an hour and are so fun to decorate.
Candy Corn Rice Krispie Treats
This festive rice krispie treats combine a classic childhood dessert with an iconic Halloween candy for ooey gooey perfection!
Halloween Monster Cookies
These colorful monster cookies are compulsively eatable! Soft and chewy sugar cookies in Halloween colors, then topped with M&Ms and candy eyeballs. What’s not to love?
Melted Jack O’ Lantern Brownies
Fudge brownies topped with an edible Halloween jack o’ lantern made from marshmallow coated in orange chocolate. Try your hand at different faces and enjoy these chocolatey Halloween brownies as part of a festive dessert platter.
Halloween Sugar Cookies
No Halloween dessert list would be complete without a simple recipe for homemade sugar cookies. Soft cookies cut out in Halloween shapes and decorated with a sweet vanilla buttercream icing; the best cookie recipe to ring in the Spooky Season!
These gorgeous Halloween cupcakes are fun, flavorful and so easy to make. No one will be able to resist these. No one.
Halloween Cookies | BEST Chocolate Chip Cookies
What’s better than soft and chewy chocolate chip cookies? Well on Halloween, it’s chocolate chip cookies dipped in white chocolate and decorated with candy eyeballs! These easy cookies are adorable and ideal for little hands to decorate.
Gluten Free Monster Cookie Dough Dip Recipe – No Flour or Eggs
This edible cookie dough recipe is loaded with peanut butter, oats, chocolate chips and M&Ms for an easy Halloween treat! And it’s gluten free too! Serve it with apple slices and your other favorite dip-ables.
Chocolate Sprinkle Halloween Cookies
Take a chocolate cookie, stuff an Oreo inside, then cover it with colorful Halloween sprinkles. Sound amazing? It totally is! Use your favorite Oreo cookie flavor to create some of the best chocolate Halloween cookies ever. They’re super easy to make too.
Chocolate Covered Strawberry Ghosts
These white chocolate coated strawberry ghosts are super cute and incredibly easy to make. A spooky treat to lay out at your next Halloween gathering, with the added benefits of fresh fruit!
Easy Pumpkin Mug Cake
Say you’re staying in on Halloween and just want a super quick, super easy pumpkin dessert. Is that you? Then this moist and fluffy pumpkin mug cake is what you’re looking for. Ready in minutes and just begging to be topped with vanilla ice cream.
Chocolate Covered Caramel Popcorn Balls
Caramel popcorn that comes on a stick for easy eating! This fun, snack-able and easy Halloween treat is dipped in chocolate and decorated with festive orange sprinkles. A great recipe to make with kids of all ages!
Vampire Bat Cake
Red Velvet cake, chocolate ganache and chocolate bats come together in this ultra simple recipe for a bloody delicious party cake! Let your imagination take flight and get creative with decorations.
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