From Halloween cupcakes to other festive Halloween desserts, frighteningly tasty finger foods, and alarmingly good appetizers, you've come to the right place.
Halloween Cake PopsA fun and easy Halloween treat to make with the kids, these delightful Halloween Cake Pops are made from pound cake and then dipped in melted milk chocolate. Sprinkle with your favorite candies and enjoy.AdvertisementAdvertisementVideo
Black Lagoon Cocktails
A bone-chilling celebration like Halloween calls for equally eerie cocktails. This lemony vodka drink recipe, garnished with black ice cubes and a licorice stick, fits the bill!
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Scary Halloween Food (Is There Any Other Kind?)The best Halloween food is scary, strange, and secretly quite delicious.
Halloween Cocktails and Drink Recipes
We've got cocktails for grown-up goblins, as well as creepy drinks for kids who love spine-chilling sips.
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"Broken Glass" CupcakesThe recipe for the "glass" is essentially one for caramel. The trick is to cook it for a shorter amount of time than usual so it stays clear.
Shriveled Potatoes with Romesco SauceNot all Halloween-party food has to be in a scary shape or color -- like these shriveled baby potatoes. The skins of waxy potatoes turn very wrinkled when roasted; a pool of peppery romesco makes a delicious pairing. Impale the potatoes on toothpick spears for easy dipping.Gallery
Our Cutest Halloween Party Recipes
Not everything on Halloween needs to be scary! We’ve got all kinds of festive homemade foods that are super adorable and just a touch spooky, including cookies, cakes, punch, and much, much more.Video
Bubbling Green Cocktails
Fresh from the lab and perfect for Halloween, serve these fizzy kiwi cocktails in Erlenmeyer flasks that are perfect for the mad scientists in your family!Recipe
Blood-Moon PunchSpike grown-up ghouls' glasses with an ounce (or two) of vodka. You can order candy bats at candywarehouse.com.Recipe
Werewolf PawsYou know what comes out when there's a full moon, don't you? Yup: incredibly frightening (read: delicious and chocolaty) "werewolf paws." If you use store-bought frosting and madeleines, you can whip these up in just 30 minutes.Video
This piping technique turns ordinary cupcakes abnormal with a creepy, but simple, brain design. Ice up a bunch for your Halloween dessert buffet right now!Post
Just What Does a Halloween Burger Look Like?
Like it's sticking its bacon tongue out at you!Recipe
Roasted Kabocha Squash SoupThe toasted ancho chiles in this fall soup recipe give it a mole-like smoky flavor. You can substitute any type of winter squash for this recipe (calabaza, Hubbard, or sugar pumpkin are the best alternatives); choose a squash that feels heavy for its size and is free of soft spots.Recipe
Helen Kent’s Pumpkin PieThis pie, filled with pureed pumpkin and baked until golden brown, will leave your guests longing for seconds.Recipe
Wrinkled PearsThese spooky-looking baked pears are a perfect sweet for a Halloween party. Select firm Bosc pears that barely give.Recipe
Jack-o'-Lantern FacesMelted butterscotch candy fills the cutouts in these spooky chocolate cookies.Video
Candy coated chocolates turn these boring blondies into a colorful treat for your next Halloween party!Recipe
Pumpkin Patch CupcakesSince they are topped with cream-cheese frosting and miniature marzipan pumpkins, you might not realizee these festive cupcakes are nutritious. Pumpkins are loaded with good stuff -- vitamins A and B, iron, potassium, protein, fiber -- and are low in fat and sodium.Recipe
Swamp SipsThe flavor of this potent brew is fruity with a hint of slime -- er, lime. For the green fruit-juice blend, we used Green Machine by Naked Juice. For the fuzzy, mold-colored rims, we used file powder, a Creole seasoning, but green tea powder will work just as well.Recipe
Halloween SaladServe this colorful salad with our Muenster, Turkey, and Apple Quesadillas -- There's no trick to this speedy, kid-pleasing meal that plays well on the busiest fall nights.Recipe
Rest in PeasThis creamy dish with tombstone croutons will rouse the appetites of even vegetable-averse children.AdvertisementAdvertisementRecipe
Pumpkin Spice Cake with Bleeding Chocolate GlazeThe cake and the cookies can be baked several days in advance. Several hours before you serve it, make the ganache and finish the cake.Recipe
Decomposed SaladPut a ghoulish spin on this Halloween party-ready salad that is sure to be a crowd-pleaser.Recipe
Fudgy Devil's Food Cake With Chocolate Ganache FrostingConsider this cake ideal for the ultimate chocolate lover--rich, dense chocolate cake layers are assembled together with an equally rich, chocolaty frosting. Martha made this recipe on Martha Bakes episode 603.See More