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    The 30 BEST Halloween Desserts

    Looking for some spooky and fun treats to make for Halloween? You’ve come to the right place!

    We’ve compiled this scary list of Halloween Desserts for you and you little ones to make for All Hallows’ Eve.

    From Halloween cakes and cupcakes, to brownies, cookies and so much more, you’ll find a ton of fun Halloween Desserts for your Halloween party.

    Go through all of these great Halloween Dessert recipes, you’re going to have a lot of fun!

    The 30 BEST Halloween Desserts.

    Our Favorite Halloween Desserts

    1. Halloween Candy Brownies

    We’re starting this list of Halloween Dessert recipes with perfect Halloween Candy Brownies. They’re everyone’s favorite brownie loaded full of an assortment of candies. Plus, you can decorate them to make them festive!

    Get the Recipe @ jocooks

    2. Mini Candy Corn Cheesecakes

    Candy corn is the candy most associated with Halloween, so it’s appropriate that we have a candy corn dessert on this list.

    These mini cheesecakes, which have an Oreo crust, are layered to look just like candy corn.

    Get the Recipe @ lifeloveandsugar

    3. Easy Monster Cookies

    Everyone is going to love these fun Monster Cookies. They’re made with white cake mix and a variety of food colorings, and are finished off with candy eyeballs!

    Get the Recipe @ jocooks

    4. Poison Caramel Apples

    Let your inner witch come out in the kitchen with these Poison Caramel Apples. As spooky as they look, they taste just like caramel apples!

    Get the Recipe @ therecipecritic

    5. Easy Halloween Cupcakes

    You and your family are going to have so much fun making these Halloween Cupcakes. They have a chocolate base, and can be decorated as ghosts, monsters, or whatever other fun ideas you think up!

    Get the Recipe @ chelseasmessyapron

    6. Halloween Monster Donuts

    Just look at these fun Halloween Monster Donuts. All you need is fake teeth, candy eyeballs, and a variety of sprinkles to make these happen. How fun!

    Get the Recipe @ aspicyperspective

    7. Red Velvet Halloween Cupcakes

    These Red Velvet Halloween cupcakes may look scary, but they taste delicious! The cupcakes are made entirely from scratch, which makes them extra special.

    Get the Recipe @ jocooks

    8. Dirt Cake

    This Dirt Cake is the perfect centerpiece for your Halloween party. It’s a homemade chocolate cake with an Oreo “dirt” topping, and plenty of gummy worms wiggling around.

    Get the Recipe @ lifeloveandsugar

    More cute than spooky, these Mummy Cookie Bites only require 4 ingredients to make. Oreo truffle bites are coated in white chocolate, then decorated with candy eyeballs.

    Get the Recipe @ therecipecritic

    10. Death By Chocolate Mousse Graveyard Pots

    Death By Chocolate Mousse Graveyard Pots are a super decadent Halloween dessert. Rich chocolate mousse is topped with crumbled Oreos and other goodies.

    Get the Recipe @ aberdeenskitchen

    11. Halloween Rice Krispie Treats

    Everyone love Rice Crispy Treats, and these are the most fun ever! They can be decorated a variety of ways, like ghosts, black cats, zombies and more!

    Get the Recipe @ chelseasmessyapron

    12. Witch Cauldron Brownie Bites

    Witch Cauldron Brownie Bites are totally fun and totally delicious. The brownies are made from scratch for a great homemade dessert.

    Get the Recipe @ homemadehooplah

    13. Spooky Halloween Marble Cake

    With a red and black marbled crumb and drippy red “blood”, this Halloween cake is about as spooky as food can get!

    Get the Recipe @ lifeloveandsugar

    14. Halloween Cake Pops

    These Halloween Cake Pops look just like Jack O Lanterns, and have a great chocolate cake flavor. They’re sure to be a big hit at your Halloween party!

    Get the Recipe @ artandthekitchen

    15. Chocolate Peanut Butter Spider Cookies

    Chocolate Peanut Butter Spider Cookies are spooky, adorable and delicious! They’re the perfect combination for a fun Halloween threat that everyone enjoys. These cookies are made of chewy peanut butter cookie dough and chocolate truffles. Your kids will love these Spider Cookies for sure!

    Get the Recipe @ aspicyperspective

    16. Mummy Cookies

    These Mummy Cookies are actually soft pumpkin cookies, which are absolutely mouth watering. Making the cookies look like spooky mummies is very easy, you just need a few tools and that’s it. They’re healthy and perfect for a Halloween party.

    Get the Recipe @ eatingbirdfood

    17. Halloween Banana Popsicles

    These ghost and mummy shaped frozen Banana Popsicles are a perfect treat for the little ones! The frozen bananas are covered in vanilla yogurt, which make this a very easy, delicious and healthy Halloween treat. Kids and adults both are going to enjoy them!

    Get the Recipe @ wellplated

    18. Candy Corn Bark

    Candy Corn Bark is quick, cute and absolutely yummy. A beautiful blend with only 4 ingredients that makes this candy creamy, crunchy, sweet and salty and with a white and dark chocolate bark is always a Halloween hit.

    Get the Recipe @ lovefromtheoven

    19. Witch’s Brew Brownies

    If you want a real treat this Halloween, these sinful spooky brownies will do the trick. Just simply decorate your brownies with festive Halloween toppings and leftover candies and you are done. Kids and adults both will love them!

    Get the Recipe @ homemadeinterest

    20. Spooky Halloween Ice Cream Sandwich

    These Spooky Halloween Ice Cream Sandwiches are lovable, easy and perfect for Halloween. All you need is your favorite ice cream, chocolate chip cookies and sprinkles. Just assemble them and your super tasty Halloween treat is ready for you to relish!

    Get the Recipe @ whatmollymade

    21. Spiderweb Chocolate Tart

    This awesome Halloween Chocolate Tart is really very easy to make. There’s no baking involved, and the cute spiders are quite simple to make. You’re guaranteed to receive a great reaction from your guests as soon as they slice into it!

    Get the Recipe @ lifeloveandsugar

    22. Chocolate Spiderweb Cheesecake

    Chocolate Spiderweb Cheesecake is a super delicious recipe. It’s made with a chocolate biscuit base, a creamy chocolate no bake filling and the top is spread with a dark and white chocolate ganache spiderweb pattern. Great Halloween dessert!

    Get the Recipe @ thebakingexplorer

    23. Halloween Swirled Cheesecake Bars

    These Halloween Swirled Cheesecake Bars are super fun and delicious treats for Halloween season. The recipe is very easy. You can follow some simple steps and your bars will be ready in no time, just decorate with some sweet whipped cream ghosts. These are cute Cheesecake bars you and your family will love!

    Get the Recipe @ insidebrucrewlife

    24. Halloween Dirt Cake Recipe

    This Halloween Dirt Cake is a perfect addition to the spooky season. Layers of oreo cookies and pudding topped with tombstone cookies, gummy worms and pumpkin candies makes it delicious and super fun!

    Get the Recipe @ dessertsonadime

    25. Dark Chocolate Peanut Butter Cups

    Make your Dark Chocolate Peanut Butter Cups with only 5 ingredients. This recipe is very easy to make. These are the perfect bites for something sweet to satisfy a chocolate craving. Sprinkle Halloween goodies over these butter cups and you will have the best treat for Halloween!

    Get the Recipe @ aberdeenskitchen

    26. Loaded Halloween Cream Cheese Brownies

    This Loaded Halloween Cream Cheese Brownie recipe is so easy to make. It’s fudgy and dense, perfect to accompany the sweet, tangy cream cheese. The chocolate chips add texture and the sandwich cookies add crunch. This is a super delicious Halloween treat option for you!

    Get the Recipe @ averiecooks

    27. Spooky Halloween Candy Bark

    Here’s a quick, easy and fabulous festive treat. Spooky Halloween Candy Bark is colorful, sweet and infinitely customizable! You can make this Halloween treat with googly monster eyes, M&Ms, pretzels and more. It’ll be a hit at your Halloween party.

    Get the Recipe @ whatmollymade

    28. Halloween Chocolate Pumpkin Cake

    This Halloween Chocolate Pumpkin Cake is bursting with flavors due to the spice mix used to flavor the cake. It’s a great combination that you should try this Halloween season. I’m sure your family and friends will love this super awesome Halloween treat!

    Get the Recipe @ abderdeenskitchen

    29. Halloween Dessert Pizza

    Halloween Dessert Pizza is simple and perfect for Halloween parties. It’s made with a brownie crust, topped with creamy thick Nutella sauce and sprinkled with your favorite candy after trick or treating. Your family will enjoy it for sure!

    Get the Recipe @ homemadeinterest

    30. Halloween Cupcake Treat Board

    This kid friendly, decorate your own, Halloween Cupcake board is fun and enjoyable. It’s an easy way to let everyone make their own creation. These Cupcakes are standard vanilla cupcakes with buttercream frosting. Just perfect for a fun Halloween party!

    Get the Recipe @ strawberryblondiekitchen

    So there you go, thirty fun and festive Halloween dessert ideas. Which one are you going to try this year?

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    30 BEST Halloween Dessert/Treats

    This spooky collection of Halloween Desserts includes plenty of tasty and fun treats to make with your family!


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