Halloween Recipes

On Halloween, we’re much more into the treats than the tricks. With easy party ideas and fun Halloween recipes (both spooky and sweet!), you’ll scare up some rave reviews.

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      Halloween Party Cutout Cookies

      I've been making this Halloween cookie recipe for about 40 years—first for my children and now my grandchildren and all their friends, too. I make about 20 trays a year to give away to trick-or-treaters. —Pamela Shank, Parkersburg, West Virginia

      75 Cute Halloween Treats You Need to Make This Year

      Give your little gouls and goblins something special with these cute Halloween treats.

      Cute (and Creepy) Halloween Appetizers

      Your costume party needs spirited Halloween appetizers, drinks and snacks! Here’s what to serve for a spooktacular evening.

      15 Easy (and Mostly Edible) DIY Halloween Ideas

      From ghoulish decor to spooky-sweet treats, we've rounded up our favorite DIY Halloween ideas.

      How to Host a Scary Movie Night

      These scary movie ideas are for your bravest movie buffs.

      Skull Deviled Eggs

      Thrill partygoers with these bone-chilling Halloween deviled eggs. The mayonnaise-filled bites are one of my favorite apps, so I had...

      Ranch Mushrooms

      I got this ranch mushrooms recipe from my sister-in-law, and it has become a family favorite. The mushrooms don't last...

      Sloppy Joe Slider Bake

      Ground beef is turned up a notch in these party sliders that are sure to please your crowd. I love...

      Mango Jalapeno Sloppy Joe Sliders

      I've loved sloppy joes since I can remember. In an attempt to give them a makeover, I thought of this...

      Vegan Squash Soup with Naan Croutons

      This butternut squash soup is so full of flavor that you won't miss the meat or dairy! The added can...

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      Pumpkin Snack Cake

      The crunchy, sweet topping makes this simple pumpkin snack cake taste extra special. If you prefer a sweeter cake, omit...

      Copycat Starbucks Pumpkin Bread

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      Skip the line and bake Starbucks pumpkin bread in your own kitchen. This copycat recipe may be even better than...

      Gluten-Free Brownie Bars

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      I can't eat dairy or gluten, but these gluten-free brownie bars are a satisfying substitute. The brownies will still seem...

      Candy Corn and Peanuts Is the Halloween Combo You’re Not Trying (Yet)

      Ever heard of mixing candy corn and peanut? We tried this seemingly unusual combo—find out what our editors thought.

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      Halloween 2020 will be all tricks with much fewer treats, one survey says.

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      How to Carve a Pumpkin

      No matter how you cut it, these steps will make easy work of carving pumpkins this Halloween.

      15 Spooky Secret Menu Starbucks Drinks You’ll Crave This Halloween

      Get your tricks—and your treats—this year with these secret menu Starbucks Halloween drinks!

      How to Preserve a Pumpkin the Right Way

      Keep the spooky spirit going all October long.

      These ADORABLE Disney Pumpkins Put the Magic in Halloween

      Forget the carving this year. You can opt for some Disney magic instead!

      ‘Halloween Trash’ Cookies Will Be Your New Favorite Spooky Season Recipe

      This Halloween recipe is made with mini Reese's cups, candy corn, mini Butterfingers, sprinkles and more!

      21 Gluten-Free Halloween Recipes

      Go gluten-free and still have your Halloween fun with treats, snacks, fall entrees and more.

      What Halloween Could Look Like This Year

      Is it possible to trick-or-treat during a pandemic? Here's which traditions may be altered or skipped this year—and which can...

      13 Fun Ways to Celebrate Halloween This Year

      Wondering how to celebrate Halloween this year? These cute ideas will help you plan the spookiest season ever.

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      Vegan Pumpkin Bread

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      This easy vegan pumpkin bread recipe was given to me by my stepmom shortly after she and my dad got...

      11 Spooky Halloween Decorations You’ll Want in Your Home

      Turning your home into a haunted house? These eerie items will bring the Halloween spirit without dipping into your candy...

      39 Vegetarian Recipes Perfect for Halloween

      No matter your plans this Halloween, make room on the menu for these delicious vegetarian recipes. We found spooktacular ideas...

      Double Chocolate Pumpkin Bread

      This double chocolate pumpkin bread is a favorite. It's nice and moist, and it actually gets better as it sits!...

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      Ginger Tea Pumpkin Custard

      I created this recipe when I was first attending photography school. I realized I didn't have any of my usual...

      Halloween Peanut Spider Cookies

      These cute spider cookies are so easy. They'll be the star at your next Halloween party! —Rashanda Cobbins, Milwaukee, Wisconsin