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It’s never to early to start planning your Halloween party and I’ve found plenty of ideas for cute Halloween kids’ party foods!
(Pssst, take a peek at these 22 Amazing Halloween Cupcakes — yum!)
Get your decorations ready with these Halloween Door Decorating Ideas that are Hauntingly Awesome
Everyone will have a blast with these Halloween Party Games, Ideas & Activities!
- Who says all sweet treats have to be full of sugar? Check out these 9 DIY Alternatives to Halloween Candy for a treat that’s perfectly sweet and full of fun.
- Your entire family will enjoy these kid-friendly Halloween movies!
The Candy Corn Marshmallow People, 3D Ghost Cookies, Pumpkin Patch Cupcake Poppers, Frankenstein Brownies, and Trick-or-Treat Cookies for Halloween will look great on the dessert table.
Party decorations will be complemented by Spooky Boo Brownies, Halloween Witch Hats Treats, Frankenstein Cupcakes, and Pumpkin Pretzels. The Fruit Roll-ups Jack-o-Lanterns on a Stick, Easy Oreo Spiders, and Sparky Cookies make great party favors for guests to take home. And I know boys will gobble up the Ghost Cupcake Cones! I think adults will especially love the Dark Chocolate Cupcakes with Meringue Ghosts and the Pumpkin Cheese Ball.
Even if you’re not throwing a Halloween party this year, Chocolate Pumpkin Spice Cookies and Pumpkin Toast are also wonderful recipes you can easily create for your family.
1. Candy Corn Marshmallow People
From Knead to Cook
Halloween and candy corn go together like peanut butter and jelly. Now you can take the look of the iconic fall candy and create delicious candy corn marshmallow people.
And what’s even better, is this recipe can be made using vegan and/or gluten free ingredients if you choose!
The basics needed to recreate this recipe are marshmallows (jumbo or regular), black food gel (for creating the eyes) and yellow and orange melting chocolates. These super cute Halloween treats will be a hit on your Halloween party dessert table!
2. 3D Ghost Cookies
Looking for something ghoulish to add to your Halloween costume party menu? These 3D ghost cookies will make the coolest addition.
An easy treat, that also tastes good? What could be better?
3. Pumpkin Patch Cupcake Poppers
From The Bearfoot Baker
Plain old cupcakes just don’t cut it when Halloween time rolls around. These pumpkin patch cupcake poppers will inspire your creativity in cupcake decorating!
Only a few more supplies are needed to transform an ordinary cupcake mix into an edible patch of tasty pumpkins and decorated jack-o-lantern cupcakes.
You’ll love the simplicity in using a white cake mix and coloring it with orange gel. Icing, tootsie rolls, Tic Tacs and royal icing transfer eyes help create the magic!
4. Frankenstein Brownies
From Mama Grubbs Grub
While these Frankenstein brownies are made from scratch, you can easily substitute a boxed brownie mix and canned frosting to save some time.
You will have so much fun creating different spooky and silly faces on each Frankenstein brownie using frosting and candy embellishments.
Serve them up at your Halloween party to delight ghouls and ghosts!
5. Trick-or-Treat Cookies for Halloween
From Not Martha
Guests at your Halloween party will go crazy over these trick-or-treat cookies! Each has a surprise inside—either a trick or a treat.
Treats are things like mini chocolate candies. Tricks, on the other hand, are things like small sugar ants. The fun is in breaking opening each cookie to discover the trick or treat!
6. Spooky Boo Brownies
From Betty Crocker
You’ll be amazed at how easily you can whip up a batch of these spooky boo brownies!
And if you’re in a time crunch, you’ll love that these are created with a boxed brownie mix, canned white frosting, marshmallows and black decorating gel.
Three simple steps are all that stand in the way between you and cute Halloween party treat perfection.
7. Halloween Witch Hats Treats
If you’re looking for ideas for an easy Halloween party treat, these witch hats treats may be it.
Load up your shopping basket with Keebler Grasshopper cookies or Fudge Stripes, a bag of Hershey Kisses, food coloring, and canned white frosting.
You’ll have dozens of these cute Halloween cookies assembled in no time!
8. Frankenstein Cupcakes
From Your Cup of Cake
Serving up spooky treats at a Halloween party is a must. These Frankenstein cupcakes are a crowd favorite and bring the perfect mix of spooky meets delicious.
Wondering how to achieve the look? You’ll need a devil’s food cake mix and some basic ingredients, plus some edible embellishments like M&Ms, jimmy sprinkles, chocolate chips, melting chocolate, and white candy melts.
9. Chocolate Pumpkin Spice Cookies
From Inside BruCrew Life
What are soft, fudgy, full of chocolate, and make a great Halloween cookie choice? Definitely these chocolate pumpkin spice cookies!
They are a completely homemade treat, but only require 7 minutes of baking time! Move over store bought cookies. These beauties are about to become the hit of your Halloween dessert table.
10. Pumpkin Pretzels
Aren’t these pumpkin pretzels adorable? They couldn’t be easier to make! Just melt chocolate, dunk pretzels in the melted chocolate, and set aside to dry on wax paper.
Add a green M & M stem while the chocolate is still wet. Voila! A cute Halloween treat to serve all of your party guests.
11. Ghost Cupcake Cones
From Confessions of a Cookbook Queen
These ghost cupcake cones are easy to make, simple to decorate, and a must-have at your Halloween party! They are such a cute twist on classic cupcake cones.
Are you curious about the time or talent required to make them? This great tutorial takes the mystery out of cupcake cones—which utilize a regular store bought cake mix and involve filling flat-bottomed ice cream cones (held steady in muffin tins) 2/3 of the way full of prepared batter.
Get the frosting recipe and directions along with the tutorial.
12. Fruit Roll-Ups Jack-o-Lanterns on a Stick
From Betty Crocker
Four ingredients (Fruit Roll-Ups, marshmallows, pretzel sticks, and black icing) and five simple steps later will get you some pretty darn cute Fruit Roll-Ups jack-o-lanterns on a stick.
Definitely too cute to spook and maybe even too cute to eat, they make a darling addition to any Halloween party dessert table and could even double as a Halloween favor.
Don’t forget to pick up some Halloween colored paper straws, or some plain paper lollipop sticks to display them.
13. Dark Chocolate Cupcakes with Meringue Ghosts
From The Comfort of Cooking
Turn to the dark side by serving up these decadent dark chocolate cupcakes topped with fluffy meringue ghosts.
These spooky treats are a mixture of homemade, semi-homemade, and store bought items, making them fun for anyone who likes to spend time baking.W
hat’s a Halloween party without some ghosts?
14. Easy Oreo Spiders
From The Outlaw Mom Blog
When we say these Oreo spiders are easy to make, we mean it! You’ll only need 3 ingredients—Oreos, candy eyes, and black candy licorice laces.
Invite your children to help make these creepy, crawly spiders for some spooky Halloween treats.
15. Pumpkin Cheese Ball
From Inspired by Familia
This pumpkin shaped cheese ball is sure to be a hit at your Halloween party. It is super quick and easy to make, but does require 2 hours of chilling time.
Check out the simple ingredients list, and add this to your Halloween party menu!
16. Sparky Cookies
From Disney Family
Frankenweenie fans will be thrilled to have bull terrier Sparky represented in cookie form at the next Halloween party.
No electricity needed to bring this character to life, but you will need chilled sugar cookie dough (store bought or homemade), candy melts or chocolate chips, Mentos candies (for eyes), flour, and raisins, plus a few standard kitchen tools.
17. Pumpkin Toast
You’ll want to host a Halloween brunch when you see this fun idea for pumpkin toast. The recipe features slices of delicious bread, toasted until slightly crispy and topped with homemade pumpkin butter, and mini chocolate chips.
What’s a Halloween party (brunch, breakfast, lunch or dinner) without a cute pumpkin treat that will bring a jack-o-lantern inspired smile to your face?
Plan the ultimate kids’ Halloween party with these great party supplies…
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- Vintage 3 Tier Dessert Plate Serving Stand
- Chevron Stripe SILVER Food Treat & Favor Paper Bags