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95 Creepy Halloween Dessert Ideas

From Freaky Festive Treats to Detached Limb Desserts

— September 29, 2014 — Lifestyle
These Halloween dessert ideas are the perfect thing to serve around October 31st, especially if you're looking for treats that will satisfy party guests, as well as make them a little squeamish. These creepy confections take some of the most well-known creatures like zombies, witches and mummies and turn them into tasty treats.

When it comes to making these treats, it doesn't take a ton of expertise in the kitchen to be able to whip up some easy Halloween-themed desserts. Some of the easiest recipes to DIY include ones that involve cookie cutters or cake pans in fun shapes like skulls or spooky pumpkins. Some of these Halloween dessert ideas are truly scream-inducing, since they really put a focus on realism and make you think twice before you take that first bite.
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Gross Earwax-Inspired Appetizers
Gross Earwax-Inspired Appetizers
The Dirty Pesto Q-Tips Dish is Perfect For Any Gruesome Occasion
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Squash-Infused Popcorn Recipes
Squash-Infused Popcorn Recipes
This Simple Pumpkin Recipe Uses Popcorn and Jello
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Festively Candied Crackers
Festively Candied Crackers
This Candy Corn Crack Recipe Incorporates Candy Corn and Other Sweets
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Kitty-Themed Halloween Donuts
Kitty-Themed Halloween Donuts
Hello Kitty Donuts Give Japan's Famous Kitty a Delicious Make Over
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Guilt-Free Gourd Desserts
Guilt-Free Gourd Desserts
Swap Out Your Sweets for Healthy Pumpkin Rice Balls
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Festive DIY Pumpkin Pretzels
Festive DIY Pumpkin Pretzels
These Soft Pumpkin Pretzels are Cinnamon Coated
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Commercial Chocolate Bar Reinterpretations
Commercial Chocolate Bar Reinterpretations
The 'Homemade Twix Bars' Replicate Mainstream Treats
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Crunchy Gourd Confections
Crunchy Gourd Confections
Enjoy the Spooky Holiday with These Peanut Butter Pretzel Pumpkins
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At-Home Candy Contraptions
At-Home Candy Contraptions
The Caramel Apple Maker Lets You Create Classic Halloween Treats
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Autumn-Inspired Treats
Autumn-Inspired Treats
The Candy Corn Cake Makes the End of Summer a Lot More Comforting
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Sweet Blood-Hued Snacks
Sweet Blood-Hued Snacks
The 'Red Velvet Swirl Brownies' Are Scrumptious and Aesthetic
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Melting Sorceress Confections
Melting Sorceress Confections
The Witch Cupcakes Are an Easily Made Halloween-Themed Dessert
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Undead Sweet Treats
Undead Sweet Treats
Zombie Pops from StarlingSkies are Tastefully Gruesome
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Cheddarific Meringue Cookies
Cheddarific Meringue Cookies
Try Cheetos Macarons for a Wacky-Flavored Treat
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Simplistic Halloween Pop Recipes
Simplistic Halloween Pop Recipes
This Push Pop Halloween Recipe is Simple and Delicious
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Pumpkin-Inspired Meat Sandwiches
Pumpkin-Inspired Meat Sandwiches
Serve Up a Jack-O-Lantern Sloppy Joe This Halloween
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Blackened Halloween Treats
Blackened Halloween Treats
Tokyo Disney's Spooky Halloween Snacks Feature Black Donuts & Sausages
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Spooky Upside-Down Desserts
Spooky Upside-Down Desserts
Have Some Family Fun After Dinner Making Ice Cream Witches
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Crunchy Bat Cheese Balls
Crunchy Bat Cheese Balls
This Halloween Cheese Recipe Makes an Assortment of Edible Bats
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Blood-Red Brownie Swirls
Blood-Red Brownie Swirls
These Red Velvet Brownies Fix Themselves as a Delicious Dessert
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Simple Spooky Ghost Shakes
Simple Spooky Ghost Shakes
This Vanilla Milkshake Recipe Is Simplistic And Scary Good
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Personified Pumpkin Confections
Personified Pumpkin Confections
Indulge Your Sweet Tooth with This Pumpkin Cake Pops Recipe
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Witchy Cauldron Cupcakes
Witchy Cauldron Cupcakes
This Halloween Cupcake is Decorated to Look like Bubbly Witch's Brew
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Zombie Baking Accessories
Zombie Baking Accessories
These Undead Fred Cookie Cutters Make For a Spooky Snack
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Skeletal Suckers
Skeletal Suckers
These 'Crazy Bones Lollipops' are Sure to Make Anyone Seem Zombie-Like
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Disturbingly Diseased Cupcakes
Disturbingly Diseased Cupcakes
UK Baker Educates Others About Sexual Health Using STD Cupcakes
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Creepy Crawler Cookie Confections
Creepy Crawler Cookie Confections
This Cookies and Cream Spider Cake is Perfect for Halloween
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Spooky Ice Cream Flavors
Spooky Ice Cream Flavors
These Halloween Baskin Robins Ice Cream Desserts are Perfect for Fall
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Zombie Delicacy Cupcakes
Zombie Delicacy Cupcakes
These Halloween-Inspired Cupcakes Look Good Enough to Eat
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Eerie Burnt Bark Treats
Eerie Burnt Bark Treats
The Halloween Gingerbread Tree is a Haunting 3D Cookie
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Deceiving Coffin Gag Treats
Deceiving Coffin Gag Treats
These Trick-Or-Treat Cookies Hide Candy in a Sugary Pastry
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Spooky Stick Halloween Treats
Spooky Stick Halloween Treats
Fun Halloween Recipes Like Banana Frozen Ghosts are Easy & Healthy
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Bejeweled Candy Skulls
Bejeweled Candy Skulls
These Intricate Sugary Skulls are Surprisingly Edible
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Sweet Serial Killer Cupcakes
Sweet Serial Killer Cupcakes
These Bloody Stabbed Halloween Cupcakes Channel Murderous Tendancies
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Sweetly Demented Chocolate
Sweetly Demented Chocolate
These Morbid Treats are Perfect for the Oddball in Your Life
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Unexpectedly Toothy Treats
Unexpectedly Toothy Treats
Andrew Bell Turns Hershey's Kisses into Vampire-Style Sculptures
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Spooky Sorceress Sweets
Spooky Sorceress Sweets
Try Out a Fun Halloween Treat with the Marshmallow Witch Pops Recipe
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Film-Inspired Spooky Treats
Film-Inspired Spooky Treats
The Ectoplasm Slimed Popcorn Goes Perfectly with a Scary Movie
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Gory Organ-Shaped Desserts
Gory Organ-Shaped Desserts
'Anatomically Correct Heart Macaroons' are Deliciously Ironic
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Festive Hidden Treasure Desserts
Festive Hidden Treasure Desserts
Parade Your Baking Skills with These Edible Halloween Decorations
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Festive Pumpkin Pastries
Festive Pumpkin Pastries
Serve Up Some Halloween Donuts to Celebrate the Holidays
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Ghoulishly Scary Goodies
Ghoulishly Scary Goodies
Hand Out Some Spooky Halloween Treats to Trick-or-Treaters This Year
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Ghoulish Boney Pastries
Ghoulish Boney Pastries
The Dark Chocolate Skeleton Cookies are a Tasty Halloween Dessert
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Halloween Cake Molds
Halloween Cake Molds
This 3D Pumpkin Container Makes Cute Confections
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Freaky Female Desserts
Freaky Female Desserts
The Women in Horror Cake Pops by Miss Insomnia Tulip are Intricately Creepy
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Morbid Chocolate Confections
Morbid Chocolate Confections
These Dark Chocolate Skulls from Fancy are Spooky and Tasty
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Creepy Crawly Sweets
Creepy Crawly Sweets
Serve up Some Spider-Inspired Halloween Cake Pops This Year
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Flavorful Frankenstein Loafs
Flavorful Frankenstein Loafs
The Monster Bread Adds a Tasty Scare to Your Halloween Brunch
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Pumpkin-Flavored Martinis
Pumpkin-Flavored Martinis
Enjoy the Fall Season with This Halloween Alcoholic Beverage
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Stripe-Candied Confections
Stripe-Candied Confections
The Candy Corn Cake Pops are Goofy-Sweet Halloween Treats
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Popping Pupil Treats
Popping Pupil Treats
Create Your Own Creep Eyeball Mountain Using Eyeball Cake Pops
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Hyperreal Face Cakes
Hyperreal Face Cakes
Tattooed Bakers Blur the Line Between Edible & Illusion
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Spooky Blood-Spattered Sweets
Spooky Blood-Spattered Sweets
The Dexter Cupcakes Pay Tribute to the Premier of Dexter Season 7
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Bloody Brain Chocolates
Bloody Brain Chocolates
These Zombie Truffles Celebrates Zombie Awareness Month
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Planetary Candy Pops
Planetary Candy Pops
Vintage Confections Makes Some Edible Solar System Lolipops
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Sweet Staring Suckers
Sweet Staring Suckers
The Eyeball Lollipops are the Perfect Hard Candy for Halloween
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Eyeball Sushi Sweets
Eyeball Sushi Sweets
The Sushi Body Parts Halloween Candy is Sweetly Morbid
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Googly Monster Cookies
Googly Monster Cookies
This Halloween Cookie Recipe Uses Candy Eyeballs To Create Little Monsters
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Creepy Crawly Candies
Creepy Crawly Candies
These Insect Lollipops Will Scare Your Guests
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Candied Mexican Dishes
Candied Mexican Dishes
The Sugar Cookie Candy Tacos Put Your Halloween Candy to Good Use
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Frightful Foot Desserts
Frightful Foot Desserts
The Nevie Pie Cakes 'Fungus Toe Nail Cookies' Are Haunting
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Simple Gruesome Dishes
Simple Gruesome Dishes
This Simple 'Worms in Dirt' Halloween Recipe Looks Gross But Tastes Great
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Death-Inspired Baking Pans
Death-Inspired Baking Pans
The Coffin Dessert Pan Will Make Creative Halloween Treats
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Horrifying Human Remain Chocolates
Horrifying Human Remain Chocolates
These Gruesome Halloween Treats Will Scare and Delight Guests
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Delicious Fanged Desserts
Delicious Fanged Desserts
The Vampire Caramel Apples Make the Perfect Halloween Confection
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Mishmash Monster Desserts
Mishmash Monster Desserts
The Frankenstein Cupcakes are the Perfect Halloween Treat
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Delicious DIY Desserts
Delicious DIY Desserts
These Halloween Pumpkin Treats are a Fun Baking Family Activity
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Cookie-Concealing Confections
Cookie-Concealing Confections
This Oreo and Peanut Butter Brownie Recipe is a Deceptive Dessert
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Gruesome Edible Eyeballs
Gruesome Edible Eyeballs
The Bloodshot Chocolate Eyeballs are the Perfect Sweets for Any Party
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Dazzling Nocturnal Cakes
Dazzling Nocturnal Cakes
Improve Your Haunting Holiday with These Itty-Bitty Bat Cupcakes
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Iconic Pop Culture Cupcakes
Iconic Pop Culture Cupcakes
The 'Tattoo Cakes' Feature Commerical Images
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Festive Bloody Bone Suckers
Festive Bloody Bone Suckers
Vintage Confections Makes Festive Halloween Lollipops
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Killer Cupcakes
Killer Cupcakes
This Halloween Cupcake Recipe Serves Sweet Revenge on a Platter
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Detached Limb Desserts
Detached Limb Desserts
The Buried Alive Bundt Cake is a Totally Spooky Halloween Cake
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Festive Shot Glass Desserts
Festive Shot Glass Desserts
These Halloween Shooters are Filled with Yummy Orange Treats
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Giant Cerebral Fruit Desserts
Giant Cerebral Fruit Desserts
The Watermelon Brain is a Healthy Snack Alternative for Halloween
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Creepy Crawly Confections
Creepy Crawly Confections
These Sparkly Spider Cookie Designs are Perfect for Halloween
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Festive Broomstick Biscuits
Festive Broomstick Biscuits
The Witches Broom Recipe Makes for the Perfect Halloween Cookies
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Freaky Festive Treats
Freaky Festive Treats
The Frankenstein Marshmallows are Perfect for Halloween
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Veined Anatomical Desserts
Veined Anatomical Desserts
The Human Head Cake is Intricate and Terrifying
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Cannibal Jello Molds
Cannibal Jello Molds
The Heart Gelatin Mold is Perfect for Halloween and Valentine's Day
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Creepy Crawly Baked Goods
Creepy Crawly Baked Goods
The Spider Cupcake Decorating Kit Makes the Best Halloween Cupcakes
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Horror-Inspired Desserts
Horror-Inspired Desserts
Gillian Bell's Slice Skin Cake is Totally Gruesome
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Edible Human Limbs
Edible Human Limbs
These Eerie Severed Finger Cookies Will Scare One’s Guests
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Creepy Cinematic Character Candies
Creepy Cinematic Character Candies
The Jack Skellington Cake Pops are a Halloween Treat to Die For
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Cerebral Cupcakes
Cerebral Cupcakes
The Bloody Zombie Brains Cupcakes are Spooky
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Blood Curdling Cakes
Blood Curdling Cakes
The Annual Eat Your Heart Out Competition Whets the Appetite With Blood
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Ghoulishly Festive Cookies
Ghoulishly Festive Cookies
The Halloween Oreo Pops Make the Perfect Halloween Chocolate Treat
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Hair-Raising Dessert Molds
Hair-Raising Dessert Molds
The 3D Skull Cake Pan Will Make the Perfect Halloween Treat
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Gruesome Anatomy Desserts
Gruesome Anatomy Desserts
The Fungus Toe Nail Cookies & Bloodied Ear Cookie Pops are Horrifying
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Spooky Halloween Snacks
Spooky Halloween Snacks
These Zombie Cupcakes Look Too Good to Eat
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Squirmy Edible Insects
Squirmy Edible Insects
The Jell-O Worm Tutorial is the Perfect Spooky Treat for Halloween
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Confined Cranium Cakes
Confined Cranium Cakes
These Brains in a Jar Cupcakes are Terrifyingly Delicious
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