Disneyland's Halloween Treats Are Here, and OMG, You're Gonna Want to Try Them All!
Disneyland does Halloween right, especially in the treats department. This year, there's an exciting mix of new creations (hi, Coco-themed dessert!) and returning favorites that you won't want to miss. While the Halloween food at Disney World includes an awesome poison-apple cupcake and candy-corn milkshake, the Anaheim parks' creative offerings are just as noteworthy.
Between the food and the new Disneyland Halloween merchandise, you've got a lot of things to add to your must-see (and must-eat) list. Take a look ahead to see some of what's available at Disneyland and California Adventure starting this Halloween season, then check out even more on Disney's blog.
— Additional reporting by Tara Block
Orange Sugar Churro With Candy Corn Sauce
The candy corn churro is coated in orange and yellow sprinkles and comes with a candy corn-flavored marshmallow sauce.
Pumpkin Spice Shake
The pumpkin spice milkshake at Flo's V8 Café in Disney California Adventure is drizzled inside out with caramel sauce and topped with a heaping pile of whipped cream, graham crackers, and pumpkin-spice sugar.
Mickey Mummy Macarons
This year's Mickey mummy macarons have a twist from last year — they have a cookies and cream filling.
Peanut and Butter Croissant Donut
This cute mummy cronut has a peanut and jelly filling.
Spider Silk Macaron Sandwich
Available at Clarabelle's Hand Scooped Ice Cream in Disney's California Adventure, the dessert consists of two massive black macarons, charcoal-cherry ice cream, raspberry sauce, and popping candy.
Frozen Abuelita and Horchata
The frozen abuelita and horchata is a frozen Mexican hot chocolate that can be found at Rancho del Zocalo as a part of Disneyland's Día de los Muertos celebrations.
Churro-lovers will be all about the new sweet treats at Disneyland this Halloween! From left, there's a purple sprinkle churro, a sour apple churro with caramel sauce, and a Maleficent churro that's covered with chocolate cookie crumbles (with a marshmallow dipping sauce).
Espresso Whoopie Pie
This batty little whoopie pie is filled with espresso chip ice cream.
Cruella de Vil Brownie
This black and white Cruella de Vil brownie is topped with dark chocolate and white chocolate mousse.
Mummy Mickey Rice Krispies Treat
This adorable Rice Krispies treat on a stick looks like Mickey Mouse as a mummy.
Chocolate Hazelnut Yule Log
You can feast on this creamy Halloween-themed chocolate hazelnut yule log at the Plaza Inn.
Pumpkin Spice Funnel Cakes Fries
These are just one of the new types of funnel cake fries available this Halloween at Award Wieners eatery in Disney California Adventure Park. These funnel cake fries are dusted with sparkly pumpkin spice sugar then drizzled with a pumpkin spice sauce and topped with a heaping pile of pumpkin spice whipped cream.
This parfait at Galactic Grill is layered with chocolate cake, vanilla and chocolate pudding, and a thick layer of ganache. It's then topped with a gummy spider.
Halloween Dessert Trio
This Halloween-themed dessert trio comes with a chocolate "worms and dirt" dessert, salted-caramel pudding, and mini pumpkin pie and can be found at French Market.
Poison Apple Cake Pops
These mini green poison apple cake pops are too cute.
Mummy Marshmallow Wands
These cute little mummy marshmallow wands come on a stick for easy snacking.
Jack Skellington Cake Pop
Who wouldn't want to treat themselves to a cake pop inspired by The Nightmare Before Christmas?
Cookies and Cream Funnel Cake Fries
These are just one of the new types of funnel cake fries available this Halloween at Award Wieners eatery in Disney California Adventure Park. These funnel cake fries are topped with crushed Oreo cookies and whipped cream and then drizzled with chocolate sauce.
Halloween Minnie Mouse Cake
This cinnamon-praline bundt cake has an apple center and is finished with an orange glaze and sprinkles.
Evil Queen Candy Apple
A candy apple is even sweeter when it looks like the Evil Queen from Snow White.
Villain Rice Krispies Treats
Take a bite out of these villain-inspired Rice Krispies treats.
Minnie Witch Candy Apple
This Minnie Mouse witch candy apple is almost too cute to eat.
Sleepy Hollow Cupcake
The headless horseman cupcake is a red velvet cupcake filled with dark chocolate mousse and topped with cream cheese frosting. You can find it at Fiddler, Fifer & Practical Café at Disney California Adventure.
Bat Cake Pop
This cute little moon-shaped cake pop is a batty little treat.
Coco fans won't want to miss this new concha (Mexican sweet bread) inspired by the Oscar-winning Pixar film. The bread is filled with dulce de leche, sprinkled with gold glitter dust, and topped with a smiling Miguel, which is made of white chocolate. Find it at Paradise Garden Grill in California Adventure.
Layered Pumpkin Cheesecake
This layered pumpkin cheesecake is the perfect treat to accompany a PSL during a Fall trip to Disneyland. The individually portioned cheesecakes are topped with spiced whipped cream and crystallized ginger. Grab one at Jolly Holiday Bakery.
They're topped with edible glitter!
Sweet Potato Hand Pies
These are like grown-up Pop Tarts. Each hand pie has a buttery, flaky pie-crust dough with a sweet potato filling, an orange sugary glaze, and toasted marshmallows on top. You'll see these on the menu at Jolly Holiday Bakery.
A look at the sweet potato filling, which is smooth and delicious.
Graveyard Chocolate Cupcakes
RIP to all other cupcakes. These have chocolate cake with dark chocolate mousse, chocolate cookie crumbs, and sprinkles. They're also available at Jolly Holiday Bakery.
Spoke-y Cone Macarons
Good news for the people who went crazy for last year's Spoke-y Cone Macarons: they were so popular, they're returning this year. Find the triangular macarons with marshmallow buttercream and candy corn at the Cozy Cone Motel in Cars Land.
These bat-shaped chocolate sugar cookies have a hint of orange and black dark chocolate. The spooky treat is available on Buena Vista Street in California Adventure.
The sweet potato hand pies and chocolate bat cookies are both dangerously good.
Haunted Mansion Cupcakes
Also available on Buena Vista Street are the new Haunted Mansion cupcakes. They're red velvet cupcakes with dark chocolate mousse, cream cheese frosting, and red chocolate "blood."
Villain-Themed High Tea
Halloween high tea is not new to Disneyland, but this year's villain theme is. At Steakhouse 55, guests can enjoy a whimsical take on a popular activity for tea-lovers. The creators of the menu put a lot of thought into each item, and it's a seriously fun experience.
If you want to add this to your schedule, plan ahead! The Halloween high-tea service is only available from noon until 3 p.m., Friday through Sunday, beginning Sept. 7.
Each snack on each tier is themed after a Disney villain. Say hello to Oogie Boogie and Queen of Hearts chocolate-covered strawberries.
Deciphering the villain-inspired food is especially fun. The roasted red pepper hummus sandwich with serrano ham? That's Scar from The Lion King, naturally. And the mini prime rib sandwich on toasted sourdough with cream of horseradish and Peppadew peppers is . . . good ol' Gaston.
There's obviously a Maleficent-inspired snack on the villain-centric menu. It's the green one with "horns": toasted pumpernickel bread with an edamame-avocado smash, sweet chili, bacon, and fried ruby red, a type of microgreen.
Perhaps the coolest one of all is the Ursula-themed deviled egg. The egg gets its color from squid ink (!) and blueberry purée, and it's filled with beet purée mixed with the yolk. Topping it off is tobiko caviar and dried seaweed.
To round it all out with something sweet, the tea service offers a plate of maple-pecan and chocolate scones.
Travel and expenses for the author were provided by Disney for the purpose of writing this story.