Spooky Sweets to Fill Your Treat Bag
These creepy snack-sized candies, cookies and sweets are perfectly portioned Halloween party favors or treats for gifting.
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Cauldron Cake Pops
Crumbled green velvet chocolate cake is at the center of Rosanna Pansino's festive cake pops. It takes a steady hand to pipe on the frosting, but once you get the hang of it, you'll be cackling with excitement.
Get the Recipe: Cauldron Cake Pops
Peanut Butter Spider Cookies
Reinvent the classic peanut butter-chocolate cookie with googly eyes. These treats will skitter right off the plate.
Get the Recipe: Peanut Butter Spider Cookies
Chocolate Boo Goo Apples
Slather Granny Smith apples in a sticky caramel sheath and melted chocolate, then top each one with a white chocolate-covered marzipan ghost for a spookier take on the classic seasonal treat.
Get the Recipe: Gourmet Triple Chocolate Boo Goo Apples
These creepy spiders will crawl off the plate with their licorice legs, and in one bite, their pecan-caramel-chocolate goodness will be gone.
Get the Recipe: Pecan-Caramel Spiders
Devils Food Twinkies
Combining rich chocolate cake with toasted almond marshmallow cream and a blizzard of shredded coconut makes for a sinfully sweet treat. It's just like an Almond Joy, in the form of your favorite childhood cake.
Get the Recipe: Chocolate, Coconut and Toasted Almond Devils Food Twinkies
Marshmallow Popcorn Balls
Use Halloween candy, pretzels or nuts in these buttery popcorn balls. Wrap them individually for trick-or-treaters, or save them for yourself.
Get the Recipe: Marshmallow Popcorn Balls
Screaming Spice Cookies
The scary, screaming faces on these cookie pops will send shivers down your spine, but it's the sweet, spicy pumpkin flavor that will haunt you long after they're gone.
Get the Recipe: Screaming Spice Cookies
Bonz of the Dead
Don't be scared away by their name: These cookies carry a cool licorice flavor and possess a perfectly crumbly texture. Try dunking them in a hot cup of coffee or espresso to warm your bones.
Get the Recipe: Bonz of the Dead: Ossa dei Morti
Halloween Candy Bark
Get ready for your sugar fix: Simply chop up your favorite Halloween candy (Butterfingers, Reese's Pieces, Peanut Butter Cups and Fast Break bars were used here), add the pieces to melted chocolate and refrigerate until set.
Get the Recipe: Halloween Candy Bark
Scorze di Arancia al Cioccolato (Candied Orange Peels)
These traditional Italian sweets –– candied orange peel strips dipped in dark chocolate –– make for an alternative, and appropriately Halloween-hued, holiday treat.
Get the Recipe: Scorze Di Arancia Al Cioccolato
These fluffy frosted ghost cupcakes will watch your guests from the cake plate with their creepy candied eyeballs.
Get the Recipe: Halloween Cupcakes
Mini Pumpkin Churros
Crispy on the outside and tender on the inside, these long, piped doughnuts are spiced with ginger and cloves, then rolled in cinnamon sugar after frying.
Get the Recipe: Mini Pumpkin Churros Chocolate-Coffee Dipping Sauce
Honey Almond Fingers
These simple nutty cookies resemble gray and ghoulish fingers when arranged on a platter. Don't forget to roll them twice in powdered sugar for a doubly sweet "finger-licking" coating.
Get the Recipe: Honey Almond Fingers
"100 Grand" Caramel Bars
Skip the plastic wrapper and whip up this chewy caramel-coated candy bar at home. Up the ante even further by dusting the top with edible glitter.
Get the Recipe: "100 Grand" Chewy Caramel with Puffed Rice Coated in Chocolate
Pumpkin Chai Pie Lollipops
Creamy pumpkin puree meets warm chai flavor in these mini Franken-pies, filled with a tart and spicy cream cheese filling.
Get the Recipe: Pumpkin Chai Pie Lollipops
Chocolate Almond Apricot Brittle
Chocolate chips and apricot chunks get trapped in this sticky sheet of caramelized sugar, which easily breaks into glass-like shards for a sweet snack.
Get the Recipe: Chocolate Almond Apricot Brittle
These tart gel candies are spiked with lemon and lime juice for an eerily acidic edge that's tempered by a tumble through granulated sugar.
Get the Recipe: Acid Jellies