Looking for a sweet treat to make on Halloween? I found 25 Halloween Treats to Make from beginner to advanced levels that have all things creepy, spooky, and downright petrifying! Bats, cats, ghosts, and monsters transform some of the sweetest desserts on the web!
I’m always looking for creepy but easy Halloween desserts to make for my kids and their friends! We love Halloween in my house and that’s why I put together a list of 25 Halloween Treats to Make! My youngest is still leaning more on the cute then creepy side when it comes to Halloween. But my son is a little older and the creepier the better in his book! My son loves to make monster apple slices for a healthy dessert. I love to make a Halloween Candy Cookie Skillet a few days after Halloween to use up some of the leftover candy.
- Halloween Treat FAQs
- Tips and Tricks
- Bloody Eyeball Cherry Cheesecake Cupcakes
- Frankenstein Chocolate Whoopie Pies
- Black chocolate cupcakes with slime filling
- Halloween Cookie Bars
- Halloween popcorn bars
- Melted Witch Push Up Pops
- Bat Oreo Truffles- Easy Halloween Treat
- Halloween Candy Cookie Skillet
- Meringue Bones Halloween Treats
- Halloween Pretzels
- Halloween White Chocolate Eyeballs
- Monster Marshmallows
- Halloween Snack Mix
- Death by Chocolate Dessert Ball
- Sugar Skull Layer Cake
- Monster Apple Slices
- Spooky Spider Cookies
- DIY Pretzel & Chocolate Spiders
- Monster Cream Cheese Caramel Apple Dip
- Bloody Band-Aid Cookies
- Brain Cupcakes in a Jar
- White Chocolate Halloween Candy Bark
- Ghost Cake Pops
- Easy Ghost Cookies Halloween Cookie Recipe
- Zombie Eyeball Rice Krispies Treats
- Cake Mix Monster Cookies
Halloween Treat FAQs
A Halloween treat is something that is sweet whether its a piece of candy or a baked good that has spiders, ghost, monsters or more on it.
Caramel apples are one of the most popular Halloween foods. As well as candy corn, pumpkin or apple flavored desserts, caramel corn, and candy corn which can only be found around Halloween.
-Rice Krispie Treats shaped like pumpkins or bats.
-Chocolate-dipped pretzel rods with spooky decorations.
-Mummy hot dogs made with crescent roll dough.
-Apple slices with candy corn teeth.
-Use food coloring to create eerie colors.
-Decorate with edible googly eyes.
-Add red food gel to create “blood” splatters.
-Use cookie cutters to shape treats into Halloween-themed shapes.
Mini bags of popcorn, stickers or temporary tattoos, glow sticks or glow-in-the-dark toys or even Halloween-themed pencils or erasers.
Many Halloween treats can be made in advance and stored in airtight containers. Just be sure to check for any specific storage recommendations for each treat.
– Look for allergy-friendly recipes and substitute ingredients as needed.
– Clearly label treats with their ingredients.
– Consider providing a separate tray of allergen-free treats.
I like to let them help with simple tasks like decorating cookies or shaping Rice Krispie Treats. You can also create a decorating station with different toppings and let them unleash their creativity. Ultimately, make it a fun family activity by working together in the kitchen.
Tips and Tricks
- Plan Ahead: Start planning your Halloween treats well in advance so you have time to gather ingredients and decorations.
- Simple and Fun: Keep your treats simple and focus on making them fun and visually appealing. It’s not about complexity but creativity.
- Safety First: If you’re making treats for kids, be mindful of common allergies, such as nuts or gluten. Consider offering allergen-free options.
- Get Creative with Presentation: Use themed plates, serving dishes, and utensils to enhance the Halloween vibe.
- Practice Makes Perfect: If you’re trying a new recipe, it’s a good idea to do a trial run before the big day to work out any kinks.
- Candy Alternatives: If you want to provide healthier alternatives, consider fruit snacks, granola bars, or small toys.
- Make Ahead: Many Halloween treats can be made in advance and stored in airtight containers to save time on the day of your celebration.