Halloween Candy and Treats

Billowy ghosts, scary goblins, fat pumpkins and cackling witches: With all of the fun imagery surrounding Halloween, there's almost no limit to what you can do with Halloween cake recipes this time of year. We've got plenty of cake ideas: Keep it simple and bake up your favorite chocolate cake (Devil's food, of course) and frost it with orange-tinted buttercream, or get a little bit more creative by turning pound cake slices into a green Franken-faces. What about an extreme pumpkin cheesecake? Or cute ghost cupcakes? Let your imagination run wild -- and let the kids help! Little ghouls love to decorate.

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Total: 45 mins

Scaredy-Cat

Better Homes and Gardens

Stock up on candy for this Halloween dessert. You'll want a variety of sweet treats to decorate your cookie cat.

Total: 15 mins

Halloween Trivia Challenge: Candy, Candy, Candy!

Thanksgiving has turkey. For Halloween, it's candy. All kinds of candy treats -- from chocolate kisses to gold-and-yellow candy corn.

Glowing-Eyed Ghoul

Parents

These easy-to-make meringue ghosts are a fun treat for kids and adults. Use candy buttons in the color of your choosing for eyes.

Tombstone Trio

Parents

Chocolate Caramel Apples

Better Homes and Gardens

Dipped into chocolate and caramel, these special treats make an impressive Christmas gift.

Creepy Crawlers

Better Homes and Gardens

Fun and tasty little critters are actually sandwich cookies in Halloween disguises. Using vanilla frosting and decorative candies make it easy to create these eerie edibles.

Alley Cat Pops

Better Homes and Gardens

Tippy Tombstones

Better Homes and Gardens

Crunchy chow mein noodles and cornflakes are held together with a peanut butter mixture for an easy-to-shape treat. Once shaped and decorated, these snacks are a Halloween delight.

Wacky Witches

Parents

Bats, Rats, Witches, and Cats

Better Homes and Gardens

Perform a little magic on refrigerated cookie dough and canned frosting to create spook-tacular cutout cookies. Kids will devour them with a smile.

Total: 1 hr

Skeleton Cookies

Ladies' Home Journal
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