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15 Halloween Desserts That Will Have You Screaming For More

Trying to decide on what yummy, spooktacular Halloween desserts to make for your costume party or work luncheon can seem like a daunting task. You want to make something new and original and amazing – something that will make Kelly from Accounting or Bridgette from your World Lit class go “Oh my god, this is the best cupcake I’ve ever had!” For those struggling to make this spooky decision, worry no more! Here are 15 amazing and incredibly yummy Halloween desserts that all your guests will absolutely die for.

1. Blood Red Velvet Cupcakes

Where to start with these spooky cupcakes? As far as Halloween desserts go, the decorations on these desserts take the cake (literally) and slay the spooky dessert competition. The options (and puns) are limitless, so have fun and go crazy! Hobby Lobby and Target are great places to get all your Halloween dessert decoration needs.

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2.  Bloody Broken Glass Cupcakes

Try not to cut yourself on these absolutely artistic Halloween desserts! These cupcakes will remind you of Hannibal and Scream and all the most popular scary movies. Plus, the edible fake blood is incredibly simple to make and looks scary real. These cupcakes will be a hit at every office party this year, and your coworkers will be begging you for the recipe.

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3. Graveyard Chocolate Cheesecake Dip

For those whose Halloween desserts consist mainly of dessert-themed dips, this graveyard chocolate cheesecake dip will be perfect for any sweet (or scary) craving. The tiny Milanos cookie gravestones might be one of the cutest DIY decorations I’ve ever seen, and you can never go wrong with cheesecake, Oreos, or candy corn. Kids, teens, and adults alike will go absolutely batty for this yummy dessert dip.

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4. Trick-Or-Treat Ghost Cake Pops

Cake pops are some of the easiest, best-looking Halloween desserts you can bring to a party – and that’s why we have two different kinds on this list! And what’s more Halloween than ghosts? Only ghosts with little pumpkin trick-or-treat bags! Honestly, these little pops are almost too cute to eat – almost.

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5. Ghost Pretzels

As far as Halloween desserts go, you can’t go wrong with white chocolate, pretzels, or ghosts. You just can’t. These spooky goodies are incredibly easy to make and only have four ingredients, so even the worst cooks can manage them! And these will get eaten up in no time – you won’t need to worry about trying to store leftovers (although you may wish you’d made extra just so you could have some just for yourself).

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6. Happy Little Ghost Sugar Cookies

Ghosts again? Yes, ghosts again because these Happy Little Ghost sugar cookies are the cutest Halloween desserts I have ever seen in my life. Look at their little faces! Who would have thought you could turn a tulip cookie cutter into an adorable little ghost? Everyone will be super jealous of your adorable little ghosty cookies.

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7. Jack O’ Lantern Pumpkin Hand Pies

Step aside Pumpkin Spice Latte, there’s a new pumpkin-themed treat in town. These Halloween desserts combine the spooky of Halloween desserts with the warmth of fall treats. These are super easy and allow for a certain amount of creative freedom as you make your little jack o’ lanterns have the spookiest of facial expressions.

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8. Jack Skellington Oreo Pops

Once again, cake pops are one of the best and easiest Halloween desserts for any party occasion. These Jack Skellington pops are no exception, especially since “The Nightmare Before Christmas” is one of the most quintessential Halloween movies. These cake pops are super simple, but feel free to go crazy with the designs. Heck, make the whole Nightmare Before Christmas cast and really make all your coworkers jealous!

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9. Marshmellow PEEPS Cookie Sandwiches

What happens to Peeps after Easter? They can’t just sit on shelves wasting away – so it’s time to make them into Halloween desserts! And these marshmallow Peeps cookie sandwiches are the perfect way to use those Peeps and make a colorful, delicious Halloween treat. There’s also so much freedom for what kinds of treats you use in these cookies: M&Ms? Go for it. Reese’s Pieces? Yes, girl. Make it however you want, have so much spooky fun.

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10. Halloween Monster Donut

These donuts are so incredibly easy, even the worst baker who murders all other Halloween desserts will be able to make these monster donuts happen. All you need is some glazed donuts, vampire fangs, and colorful M&Ms for the eyes. Not only do your guests get a yummy donut, but you also get a spooky Halloween party favor with the included vampire fangs.

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11. Halloween Oreo Truffles

These easy truffles are the perfect colorful Halloween desserts for any costume or office party occasion. These tiny monsters are super cute and colorful and can be done in a rainbow of colors and sprinkles and decorations, so there’s so much freedom of Halloween creativity. This is also perfect for any family Halloween party because everyone will go crazy for them, from your youngest cousin to your great-grandma.

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12. PB & J Mummy Hand Pies

Classic PB & J combined with mummy decorations? Yes, please. These Halloween desserts are so cute and so yummy your guests will absolutely kill to get the last one. Plus, you can never go wrong with a new spooky twist on an old classic.

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13. Spiderweb Halloween Brownies

Super simple and incredibly classy, these spiderweb Halloween brownies are a must for any Halloween party occasion. You don’t have to have any special skills or extreme decorating talent to make these yummy treats – and for someone with a shaky hand and no decorating skills, this is a go-to every year.

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14. Spooky S’mores Bars

The best fall treat is definitely s’mores (and maybe apple pie), so these spooky s’mores bars are a definite favorite at any work party. These ghosties are roasty toasty and incredibly yummy in the cold fall weather, so even Debbie from next door will want to know your recipe.

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15. Voodoo Doll Cookies

These spooky Halloween desserts are so incredibly cute that they make me wish it was already Halloween. Essentially an adorable Halloween-themed gingerbread cookie, these are a simple cookie recipe with some absolutely spooktacular decorations.

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Know of more scream-worthy Halloween desserts we should try? Tell us in the comments!

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