Halloween is a time for sweets and treats! Enjoy our best Halloween-themed recipes for treats and desserts. From classic pumpkin pie to caramel-covered apples, we’ve got many of the fall classics that the young (and young at heart) love.
These tasty treats are perfect for Halloween parties or for snacking on during a scary movie marathon!
Kids from miles around appear at our neighbor’s house on Halloween, looking for this treat that they’ve come to expect.
There are recipes that bake candy corn into the fudge, but this is the real, unadulterated fudge. Add candy corn on top for a festive touch.
Simple, yet delicious, this peanut brittle is a tasty classic. For variety, mix in a cup of almonds with the peanuts!
Kids of all ages just love these mini chocolate pretzels treats. For Halloween, we’ve put candy corn on top, but you could change the topping for any occasion—from candy hearts to holiday-colored M&Ms.
Do you love popcorn? Experiment with this sinfully delicious toffee popcorn recipe! It’s extremely easy to make and a great snack for the whole family. Click on the image below to see video instructions!
Be sure to also try these Caramel Popcorn Balls!
These crunchy, salty pumpkin seeds are super simple to make—and hard to not eat in just one sitting!
A caramel apple a day keeps the Halloween monsters away!
When you want to go beyond simple treats, try some of these delicious desserts. They’re easy to make and will be the star of any Halloween gathering!
These luscious, spiced pumpkin bars are difficult to not eat all in one sitting!
Soft and fragrant, these are wonderful “as is” or with the cream cheese filling (as pictured). Make them slightly smaller if you plan to fill them.
This recipe won a blue ribbon at the Goshen (Connecticut) Fair—thus the name. The pumpkin pie is nice and firm, not too custardy. It’s a basic pie recipe, but the crust turns out very well. After all, appearance and taste count most at the fair!
A easy-to-make twist on the classic pumpkin pie that can be made well in advance of any occasion.
Chocolate AND peanute butter? Yes, please.
This bread pudding tastes like a pumpkin pie, but with a more cake-like texture. Scary-good!
This melt-in-your-mouth pumpkin walnut cake has the hint of spice that belongs with pumpkin and a distinct nuttiness thanks to crunchy walnuts. Enjoy with a hot cup of coffee or tea.
Also check out our ideas for an easy Halloween Dinner.
More Halloween Fun
- Pumpkin Spice Mix Recipe
- Halloween History and Why We Celebrate
- Halloween Makeup and Fake Blood
- How to Cook and Clean a Pumpkin
- Pumpkin Carving Tips and Tricks
- Try Pumpkin Chunkin’
- Grow Your Own Pumpkins
Tell us which recipes and ideas look tempting to you! We wish you all a Happy Halloween.