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.

Total: 45 mins

Scaredy-Cat

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

Total: 15 mins

Tombstone Trio

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Chocolate Caramel Apples

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

Alley Cat Pops

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Wacky Witches

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Tippy Tombstones

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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.

Pirate Pops

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Banana Boo Bars

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Turn a delicious, everyday banana dessert bar into a special-day treat by decorating with fun Halloween candies after cutting into bars.

Mr. Bones

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Halloween party fun begins with these edible pretzel snacks that kids can easily make. A little bit of American cheese spread acts as "glue" on the graham cracker treats.

Total: 30 mins

Spooky Spider Cookies

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Spider and web shapes are cut from a sugar cookie dough to make spooky treats for Halloween fun.

Caramel Corn

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