No Tricks-Just Halloween Treats
Whether you're greeting trick-or-treaters at the door or taking cookies to a Halloween party, get into the fun of the season with these "not-too-scary" Halloween treat recipes.
Mummified Candy-Corn Cake
This festive candy corn-colored cake is sure to impress your Halloween guests.
Deserted Graveyard Cake
Prepare this decadent, chocolate-frosted cake for a festive Halloween dessert.
How to Make Halloween Cookie Pops
Wafers and vanilla crème cookies dipped into candy melts create these Halloween-inspired cookie pops!
How to Decorate Store-Bought Pumpkin Pies for Halloween
Spooky Candy-Coated Apples
Dipping apples in white candy melts gives them a ghostly apperance perfect for your Halloween party.
Haunted Chocolate Bark
Decorate homemade chocolate bark with gummy worms, Kit Kat bars, candy corn, and more to make these festive treats.
Chocolate Halloween Cutout Cookies
Bake a batch of these delicious Halloween cookies for your family, and bake a second batch to give away. Make sure to decorate the cookies well in advance so the icing can fully set before the cookies are boxed up to give.
Use these chocolate-speckled cookies as accents for Dark Chocolate Graveyard Pots de Crème, or enjoy them alone as a Halloween snack.
Crème-Filled Chocolate Sandwich Cookies
Adults deserve a Halloween treat too. Just stir in a little bourbon or rum into the filling for a fun touch to a festive cookie.
Blackberry Jam Bar Cookies
If you're not in the Halloween spirit, skip the trinkets and focus on the flavor of these fruity, sweet bar cookies. The pantry-friendly ingredient list means that you can get started right away.
Caramel Peanut Popcorn Snack Mix
There's no trick to this treat. All you need is 30 minutes to make this scary-good mix for a Halloween party or your next movie night.
Bittersweet Chocolate Cookies
Gingerbread cutters work if you're making skeletons. You can also use 2 1/2-inch cat or bat cutters. Look for meringue powder at craft stores or in the craft section of some big-box retailers.
Save time by using refrigerated sugar-cookie dough to make these spooky witch cookies. Use green food coloring and cocoa to dye the dough green and brown then decorate with brown icing and mini chocolate candies.
How to Make Chocolate Apple Eyeballs
Simple dipped apples become creepy eyeballs when decorated with fondant, icing, and a miniature chocolate cookie.
Trace an owl-shaped pattern on heavy paper or lightweight cardboard, or use cookie cutters in any shape. Then decorate with candy corn and mini chocolate chips.
The "crackly" texture of those brown sugar cookies comes from dipping the balls of cookie dough in granulated sugar before baking.
Celebrate the harvest season with this twist on traditional chocolate fudge. These sweet little squares feature canned pumpkin, white chocolate, and marshmallow crème.
Cocoa-Cinnamon Bat Cookies
Bite-size Honey Popcorn Balls
How to Make Mickey Mouse Dipped Apples
JK Denim shows us how to make Mickey Mouse-inspired chocolate apples just in time for Halloween.
We highly recommend wrapping these silky-sweet candies individually because the unwrapping will slow you down and keep you from popping too many in your mouth.
It's hard to beat a three-ingredient treat with a flakiness that resembles a Butterfinger candy bar. You don't need a candy thermometer for these chocolates–just be careful when you're melting the chocolate so it won't burn.
How to Make Bat Cupcakes
Learn how to make scary-good bat cupcakes using chocolate cookie pieces and frosting.
Chocolate Spiderweb Cookies
Use a zip-top plastic bag with a small hole snipped in the corner to pipe the frosting onto the cookies. Then pull a wooden pick through the frosting to make a spider's web.
Harvest Moon Lollipops
These "MoonPies on a stick" make a perfect party project for kids. Or, arrange the lollipops in a container filled with florist foam for an impressive centerpiece.
At just a quarter a pop, these decadent and rich chocolate truffles will be the hit of your Halloween gathering. Decorate with mini Halloween candies or roll in toasted nuts, cocoa powder, or powdered sugar.
Chocolate Ghost Cakes
Haunting (but not daunting) snack cakes get a makeover with ready-made white frosting.
Cinnamon-Cider Candied Apples
Wash apples well to remove any waxy coating, and dry thoroughly before dipping them. Work quickly, but if the syrup begins to set, you can reheat it over low heat to liquefy.
Tangled Web Rice Pops
For a guaranteed hit, garnish these yummy treats with bug candies or sprinkles in Halloween shapes and colors.