Halloween Recipes

Throw a party with these Halloween party treats and easy Halloween snacks from Food Network.

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Caramel, Chocolate and Candy Apples

Giada covers small apples with melted soft caramel candies and chocolate plus some colorful toppings.

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Halloween Popcorn Treats

These aren't ordinary popcorn balls. Giada's sticky treats contain chopped chocolate bars, chocolate chip cookies, salted almonds and Halloween-colored candies.

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Witch's Brew

Sandra makes an adults-only punch that'll be the centerpiece of any Halloween bar.

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Spider Bites

All you need are three ingredients to make Sandra's easy spider bites. The chocolate-covered pretzels are just creepy enough for young kids to enjoy.

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Bubbling Cauldron Punch

You're only four ingredients away from a spooky, adults-only punch that's sure to wow guests. Ginger beer will get the cauldron bubbling, and rum or vodka will give the limey drink quite a kick. To make a kid-friendly punch, simply leave out the alcohol — you'll still get the fizzy, fun effects.

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Spiced Pumpkin-Raisin Cookies

Giada puts a fall spin on classic oatmeal raisin cookies by adding pumpkin puree and allspice.

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Apple Spiderweb Pops

Fresh fruit awaits you in these chocolate-dipped webbed treats. Thick slices of tart apple stand in for candy.

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Candy Corn

Skip store-bought and make homemade candy corn with Alton Brown.

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Pumpkin Seed Brittle

Turn hulled pumpkin seeds (the green ones) into a cayenne pepper-laced brittle.

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Poison Apple Punch

One look at this apple cider-based punch's red hue and it's love at first sight. Finish each glass with a wormy apple — a gummy worm and an apple slice, that is — that's sure to delight guests.

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Vampire Blood Tomato Soup With Muenster Sammies

Pair homemade tomato soup with cheesy sandwiches cut out to look like pumpkins, ghosts, black cats, bats and witches.

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Mummy Hand Pies

This easy, Halloween-inspired recipe can be made ahead and served later as a scary-good party dessert.

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No-Churn Pumpkin Pie Ice Cream

All the dreamy ingredients of pumpkin pie (even the crust!) are frozen into an ultra-creamy ice cream treat that doesn't require an ice cream maker or any churning.

Get the Recipe: No-Churn Pumpkin Pie Ice Cream

Bloodshot Eggs

You've dyed eggs plenty of times. Now give them a creepy Halloween treatment that'll have everyone seeing bloodshot eyeballs. All you have to do is crack the eggs before submerging them in red-dyed water.

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Sweet and Spicy Pepitas Popcorn Balls

Add pepitas (hulled pumpkin seeds) to your popcorn balls for a touch of color. Wrap in waxed paper and tie with a string if you're giving them as a treat. They can be covered and stored at room temperature for up to a week.

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Deviled Chicken Lollipops

Keep the bone exposed on these chicken drumettes to make a spooky, hand-held appetizer.

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Screaming-Hot Peanuts

You should be careful when taking a handful of these cumin, cayenne and ancho chile powder-dusted nuts.

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Pecan-Caramel Spiders

Caramel-covered nut clusters turn into spiders with the help of licorice legs.

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Angel's Food Cupcakes

A pillowy meringue frosting and white candy halos make these super-light cupcakes especially angelic. Use the leftover egg yolks to make lemon curd.

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Devil's Food Cupcakes

These devilish dark cupcakes with a bittersweet chocolatey glaze make a perfectly sinful snack.

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Banana Mummies

Frozen, skewered bananas are dipped in chocolate and decorated with candy eyeballs for the base of these banana mummies. Microwaved marshmallows, stirred until smooth, will wrap around the skewers just like thread to complete the ghoulish look.

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Black Magic Cake

This deep, dark chocolate cake is the perfect canvas for a spooky holiday dessert. Top it with a spider web or a mummy made from melted and stretched marshmallows.

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Pumpkin Cut-Out Pie

Classic pumpkin pie tastes great as is, but you can jazz up its appearance with a simple pumpkin cut-out made with extra dough. It bakes with the pie so there are no extra baking steps; and your guests will love the whimsical attention to detail.

Get the Recipe: Pumpkin Cut-Out Pie

Stuffed Candy Corn Cake

Not only does this festive bull's-eye cake slice up into pieces that look like giant candy corns, the inside holds a secret cache of the treats themselves that spill forth when you open it up.

Get the Recipe: Stuffed Candy Corn Cake

Spooky Peanut Butter Spider Cookies

These spooky spider cookies are entertaining for little ones and adults to make together. From pushing chocolate candies into warm cookies, to drawing spider legs with chocolate and making silly eyes, there's plenty of fun for everyone.

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Ghostly Cupcakes

Spook your guests with these "boo-tiful" cupcakes topped with chocolate ghosts. For the design, you simply glaze plain cupcakes with melted dark and white chocolate. You can use the cake recipe here, or try the technique on your favorite red velvet, peanut butter or chocolate cupcakes instead.

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Deviled Ham Eyeball Sandwich

Turn a traditional ham salad on white bread into a bloodshot eyeball sandwich.

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Michael's Bloody Maria

Make this cocktail from scratch by blending fresh tomatoes instead of using canned tomato juice. For a fancy touch, make your own jalapeno ice cubes with fresh jalapeno peppers to serve in each cocktail glass.

Get the Recipe: Michael's Bloody Maria

Blood Orange Vampire Punch

For a bloody-good punch, go for the most-appropriately named fruit: blood oranges. The deep-crimson juice is just what you need to make a spiked punch that will entice all the vampires at your Halloween party.

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Berry Eyeball Punch

All eyes (har har) will be on the punch bowl when this scary concoction is part of the spread. Pair blueberries and sweet lychees to make the edible eyeballs.

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Bloody Pancakes

Don't worry: No pancakes were harmed in the making of this recipe. A drizzle of sweet strawberry sauce creates the gruesome yet delicious effect.

Candy Corn Fudge

The secret to these cute Halloween candies is a quick chill in the fridge between layers so the colors set.

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Mexican Pumpkin Punch

Rum and pumpkin puree pair perfectly in this punch that's also sweetened with dark brown sugar.

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Pumpkin Seeds

Don't discard the seeds after you've carved your Halloween pumpkin. Turn them into a salty snack by adding olive oil, salt and your choice of spices and baking them until crisp and golden.

Get the Recipe: Pumpkin Seeds

Pepita Rice Pudding

Spoon a mixture of golden raisins and green pumpkin seeds over store-bought rice pudding for a quick-fix dessert.

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Pumpkin Cheese Ball

Make this pumpkin look-alike in only 25 minutes. Its creamy center and crispy nacho chip-covered exterior will be a hit.

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