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It’s no secret that we’re suckers for a good Pyrex. Whether it’s vintage, designed by a celebrity chef, or stealing the spotlight on our favorite TV show, there’s always going to be a special place in our hearts for the tried-and-true food storage brand.

That’s why we were absolutely thrilled to discover these insanely adorable Halloween-inspired Pyrex containers at Target.

That’s right—you can store your Halloween cookies in not one, not two, but three unique and spooky patterns this year.

There’s one adorned with friendly bats…

Bat Pyrex
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Buy it here: Target, $5.99

...another covered in creepy mummies…

Mummy Pyrex
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Buy it here: Target, $5.99

...and, our personal favorite, a cute cat-themed bowl.

Cat Pyrex
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Buy it here: Target, $7.99

The bat and mummy containers hold 32 ounces and cost $5.99, while the cat container holds 56 ounces and retails for $7.99.

If you’re looking for ways to fill your brand new festive Pyrex purchases (because, who are we kidding, they’re already in your cart), we’ve got you more than covered.

Check out our 75 best Halloween-themed dessert recipes below. 75 Halloween Dessert Ideas


Image zoom Black Sesame Cupcakes Black Sesame Cupcakes Recipe

There's nothing artificial about these dramatically hued treats. Supermoist (and whole-grain) chocolate cupcakes get their blackout color from black sesame seeds and antioxidant-rich dark cocoa powder. These desserts are delicious and better for you, with every bit of fun, festive flair you crave. Photo: Caitlin Bensel

Image zoom Halloween Spider Cookies Halloween Spider Cookies Recipe

Landing somewhere between adorable and slightly spooky, these Halloween spider cookies are sure to fulfill all your creepy-crawly sweet needs for your upcoming Halloween festivities. Using a classic cut-out butter cookie dough keeps the edges of your spider cookies shape neat and clean—no worries about the cookies expanding when they bake. Decorate these Halloween cut-out cookies with black gel icing, royal icing, candy eyes, orangle and black sprinkles, or whatever fun decorations you have on hand. These cookies make for a playful, spooky food craft that grown-ups and kids alike can enjoy. Sara Tane

Image zoom Mini Ghost Cupcakes Mini Ghost Cupcakes Recipe

Decorate mini chocolate cupcakes for the perfect Halloween treats by topping them with whipped topping in the shape of spooky ghosts and chocolate chips for their ghastly expressions. These cupcakes are perfectly portable and great to bring along to a your next Halloween bash! Photo: Mark Thomas

Image zoom Deserted Graveyard Cake Deserted Graveyard Cake Recipe

Prepare this decadent, chocolate-frosted cake for a festive Halloween dessert. Photo: Jonny Valiant; Styling: Ed Gallagher

Image zoom Mummified Candy-Corn Cake Mummified Candy-Corn Cake Recipe

This festive candy corn-colored cake is sure to impress your Halloween guests. Photo: Jonny Valiant; Styling: Ed Gallagher

Image zoom White Chocolate 'Butterfinger' Bars White Chocolate 'Butterfinger' Bars Recipe
Jessica Segarra, 25, Tampa, Fla., thenovicechefblog.com Photo: Andrew McCaul; Styling: Gerri Williams for James Reps

Image zoom Trick or Treat Cupcakes Trick or Treat Cupcakes Recipe
This cupcake is the showcase for our Halloween thrills. For the parade of goblins, ghosts, and monsters looking for something sweet, we top it with anything we can find on the candy aisle. There's no trick to this treat—it's scrumptious any time of year. Photo: Becky Luigart-Stayner; Styling: Jan Gautro

Image zoom Lookie-Lookie Cookie Pops Lookie-Lookie Cookie Pops Recipe
These fun, kid-friendly, and super yummy cookie pops are the perfect treat for Halloween! Your friends and family will not be able to resist one–or two, or three. Oxmoor House

Image zoom Chocolate Spider Cupcakes Chocolate Spider Cupcakes Recipe

These spooky spiderweb cupcakes for Halloween are easier to decorate than you think. Simply frost in white icing, then pipe black icing in concentric circles and drag a toothpick through them to create the webbed effect. For kid-friendly cupcakes, use water instead of bourbon in the frosting. Photo: Romulo Yanes; Styling: Rachel Haas

Image zoom Spun-Sugar Cobwebs Spun-Sugar Cobwebs Recipe

Spun-sugar recipes typically involve flinging hot liquid sugar across a setup of dowels and newspaper. It's messy and, frankly, a little bit frightening. Here's a much easier method that requires nothing more than a few forks and a small upturned bowl, and you can do it on your kitchen counter. The results--golden, airy sugar webs--make excellent Halloween cupcake toppers. (This recipe makes extra, so you can choose the prettiest ones.) For a bigger cobweb to top a cake, just use a large bowl. Make sure you do this on a dry day, though; humidity will make the webs collapse. Photo: Thomas J. Story

Image zoom Scary Spiders Scary Spiders Recipe
Transform packaged snack cakes into creepy crawlers. These treats take minutes and are a perfect Halloween-themed activity for cookie-loving kiddos. Photo: Ryan Benyi, Charles Schiller; Styling: Karen Tack

Image zoom Ghost Cookies Ghost Cookies Recipe

Prepare for a sweet scare when these adorable Halloween ghost cookies are all iced, decorated, and ready to party. Super easy and kid-friendly to make, these butter cut-out cookies coated with royal icing are the perfect dessert for your Halloween spread. Candy eyeballs add a playful, whimsical touch to these spooky treats, but you could also use black icing to draw eyes on your ghost cookies. Using a classic cut-out butter cookie dough keeps the edges of your ghost cookies shape neat and clean—no worries about the cookies expanding when they bake. Whip up a batch with the kids and let them go to town with the decorating for a fun Halloween kitchen activity. Sara Tane

Image zoom Frankenstein Cookies Frankenstein Cookies Recipe

Starting with refrigerated, store-bought cookie dough, these cooky Frankenstein cookies are an easy Halloween baking project to whip up this year. That said, packaged cookie dough is made to spread, so if you’d rather your Frankenstein cookies have rectangular or otherwise shaped faces (as opposed to these round-faced cuties), you can use a classic cut-out cookie dough that will better hold its shape. Photo: Darcy Lenz

Image zoom Pumpkin-Chocolate Brownies Pumpkin-Chocolate Brownies Recipe

TIP: Let fresh-baked brownies chill, uncovered, overnight. For a perfect slice, cut while they're cold. Serve at room temperature. Photo: Greg Dupree; Styling: Heather Chadduck Hillegas

Image zoom Graveyard Cake Graveyard Cake Recipe

Halloween desserts definitely call for having a little extra fun in the kitchen. This kinda-cute, kinda-creepy Graveyard Cake is easy to make, fun to decorate (so recruit the kids’ help), and is sure to be a perfectly spooky centerpiece for any Halloween dessert table. Photo: Mark Thomas

Image zoom Candy Corn Cobs Candy Corn Cobs Recipe

Make this too-cute Halloween food craft with just two ingredients and a bit of assembly. Using prepared cookie dough as a “cob,” simply press kernels of candy corn into place to create a sugary look-alike of corn on the cob. Making these candy corn cobs is an easy and fun Halloween project for kids, and the completed corny confections could be used as playful name card holders for a Halloween dinner party.

Image zoom Pumpkin Bundt Cake with Tahini Glaze Pumpkin Bundt Cake with Tahini Glaze Recipe

What better fall-inspired dessert to make than this tahini-glazed pumpkin bundt cake. A medley of fragrant, ground spices enhance the rich sweetness of this incredibly moist bundt cake. Topped with a toasty, perfectly bittersweet tahini glaze, this easy to make and comforting fall dessert is the perfect centerpiece for your next dinner party, Halloween gathering, or special occasion. Sara Tane

Image zoom Severed Hand Pies Severed Hand Pies Recipe

This freaky-delicious treat serves up classic flavors with a Halloween twist. Impress your guests with sweet cherry filling in flakey puff pastry... in the shape of a human hand. Photo: Greg Dupree; Prop Styling: Blakeslee Giles

Image zoom Pumpkin Chocolate Chip Cookies with Brown Butter Pumpkin Chocolate Chip Cookies with Brown Butter Recipe

Brown butter takes these rich, seasonal pumpkin chocolate chip cookies to the next level, adding a nutty, fragrant flavor that is absolutely perfect for fall. Canned pumpkin puree lends moisture to these fluffy, cake-like treats while warm chocolate chips fill every bite. Make these for a Halloween party or a fall dinner party, and be sure to store any leftovers in an airtight container. Sara Tane

Image zoom Mummy Buckeyes Mummy Buckeyes Recipe

Our two-bite treats are scary-simple to make and a ghoulishly good addition to your spread of haunted sweets. When it comes time to wrap the mummies in chocolate, let the kids help out for a fun holiday craft. Photo: Caitlin Bensel

Image zoom Lemon-Black Sesame Baked Doughnuts Lemon-Black Sesame Baked Doughnuts Recipe

If you need a break from rainbow-smattered sweets and unicorn-coated everything, these deliciously dark doughnuts are exactly what you’re looking for. A bright lemony glaze balances the warm toasty flavors delivered by black sesame seeds for a balanced, not-too-sweet doughnut. Being an oven-baked doughnut, this recipe is perfect for the first-time doughnut maker or anyone who’s not trying to spend their Saturday morning cleaning up a deep-fry station in their kitchen. We used black food dye to intensify the darkness of these doughnuts, but feel free to leave it out if you’d prefer. Beyond being an incredibly tasty way to boycott rainbow foods, these black sesame doughnuts are the perfect treat to whip out for Halloween. Photo: Daniel Agee; Food Styling: Tori Cox; Prop Styling: Kashara Johnson

Image zoom Pumpkin Coffee Cake with Maple Glaze Pumpkin Coffee Cake with Maple Glaze Recipe

With a rich, gooey pumpkin spice filling, buttery pecan streusel topping, and maple glaze, this fluffy and moist pumpkin coffee cake is sure to impress. Perfect for any occasion, from your next fall brunch to a Halloween party, this coffee cake is easy to make and full of toasty fall flavors. Photo: Sara Tane

Image zoom Frosted Brown Butter Blondies Frosted Brown Butter Blondies Recipe

Frosted Brown Butter Blondies Photo: Brian Woodcock; Styling: Heather Chadduck Hillegas

Image zoom Red Velvet Cobweb Cupcakes Red Velvet Cobweb Cupcakes Recipe

These festive Red Velvet Cobweb Cupcakes are as delicoious as they are detailed. Photo: Jonny Valiant; Styling: Ed Gallagher

Image zoom Cinnamon-Cider Candied Apples Cinnamon-Cider Candied Apples Recipe

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. Photo: Romulo Yanes; Styling: Rachel Haas

Image zoom Monster Brownies Monster Brownies Recipe

Your little human monsters will love decorating brownies with chocolate, marshmallows, and M&M's to make these sweet treats. For the base, we doubled the recipe for Dark Chocolate Brownies, baking it in a 9- by 13-in. pan and omitting the glaze. Thin, flat chocolate bars work best for the faces. E. Spencer Toy

Image zoom Bat Cake Bat Cake Recipe

For the Halloween crafter inside all of this, this simple Halloween sheet cake is a fun, easy dessert to make. Devil’s food cake is very dark chocolaty color, but a red velvet cake would look just as fitting and festive for the bat, too. Piping bags and tips are found in craft stores or specialty baking shops. Be sure to cut the cake rounds in the prescribed order so that the bat’s head with ears comes out as 1 of the cuts.
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Image zoom Frankenstein Cookie Bars Frankenstein Cookie Bars Recipe

These bars make a fun Halloween treat, and they're very flavorful: the green tea frosting cloaks a chewy-soft coconut-lime cookie. They're easy enough that the kids can help you make them. Thomas J. Story

Image zoom Skeleton Cupcakes Skeleton Cupcakes Recipe
Stop the presses! These too-cute cupcakes are a must-bake for your Halloween party. There's room for creativity on these delicious desserts, so make the faces fun or scary--your choice. Photo: Mark Thomas

Image zoom Ogre-Eye Cookies Ogre-Eye Cookies Recipe

No Halloween party is complete without these cute cookies that, thanks to licorice strips, white chocolate chips and brown M & Ms, look just like monster eyeballs. Photo: Mark Thomas

Image zoom Scissor Fingers Cake Scissor Fingers Cake Recipe
Just a few little almond slices make these ladyfingers have quite the fingernails! Oxmoor House

Image zoom Red-Velvet Cake Balls with White Chocolate Red-Velvet Cake Balls with White Chocolate Recipe
Dipped in white chocolate, these red-velvet cake balls are perfect for turning into eyeballs on Halloween. With a steady hand and food coloring, David Burtka paints detailed irises and pupils on each one; for the less artistically inclined, an M and M pressed into the white chocolate before it sets makes for a quick-and-easy creepy alternative. Photo: John Kernick

Image zoom Pumpkin-Vanilla Ice Cream Sandwiches Pumpkin-Vanilla Ice Cream Sandwiches Recipe
These whoopie pies give a whole knew meaning to cake and ice cream! Vanilla ice cream is sandwiched between the festive orange cakes that are pack with pumpkin flavor. Photo: Andrew McCaul; Styling: Gerri Williams for James Reps

Image zoom Chocolate Cupcakes with Meringue Ghosts Chocolate Cupcakes with Meringue Ghosts Recipe
Photo: Becky Luigart-Stayner; Styling: Linda Hirst

Image zoom Mini Caramel Apples Mini Caramel Apples Recipe
You get all the satisfaction of a caramel apple in one bite and without a messy chin. If decorating with twigs, make sure twigs are food-safe or use craft sticks. Photo: Thayer Allyson Gowdy; Styling: Miranda Jones

Image zoom Spider Web Cake Spider Web Cake Recipe

This incredibly fudgy flourless chocolate cake is a much better way to satisfy your own spooky sweet cravings than dipping into your kids’ Halloween candy. Dark and delightful, this rich and chocolatey cake only requires five ingredients and about an hour to pull together.

Image zoom Bittersweet Chocolate Cookies Bittersweet Chocolate Cookies Recipe
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. Photo: Romulo Yanes; Styling: Rachel Haas

Image zoom Colorful Critters Colorful Critters Recipe
Make these fun, kid-friendly treats with chocolate-covered snack cakes, assorted candies and chocolate and white icing. They're perfect for birthday parties or after-school snacks, Photo: Ryan Benyi, Charles Schiller; Styling: Karen Tack

Image zoom Pumpkin-Chocolate Chip Cake Pumpkin-Chocolate Chip Cake Recipe
This simple sheet cake combines pumpkin and pumpkin pie spice with sweet chocolate chips and crunchy walnuts for a family-favorite fall dessert. Photo: Antonis Achilleos; Styling: Gerri Williams for James Reps

Image zoom Candy Corn Cookies Candy Corn Cookies Recipe

Those fancy Halloween slice-and-bake cookies are a breeze to make at home thanks to a little food coloring. And trust us, these candy corn cookies are infinitely more delicious than the Halloween candy they’re inspired by (no offense if you like candy corn). Easy to make and absolutely adorable, these autumn-inspired treats are as perfect to send for the kids’ school Halloween party as they are to bring to your own fall festivities. You can even prep the dough a few days in advance and refrigerate, so that baking off the candy corn cookies is a breeze on the day you plan to eat them. Just follow the recipe through step 3, and be sure to wrap the loaf pan tightly with a few layers of plastic wrap. Photo: Jennifer Davick; Styling: Linda Hirst

Image zoom Carrot-Coconut Spice Cupcakes Carrot-Coconut Spice Cupcakes Recipe
Looking for some not too scary Halloween snacks? These Carrot-Coconut Spice Cupcakes will to the trick. Try this spin on carrot cupcakes by added shredded coconut to the batter and toasted coconut on top! Photo: Becky Luigart-Stayner; Styling: Linda Hirst

Image zoom Chocolate-Coconut Cupcakes Chocolate-Coconut Cupcakes Recipe
Nothing could be better than a chocolate cupcake topped with marshmallow frosting, except maybe one topped with marshmallow frosting AND ganache. If you want to pin this, we suggest swirling the ganache to look like spooky spiderwebs. Photo: Jennifer Davick; Styling: Linda Hirst

Image zoom Orange Angel Food Cupcakes with Candy Corn Buttercream Orange Angel Food Cupcakes with Candy Corn Buttercream Recipe

This citrus-flavored spin on angel food cake is perfect as the base for colorful Candy Corn frosting! Pile the cupcake high with buttercream and enjoy this Halloween treat. Photo: Becky Luigart-Stayner; Styling: Linda Hirst

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Image zoom Transylvanian Truffles Transylvanian Truffles Recipe
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.

Image zoom Witch's Hat Cake Witch's Hat Cake Recipe

For a spooky spin on a Halloween-inspired sheet cake, look no further than this festive witch's hat cake. We opted for boxed cake mix for simplicity, but if there's a homemade recipe you prefer, that works too. As long as you're ready to get a little crafty and extra witchy, this easy, Halloween dessert will come together in a flash. Time Inc. Video Studio

Image zoom Halloween Kitty Cake Halloween Kitty Cake Recipe
What a sweet kitty this is! The cake is baked, cut into shapes and then put together to make a purr-fect cake for any Halloween party. Oxmoor House

Image zoom Witches' Hats Witches' Hats Recipe

Bring out your inner witch to make these two-cute cookies that kids are sure to love. Bonus? They're super easy. Photo: Ralph Anderson

Image zoom Spooky Crème Caramels Spooky Crème Caramels Recipe
Photo: Charles Schiller; Styling: Lynn Miller

Image zoom Boo-tiful Pumpkin Cake Boo-tiful Pumpkin Cake Recipe

Make two recipes of this pumpkin cake and create your own tasty pumpkin! Oxmoor House

Image zoom Dark Soul Fondue Dark Soul Fondue Recipe
This chocolatey fondue will be a hit at the party. Cut the pound cake into bone shapes or other fun shapes to fit your movie party theme. Oxmoor House

Image zoom Gooey Gummy Worms Gooey Gummy Worms Recipe
This is such a fun recipe to do with kids... and you'll love to serve them and hear the giggles. If you're a real candy connoisseur, you might like to make these in candy molds for fancier gummy candy. Oxmoor House

Image zoom Witches' Brooms Witches' Brooms Recipe
Any witch would love to have a sweet broom like these yummy cookies! Oxmoor House

Image zoom Cemetery Cookie Dessert Cemetery Cookie Dessert Recipe
Little cookies stand up to resemble little tombstones on this easy-to-make dessert. Oxmoor House

Image zoom Cookie Bugs Cookie Bugs Recipe
The anise in these little cookies goes well with the little licorice legs on each one! Oxmoor House

Image zoom Black Kitty Cat Cupcakes Black Kitty Cat Cupcakes Recipe

Don't be afraid of these black cat cupcakes... they are devilishly good! Oxmoor House

Image zoom Haunting Slices Haunting Slices Recipe
Slicing these cookies is half the fun. You never know what silly or scary expression you will get! Oxmoor House

Image zoom Wizard Hats Wizard Hats Recipe
Make this fun Halloween treat for the kids to take to school. Oxmoor House

Image zoom Wormy Popcorn Balls Wormy Popcorn Balls Recipe
Add a gummy worm to this little treat for some Halloween fun. Oxmoor House

Image zoom Pumpkin Cake Pumpkin Cake Recipe

For this festive version of a pumpkin cake, we opted for a "spiced pumpkin" box cake mix, but any box mix will do. Adding powdered sugar to the prepared frosting helps make it thicker and less likely to melt off the cake or get too soft and drippy. It's helpful to use piping bags to get a nicel layer of frosting and then blend together on the pumpkin to get green vines and leaves. Time Inc. Video Studio

Image zoom Candy Cake Candy Cake Recipe
Use your favorite leftover candy to make this tasty cake. A bittersweet chocolate icing drizzle brings out the sweet chocolate crunch tucked into the Bundt cake. Photo: Antonis Achilleos; Styling: Gerri Williams

Image zoom Jack-o'-lantern Cookies Jack-o'-lantern Cookies Recipe

Image zoom Ghost-Topped Fudge Pie Ghost-Topped Fudge Pie Recipe
Rich and chocolaty, this pie is perfect for Halloween ghosts and goblins! Oxmoor House

Image zoom Melted Witches Melted Witches Recipe
Make a sweet treat that looks like the evil witch has melted right out of her hat. Photo: Becky Luigart-Stayner

Image zoom Spiderweb Spice Cake Spiderweb Spice Cake Recipe
Colored candies are all you need to transform a chocolate cake into a creepy, crawling Halloween-themed cake. Don't worry, even with the spiders you won't be able to resist this delicious confection. Photo: Mark Thomas

Image zoom Candy Corn and M&M's Chewy Crispy Bars Candy Corn and M&M's Chewy Crispy Bars Recipe

Candy Corn and M&M's Chewy Crispy Bars make fun Halloween treats. Photo: Randy Mayor; Styling: Blakeslee Wright Giles

Image zoom Tangled Web Rice Pops Tangled Web Rice Pops Recipe
For a guaranteed hit, garnish these yummy treats with bug candies or sprinkles in Halloween shapes and colors. Photo: Becky Luigart-Stayner

Image zoom Black Cats & Bats Black Cats & Bats Recipe
Don't let these black cats and bats scare you... they are as sweet as can be. Oxmoor House

Image zoom Pumpkin Pasties Pumpkin Pasties Recipe

A favorite treat at any magical feast, pumpkin pasties are surprisingly easy to make (even for muggles). We developed two pumpkin-based fillings—one sweet and one savory—for these buttery hand pies, so they’re perfect for serving (alongside a goblet of pumpkin juice!) at any point during a Harry Potter inspired party. If you’re looking to save a little time and effort, you can certainly opt for prepared, refrigerated pie dough. Time Inc. Video Studio

Image zoom Witchy Cookies Witchy Cookies Recipe
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.

Image zoom Monster Cookies Monster Cookies Recipe

They’re not called monster cookies because they’re scary… but they are monstrously delicious. In fact. these chunky, chewy monster cookies might just be the king of all kitchen sink cookies. Featuring peanut butter, oats, crushed pretzels, M&Ms, and chunks of milk chocolate, they hit every necessary cookie note—chewy, crispy, salty, sweet, chocolatey, and buttery. Photo: Sara Tane

Image zoom Pumpkin Toffee Crunch Cheesecake Pumpkin Toffee Crunch Cheesecake Recipe
Bring Halloween cheer to the dessert table with this too-cuke cheesecake. Keep it simple by preparing just about everything for this cake ahead of time. Photo: Charles Schiller

Image zoom Frosted Pumpkin Cake Frosted Pumpkin Cake Recipe
Pumpkin cake is moist and fluffy and a great change-up from classic pumpkin pie. Photo: Becky Luigart-Stayner; Styling: Sabrina Bone

Image zoom Black Cat Sandwich Cookies Black Cat Sandwich Cookies Recipe

Letting these cookies cross your path will bring bad luck, so make sure to gobble them up before the tray passes you by. Photo: Johnny Autry; Styling: Cindy Barr

Image zoom Spooky Candy-Coated Apples Spooky Candy-Coated Apples Recipe

Dipping apples in white candy melts gives them a ghostly apperance perfect for your Halloween party. Photo: Jonny Valiant; Styling: Ed Gallagher 1 of 75 Advertisement