Halloween Sweets and Treats

It’s that time of year that calls for pumpkin spice and everything nice! Whether you’re hosting a Halloween or Thanksgiving gathering, or just find yourself in the mood for some seasonal inspiration, we’ve gathered a few sweet and salty recipes perfect for the occasion:


While all of the recipes below are festive enough for Halloween, the holiday deserves some special spooky treats for giggles and fun! Bring your #kitchenkids in to help you make these recipes to create #intentionalmemories that will last longer than their Halloween candy:

Spooky Peanut Butter Spider Cookies

Top peanut butter cookies with chocolate candies, like malted milk balls, to create these spooky spider cookies:

Photo via The Food Network

Monster Cookies

Whip up these scary-cute monster cookies with a cake mix, a splash of food coloring and a few candy eyeballs! This would be a great recipe to include your #kitchenkids:

Photo by Jonathon Boulton via Delish

Jalapeño Popper Mummies

These jalapeño popper mummies may be a bit hot for the little ones, but they’re sure to be a hit with the adults!

Photo by Fast Forward Fun


It doesn’t quite feel like fall to us until we’ve had a warm slice of pumpkin bread with our coffee in the morning. Peruse through these warm, cinnamon-y recipes to the perfect sweet treat for your Halloween or fall gathering:

Pumpkin Bread

Sweet, spiced pumpkin bread is a fall staple at our house. A loaf of pumpkin bread is also a wonderful hostess gift or teacher gift – just wrap in cellophane, tie with a ribbon, and top it with a seasonal gift tag!

Photo by Taste of Home

Caramel Snickerdoodle Bars

This twist on a blondie tops the treat with a thick layer of dulce de leche and a sprinkle of cinnamon sugar:

Photo by Taste of Home

Pumpkin Pecan Scones with Maple Glaze

This healthy pumpkin scone recipe is topped with a sweet maple glaze – it’s sure to be a hit with your family and friends!

Photo by Cookie and Kate


These savory recipes are great snacks to bring to class parties or to package up as take-away gifts at your Halloween party:

Taco Pumpkin Seeds

After you’ve carved pumpkins for the porch, gather up the seeds to make this spicy, roasted snack!

Photo by Taste of Home

Pumpkin Cheese Ball

This adorable cheese ball cleverly uses the stem of a bell pepper to create a pumpkin “stem.” The recipe calls for cheddar, but make the recipe your own by substituting your favorite cheese:

Photo by The Food Network

Mac-O-Lantern and Cheese Bowls

Simply carve a face in a bell pepper and fill with your favorite mac and cheese to whip up this festive snack:

Photo by The Food Network


Raise a glass to cool temperatures and warm spices with these special fall drink recipes:

Homemade Cranberry Apple Cider with Cinnamon

Brew this in your slow cooker all day to leave your home smelling delicious for hours!

Photo by Savory Tooth

Hallowine Sangria

For your grown-up gathering, mix up this Hallowine Sangria for a festive treat to sip:

Photo by The Seasoned Mom

Slow Cooker Chai Tea Latte

There’s nothing cozier than a homemade chai tea latte on a cold day. If you’re cooking for a crowd, try this slow cooker chai tea latte recipe. Packaging chai spice into little jars also makes great holiday gifts!

Photo by The Busy Baker

VOILA, Y’ALL!™ We can’t wait to try these seasonal recipes and more. Let us know what you’re baking and sipping this season by leaving a comment on Instagram or Facebook! We love hearing from you!

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