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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.

18 ratings 4.9 out of 5 star rating

Delicious and simple chocolate cup cakes to make with the kids at Halloween - real crowd-pleasers

35 mins
Easy
16 ratings 4.7 out of 5 star rating

These spooky treats are perfect for adding a touch of fun to a Halloween party

50 mins
Easy
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191 ratings 4.8 out of 5 star rating

Like carrot cake? Then try using up your leftover pumpkin in this clever traybake for Halloween

50 mins
Easy
11 ratings 4.7 out of 5 star rating

Get your kids to help you cook this simple pumpkin, bacon and rice dish - you can make in the microwave too

45 mins
Easy
65 ratings 4.6 out of 5 star rating

Whether you're carving a Halloween pumpkin or have picked up a cheap squash, use the plentiful flesh and seeds in this soup

50 mins
Easy
Healthy
Vegetarian
8 ratings 3.8 out of 5 star rating

Get the kids to help you make these simple meatballs, or make them up in advance - great for Hallowe'en

1 hr and 45 mins
Easy
20 ratings 4.3 out of 5 star rating

We've adapted this Italian squash rice-pot recipe so it's a breeze for kids to make - just follow our step-by-step prep and cooking guide

1 hr and 30 mins
Easy
Vegetarian
184 ratings 4.5 out of 5 star rating

Whip up this easy pumpkin soup as a starter for a dinner party or a light supper when you need a bit of comfort – it has a lovely silky texture

45 mins
Easy
Vegetarian
23 ratings 4.1 out of 5 star rating

These are truly delicious – crunchy round the edges, chewy in the centre

45 mins
Easy
8 ratings 4.8 out of 5 star rating

Hot dogs for the perfect holiday supper

1 hr and 15 mins
Easy
18 ratings 4.7 out of 5 star rating

This guilt-free pudding tastes wonderful served with low-fat fromage frais, mixed with a little honey

1 hr
Easy
Healthy
Vegetarian
26 ratings 4.2 out of 5 star rating

Perfect to curl up with if you're home on a Saturday night - it's low in carbs but high on taste

30 mins
Easy
11 ratings 4.1 out of 5 star rating

A simple, classic low-fat pudding to use up seasonal Bramleys

50 mins
Easy
Vegetarian
6 ratings 4.9 out of 5 star rating

Rich, creamy and delicious - this pumpkin risotto is a great dinner party dish from Ursula Ferrigno

1 hr and 30 mins
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3 ratings 4.7 out of 5 star rating

Beyond the layer of chocolate biscuit dirt, spooky sweets, spiders, snakes and worms lies a layer of slime-like lime jelly

25 mins
Easy
56 ratings 4.9 out of 5 star rating

Use grated pumpkin or butternut squash for these gorgeous, spiced cupcakes

40 mins
Easy
2 ratings 3.0 out of 5 star rating

Hundreds and thousands give these frightful muffins a colourful speckled effect. Top with candy floss webs and a toy spider to complete the look.

1 hr
Easy
Vegetarian
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