Get in the spooky spirit with Cooking Channel's best Halloween recipes, from fun and frightful savory foods to devilish desserts. Plus, plan a cocktail party with top appetizer recipes, creepy cocktails and eerie decorating ideas.

  1. Adults-Only Halloween Cocktail Party

    Creepy Cocktail Party

    Ditch witches, goblins and ghouls for an adults-only cocktail party featuring a voodoo-inspired theme, elegant and moody accents, and crowd-friendly recipes.

  2. Fun and Frightful Halloween Recipes

    Fun and Frightful Foods

    Spooky goes both sweet and savory with recipes like prosciutto-wrapped eyeballs, witch cupcakes and more.

  3. Halloween Pumpkin Cake Recipe

    Pretty Pumpkin Cake

    For two times the pumpkin this Halloween, bake a spiced pumpkin cake that's shaped like the iconic fall squash.

  4. 12 Craziest Food Superstitions

    12 Craziest Food Superstitions

    Let's reflect on some of the creepy food superstitions that have long scared the bejeezus out of humanity. It's not as if any of these are real, right? (Cue eerie music.)

  5. Ro's Tasty Treats: Halloween

    Ro's Tasty Treats: Halloween

    YouTube star Rosanna Pansino mixes up batches of spider cookies, cauldron pops and a cake so terrifying, you need to tune in to see.

  6. Your Best Halloween Recipes

    Favorite Fan Treats

    We asked our users to send us the creepiest Halloween concoctions they ever created.

  7. Vintage Candy Bars + Treats

    Trick-or-Treat: Vintage Candies

    Savor sweets from years past by flipping through pictures of 45 classic candies, from milk chocolate bars to bubble gum.

  8. Alie and Georgia's Halloween Cocktail Recipe

    Alie and Georgia's Zombie Gut Punch

    The cocktail mavens' blood-red-orange, cherry and bitters punch will liven up the deadest (or "undeadest") of affairs.

  9. Spider Cake Recipe

    The Ultimate Halloween Cake

    Itsy-bitsy spiders crawl up this Nutella buttercream cake — perfect for sweetening any Halloween soiree.

  10. Hocus Pocus Halloween Party Menu

    A Hocus Pocus Halloween

    Fans of the bewitching movie will cackle for this clever menu, which plays upon the popular characters and scenes.

  11. Halloween Candy Blood

    Extreme Treats

    Candy blood and oodles of worms are appropriately creepy handouts, but a toothbrush? That's just downright scary.

  12. Nadia G.'s Bitchin' Kitchen Halloween Bash

    Nadia G's Halloween Bash

    Nadia G and her crew brew up a bitchin' bash with eerie eats, course-by-course playlists and a few sweet surprises.

  13. Halloween Party Recipe Videos

    Ghoulishly Good Party Recipes

    Watch these how-to videos to re-create chilling cocktails, bewitching bites, tempting desserts and more.

  14. Mini Mummy Coffin Cakes Recipe

    Here Chocolate Lies

    Enrobe mini coffin cakes in cookie crumbs, chocolate ganache and icing mummies for a bone-chilling dessert.

  15. Black Martinis

    Devilish Drinks

    Classic cocktails will do, but a colorful themed beverage really gets guests in the Halloween spirit.

  16. Best Apple Harvest Recipes

    Bobbing for Apple Recipes

    The fall fruit is best when baked into pies and crisps, covered with caramel or even paired with meats.

  17. Scary-Good Jack-O'-Lantern Cheese Ball

    Jack-O'-Lantern Cheese Ball

    Roll chips, cheese, salsa and jalapenos to form a jacked-up jack-o'-lantern –– without the slimy guts to scoop.

  18. Witch's Broom Place Card Holder How-To

    Witch's Broom Place Card Holders

    Create these wickedly clever mini brooms for use as place card holders or to give to guests as party favors.

  19. Spooky Sweets for Trick-or-Treaters

    Spooky Sweets for Trick-or-Treaters

    These bite-size cookies, cakes and sweets are ideal for gifting to the little ghouls and goblins at your door.

  20. Salted Caramel Popcorn Ball Recipe

    Popcorn Balls, Reinvented

    Rum, bacon and salted caramel add adults-only flavor to this favorite childhood treat. (Or go salty-sweet, booze-free.)

  21. Halloween Costumes for Food Lovers

    Grub-y Gear

    Seeking a Halloween disguise that's a little more tasteful? These culinary costumes should get your creative juices flowing.

  22. Easy Trick-or-Treat Sweet: Bar Candy

    Baked Ghost Bait

    Dense, chewy and frightfully easy to make, bar cookies (blondies, brownies and more) are perfect for gifting.

  23. Pumpkin Seeds

    Use It Up: Pumpkin Seeds

    Don't let the best part of the pumpkin go to waste. Toss toasted pumpkin seeds with spices for a festive fall snack.

  24. Daring DIY Halloween Decor

    Daring Halloween Decor

    Set the stage for a spooky Halloween gathering with colorful, bone-chilling table settings and themed decorations.

  25. DIY Halloween Serving Tray

    DIY Serving Tray

    Display snacks, sweets and sinister libations on this easy chalkboard tray that you can use year after year.

  26. Leftover Candy Recipes

    Reinvent Your Leftover Candy

    Put your bounty of candy to good use by spinning it into something even sweeter, like cookies, cakes or even a shake.

  27. Spooky Sip

    Spooky Sip: Orange-Colored Wine

    Get into orange wines –– perfectly hued for Halloween and heavier for easing into winter temperatures.




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