10 Easy Tricks & Treats

Halloween sweets are a baker’s dream! From spooky ghosts to creepy spiderwebs, we’ve put together our top 10 trick-or-sweet treats that are simple and delicious when you have zero time to whip something up for a multitude of kids’ parties (and grown-up costume parties, too!).

Ombre Candy Corn Pretzels | The Sweet Nerd

When you need a simple candy corn colored theme and an even easier party snack to make. The perfect salty sweet treat! Click for recipe.

Bloody Red Velvet Cupcakes | The Little Epicurian

Turn heads at your halloween party! A simple drizzle of raspberry coulis turns these simple cupcakes into a devilishly good time. Click for recipe.

Halloween Sprinkle Cookies | Liv For Cake

These chocolate cookies look festive with an easy swipe of white icing and halloween inspired sprinkles. Click for recipe.

Spiderweb Chocolate Tart | Life, Love and Sugar

Spin your own chocolate web on this decadent and rich chocolate tart. Spiders are welcome! Click for recipe.

Poison Toffee Apples | Simply Delicious

Just one bite is all it takes! Halloween wouldn’t be complete without a little caramel apple action. Click for recipe.

Halloween Pumpkin Cheesecake Dip | Salt & Lavender

Because your graham crackers and sugar cookies need a dipping partner at your next Halloween shindig. And it only takes 5 minutes to make! Click for recipe.

Halloween Candy Mug Cake | Kirbie's Cravings

What is cuter than a cake in a halloween mug? And it’s so simple to make and an instant hit. Click for recipe.

Halloween Candy Skewers | Cupcakes and Cashmere

Simplicity is key with these fun halloween party skewers! Kids will eat them up and don’t be surprised if you find the grown-ups devouring them, too. Click for recipe.

Butterscotch Candy Corn Magic Bars | The Itsy-Bitsy Kitchen

Too much leftover candy corn? Then try this crunchy sweet halloween treat that’ll have the little ones begging for more.  Click for recipe.

Halloween Funfetti Cake Mix Cookies | Pumpkin 'n Spice

Forgot about a kid’s birthday party? Here’s an easy shortcut cookie recipe when your time is limited.   Click for recipe.


  • Thanks so much for including my cheesecake dip! Sharing!

    • Cindy "TheSweetNerd" Rodriguez
      6 years ago

      Of course! We love your amazing treats and entrees. You make it look so easy and delicious.

  • Karen Craven
    6 years ago

    Sure it’s just me but can’t seem to find the list, just the pretzels

    • Cindy "TheSweetNerd" Rodriguez
      6 years ago

      Hi Karen! The rest of the list is to the right of the pretzels. You can use the white arrows on the pictures to navigate through them.

  • Halloween is my second favourite time of year. I am loving this list of easy Halloween treats!!

    • Cindy "TheSweetNerd" Rodriguez
      6 years ago

      Yes, I can defin. nerd out on Halloween treats! Have a great one Liv!

  • Tessa
    6 years ago

    This is such a great list! I love the poison toffee apples – so sinister and such a fun twist.

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