If there’s one holiday that I love to go wild with is Halloween. There’s so much fun, laughter and screams associated with it and the unique costumes every year just makes it even better. Although, knowing myself, I’m all in for the food and desserts! Forget the pretty costumes, if there’s a delicious yet cute treat right in front of my eyes, I wouldn’t bat an eyelash if a ghost or the clown from IT comes jumping right in front of me. If you’re looking to get inspiration or to make a treat that will have everyone gushing over, then you’ve come to the right place. Below I’ve compiled a list of the most delicious, cute yet spooky and some of them downright creepy of the best desserts you can find.
1. Banana Mummies
Not only is this Halloween treat adorable, it’s actually quite healthy and easy to make. It’s the perfect party table treat both kids and adults will love. A peek at what you will need: bananas, white chocolate, mini m&m’s, milk chocolate chips and lollipop sticks.
2. Skeleton Cupcakes
Goodbye plain cupcakes and hello Mr. Bones! This irresistibly creative cupcake is made up of a marshmallow skull and yogurt covered mini pretzels ribs. A peek at what you will need: For the cupcake – white cake mix, egg whites, milk, canola oil and vanilla frosting. For Mr. Bones – marshmallows, lollipop sticks and black food color.
3. Claw Cupcakes
Since we’re on the subject of cupcakes, these claw marks cupcakes are just as awesome but a little less time consuming than Mr. Bones above. A peek at what you will need: glucose syrup, red food colouring, fine brown granules, and coffee.
4. Chocolate Cookie Monsters
If you’re looking for an easy dessert to make in which you’ll have loads of fun decorating, then this one is perfect for you. These adorable cookies are guaranteed to taste really good! A peek at what you will need: chocolate, coarsely chopped, heavy cream, unsalted butter, and one jumbo marshmallow.
5. Graveyard Chocolate Cheesecake Dip
I don’t think I’ve ever seen a create cheesecake dip as this one. The biscuits are used as gravestones and Oreo’s are crushed to look like dirt! A peek at what you will need: cream cheese, unsalted butter, cocoa powder, light brown sugar, kosher salt and a few more other things.
6. Mummy Pumpkin Cookies
Similar to a pop tart, these pumpkin cookies are just as tasty. It’s tiny googly eyes definitely create a cute finish. A peek at what you will need: unsalted butter, all-purpose flour, cheese, light-brown sugar, ground cinnamon and a few other ingredients.
7. Meringue Ghost Tartlets
I swear each one just keeps on getting better and better. This cute tart finished with a meringue ghost will have your guests and yourself licking your fingers. It’s actually not that hard to make but since it looks so good, it’s definitely worth trying. A peek at what you will need: graham cracker planks, sugar, melted butter, heavy cream, bittersweet chocolate, egg whites and cocoa powder.
8. Teeth and Mouth Snack
Believe it or not but this particular snack is quite popular among kids plus the great thing about this one is that it’s super easy to make. It’s mainly a combo of apple slices, peanut butter, and mini marshmallow for the teeth.
9. Skull Cookies
Perfect for the lazy girls (like myself), these skull cookies are simply popped into the fridge overnight (no bake YAY!). A peek at what you will need: white chocolate chips, chocolate sandwich cookies, bittersweet chocolate chips and a skull mold.
10. Monster Cake
I don’t think words are needed to describe how mouth-watering and adorable this cake looks, am I right?
11. Caramel Corn
A new twist to caramel corn that will leave you wanting a second batch immediately. A peek at what you will need: popped popcorn, brown sugar, light Karo Syrup, butter, salt, baking soda, sprinkles and a few other things.
12. Butterbeer Fudge
I’m totally a lover of any kind of fudge so I’m definitely going to be making this one soon. Luckily enough, it’s really easy to make and the total time to make is just only 5 minutes! A peek a what you will need: butter, can sweetened condensed milk, butterscotch chips, pure vanilla extract, and white chocolate chips.
13. Frankenstein Rice Krispie Treats
A simple, easy and cute Halloween treat that won’t make you feel like you’re biting into something weird. A peek at what you will need: butter, marshmallows, rice Krispie cereal, yellow food coloring, and melted chocolate/candy coating.
14. Spider Cupcakes
No doubt this does look weirdly damn delicious! This particular recipe is a great way to get the kids involved since it’s very easy to make. A peek at what you will need: all-purpose flour, baking powder, confectioners’ sugar, unsweetened cocoa powder, chocolate sprinkles, and black string licorice.
15. Peanut Butter Mousse Graveyard Cups
This is probably one of my favorite trifles ever! Similar to number 5, it uses biscuits as the gravestones. My mouth is watering just from looking at it. A peek at what you will need: peanut butter, heavy whipping cream, powdered sugar, chocolate chip cookies and a few other things.
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