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Halloween recipes

Get creative this Halloween with our ghoulishly good selection of scary cupcakes, creepy cookies, spooky sweets and devilish dinners that the kids will love.

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Make a mocktail for your Halloween party using cherry juice, chilli, cinnamon and ginger, then garnish with edible fangs. Add vodka for those who prefer it

15 mins
Easy
12 ratings 4.9 out of 5 star rating

Get everyone in the Halloween mood with this gory but tasty pasta dish

25 mins
Easy
Vegetarian
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2 ratings 5.0 out of 5 star rating

Serve these healthy nachos with homemade sweetcorn salsa and fresh guacamole at a Halloween party – kids (and grown-ups!) will love the spooky bat shapes.

45 mins
Easy
Healthy
Vegan
9 ratings 4.0 out of 5 star rating

Serve these lightly spiced pumpkin scones warm and topped generously with butter or cream cheese. They make a perfect snack for autumn, especially at Halloween

27 mins
Easy
Vegetarian
1 rating 5.0 out of 5 star rating

If you're looking to whip up some ghoulish goodies with your little monsters this Halloween, this frightfully fruity recipe perfectly fits the bill

20 mins
Easy
5 ratings 4.8 out of 5 star rating

The jellied texture and edible eyeball in this slimy mocktail are dreadfully delicious - perfect Halloween party fare for kids

25 mins
Easy
Gluten-free
8 ratings 4.0 out of 5 star rating

Bananas taste spookily like creamy ice cream when frozen in ghostly robes of white chocolate - quick and easy, with just 4 ingredients

10 mins
Easy
10 ratings 4.3 out of 5 star rating

Terrify and delight this Halloween with a dramatic chocolate red velvet cake, sandwiched with an easy cream cheese frosting

1 hr and 25 mins
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14 ratings 4.3 out of 5 star rating

Let a friendly bat perch on your glass of milk or cuppa this Halloween with these spooky biscuits - add vanilla buttercream for bourbons

20 mins
Easy
4 ratings 5.0 out of 5 star rating

Whip up these fun pizzas for a Halloween party. There are plenty of ways to make the spiders on top – we’ve used olives and salami but peppers work well too

32 mins
Easy
39 ratings 4.5 out of 5 star rating

The perfect centrepiece for a Halloween celebration, this cake is guaranteed to make your party extra spooky

2 hrs and 45 mins
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35 ratings 4.5 out of 5 star rating

Special Hallowe'en chocolatey bakes for lucky trick or treaters - you can make ahead and freeze

45 mins
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6 ratings 4.9 out of 5 star rating

Celebrate Halloween with these spooktacular healthy stuffed peppers. They're perfect for a Halloween buffet or a family dinner ahead of trick-or-treating

1 hr
Easy
Healthy
Vegan
1 rating 5.0 out of 5 star rating

These hipster moustache and retro lip cookies are ideal as wedding favours or as part of a children's party buffet

22 mins
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5 ratings 4.6 out of 5 star rating

Cut croissant dough into strips and roll around chipolatas for these spooky bandaged mummies. Serve with your favourite dip.

35 mins
Easy
1 rating 5.0 out of 5 star rating

Give your spicy tomato dip a spooky touch by hollowing out a bread loaf to create a poppy seed cauldron

1 hr
Easy
1 rating 5.0 out of 5 star rating

This blood-red lemonade and Prosecco combo is sure to be your new favourite spooky tipple

15 mins
Easy
Vegetarian
Gluten-free
7 ratings 4.2 out of 5 star rating

Trick or treat time! This kids' party dessert may look gruesome, but the eyeballs and fingers are all sweet and fruity bites

25 mins
Easy
8 ratings 4.5 out of 5 star rating

Great fun biscuits for trick or treaters - make a day or two ahead, then fill in before your spooky guests arrive

55 mins
More effort
2 ratings 3.0 out of 5 star rating

Make your own monsters this Halloween with our easy baking recipe - decorate with green and black icing and mini marshmallows

1 hr and 20 mins
Easy
5 ratings 4.8 out of 5 star rating

Create some magic in the kitchen this Halloween with these spooky chocolate spiders

35 mins
Easy
14 ratings 4.2 out of 5 star rating

Children will have great fun decorating these at Halloween parties

1 hr
Easy
Vegetarian
2 ratings 5.0 out of 5 star rating

These jellies are bound to be a hit at kids' parties - the webs add a spooky touch and taste great with the jelly

5 hrs and 10 mins
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4 ratings 4.8 out of 5 star rating

Ideal for celebrations, birthdays or any occasion, these hand-held iced and decorated cookies are a sweet way to get your message across

22 mins
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