Ten recipes to make on Halloween night

Credit: Alexandra Yu/Pillbox Editor Credit: Alexandra Yu/Pillbox Editor

With Halloween around the corner, the thought of piles and piles of candy is almost a given. However, given that it is 2020, the worldwide pandemic will probably prevent a lot of us from participating in one of the most candy-filled Halloween traditions of all time: trick-or-treating. Despite not being able to live off of loads of trick-or-treat candy this year, the ongoing virus does not have to stop you from fulfilling your sweet tooth cravings. Here are ten delicious desserts that you can make to satisfy your sweet tooth this Halloween season!

Haunted House Cookies
Why wait for gingerbread-making season when you can indulge in gingerbread before Christmastime? These haunted house cookies are not only less stress than your typical gingerbread house, but also prove to be a delicious addition to the Halloween festivities.

Witch Hat Halloween Cupcakes
These cupcakes are just your normal cupcakes with an added festive touch on top...and it does not take too much effort to add. One shortbread cookie and a Hershey kiss make for a tasty topping for these Halloween-themed, witch hat cupcakes.

Pumpkin Cheesecake Truffle Mummies
This sweet treat mixes the flavors of fall with some Halloween spirit. Try making these pumpkin cheesecake truffles this season for some extreme flavors and some Halloween fun.

Slime Popcorn with Candy Eyeballs
Planning for a family Halloween movie night? Why not jazz up your bowl of popcorn in light of the Halloween season! Here is a fun treat to make … and pretty easy too! All it takes is some popcorn, marshmallows, green food coloring (for added slime effect), and candy eyeballs.

Spider Web Toffee Bark
Sometimes, all you need is some chocolate and toffee. Try this crazy spider web themed toffee bark this Halloween season for some added festive spirit to your toffee and chocolate craving!

Candy Corn Pudding Pops
Candy corn is definitely one of the staples of Halloween. Not only is it great in candy form, but it is also a great dessert in popsicle form! Try making these candy corn pudding pops at home and add a little twist to traditional candy corn.

Bloody Halloween S'mores
S’mores is already an ideal dessert with its graham cracker outsides and its chocolate and marshmallow insides. How about we sprinkle some Halloween spirit onto these traditional treats? A few drops of red cookie icing adds a scary element to your typical s’mores.

Halloween Pumpkin Pie
Once again, here we go mixing fall flavors with some Halloween festivity! Try this new spin on pumpkin pie this Halloween season. It’s just your traditional pumpkin pie with Halloween-themed pie dough cutouts for decoration.

Frightful Fruit Kebabs
More of a health-freak than a candy-lover? Don’t worry, we’ve got you covered. If you’re looking for a healthy treat to make this Halloween season, try these frightful fruit kebabs. Feel free to make your own Halloween critters using the fruits you have at home!

Leftover Halloween Candy Blondies
Kick your leftover Halloween candy up a notch with these super easy blondies. They are fully customizable to fit your own sweet tooth cravings, whether it comes in the form of Reese’s, M&Ms, or something else in your trick-or-treat basket.