Easy Halloween Treats That Even the Laziest Parent Can Get Behind Making
Following the emotional roller coaster of choosing a Halloween costume with your child, there's still plenty to do to plan for the one-day October holiday, like making treats to serve at various parties and themed activities. If you are far from calling yourself Betty Crocker but still want to wow your kids with spooky treats that they'll recall for years to come, fear not: you barely need baking skills beyond making boxed cupcakes to whip up the following Halloween sweets.
Check out the easy recipes ahead, and start planning what you're going to do with all the extra time you have left over (returning and rebuying the costume your child originally said they wanted, probably).
Mummy Rice Krispies Treats
Yum! These mummy Rice Krispies treats are topped with white chocolate.
Monster Cookie Dough Fudge
How cute is this colorful monster cookie dough fudge?!
Halloween Muddy Buddies
This Halloween muddy buddies recipe is a classic puppy chow recipe with added white chocolate pretzel mummies!
Serve Delightful Mom Food's mandarin pumpkins, clementines drizzled with chocolate and poked in the center with pretzel sticks, as a breakfast treat or a fun after-school snack.
Frankenstein Mint Chocolate Chip Rice Krispies Treats
These Frankenstein Rice Krispies treats aren't just marshmallow flavored — they're mint chocolate chip!
These orange Halloween pancakes are made even creepier with a chocolate syrup spiderweb topping.
Spooky Eyeball Red Velvet Cake Balls
These spooky eyeball red velvet cake balls can take a while to make, but the process is easy!
Spider Rice Krispies Treats
OK, so we're not fans of spiders, but we love these spider Rice Krispies treats!
Vanilla Bean Mummy Cupcakes
You can make these vanilla bean mummy cupcakes from scratch or use your favorite store-bought cake mix and frosting.
Monster Cookie Sandwiches
These adorable monster cookie sandwiches can be made with fresh cookies or store-bought and can be filled with your kids' favorite frosting, nut butter, or ice cream in between.
Monster Eye Pretzel Bites
These monster eye pretzel bites are super easy and insanely cute!
Orange Velvet Cupcakes
Instead of red velvet, these delicious ghost cupcakes are orange velvet.
Candy Corn Bark
Who needs peppermint bark when you can make this delicious candy corn bark?!