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Halloween recipes

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


Try these spooky Halloween recipes, then check out our Halloween kids' recipes,  Halloween cake recipes and Halloween cocktail recipes.

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  • Chocolate spider cookies

    Chocolate spider cookies

    A star rating of 4.8 out of 5.5 ratings

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

  • Spooky spider cakes

    Spooky spider cakes

    A star rating of 4.2 out of 5.14 ratings

    Children will have great fun decorating these at Halloween parties

  • Chocolate orange spider jellies

    Chocolate orange spider jellies

    A star rating of 5 out of 5.2 ratings

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

  • Caption cookies

    Caption cookies

    A star rating of 4.8 out of 5.4 ratings

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

  • Hooting Halloween owls

    Hooting Halloween owls

    A star rating of 4.9 out of 5.18 ratings

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

  • Halloween treats & drinks

    Halloween treats & drinks

    A star rating of 4.7 out of 5.16 ratings

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

  • Halloween pumpkin cake

    Halloween pumpkin cake

    A star rating of 4.8 out of 5.191 ratings

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

  • Hubble bubble pumpkin pot

    Hubble bubble pumpkin pot

    A star rating of 4.7 out of 5.11 ratings

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

  • Creamy pumpkin & lentil soup

    Creamy pumpkin & lentil soup

    A star rating of 4.6 out of 5.67 ratings

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

  • Meatballs with vine tomato sauce

    Meatballs with vine tomato sauce

    A star rating of 3.8 out of 5.8 ratings

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

  • Pumpkin risotto

    Pumpkin risotto

    A star rating of 4.3 out of 5.21 ratings

    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

  • Pumpkin soup in a white bowl, topped with croutons

    Pumpkin soup

    A star rating of 4.5 out of 5.189 ratings

    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

  • Toffee apple cookies

    Toffee apple cookies

    A star rating of 4 out of 5.23 ratings

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

  • Sticky hot dog jackets

    Sticky hot dog jackets

    A star rating of 4.8 out of 5.8 ratings

    Hot dogs for the perfect holiday supper

  • Spiced roasted apples & blackberries

    Spiced roasted apples & blackberries

    A star rating of 4.7 out of 5.18 ratings

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

  • Sausage & pumpkin roast

    Sausage & pumpkin roast

    A star rating of 4.2 out of 5.26 ratings

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

  • Garlicky pumpkin risotto

    Garlicky pumpkin risotto

    A star rating of 4.9 out of 5.6 ratings

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

  • Slime bug cups

    Slime bug cups

    A star rating of 4.7 out of 5.3 ratings

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

  • Pumpkin cupcakes on a board

    Pumpkin cupcakes

    A star rating of 4.9 out of 5.57 ratings

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

  • Spider nest cakes

    Spider nest cakes

    A star rating of 3 out of 5.2 ratings

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

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