10 Spooktacular Recipes for a Halloween Party

10 Spooktacular Recipes for a Halloween Party
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10 Spooktacular Recipes for a Halloween Party

Read on for the tastiest and spookiest Halloween goodies.

Black Widow Spider Cupcakes

Do you dare eat these spooky spider-covered cupcakes? They may look like creepy crawlers, but these cupcakes from Fork and Beans would be an irresistible dessert at your gathering.

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Bittersweet Chocolate Skeleton Cookies

It's easy to make skeleton cookies like these from Mom Foodie with your gingerbread cookie cutters!

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Dark Chocolate-Covered Pretzel Screams

Adding "eyeballs" to chocolate-covered pretzels like Fork and Beans does adds a fun and spooky spin to the sweet and savory treat!

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Mummy Hot Dogs

Hot dogs are a kid favorite, and it's so easy to make them into "mummies" as Mom Foodie does for the perfect Halloween appetizer.

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Halloween Oreos

Yes, you can make your own Halloween Oreos at home! Plus, these Oreos from Fork and Beans are vegan and gluten-free for a healthier Halloween cookie.

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Halloween Cookies and Scream Bark

With a festive name like cookies and scream, how can you not make this festive dessert from Life With the Crust Cut Off for a Halloween party?

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Mummy Sugar Cookies with Buttercream Frosting

This Halloween cookie from Handmade in the Heartland is both sweet and spooky!

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Monster Mash Munch

Try serving this cereal and candy-filled treat from Life With the Crust Cut Off in a mason jar with gummy worms for an extra spooky vibe.

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Jell-O Witch’s Stew Cauldron

Another great one from Mom Foodie, this witch's cauldron dessert is perfectly suited for a Halloween party and is so easy to make.

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Monster Pretzels

It's easy to turn pretzels into monsters with the help of sprinkles and candy eyeballs in this version from Made to Be a Momma.

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The best Halloween goodies combine a little bit of trick with a lot of treat! Our contributors come up with some pretty spooky recipes that fall in line perfectly with the frightful theme of the holiday. With these goodies you can fill your Halloween party with all sorts of edible monsters, witches, skeletons and spider appetizers and desserts. Kids and adults alike won't be able to resist these festive Halloween recipes!

Check out the slideshow above for the 10 most spooktaculous treats for your Halloween party.

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