Simple Spooky Munchies
A little green frosting and some edible eyeballs transform graham crackers and wafer cookies into tasty monsters.
Curb candy cravings: This bite-sized broomstick is made with pretzels and dried pineapple, for just a touch of sweetness.
Wise Guy Crackers
Perch these savory owl crackers on a platter for a surefire hit -- and a hoot!
Don't be freaked! Store-bought shortcuts make it easy to assemble this outrageous dessert. Licorice chalk ($5.99/lb, economycandy.com) is perfect for making bony legs. Premade chocolate cake cut into coffin shapes add an extra-spooky touch.
A black serving tray highlights these eerie peepers.
Scary Scrumptious Party Mix
It's a cinch to toss together this orange-and-black party mix that has something for everyone. Cheese crackers are deliciously salty, and chocolate-covered raisins are decadently sweet.
Ghost Gang Cupcakes
For an easy DIY addition to store-bought cupcakes, use a food-safe marker to draw ghostly faces on marshmallows.
Graveyard Pudding Cups
Dirt has never tasted so good! Crushed Oreos and gummy worms are a perfect match for layers of pudding and whipped cream.
Sweet and Salty Wedges
These candy-coated caramel apple slices are the ideal size for little hands and mouths!
Kids will love to carve these creatures out of apples and pears -- and it's great practice for your pumpkin!
Licorice rope adds some creepy crawly flair to store-bought brownie bites.
Add some instant scariness to any item on your table with a DIY topper. Buy spider bling from a party supply store ($5.50 for 144, orientaltrading.com), cut off the rings, and attach to a toothpick with a drop of hot glue. We topped a spiderweb cupcake but you you can stick them in anything from chunks of cheddar cheese to peeled grapes.
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