10 Fun Halloween Treats for Parties To Spook and Delight

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One of the best things about Halloween is parties. And while costumes and decorations often steal the spotlight, I’m more interested in the food on the table – especially the desserts! Whether you’re hosting a full-blown bash or just bringing a plate of cookies to a gathering of friends for a low-key evening I have some delicious Halloween treats for you.

Chocolate Cake Mix Donuts decorated for halloween with frosting and sprinkles.
Halloween Cake Mix Donuts. Photo credit: Upstate Ramblings.

These 10 fun Halloween recipes for parties not only taste fantastic but also capture the essence of this spooky season. And many of them are super easy to make, from 4 ingredient cake mix donuts to simple no-bake truffles. So this Halloween enchant and impress you party guests with some tasty treats.

Halloween Cake Mix Donuts

With just four ingredients these chocolate donuts are the ultimate in festive convenience. Quick to prepare and a joy to devour, their Halloween sprinkles add charm, making them a hassle-free and tasty choice for gatherings where you want maximum flavor with minimum fuss.
Get the Recipe: Halloween Cake Mix Donuts

Graveyard Dirt Cups

Halloween pudding dirt cup decorated with candy and cookies.
Graveyard Dirt Cups. Photo credit: Upstate Ramblings.

Offer your guests a delightful dig into these whimsical ‘dirt’ cups. Made with rich chocolate pudding and featuring wriggly gummy worms and cookie gravestones, they present a fun, dessert experience that’s just a little bit spooky without being too scary.
Get the Recipe: Graveyard Dirt Cups

Halloween Mummies

Mummy cookies on a red plate with eyes on them.
Halloween Oreo Mummies. Photo credit: Upstate Ramblings.

These playful Oreo mummies are the perfect conversation starters. Dressed up with simple chocolate drizzles to resemble adorable mummies, they’re also a treat for the eyes. And they are simple to make with no baking and a few simple ingredients. Easy to pick up and enjoy, they’ll quickly become the talk of your party.
Get the Recipe: Halloween Oreo Mummies

Candy Corn Fudge

Candy corn fudge squares on a cutting board.
Candy Corn Fudge. Photo credit: Upstate Ramblings.

Stand out with this visually appealing fudge! By incorporating the iconic candy corn look into a smooth fudge base, you’re offering the party guests a treat that’s not just mouth-wateringly good but also perfectly captures the essence of Halloween. It’s sure to gather a crowd around your dessert table.
Get the Recipe: Candy Corn Fudge

Halloween Pinwheel Cookies

A baking sheet filled with orange and black swirled cookies.
Halloween Pinwheel Cookies. Photo credit: Upstate Ramblings.

Turn heads with these vibrant pinwheel cookies. Their festive black and orange spirals are an immediate attention-grabber. Not only are they a delightful treat to munch on, but their cheerful appearance also adds a lively touch to your party spread.
Get the Recipe: Halloween Pinwheel Cookies

Halloween Candy Bark

Orange pretzel bark with pretzels on a marble countertop.
Halloween Candy Bark. Photo credit: Upstate Ramblings.

This bark is an explosion of flavors and colors! With its candy corn and pretzels set against a swirled orange and white chocolate backdrop, it offers a crunch that’s unmatched. Break it into shareable pieces and set out a bit plate of candy for all the Halloween party guests to enjoy.
Get the Recipe: Halloween Candy Bark

Candy Corn Cookies

A stack of candy corn cookies on a white plate.
Candy Corn Cookies. Photo credit: Upstate Ramblings.

Celebrate Halloween with a twist on a beloved classic. These sugar cookies have candy corn bits on top and inside for a delicious treat. Their delightful appearance and familiar taste will have the party guests revisiting the dessert table multiple times for “just one more cookie!”
Get the Recipe: Candy Corn Cookies

No-Bake Halloween Truffles

A bunch of chocolate truffles with sprinkles on a piece of paper.
No-Bake Halloween Truffles. Photo credit: Upstate Ramblings.

When you want a quick yet impressive dessert, these no-bake truffles are the answer. Each bite offers a rich, chocolatey experience, and their no-bake nature means less prep time for you. Roll them in Halloween themed sprinkles and let the party guests enjoy them as they socialize.
Get the Recipe: No-Bake Halloween Truffles

Halloween Sugar Cookie Bars

Two sugar cookie bars with sprinkles on a wooden cutting board.
Halloween Sugar Cookie Bars. Photo credit: Upstate Ramblings.

Enjoy the traditional with these sugar cookie bars. Thicker and richer than regular cookies, they’re adorned with a rich cream cheese frosting and festive Halloween sprinkles, adding a pop of color and fun to your dessert lineup. Easy to transport, slice, and serve, they’re tailor-made for gatherings.
Get the Recipe: Halloween Sugar Cookie Bars

Halloween Cake Mix Cookies

Some orange and black sprinkled cookies on a cooling rack.
Halloween Cake Mix Cookies. Photo credit: Upstate Ramblings.

Soft, chewy, and adorned with festive sprinkles, these cookies are a testament to the joys of Halloween. Easy to make and even easier to enjoy, their delightful taste ensures they’ll be a hit among guests of all ages. And nothing is easier to bring to a party than a big platter of cookies!
Get the Recipe: Halloween Cake Mix Cookies

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