7 spooky Halloween treats you must try!

The best thing about Halloween besides dressing up is the yummy sweets. If you’re having a quiet night in or your hosting a party, you need to try and make these scrumptious treats! 

1. Marshmellow Ghost Brownies

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Warm brownies with gooey marshmallow on top? That sounds delicious. These ghost brownies are the perfect addition to any party menu or movie night. With the taste of pumpkin to get you into the Autumn spirit, even more, they’re simple yet creative and look yummy.

Ingredients

Brownies: Cooking spray, 2 tablespoons all-purpose flour, spooned and leveled, 1 1/2 tsp of pumpkin pie spice, 1/4 tsp baking powder, 1/2 tsp sea salt, 1 cup chocolate chips, 9 tbsp unsalted butter, 1/4 cups unsweetened cocoa powder, 1 1/2 cups of sugar, 3/4 cups of pumpkin puree, 3 large eggs, 1 tsp pure vanilla extract.

Marshmellow ghosts: 1 1/4 tsp unflavored gelatin, 1/2 cups granulated sugar, black frosting.

Here is the step by step guide. 

2. Candy Corn Icebox Cake

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Candy Corn is something you either love or hate, but if your anything like myself you love indulging in it especially at this time of year. The colors are always satisfying for the Halloween festivities. So, why not incorporate it into a scrumptious looking cake?

Ingredients

Cake: 12 oz (339g) cream cheese, 3/4 cup (155g) sugar, 1/2 cup+ 2tbsp (150ml) milk, 1 tbsp vanilla extract, 2 1/2 cups (600ml) heavy whipping cream, 1 1/4 cups (144g) powdered sugar, five Walkers Shortbread Triangles

Topping: 3/4 cup (180ml) heavy whipping cream, 6 tbsp (43g) powdered sugar, 1 tsp vanilla extract and of course be sure to add some candy corn.

Here is the step by step guide. 

3. Jack Skellington Cheesecakes

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Mini cheesecakes decorated with the design of the Pumpkin King himself Jack Skellington, perfect for Halloween. They’re easy to make and look awesome and of course who doesn’t love cheesecake. Using chocolate ganache to perfect the features of Jack, but if you’d prefer to use icing in a piping bag that would also work.

Ingredients

Crust: 2 cups chocolate graham cracker crumbs, 5 tbsp light brown sugar, 8 tbsp butter, melted.

Cheesecake filling: 2 blocks cream cheese, softened, 2/3 cup sugar, 2 large eggs, 2/3 cup sour cream, 1 tbsp vanilla extract.

Chocolate Ganache: 3 ounces dark chocolate, finely chopped and 3 tbsp heavy whipping cream.

Here is the step by step guide. 

4. Reese’s Bats

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Only taking 15 minutes to prepare and only having four ingredients are definitely a quick and easy treat. With the deliciously creamy taste of peanut butter combined with Oreos, these are a must!

Ingredients

10 mini Reese’s cups, 5 Oreos, 20 candy eyes, 1 tbsp peanut butter.

Here is the step by step guide. 

5. Jack O’ Lantern Bowls

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Spooky but adorable little pumpkin bowls filled with vanilla ice cream and sprinkles. Anyone with a sweet tooth will be a fool to miss out on this one.

Ingredients

3 cups white chocolate chips, orange food coloring, 4 balloons, melted chocolate chips, vanilla ice cream and orange, and black sprinkles.

Here is the step by step guide. 

6. Blood Drip Cupcakes

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These gory cupcakes are the perfect way to show how creative you can be.

Ingredients

Cupcakes: 1 1/4 cups all-purpose flour, 1/2 cups of unsweetened cocoa powder, 1/4 cups of malt powder, 1 3/4 cups sugar, 1 tsp instant coffee, 1 tsp baking soda, 1 tsp baking powder, 1 tsp sea salt, 2 large eggs, 1 cup buttermilk, 2/3 cups unsalted butter, 2 tsp vanilla extract and 2 cups of buttercream frosting.

Glass candy:1/2 cups of light corn syrup, 3 cups sugar, 1/4 tsp cream of tartar, 1 1/2 cups of water and a splash of red food coloring gel for garnish.

Here is the step by step guide. 

7. Voodoo Doll cookies

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Sugar cookies decorated like voodoo dolls do sound creepy but they look so sweet!

Ingredients: 

Cookies: 2 1/2 cups all-purpose flour, 1/4 tsp baking soda, 1/4 tsp sea salt, 1 cup of unsalted butter, 3/4 cups of granulated sugar, 1 large egg, 1 teaspoon vanilla extract.

Royal icing: 2 egg whites, 4 cups confectioners’ sugar, black gel food coloring, and red gel food coloring.

Here is the step by step guide. 

 

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