6 Spooky Treats to Make this Halloween

Halloween is just around the corner, so we’ve gathered a list of some frightful, yet easy, recipes for you to whip up!

From cookies to cupcakes, there are treats for every age to enjoy:

Cobweb Cake

This cobweb cake recipe is great for a party and whether you want to make a cake from scratch or decorate one you bought; it’s an easy way to put a spooky twist on a chocolate cake.


Ingredients required:

  • 250g unsalted butter, softened, plus extra for greasing
  • 250g caster sugar
  • 4 free-range eggs, lightly beaten
  • 1 tsp vanilla extract
  • ½ tsp black gel food colour (optional)
  • 50g cocoa powder
  • 200g self-raising flour
  • 200g dark chocolate (at least 70% cocoa solids), chopped into small pieces
  • 200ml double cream
  • 10 white marshmallows
  • edible candy eyes

Click here for the full recipe.

Scary Cookies

Everyone loves cookies! All you need are some Halloween shaped cookie cutters to create these scary treats. The little ones are sure to love decorating (and eating) these!


Ingredients required:

  • 250g unsalted butter, softened
  • 250g golden caster sugar
  • 2 free-range eggs, lightly beaten
  • ½ tsp vanilla extract
  • 500g 2oz plain flour
  • red and black food colouring (optional)
  • 1 tsp baking powder
  • Halloween-themed cookie cutters
  • red, white and black writing icing
  • 200g ready-to-roll fondant icing
  • 1 tbsp apricot jam, warmed with 1tsp water

Click here for the full recipe.

Toffee Apples

A Halloween tradition, candy apples only require two ingredients, along with some patience for getting the toffee just right!

toffee apple

Ingredients required:

  • 3 cups caster sugar
  • 12 small red apples

Click here for the full recipe.

Witches Fingers

The creepiest treat of the lot, these (tasty) witches’ fingers are sure to spook the trick or treaters!


Ingredients required:

  • 225g butter, softened
  • 125g icing sugar
  • 1 egg
  • 1 teaspoon almond extract
  • 1 teaspoon vanilla extract
  • 350g plain flour
  • 1 teaspoon baking powder
  • 1 teaspoon salt
  • 100g whole almonds
  • 1 tube red decorating icing

Click here for the full recipe.

Halloween Cupcakes

These creepy, yet cute, cupcakes are the perfect Halloween party food. Decorate with different creepy characters, like monsters, skeletons and pumpkins.


Ingredients required:

  • 12 whole Chocolate Or Vanilla Cupcakes, Store Bought Or Your Favourite Recipe
  • 2 sticks Unsalted Butter, Room Temperature
  • 2 cups Powdered Sugar, Sifted
  • 2 teaspoons Vanilla Extract
  • 2 Tablespoons Heavy Cream
  • 24 whole Mini Marshmallows
  • Black Candy Decorating Pen
  • drops Yellow Food Colouring Paste
  • drops Purple Food Colouring Paste
  • 2 drops Blue Food Colouring Paste
  • 1 drop Orange Food Colouring Paste
  • ½ drops Green Food Colouring Paste
  • Tablespoons Melted Chocolate

Click here for the full recipe.

Frankenstein Rice Krispie Cakes

Put a Frankenstein twist on your Rice Krispie cakes with this easy recipe!

krispie treats

Ingredients required:

  • 3 tablespoons butter
  • 10 ouncesmarshmallows
  • 6 cups rice krispie cereal
  • 10 drops yellow food coloring
  • 10 drops blue food coloring
  • Melted Chocolate/Candy Coating
  • Candy Eyes

Click here for the full recipe.

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