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
      12 months ago

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

  • Karen Craven
    12 months ago

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

    • Cindy "TheSweetNerd" Rodriguez
      12 months 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.

  • 12 months ago

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

    • Cindy "TheSweetNerd" Rodriguez
      12 months ago

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

  • Tessa
    12 months ago

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

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