A Foodie's Guide to Halloween Recipes
Our Best Halloween Recipes
Our Editors' Halloween Tips & Tricks
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We've rounded up our best Halloween treats for kids so you can spend more time working on that costume and less time scrolling through Pinterest. These Halloween treats for kids are a great idea if you're hosting a pre-trick-or-treating party or just pulling together a fun fall gathering this month. Cake pops, cat-shaped cakes, and dipped apples headline this classic collection. Don't miss the meringue ghosts! The great news about these treats? Adults will love them, too!
Halloween Baking Ideas
Gather everyone in the kitchen this fall to enjoy a few fun Halloween baking ideas. From cakes to cupcakes to brownies and more, we've got the best Halloween baking recipes, loaded with fun stir-ins such as marshmallows and pumpkin. Whether you prefer baked goods flavored with pumpkin spice or classic cookies decorated with fun jack-o'-lantern faces, we've got the Halloween baking recipes to solve every sugar craving this season. Bag them up to share at tailgates, class parties, and around the office.
Halloween Deviled Eggs
Deviled eggs are delicious any time of year, and even more so when you can decorate them with fun fall designs. These deviled eggs each have a secret ingredient that dresses them up for Halloween. Make this classic appetizer to enjoy at your next Halloween gathering. If you're traveling with the Halloween deviled eggs, here's an easy tip: Prep the eggs ahead of time, but wait to fill them until you arrive. Store the filling in a zip-top bag, then simply snip the corner for easy piping. Happy haunting!
Over-the-Top Halloween Wedding Ideas
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Our Favorite Halloween-Themed Food
Why cook a boring routine dinner in October when you can make a Halloween-themed dinner instead? Halloween-themed foods are all about putting pumpkin, spiders, and cobwebs where they do not belong, making meal time fun for everyone at the table. Go crazy with pork dumplings (aka, brains) served up in a glass vase or keep it simple with a simple ghost sitting atop your dessert. Whatever your level of Halloween-themed food mania, we've got the dish for you.
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15 Easy Dinners You Can Make Before Trick-or-Treating
Halloween night (or whichever night they trick-or-treat) is a BIG deal for kids. It's kind of the most important event of the year. There's a lot that goes into it, too: Costumes, routes, and a million other details have to be planned in advance. We get it—if it's stressful for your kids, it's stressful for you. Don't let dinner add to the chaos. These easy, healthy, kid-friendly meals will leave you and your kids more than enough time to focus on what's really important: the candy.
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Spooky Halloween Menus
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14 Candy Corn Recipes
We can’t get enough of Halloween's beloved sweet treat: candy corn! The signature orange, yellow, and white takes us right back to childhood; and now, we have more ways than ever to enjoy it. As the trick-or-treaters start to gather at your door in their majestic princess and super hero costumes, greet them with these tasty takes on the classic candy. We also have a few totally kid-friendly recipes that get the little ones can help with in the kitchen for a fun Halloween experience.
22 Decadent Desserts with Leftover Halloween Candy
Instead of hauling all of your leftover Halloween candy to the office or hiding it in a drawer, transform it into amazing treats.
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These Harry Potter recipes are ridikulusly good—we're dead sirius. Even muggles will love our Pumpkin Pasties, and our Fizzing Whizbees Levitator cocktail will knock your socks off (you might want to keep this libation away from your house elves). And our Butterbeer recipe? Don't even get us started. It's so delicious, we'd give it 9 3/4 out of 10 stars.
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Halloween Birthday Party
If you're lucky enough to celebrate your birthday in October, you've got a ready-made theme loaded with fun, easy decorating ideas. From spooky sippers to cute cupcakes, there are Halloween birthday party ideas for kids and adults of all ages. Browse our best Halloween cakes, appetizers, snacks, treats, and drinks, then mix and match your favorites to create the perfect Halloween birthday party menu. Our cakes and cupcakes are almost perfect; they're just missing the birthday candles!
75 Halloween Dessert Ideas
No tricks to these treats! The best part about Halloween desserts is that they're basically your favorite treats disguised as Halloween goodies. You don't need super special icing skills to make these recipes shine. Simple instructions, a few Test Kitchen tips, and a love of fun holiday foods are all you need to get started. Keep these Halloween dessert ideas in mind all season long. Hungry for more spooky ideas? Check out our Ultimate Halloween Guide (with 200+ recipes) next.
40 Halloween Potluck Ideas
Parties are way more fun if you don't have to do all the cooking, so host a Halloween Potluck and let your friends show off their favorite Halloween potluck ideas. The best potluck ideas are dishes that can be shared, but that doesn't mean you have to make it all main dish. Ask guests to sign up for courses so that you get a range of appetizers, desserts, mains, and sides, not fifteen plates of (adorable!) cupcakes. As host, you should provide the plates, utensils, and napkins, but you can also set up the bar if that makes party planning easier.
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