Halloween is a festive holiday held every year on October 31. It's a time for everyone to come together with their friends and neighbors, dress up in costume, go house to house to collect candy and put on a spooktacular show. It's also the perfect time of year to break out all of your favorite recipes and whip up some fun treats!
No matter if you serve these recipes to your family, in order to celebrate the holiday or if you throw a Halloween party and break out some of these festive and spooky recipes, I promise that your friends and family will enjoy these tasty treats.
In this article I'm going to share 23 delicious Halloween recipes with you that are perfect for any spooky gathering! With all that said, let's get started! Here are 23 mouthwatering, spooktacular recipes for your viewing pleasure:
Halloween Dessert Recipes
Are you looking for some fun and festive halloween dessert recipes? Have no fear, I've gathered up a list of desserts to help make your Halloween festive and fun. These fun recipes will help you get your family together at the table or in the kitchen to celebrate the holiday.
Spider Donuts are spooky apple cider donuts that are coated in a chocolatey frosting and are bound to liven up your Halloween. Halloween will be here before we know it, and what better way to spend the spookiest day of the year than with some scary delicious treats!
Vampire donuts are apple cider donuts that are topped with powdered sugar, and then filled with raspberry filling. These festive donuts are the perfect way to celebrate Halloween with a spooky vampire fangs or teeth dessert.
Pumpkin Trifle is a delicious pumpkin flavored layered dessert that’s perfect for fall. This is a delicious dessert with an addicting texture! The cookies become soft and cake-like as they sit!
These bat cookies are the perfect Halloween treat. A simple chocolate sugar cookie made into a sandwich with a light and fluffy peanut butter filling. The kids will be asking for seconds. These cookies are made with all your pantry staples and you can whip these up in under one hour. Make sure to set these chocolate bat cookies out for all your trick or treaters this year. You can even save a few for yourself.
Cream Cheese Halloween Brownies are rich and chocolatey brownies that are topped with spookily colored cream cheese swirls. These rich brownies are perfect for Halloween!
I love making this easy fudge every year and so will you. It is always a hit!
Adults LOVE this dessert and it is worth the effort. With or without alcohol.
These fall themed pie pops are tasty, adorable, and dazzling. If you are looking to step up your holiday fun this will get everyone in the spirit. The Sparkly sugar on flaky buttery pie crust introduces the warm spicy pumpkin filling with joy and delight. Kids and adults “oooo” and “ahhhhh” over these precious little pasties.
Witch Hat Cookies are fun purple peanut butter cookies that are topped with a Hershey’s Hug and then coated in sanding sugar and sprinkles. These cookies are perfectly festive and so much fun to make.
Mummy Cherry Hand Pies are delightfully spooky and adorable Halloween tart. Buttery, light pie crust and sweet tangy cherry filling are the magic and thrill of these little pies. Bite sized and fun to look at they make great party treats or fun cooking time activities with kids.
Ghost cupcakes are sweet vanilla cupcakes piled high with a light and fluffy pumpkin spice frosting. Add some decorations and now you now have cute ghost faces. Perfect for any spooky or ghostly celebrations all year long.
Monster Cupcakes are soft vanilla cupcakes, topped with creamy green lightly spiced frosting, then decorated with chocolate sprinkles and salty pretzels.
Halloween Savory Recipes
A long with the traditional Halloween food, we also love spooky dishes with a hint of savory taste! If you are tired of dessert or just looking to change things up here are a few ways to still celebrate the holiday in the kitchen, without making it all about the sweets!
Halloween Pancakes are fluffy homemade pancakes that are festively colored. These pancakes are fun and make for a festive Halloween morning breakfast. The morning of October 31st is fast approaching and you know what that means! It’s time to start preparing for the most spooktacular day of the year.
These Halloween Rice Krispies treats are super cute and down right yummy! These Candy Corn looking rice krispie treats are so much fun. These are fun for kids to help make, but also make an impression when taken to a party or fall gathering. I don’t know anyone who doesn’t like rice krispie treats and these are next-level good.
This air fryer mummy hot dogs recipe is a quick easy way to celebrate Halloween in the cutest way possible. These mummy pigs in a blanket have googly eyes, which makes them the most adorable Halloween hot dogs ever in addition to being absolutely delicious with their wrappings of crescent roll dough. Serve it up with bloodshot eye dip and you’ve got a spook-tacular appetizer everyone loves!
These bacon-wrapped air fryer jalapeno poppers are so tasty and so adorable. These Halloween mummy jalapeno poppers are perfect for any All Hallow’s Eve celebration. Wrapped in bacon, with the rich, creamy cheese center, your choice of bacon, shrimp, chicken or ground beef. Then add that spicy kick of jalapeno… these poppers really pop, with or without the crescent dough outside layer!
Mummy Chicken Bacon Ranch Pizzas are an easy and delicious kid friendly recipe. These tasty pizzas are crispy and flavorful and perfect for lunch or even dinner.
Halloween Bread is soft, buttery bread decorated with orange and black colors to look festive. The dough is easy to work with and the result is very impressive!
Mummy Meatloaf is individual sized meatloaves that are decorated to look like a mummy. These mini meatloaves will be a hit with your entire family.
Delicious Pumpkin Recipes
Halloween is nearly here, and people are preparing for the spooky holiday with costumes, decorations, and pumpkin carving. Pumpkin recipes abound this time of year because pumpkin is in season! Here is a list of my favorite pumpkin recipes for you!
Easy No Bake Layered Pumpkin Cheesecake Pie recipe tastes great, is made with cream cheese, a graham cracker crust and freezes beautifully!
Best Pumpkin Spice Pumpkin Muffins are moist, full of flavor, with or without cream cheese and chocolate chips, topped with praline pecans.
How to Make Pumpkin Pie from Scratch shows the best homemade, easy, canned pumpkin pie recipe with evaporated milk and praline pecans EVER!
Easy Glazed Pumpkin Donuts are the perfect sweet snack or dessert for fall! Super simple to prepare, bake and glaze, this recipe is a definite keeper!
This easy cinnamon or pumpkin spice Bundt cake with cream cheese glaze recipe is the absolute best spiced Bundt. Either cinnamon or pumpkin pie, take your pick. They’re both great!
These pumpkin bagels taste amazing. Air fried pumpkin spice bagels are easy and delicious, making this the perfect pumpkin pie bagel recipe. Air fryer pumpkin bagels have the great flavor we love in our pumpkin spice bagels, but with an extra crispness from the air fryer. This pumpkin pie bagel recipe is so deserving of your time. They’re fantastic!
This pumpkin spice coffee cake recipe is one that looks fancy but really isn’t. Tender coffee cake filled with pumpkin spice and topped with streusel is always a big hit with my family and friends and it will be with yours, too.
Pumpkin Pull Apart Bread is soft and sweet bread. This dessert bread is perfect for fall. You can eat this bread for breakfast, or dessert. We won’t even judge you if you decide to eat it for dinner. This fall dessert is bound to give you all the cozy feels, and tasty fall flavors.
Chocolate Pumpkin Mousse Cake is an incredibly rich and decadent dessert. This rich cake is made of layers of chocolate cake, pumpkin mousse, cream cheese mousse and chocolate ganache.
Pumpkin Dip is a sweet and creamy dip with the perfect hint of pumpkin spice. This dip makes for a great dessert or even an appetizer.
Glazed Pumpkin Cake Mix Cookies are sweet, soft and chewy pumpkin cookies that are made from a box of cake mix. These cookies are so easy to make.
I hope that you found some fall inspiration from these delicious Halloween recipes. Do you have a favorite Halloween recipe? If so, please share it in the comments section below. I'd love to try it out and add it to my collection of recipes.