15 Halloween Recipes You Need to Make This Year

15 Halloween Recipes You Need to Make This Year
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15 Halloween Recipes You Need to Make This Year

Read on to discover 15 recipes you won't be able to resist.

Halloween Rice Crispy Cake

This is a treat kids and adults alike will want to dive into. This recipe from Life With the Crust Cut Off is a spin on the classic rice crispy treat in the form of a cake, topped with melted colored chocolates and Halloween sprinkles.

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Flying Bat Cookie Pops

These festive pops from Fork and Beans contain cookies sandwiched with peanut butter, coated in chocolate and decorated with edible eyes!

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Pumpkin Pie Jello Shots

If you're having an adult Halloween party this year, you'll probably want to make these fun jello shots. The Cookie Rookie uses premade pie crust, gelatin flavored with pumpkin pie mix and whipped topping for garnish. You can use either rum or vodka depending on your preference.

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Peanut Butter Spider Cookies

Love peanut butter? You'll want to make these little treats. Handmade in the Heartland decorates homemade peanut butter cookies with candy eyes, Twizzlers, Rolos and chocolate icing for a deliciously creepy dessert!

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Nutter Butter Bats

All you need for these cute bat treats from Handmade in the Heartland are Nutter Butter cookies, melted chocolate, Hershey's kisses and googly eyes!

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Corpse Reviver

Gastronomista's Halloween cocktail contains Bombay Sapphire, triple sec, dry vermouth and fresh lemon juice.

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Bride of Frankenstein Dip

Fork and Beans showcases the Bride of Frankenstein with this simple guacamole dip using bell peppers and olives for the face and blue and white corn tortilla chips for her hair!

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Pumpkin Mac and Cheese

Looking for something more savory? Try this fall-flavored spin on mac and cheese from Well Plated.

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Healthy Candy Apple Wedges

If you want something a little more simple this Halloween, try these Paleo apple treats from An Edible Mosaic. They're covered in chocolate and sprinkled with walnuts and are super simple to make!

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Candy Corn Pudding Cups

These pudding cups are just one of a bunch of great Halloween recipes from Cooking with Elise, and they contain layered chocolate and vanilla pudding all topped with whipped cream and candy corn.

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Pumpkin Swirl Brownies

Another sweet treat, these pumpkin swirl brownies from Made to Be a Momma are filled with a mixture of cream cheese, pumpkin and spices.

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Pumpkin Dirt Pudding

Also dubbed Graveyard Parfaits, these individual pudding cups from Neighbor Food are bound to be crowd pleasers at your Halloween party.

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Jalapeno Popper Mummies

How cute are these?! These jalapeno poppers from Simply Sated get mummified with Pillsbury Crescent Rolls!

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Spooky Chocolate Orange Spider Cake With Cream Cheese Filling

This spooky cake from Better Baking Bible is perfect for Halloween! The spider web made with additional frosting is the perfect subtle touch for the holiday.

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Chocolate Covered Pumpkin Breakfast Bars

Looking for a breakfast Halloween treat? These pumpkin breakfast bars covered in chocolate from Lemons and Basil will do the trick!

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Halloween is almost here! The holiday is obviously a great time to dress up in your favorite costume, but it's also an even better time to dress up your food. From scary sweets to a spooky cocktail, our contributors have all the recipes you'll want to make this year.

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