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Halloween Desserts

Make desserts for a party or to hand out during trick-or-treat with these spine-tingling recipes for Halloween desserts, including cake, cupcakes, candy, cheesecake, cookies, pie, tortes, trifle, blondies, peanut butter cups, pumpkin mousse, glazed apples and more.

Candy Corn Cupcakes

Candy Corn Cupcakes

Candy Corn Cupcakes

These moist tender white cupcakes from Renee Schwebach of Dumont, Minnesota are perfect for any occasion. For fast yet fabulous results anytime of year, choose candy decorations appropriate to the season.

Halloween Chocolate Spiders

Halloween Chocolate Spiders

Halloween Chocolate Spiders

"Turn your kitchen into a 'web site' by preparing a batch of these creepy candy spiders," chuckles field editor Sandi Pichon of Slidell, Louisiana.

Goblin Chewies

Goblin Chewies

Goblin Chewies

These light, crispy cookies are packed with fun ingredients perfect for Halloween. —Bernice Morris, Marshfield, Missouri
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Sugar Cookie Scarecrow and Pumpkins

Sugar Cookie Scarecrow and Pumpkins

Sugar Cookie Scarecrow and Pumpkins

To add bushels of fall flavor to your birthday bash, try baking up this cookie scarecrow shaped and decorated by the Crafting Traditions kitchen crew. It starts with Vickie's sugar cookies. "The recipe is a winner with my family and friends," Vickie says. "I am always asked to bring it—or even make it—for people." The scarecrow's easily adapted for other themes besides. For example, try a clown with bouncing balls or an athlete with baseballs instead.—Vickie Wade, Bourbonnais, Illinois

Frankenstein Salads

Frankenstein Salads

Frankenstein Salads

Kids of all ages will love these fun and fruity Frankenstein faces made from rectangles of jiggly green gelatin resting on bright purple kale. Bean sprout hair, jelly bean eyes and nose, mini marshmallow bolts and a sour cream smile give this memorable monster some playful personality.

Graveyard Cake

Graveyard Cake

Graveyard Cake

Underneath tasty "tombstones," ghosts, pumpkins, "worms" and "soil" that make this dessert a conversation piece, you'll find a delectable chocolate cake made from scratch in a few simple steps. It's a recipe I use year-round with different frostings. —Vicki Schlechter, Davis, California

Chocolate Skeleton Cookies

Chocolate Skeleton Cookies

Chocolate Skeleton Cookies

Put these cute treats out for your next ghost and goblin party and watch them disappear.--Lisa Rupple, Keenesburg, Colorado

Bloodshot Eyeballs

Bloodshot Eyeballs

Bloodshot Eyeballs

Your party guests will be pleasantly surprised to find that these aren't eyeballs at all—they're yummy peanut butter balls! Little ghouls will find them fun to eat. —Taste of Home Test Kitchen

Candy Cupcakes

Candy Cupcakes

Candy Cupcakes

Rich chocolaty cupcakes include a cream cheese surprise. Get kids in on the fun by letting them help decorate. ‐Mrs. Walter Jacobson, Ashland, Ohio

Pumpkin Cookie Pops

Pumpkin Cookie Pops

Pumpkin Cookie Pops

These cookie pops are a great way to liven up a Halloween party. Kids love them! —Taste of Home Test Kitchen

Ghostly Pirate Cake

Ghostly Pirate Cake

Ghostly Pirate Cake

This moist white cake is a snap to prepare because it starts with a mix. Have fun decorating it--we sure did!--Taste of Home Test Kitchen
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