Spooky Halloween Dishes to Make at Home
Courtesy of Betty Crocker

Spooky Halloween Dishes to Make at Home

Bring the fright to your home with these ghoulish treats
Spooky Halloween Dishes to Make at Home
Courtesy of Betty Crocker

Halloween is the perfect holiday to let loose and act like a kid. From wearing over-the-top costumes to visiting some of the most terrifying places on Earth, it’s a holiday that allows you to have fun and be creative and creepy. It only makes sense that your creativity should make its way to a festive dish or two.

Pumpkin Patch Brownies

Pumpkin Patch Brownies
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This pumpkin patch brownies recipe is the perfect indoor activity to do with your kids at home. Take a pan of brownies and frost with green frosting, rows of crushed Oreos and candy pumpkins for decorations.

For the Pumpkin Patch Brownies recipe, click here.

Orange Hocus Pocus Fizz

Orange Hocus Pocus Fizz
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Halloween doesn’t have to be all about candy when you can make this pumpkin-colored cocktail. All you need to do is mix pineapple juice with white rum, coconut extract, food coloring and sparkling white wine to create this odd-colored recipe.

For the Orange Hocus Pocus Fizz recipe, click here.

Black Cat Cookies

Black Cat Cookies
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Black cat owners are going to be excited about this recipe. Forget chocolate chip cookies — serve this black cat cookie recipe at your Halloween gathering. This chocolate-based cookie is covered in rich chocolate frosting and decorated with assorted candies.

For the Black Cat Cookies recipe, click here.

Bewitching Breadsticks

Bewitching Breadsticks
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Want to do something creative for dinner on Halloween? Try this creepy breadstick recipe. Twist pizza dough into finger-shaped breadsticks and add an almond slice to resemble a fingernail. Add a garlic and butter mixture and then sprinkle Parmesan cheese over it for a tasty-yet-frightening dish.

For the Bewitching Breadsticks recipe, click here.

Creepy Crawly Spider Cupcakes

Creepy Crawly Spider Cupcakes
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Spiders are one of the most dangerous bugs in the world, but there’s nothing to fear with this recipe. Transform your cupcakes into creepy crawlers that are not only fun to make but also delightful to eat.

For the Creepy Crawly Spider Cupcakes recipe, click here.

Pumpkin Pie Cookies

Pumpkin Pie Cookies
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Looking for a sweet Halloween treat? Make these pumpkin-shaped cookies using canned pumpkin, brown sugar, pumpkin pie spice, heavy cream and more for a yummy filling.

For the Pumpkin Pie Cookies recipe, click here.

Candy Corn Fudge

Candy Corn Fudge
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If you’re one of those people who actually love candy corn, then this recipe is perfect for you. This fudge recipe resembles the candy but mixes condensed milk with white baking chocolate. Use food coloring to give it the iconic orange, white and yellow stripes.

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Green Lagoon Punch

Green Lagoon Punch
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A purple hand floating in green liquid — now that’s scary. For the hand, mix water and food coloring in a glove and place it in the freezer. For the green punch, mix soda, lemonade concentrate and neon green food coloring.

For the Green Lagoon Punch recipe, click here.

Wicked Witch Cupcakes

Wicked Witch Cupcakes
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This wicked witch cupcake recipe is easy and fun to make at home with your kids. The recipe uses a chocolate-based cupcake with green frosting for the head and an ice cream cone for the witch hat.

For the Wicked Witch Cupcakes recipe, click here.

Black Velvet Whoopie Pies

Black Velvet Whoopie Pies
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Enjoy this iconic dessert on Halloween. This recipe takes your normal whoopie pie ingredients but uses food coloring — orange, purple and green — on the marshmallow creme filling to give it that real Halloween feel.

For the Black Velvet Whoopie Pies recipe, click here.

Creepy Crawly Cake Truffles

Creepy Crawly Cake Truffles
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If you’re looking for a difficult dessert to make that will definitely impress on social media, this cake truffle recipe will do the job. Make some orange cake balls, cover them in melted chocolate and get creative with decorations to make bats, ghosts and more.

For the Creepy Crawly Cake Truffles recipe, click here.

Ghosts in the Graveyard Cupcakes

Ghosts in the Graveyard Cupcakes
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Turn your normal cupcakes into a graveyard with ghosts. This spooky treat takes a simple cupcake recipe and adds white frosting piped into ghoulish shapes while cookies act as a tasty tombstone.

For the Ghosts in the Graveyard Cupcakes recipe, click here.

Ghost Busted Cocktail

Ghost Busted Cocktail
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Transform your favorite quarantine cocktail for Halloween with this recipe. It’s easy to make using heavy cream, vodka, simple syrup, vanilla extract and club soda. Add marshmallows with black food coloring to make it look like eyeballs are staring back at you from the cup.

For the Ghost Busted Cocktail recipe, click here.

Zombie Boogers

Zombie Boogers
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This disturbing-yet-delicious recipe will make your Halloween night. The recipe adds sticky sweet butter syrup and green food coloring to your popcorn to resemble something that came out of a horror movie. Enjoy these zombie boogers while you’re streaming movies on Netflix or Hulu.

For the Zombie Boogers recipe, click here.

Potato Puff Mummies

Potato Puff Mummies
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This spooky recipe uses some of the most popular vegetables wrapped in puff pastry. The filling is made of flavorful ingredients such as cumin, red chili, bell peppers and more and is wrapped with pastry to resemble a mummy.

For the Potato Puff Mummies recipe, click here.

Eyeball Halloween Deviled Eggs

Eyeball Halloween Deviled Eggs
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This vintage appetizer is making a scary comeback. Unlike your regular deviled egg recipe, these eggs are created to resemble eyeballs. The filling is made of mayo, Dijon mustard, salt, pepper and black olives used as pupils.

For the Eyeball Halloween Deviled Eggs, click here.

Idaho Potato Black and White Cookies for Halloween

Idaho Potato Black and White Cookies for Halloween
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There are plenty of unexpected ingredients that you can bake in cookies — including potatoes. As a twist on the popular black and white cookie, these treats are covered in zesty orange and white frosting and decorated with spooky cobwebs or jack-o-lanterns.

For the Idaho Potato Black and White Cookies for Halloween recipe, click here.

Smoky Idaho Potato Eyes

Smoky Idaho Potato Eyes
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Set these chilling eyes on the dinner table. For this recipe, you can use an Instant Pot to cook your potatoes. Then add avocado filling and olives for the eyeballs.

For the Smoky Idaho Potato Eyes recipe, click here.

Spooky Spuds

Spooky Spuds
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Let your child’s imagination run wild with this spooky spud recipe. Take a baked potato and attach different vegetables to create a character that your child will enjoy before dinner.

For the Spooky Spuds recipe, click here.

Mummified Mashed Idaho Potatoes

Mummified Mashed Idaho Potatoes
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This mashed potato recipe takes less than an hour to make. All you need is instant or fresh mashed potatoes, corn husks and an assortment of vegetables as decorations.

For the Mummified Mashed Idaho Potatoes recipe, click here.

Halloween Cheese Pizza

Halloween Cheese Pizza
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This pizza recipe is perfect for the family this holiday. You can make the pizza dough using a biscuit mix, then break out the cookie cutters to cut cheese slices in the shapes of bats, pumpkins and spiders to add Halloween flair.

For the Halloween Cheese Pizza recipe, click here.

Cheddar Pumpkin Appetizers

Cheddar Pumpkin Appetizers
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If you’re looking for a fun appetizer to serve for Halloween, this visual masterpiece transforms a vintage recipe of cheese balls into miniature pumpkins with pretzel sticks and parsley leaves on top.

For the Cheddar Pumpkin Appetizers recipe, click here.

Crunchy Halloween Mummies

Crunchy Halloween Mummies
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Take a retro snack food like ants on a log and add a Halloween twist to create this recipe. This celery snack is filled with vegetable cream cheese, deli-sliced ham and dried cranberries to look like a mummy in a coffin.

For the Crunchy Halloween Mummies recipe, click here.

Black Cat Cake

Black Cat Cake
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Superstitions may have you scared of being around black cats, but this delicious cake recipe will change your mind. This simple black cat cake recipe uses chocolate frosting, black food coloring and assorted candies for the facial features.

For the Black Cat Cake recipe, click here.

Halloween Skull Cupcakes

Halloween Skull Cupcakes
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These cupcakes will definitely spook your family. The recipe uses large marshmallows and frosting to form the skull shapes. Chopped almonds are used for the teeth and chocolate-covered mint candies for the eyes on your scary skull. Before trick-or-treaters stop by your house, find out the most popular Halloween candy in your state to hand out.

For the Halloween Skull Cupcakes recipe, click here.

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