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32 Spooky Dessert Recipes

From Creepy Crawly Candies to Slithering Halloween Gummies

— April 15, 2013 — Lifestyle
If you're looking to serve some out-of-the-ordinary dishes to your guests the next time they're over for dinner, then these spooky dessert recipes will certainly give them a scare.

Why go for ordinary run-of-the-mill dessert options like cake or pie when you can make something that is both scary and scrumptious? These Halloween-like treats offers up a creative way to incorporate some laughs and originality into your daily meals. From delectable cupcakes that resemble creepy crawly insects to recipes that feature realistic replicas of skulls and brains, these spooky desserts will surely attract anyone with a fascination for scary movies or slimy insects.

These unusual treats would be perfect for any Halloween-themed party, or for anyone looking to add some humorous touches to their next dinner get together.
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Crunchy Gourd Confections
Crunchy Gourd Confections
Enjoy the Spooky Holiday with These Peanut Butter Pretzel Pumpkins
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Somber Cemetery Snacks
Somber Cemetery Snacks
These Graveyard Cupcakes are So Cute, They’re to Die For
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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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Spooky Upside-Down Desserts
Spooky Upside-Down Desserts
Have Some Family Fun After Dinner Making Ice Cream Witches
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Cranial Candy Creations
Cranial Candy Creations
Embrace Your Inner Zombie with the Giant Gummy Brain
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Creepy Crawly Confections
Creepy Crawly Confections
Spooky Ice Cream Sandwiches are the Perfect End to a Hip Halloween
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Spooky Skeletal Snacks
Spooky Skeletal Snacks
These Gingerdead Men Will Bring Your Tastebuds to Life
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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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Creepy-Crawly Snackies
Creepy-Crawly Snackies
Cambodia's Edible Tarantulas are Shipped Right to Your Door
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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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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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Freaky Female Desserts
Freaky Female Desserts
The Women in Horror Cake Pops by Miss Insomnia Tulip are Intricately Creepy
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Creepy Crawly Sweets
Creepy Crawly Sweets
Serve up Some Spider-Inspired Halloween Cake Pops This Year
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Eyeball Sushi Sweets
Eyeball Sushi Sweets
The Sushi Body Parts Halloween Candy is Sweetly Morbid
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Creepy Crawly Candies
Creepy Crawly Candies
These Insect Lollipops Will Scare Your Guests
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Delicious Fanged Desserts
Delicious Fanged Desserts
The Vampire Caramel Apples Make the Perfect Halloween Confection
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Creepy Hyperrealistic Desserts
Creepy Hyperrealistic Desserts
Chocolate Baby Heads by Conjurer's Kitchen are Roughly Newborn-Size
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Spooky Ghoulish Treats
Spooky Ghoulish Treats
Cupcake Envy's Halloween Cakelets are Deliciously Macabre
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Festive Bloody Bone Suckers
Festive Bloody Bone Suckers
Vintage Confections Makes Festive Halloween Lollipops
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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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Creepy Crawly Confections
Creepy Crawly Confections
These Sparkly Spider Cookie Designs are Perfect for Halloween
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Freaky Festive Treats
Freaky Festive Treats
The Frankenstein Marshmallows are Perfect for Halloween
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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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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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Ghoulishly Festive Cookies
Ghoulishly Festive Cookies
The Halloween Oreo Pops Make the Perfect Halloween Chocolate Treat
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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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Deliciously Gruesome Treats
Deliciously Gruesome Treats
The Zombie Head Cheese by Not Martha is Halloween Appropriate
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