5 Spooky Halloween Treats Perfect To Make at Home

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FESTIVE HALLOWEEN SNACK BOARD / PHOTO BY CERRIOUSLY

From spooky cookies to festive Rice Krispie Treats, whip up these quick and easy Halloween treats for your family to enjoy this season.

We all know Halloween is going to look at little different this year, so why not make the most of it by trying some new recipes and spending time with family cooking in the kitchen and taking time to get creative and enjoy the spooky season!

Bring on the sugar, chocolate and ooey gooey deliciousnesses with these five Halloween recipes that will be sure to add a sprinkle of fun to the year.

 

HOCUS POCUS SPELLBOOK BROWNIES

PHOTO BY CRAFTY MORNING

PHOTO CRAFTY MORNING

If you love the movie Hocus Pocus try these Spellbook brownies by Crafty Morning. Here’s what you’ll need:

  • 1/2 unsalted butter
  • 3/4 C sugar
  • 3 tsp vanilla
  • 2 large eggs room temp
  • 3/4 C unsweetened cocoa powder
  • 1/2 C flour
  • 1-2 TBSP instant coffee granules
  • 1 container black cookie icing
  • 1 container of large candy eyes
  • 1 disposable piping bag with number 2 tip

Click here for the full recipe and directions.

 

SPOOKY SPIDER COOKIES

PHOTO BY SHE SAVED

PHOTO SHE SAVED

These Spooky Spider Cookies are the perfect dessert to bake with kids, send in for a class treat or have in your house to snack on throughout the day (we all need an extra treat right now!)

Here’s what you’ll need, according to She Saved:

  • Any type of cookie will work. You can use homemade cookies, or if you are in a rush, pre-made cookie dough (or even store-bought cookies) can work. (Maybe grab some of your favorites from Detroit Cookie Company!)
  • Mini Reese’s Peanut Butter Cups
  • Candy Eyes
  • Semi-Sweet Chocolate Chips

Click here for the full recipe and directions.

 

PUMPKIN RICE KRISPY TREATS

PHOTO BY CLASSY COOKING

PHOTO CLASSY COOKING

Everyone loves a classic Rice Krispy Treat. Perfect for a fun craft, Thanksgiving, or Halloween this is a recipe the whole family will love – especially the kids! These pumpkin shaped Rice Krispies courtesy of Cooking Classy are tinted orange, topped with a touch of green frosting and a pretzel stick.

Here’s what you’ll need:

  • 6 cups Rice Krispies cereal
  • 3 Tbsp salted butter
  • 1 (10 oz) pkg. mini marshmallows
  • Orange gel food coloring
  • 3 pretzel rods, end portions broken off into 2-inch pieces (so you’ll have 6 pieces)
  • 6 mini green airheads or green fondant*
  • Non-stick cooking spray

Click here for the full recipe and directions.

 

MONSTER BARK

PHOTO BY RALPH SMITH / THE PIONEER WOMAN

PHOTO RALPH SMITH / THE PIONEER WOMAN

Crafted by the talented Pioneer Woman, this Monster Bark is to.die.for.

This crispy, crunchy dessert made with a crumbly gives a whole new meaning to the phrase, “Monster Mash”!

Here’s what you’ll need:

  • 12 to 16 whole graham crackers
  • 1 12-ounce package bright green candy melts
  • 1 c. purple candy melts
  • Candy eyeballs, for topping
  • Assorted green sprinkles and nonpareils, for topping

Full directions and recipe found here.

 

FESTIVE HALLOWEEN SNACK BOARD

PHOTO BY CERRIOUSLY

PHOTO CERRIOUSLY

All of the fun treats you’ll need for a frightful night. Cerriously shares the perfect spooky snack board, setting you up to be the hostess with the mostest. Everything you need from bowls to candy to treats, can be found here.

This will get you started:

  • Tools: board, small bowls, candy bowls
  • Candy: Reeses’s Peanut Butter cups, candy corn, candy eyeballs, Hershey’s Kisses, white chocolate, gummy finger candy
  • Snacks: Popcorn, Halloween Oreo’s, Cheeseballs, Pretzel Sticks, Rice Krispies Treats Mini Squares, Mini Marshmallows, Cutie Clementines, Chocolate Covered Pretzels.

Click here for the entire list and directions.

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