It’s almost Halloween, and there’s sure to be party after party this weekend, all leading up to trick-or-treating on Sunday night, and we at Babble have the perfect recipes for you. We’ve spent hours in the kitchen, testing and preparing ghoulish tricks and monstrous treats for little goblins, superheros and fantasy creatures of all shapes and sizes.
Here are our favorite Halloween recipes, gathered together in one place to make your searching easy as you decide what to prepare this weekend at your Halloween party or get-together.
Spiced Pumpkin Cake
This quick and easy pumpkin cake is sure to impress at your next fall party.
Spider Cookie Pops
Perfect for Halloween, these sweet cookie pops are full of chocolate chips, raisins, and lots of goodness. Fun and yummy to eat!
Harry Potter Halloween Recipes
Everything from licorice wands and cockroach clusters to pumpkin pasties and chocolate-bottom tarts. These Hogwarts treats will have muggles everywhere dreaming of the wizarding world this Halloween season.
Candied Apple Cider
This simple Candied Cinnamon-Apple Cider makes a perfect drink for chilly autumn evenings, spooky Halloween parties, and other holiday festivities.
Caramel Kettle Corn
This easy recipe for real caramel kettle corn produces a warm, gooey, sweet, salty treat that’s perfect for an autumn afternoon.
A spooktacular monster cookie recipe to make for the kids come Halloween.
Tentacle Pot Pies
Looking for an easy, clever Halloween dinner idea? These individual tentacle pot pies aren’t just spooky, their spectacular. A perfect party eat!
Halloween Tombstone Brownies that will make any party more fun and spooky. (Photo courtesy of SunMaid)
Hot Dog and Spaghetti Spiders
Spiders made with hot dogs and spaghetti are sure to spook and scare at the dinner table.
Black and Orange Maple Toffee Popcorn
Popcorn is coated in maple toffee, chocolate, and Halloween sprinkles.
Halloween Candy Bark
A terrific treat to make using the candy from your Halloween stash, an easy fun recipe to make with kids.
Easy Halloween marshmallows with The Decorated Cookie. Great when you’re short on time but need a few more treats.
Classic Red Candied Apples
Perfect red color and crisp, juicy apples.
Halloween Ghost and Pumpkin Marshmallow Crispy Treats
Rice Krispies or any crisp rice cereal treats made into fun Halloween ghosts and pumpkins with marshmallow fondant.
Frankenstein Baked Peppers
A fun, healthy Halloween dinner. Perfect for parties, or for filling your trick-or-treaters up with fiber & protein before sending them our the door for candy.
Halloween Cake Balls
Halloween-inspired cake calls, perfect for an on-the-go treat.
The Queen of Hearts Treacle Tart
A classic treacle tart inspired by The Queen of Hearts in Alice in Wonderland and a new book call A Recipe for Murder: Frightfully Good Food Inspired by Fiction.
These brownie creatures are a fun and tasty DIY decorating project you can do with your kids.
Halloween Soup Suppers
Kristen Doyle from Dine and Dish tells all about her soup party on Halloween and how they manage the candy at the end of the night.
Eyeballs are made out of mozzarella, green olives, and pimentos, and added to an easy, homemade tomato soup.
Halloween Choco-Marshmallow Peanut Butter Cupcakes
Chocolate and marshmallow and peanut butter, oh my! These cupcakes are like trick-or-treating without leaving the house.
Pumpkin Boo Bars
A recipe for pumpkin bars with cream cheese frosting, the perfect treat for Halloween or any fall holiday.
A fun, creepy Halloween recipe to turn ordinary chicken wings into bat wings.
Spooky Spider Crackers
Halloween snack featuring crackers, peanut butter, raisins and chinese noodles
Classic sponge toffee poses as skeleton pieces for a fun Halloween treat.