15 Frightfully Delicious Halloween Treats

15 Frightfully Delicious Halloween Treats
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15 Frightfully Delicious Halloween Treats

The key to a good Halloween party? Delicious, spooky treats! These 15 frightfully delicious recipes will do the trick!

Spider Web Cupcakes

These delectable cupcakes are an easy way to make your next Halloween party festive and fun.

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Caramel Apples

This caramel apple recipe only requires four ingredients!

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Pumpkin Bread

Canned pumpkin puree and whole-wheat flour come together in this healthy homemade pumpkin bread. The canned pumpkin helps keep the bread moist and tender.

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Pumpkin Cake With Dried Cranberries

This pretty pumpkin-cranberry Bundt cake is a delicious alternative to holiday pumpkin pie.

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Orange-Date Pumpkin Muffins

A whole orange pulverized in the food processor gives these nutrient-rich date-pumpkin muffins a wonderful intense flavor.

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Ginger Baked Apples With Oats & Pecans

Try serving these baked apples with a splash of dark rum and a dollop of fat-free Greek-style yogurt.

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Pumpkin Doughnuts

These festive pumpkin doughnuts are baked rather than fried. They hold well at room temperature for several hours, but are most delicious when they are still warm.

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Graveyard Cupcakes

Perfect for Halloween, you'll have a great time decorating these spooky-but-fun cupcakes that are ready to go in just 20 minutes.

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Ghosts & Goblins in the Graveyard Cake

Get the whole family involved in decorating this "spook-tacular" cake that uses store-bought cakes and cookies to make fun, quick work of a hauntingly good dessert.

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Candy Corn Rice Krispie Treats

These adorable treats are the perfect festive sweet for a Halloween party.

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Pumpkin Spice Kisses Sugar Cookies

These cookies make the perfect dessert for any sweet-lover who is sick of chocolate by the end of the night.

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Pumpkin Bars

Got some leftover pumpkin? Try creating these bars with homemade frosting.

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Maple-Pumpkin Cupcakes

With cinnamon, nutmeg, ginger and pumpkin, these cupcakes are the perfect combination of our favorite fall tastes.

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Black Widow Bites

Whether you're into the spooky fun, or are a scaredy-cat hopefully these cookies will satisfy your sweet tooth! The dark chocolate cookies are stuffed with raspberry jam so that when you take a bite...

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Red Velvet Gore Cakes

Everyone will love these spooky cupcakes! They're the perfect dessert for Halloween!

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Halloween might be scary, but hosting a party isn't. At least, it doesn't have to be!

The key to a good Halloween party? Delicious, spooky treats. Don't let your cooking be yet another thing your guests should fear! Allow us to guide you through some of our favorite fiendish foods, and we promise your guests will leave your house with a satisfied appetite!

Don't make the all-too-common mistake of overlooking Halloween in order to prepare for Thanksgiving and some of the other more food-centric holidays. Buying candy from your local grocery store isn't always enough. Instead, look at Halloween as an opportunity for you to experiment in the kitchen.

Check out the slideshow above for our roundup of spooktacular Halloween treats!

For more Halloween tips, check out these Pinterest-Inspired Pumpkins and Pumpkin Carving Tips.

Hosting a spooky Halloween bash? Let us help you! Our simple Host Handbook tool has everything you need, from planning your menu to inviting guests!

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