Sweets and Treats for Halloween, Just for WSJ+ Members

WSJ+ members, plan a low-key Halloween feast with cakes and cookies bursting with fall flavor.

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Chai-Spiced Cake with Mocha Buttercream

This cake is your favorite fall drink, turned dessert! The light and fluffy layers, creamy Italian espresso buttercream and beautifully simple decorations are sure to have your friends and family coming back for a second slice.

Get the Recipe: Chai-Spiced Cake with Mocha Buttercream

Pumpkin Sandwich Cookies with Chocolate Ganache

Five little pumpkins sitting on a gate, one fell off...onto my plate! These oh-so-buttery and sparkly pumpkin-shaped cookies are filled with a rich and creamy cinnamon-chocolate ganache. They are the perfect Halloween favor or centerpiece for your fall gatherings.

Get the Recipe: Pumpkin Sandwich Cookies with Chocolate Ganache

Pumpkin Cupcakes with Hazelnut Buttercream

These cupcakes are all treat and no trick…although they do have a chocolate hazelnut surprise hidden beneath the creamy hazelnut buttercream. Finished with a fun marshmallow web, these cupcakes are a sweet ending to a Halloween celebration.

Get the Recipe: Pumpkin Cupcakes with Hazelnut Buttercream

Sweet Potato-Pecan Shortbread Cookies

These tender cookies are a sweet and delicate shortbread, so you'll be surprised to learn that they are dairy-free--there's no butter used at all!

Get the Recipe: Sweet Potato-Pecan Shortbread Cookies

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