15 Quick and Easy Halloween Treats (No Tricks)
Whether your aim is to spook little trick-or-treaters or entertain grown-up revelers, these Halloween bites are essentially foolproof. From ghost toast to Rice Krispies mummies, we've rounded up 15 ideas that are easy on the effort but big on the impact.
Easy Oreo Eyeballs
The only heat involved in this recipe is some quick candy melting — perfect for a last-minute party bite.
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Spider Peanut Butter Cookies
This may be the most crave-worthy spider you'll ever encounter.
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Halloween Chocolate Bark
Use the recipe as a guideline — customize with your own favorite Halloween candies.
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Halloween Candy Cookies
Here's a gorgeous way to use up M&M's, Skittles, and other eat-by-the-handful candies.
Get the recipe: Halloween candy cookies
Monster Oreo Brownies
Dress up a pan of brownies with Oreo monsters.
Get the recipe: monster Oreo brownies
Ghost Lollipop Bouquet
The ultimate in foolproof treat prep, keep a few jars of these by the door for little Halloween visitors.
Get the recipe: ghost lollipop bouquet
3-Ingredient Pumpkin Chocolate Chip Cookies
Three ingredients, four steps, one awesomely delicious end product.
Get the recipe: three-ingredient pumpkin chocolate chip cookies
These ghostly treats just require some Halloween-themed peeps, your favorite macarons, and a cooking torch!
Get the recipe: ghost macarons
Brownie Bite Pumpkin Patches
These adorable pumpkin patch brownie bites can be made in 3 easy steps. The best part? No baking required.
Get the recipe: brownie bite pumpkin patches
3-Ingredient Rice Krispies Treat Mummies
Take a shortcut and pick up premade Rice Krispies treats, then you can get straight to the fun stuff.
Get the recipe: three-ingredient Rice Krispies mummies
No-Bake Pumpkin Cookies
No oven required for these healthy(ish) pumpkin-packed oatmeal cookies.
Get the recipe: no-bake pumpkin cookies
Halloween Banana Popsicles
Take a break from the sugar overload with these good-for-you (but still festive) treats.
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Peanut Butter Popcorn Balls
Something salty (the popcorn), something sweet (the Reese's Pieces) — this one might take a smidge more effort than the rest, but the results are worth it.
Get the recipe: peanut butter popcorn balls
No Bake Pumpkin Cheesecake Bars
No one will have a clue about the shortcuts involved in these decadent bites.
Get the recipe: no bake pumpkin cheesecake bars