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Easy Halloween Recipes

Celebrate with style while still saving time with these easy Halloween recipes, including ghastly ideas for pizza, cupcakes, candy, cookies, ice cream, punch, fondue, fudge, gelatin, pumpkin seeds, s'mores, lollipops, marshmallows, caramel apples and more.

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Ghoulish Fingers

Ghoulish Fingers

Ghoulish Fingers

We serve this fun finger food at our annual Halloween party alongside sandwich rolls and condiments.—Marilee Davieau, Allentown, Pennsylvania

Trick-or-Treat Pizza

Trick-or-Treat Pizza

Trick-or-Treat Pizza

Don’t let your leftover Halloween loot go to waste. Pile your favorite candies onto a monster-size cookie. — Kendra Bowen, Louisville, Illinois

Caramel Apple Float

Caramel Apple Float

Caramel Apple Float

Who doesn't love the flavor of caramel, apples, and vanilla ice cream together? If I'm feeling fancy, I drizzle caramel syrup around the inside of my glass before adding the apple cider and ginger ale.—Cindy Reams, Philipsburg, Pennsylvania
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Mad Scientist Punch

Mad Scientist Punch

Mad Scientist Punch

Our home economists concocted this "potion" with kitchen staples such as juice concentrate, soft drink mix, soda and sherbet. It appeals to kids of all ages!

Slimy Red Goop Salad

Slimy Red Goop Salad

Slimy Red Goop Salad

This frightfully fun salad features cola, which adds to the bright, sparkling taste.

Witch's Broom

Witch's Broom

Witch's Broom

Pair these edible mini brooms with Witches' Brew for an unforgettable treat. The only ingredients you need are pretzel rods and licorice! —Taste of Home Food Styling Team, Greendale, Wisconsin

No-Bake Party Mix

No-Bake Party Mix

No-Bake Party Mix

This munchable snack mixture from Regina Stock of Topeka, Kansas is sure to disappear in a hurry at picnics and parties. A packet of ranch salad dressing mix makes it a breeze to throw together.

Autumn Fizz

Autumn Fizz

Autumn Fizz

Champagne infuses sweet apple brandy with fun fizz in our recipe specialists' festive cocktail that adds a special feel to celebrations throughout the year.—Taste of Home Test Kitchen

Candy Corn Snack Mix

Candy Corn Snack Mix

Candy Corn Snack Mix

It's no trick- this Halloween party treat requires only three ingredients and 5 minutes to prepare. "I simply mix together candy corn, M & M's and peanuts," explains Denise Neals or Yorba Linda, California. "Then I watch it all disappear."

Cheddar Bread Twists

Cheddar Bread Twists

Cheddar Bread Twists

These quick-to-fix bread sticks are light and flaky, with a little crunch. Serve the cheesy twists as a side dish or even as an appetizer with dip. Tracy Travers of Fairhaven, Massachusetts shared the recipe.

Chocolate Butterscotch Haystacks

Chocolate Butterscotch Haystacks

Chocolate Butterscotch Haystacks

My grandmother made haystacks like these and gave them to my cousin Vonnie and me when our parents didn't want us to have any more sweets.—Christine Schwester, Divide, CO
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