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25 Magical Harry Potter-Inspired Recipes

Pay tribute to the beloved series with these delightful Harry Potter-themed recipes. Wizards and muggles alike will feel the magic!

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Witches' Brew

Feel like you’re in potions class with this bewitching beverage. For a nonalcoholic version, just omit the vodka.

Get Our Recipe for Witches' Brew

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Hogwarts Acceptance Letters

You might not have gotten one when you turned eleven, but these savory puff pastry envelopes are magical enough to have come from Hogwarts.

Get Our Recipe for Ham 'n' Swiss Envelopes

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Wingless Snitches

These eggnog-flavored snitches are so good, you’ll feel like you’ve won a Quidditch game with each bite.

Get Our Recipe for Eggnog Creams

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Broomsticks

Fly away from hunger with this salty-sweet snack.

Get Our Recipe for Mother Lode Pretzels

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Owl Post Pops

While this friendly owl resembles poor Errol, use white sprinkles to make a snowy Hedwig.

Get Our Recipe for Choco Owls

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Hogwarts Hats

Feel like a true Hogwarts student by decorating the hats with your house colors!

Get Our Recipe for Witch's Snack Hats

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Hagrid's Rock Cookies

As much as we love Hagrid, he wasn’t the best baker. Lucky, these cookies have all of flavor of Hargrid’s but won’t break your teeth!

Get Our Recipe for Chewy Good Oatmeal Cookies

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'Cockroach' Clusters

This badly named candy is a favorite at Honeydukes. Our version of these delightfully crunchy treats is made with pecans and rice cereal.

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Bertie Bott's Every Flavor Jelly Bean Bark

Get multiple flavors in each bite with this new twist on the famous “Every Flavor” jelly beans. Watch out for bogey-flavored ones.

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Warm Butterbeer

Grab a cozy mug inspired by one of Harry’s favorite drinks. To make this drink for kids, swap the shnapps for butterscotch ice cream topping.

Get Our Recipe for Butterscotch Mulled Cider

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Polyjuice Potion

While the real polyjuice potion takes a month (and a few human hairs) to brew, this deliciously sweet version takes moments to make.

Get Our Recipe for Lemon-Lime Punch

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Weasley Skiving Snacks

Tricky Hogwarts students use these treats to get out of class (they make you ill, and then well in the next bite). This version won’t get you out of class (or work), but they’re just as sweet.

Get Our Recipe for Neapolitan Fudge

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Cauldron Cakes

Transport yourself to the Hogwarts Express with these chocolate and caramel cupcakes, a classic in Harry’s world.

Get Our Recipe for Chocolate Caramel Cupcakes

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Dumbledore's Sherbet Lemon

Dumbledore loved this sweet-tart treat so much, “sherbet lemon” was the password to his office!

Get Our Recipe for Lemon Jelly Candies

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Slytherin Snake

This serpentine sandwich isn’t nearly as scary as the Basilisk. No Godric Gyffindor’s Sword required to slice this one up.

Get Our Recipe for Slithering Snake Roll

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Pumpkin Pie Smoothies

A sweeter, frostier version of good ol’ pumpkin juice, which pairs with almost every meal at Hogwarts.

Get Our Recipe for Pumpkin Pie Smoothies

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Aragog's Followers

Aragog’s minions threaten to devour Harry and Ron, until the intervention of Mr. Weasley’s feral car. Turn the tables and devour a plateful of tiny spiders at your next party.

Get Our Recipe for Spider Cupcakes

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Honeydukes Gumdrops

A trip to Hogsmede wouldn’t be complete without a trip to Honeydukes, and a Harry Potter celebration wouldn’t be complete without these gumdrops!

Get Our Recipe for Quick & Easy Gumdrops

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Canary Cremes

Inspired by another invention of the Weasley twins, but our version won’t turn you into a canary.

Get Our Recipe for Mini Peanut Butter Sandwich Cookies

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Harry's Birthday Cake

All you need to add is Hargrid’s “HAPPEE BIRTHDAE HARRY” in green frosting to recreate Harry’s 11th birthday cake.

Get Our Recipe for Mamaw Emily's Strawberry Cake

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Exploding Bonbons

Exploding with coconut, that is!

Get Our Recipe for Coconut Creme Chocolates

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Mini Treacle Tarts

Feel like you’re at a feast in the Great Hall with these delicious tarts.

Get Our Recipe for Pecan Butter Tarts

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Never-Ending Ice Cream

Harry eats countless bowls of ice cream at Florean Fortescue’s Ice-Cream Parlour. You can try to do the same with this easy ice cream recipe.

Get Our Recipe for Raspberry Ice Cream in a Bag

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Acid Pops

While the Honeydukes version of lollipops can burn a hole in your tongue, ours are certified Muggle safe.

Get Our Recipe for Old-Fashioned Lollipops

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Aunt Petunia's Pudding

In Britain, a “pudding” is any dessert. The one Aunt Petunia makes to impress Uncle Vernon’s boss is a tall, frosted, fussy confection, something like this pink cake. Top with piped flowers and cherries for the full effect.

Get Our Recipe for Cherry Chocolate Layer Cake