Spooky Halloween Snacks and Treats

Celebrate the season with these fun and spooky snacks and sweets!

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Photograph by Bill Milne

Candy Corn Cupcakes

Whipped cream forms the final layer of a tricolored treat inspired by the quintessential Halloween candy.

Originally published in the October 2013 issue of FamilyFun magazine.

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Photograph by Bill Milne

Jeepers Peepers

Serve these savory bites -- made with a kid-friendly combo of cheese and crackers -- and watch them disappear in a blink of the eye. For each, halve a mozzarella ball and place one half on a round cracker (we used melba toast). Add veins, using thinly sliced roasted red bell pepper, as shown, and a black olive slice for the pupil.

Originally published in the October 2013 issue of FamilyFun magazine.

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Wickedly Tasty Witch

We've cleverly crafted a scene pulled right from Dorothy's famous adventure. Complete with a chocolate graham cracker roof, licorice legs, and molded taffy shoes, each sweet rendition is a whimsical nod to a (not-so-) beloved character.

Originally published in the October 2013 issue of FamilyFun magazine.

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Halloween Treat: House on Witch Cupcake

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Slithering Breadsticks

Let them eat snake! Pepperoni and poppy seeds give our serpentine snacks distinctive markings.

Originally published in the October 2013 issue of FamilyFun magazine.

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Frankencookies

Made with store-bought cookies and candies, these green monsters are easy for party guests to assemble in a home laboratory.

Originally published in the October 2013 issue of FamilyFun magazine.

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Creepy Crawlers

This swarm of edible insects may look too repulsive to eat, but their various parts -- nutritious goodies, such as dates, raisins, banana chips, and apricots -- make them delightfully sweet.

For each bug, start with a dried fruit body as noted, then add various parts by pushing them into place. If needed, use a toothpick or paring knife to first make small holes or slits.

Bug-eyed Spider Body: whole date; Legs: chow mein noodles; Eyes: white chocolate chips

Tiny Flies Bodies: raisins; Wings: almond slices

Monster Fly Body: whole date; Legs: chow mein noodles; Eyes: sunflower seeds; Wings: banana chips

Orange Creepers Bodies: apricots; Legs: sunflower seeds; Antennae: chow mein noodles

Originally published in the October 2013 issue of FamilyFun magazine.

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Glowing-Eyed Ghouls

These bootiful meringue ghosts can be quickly made by the trayful. Their button candy eyes will brighten any table.

Originally published in the October 2013 issue of FamilyFun magazine.

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Daddy Longlegs Cupcakes

This creepy crawler of a cupcake is popular with web slingers of all sizes.

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Daddy Longlegs Cupcake

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Pumpkin Patch Dippers

Orange you glad to have a healthy snack to serve this Halloween season?

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Pumpkin Patch Dippers

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Scrumptious Skeleton Cupcakes

This frosted Halloween treat will tickle your funny bone.

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Scrumptious Skeleton Cupcakes

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Mini Monster Cupcakes

These monster-headed cupcakes will be a sweet surprise for your little goblins.

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Mini Monster Cupcakes

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Sweet Skull Cupcakes

Make no bones about it, partygoers will get a scream out of this playful treat.

Originally published in the October 2012 issue of FamilyFun magazine.

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Sweet Skull Cupcakes

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