10 Halloween dessert recipes you’ll want to make year-round
Summer is finally over, which means we’ve already begun prepping for the best time of the year: Halloween. From decorating to binge-watching horror movies, there are so many activities we love about the fall holiday when it comes around each year.
One timeless activity is baking treats to indulge ourselves with—and to give out to those who don’t dare to play any tricks on us. And thanks to the internet, there’s no shortage of Halloween dessert recipes available to try out this holiday season.
We’ve found 10 of the best baking recipes for you to experiment with this October, but beware. They are devilishly delicious, and you probably won’t be able to stop yourself from eating everything. You can check those out below.
Bubbling witches’ cauldron brownies
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These little brownie cups look exactly like witches’ cauldrons, thanks to some green frosting and a little candy. These brownies are perfect for parties or to pack in cute containers and pass out to your neighbors. Honestly, you may want to double the recipe to account for all of the batter you will likely eat while baking.
Spooky s’mores bars
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This recipe is the greatest way to make s'mores without all of the hassle and mess, and you can make them Halloween-themed. It will only take a few minutes to whip up, but people won’t be able to stop eating these if you bring them to a Halloween event.
Jack Skellington cheesecakes
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These mini cheesecakes, inspired by The Nightmare Before Christmas, are almost too cute to eat. Your frosting skills will be put to the test, but if you can handle the challenge, you’ll be rewarded with the most adorable dessert of Halloween.
Halloween sprinkle cookies
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In the fall, these cookies should be your new go-to, even over chocolate chip. They give a funfetti vibe while still being spooky as hell, so it’s basically required that you have to try this cookie recipe.
Cupcake cone witches’ hats
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This unique dessert combines ice cream cones and cake to make something that’s not only tasty but is basically its own table decor. While it’s less pretty for a photo, eat these with a scoop of ice cream, and you won’t regret it.
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With the use of some candy effects, you will trick people into thinking they’re actually eating bloody shards of glass when they take a bite out of this delectable cupcake. Aside from the amazing decorations, the red velvet flavor is to die for as well.
Peanut butter candy corn blondies
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If you’re one of those people who blindly hates candy corn for no reason, just skip this recipe. But if you have enlightened taste buds, then you need to try this unique fall treat. Also, the combination of peanuts and candy corn is a match made in heaven.
Halloween candy bark
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This creepy, crawly treat is sure to freak some people out, especially if you use gummy worms. This is a great bulk recipe to make and give out as gifts or to munch on while having a movie marathon.
Halloween cake balls
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These cake balls are melt-in-your-mouth delicious, and the decor can be customized to whatever Halloween vibe fits you best. You can also play around with the flavor and try different cake mixes with this recipe.
Mummy Rice Krispies Treats
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Rice Krispies Treats are one of the easiest desserts to make ever, and they can look professional-level with a little creativity. This recipe uses white chocolate to make them resemble mummies, but you can get creative and try to design any Halloween character your heart desires.