8 Dia de los Muertos Recipes (Slideshow)

Celebrate with these tasty recipes

Mexican Sugar Skull (Calaveras de Azúcar)

Known as calaveras de azúcar, these sugar skulls are traditional Mexican decorations for Dia de los Muertos. These skulls are also edible. 

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Pan de los Muertos (Dead Bread)

When he was growing up in Mexico City, chef Alfredo Solis enjoyed Pan de los Muertos at his aunt’s annual Dia de los Muertos feast. 

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Panellets (Pine Nut Cookies)

These lemon-scented almond paste cookies, which are coated with pine nuts, are a traditional Spanish dessert.

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The Devils in the Pudding

The creators of this dessert call it “Chocolate Mousse with the devil inside” and say the pudding is “SCARY good.”

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Chocolate Decadence

This Dia de los Muertos dessert looks great and is big on flavors like chocolate, coffee and chocolate with touches of brandy and cinnamon.

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The Hot Cubano

Savor Dia de los Muertos by sipping on this traditional shot of strong Cuban espresso, which is mixed with dark rum and coffee liqueur and topped with whipped cream.

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“Ashes to Ashes” Dia de los Muertos Cocktail

Celebrate Dia de los Muertos with this cocktail! For those who love a sweet drink, this is perfect for you. 

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Chocolate Abuelita (Mexican Hot Chocolate) Recipe

Warm up to a cup of this Mexican hot chocolate on a cold fall day. It's also perfect to serve as a festive drink in honor of Dia de los Muertos. 

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