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Halloween Dessert Recipes


Halloween Dessert Recipes

Halloween dessert recipes are so much fun!  There are so many good ideas floating around out there for Halloween dessert recipes.  This is where you can get very creative and come up with some fun ideas for your family and friends.  Whether it’s just for your family, or if you are having a party, or taking a dessert to a party, there are some good ideas for Halloween dessert recipes on this page.

To make your Halloween table look festive, decorate with pumpkins, squash and other fall themed items.  Lay out some black and orange napkins or other Halloween themed napkins with paper plates and paper cups to match.    Of course we all associate candy with Halloween so strew some individually wrapped candy among the pumpkins and squash.  This is an especially good option if you will have children at your party.    Many times children would rather have candy than an unfamiliar Halloween dessert.

Here are three Halloween Dessert Recipes to get you started.  Maybe these recipes will start your creative juices flowing and you will come some up with some great ideas of your own.  You may be able to take some of your own recipes and convert them to Halloween dessert recipes.  The nice thing about these three Halloween dessert recipes is that they can be made ahead of time.  You can just bring them out when you’re ready to serve them.  This will make for less rushing around at your party.

Pretty Leaves

 Halloween Dessert Recipe #1

Halloween Dessert Recipes

Halloween Dessert Recipes

Ingredients for Goblin’s Treat

Butterscotch pudding. Instant or not, your choice
Black jimmies
custard cups

How to Prepare Goblin’s Treat

Make your butterscotch pudding and spoon it into small custard cups.
Sprinkle with black jimmies
Refrigerate until serving time.
The amount of pudding and the number of custard cups will depend on how many guests you are expecting.
Serve with orange and black plastic spoons

Variation:  Use chocolate pudding and orange jimmies.

Pretty Leaves

Halloween Dessert Recipe #2

Ingredients-Cute Witch’s Hats

Halloween Dessert Recipes

Halloween Dessert RecipesIngredients-Cute Witch’s Hats

1 package of fudge striped shortbread cookies
1 package of Hershey’s kisses, any flavor
Chocolate frosting, you can use canned
Tube of orange decorative icing

Preparation-Cute Witch’s Hats

Place the cookies chocolate side up on a decorative tray
Unwrap the kisses and attach them to the cookies with a bit of chocolate frosting
Make a band around the hat with the orange decorative icing tube.
That’s it! These are so easy!


Pretty Leaves

Halloween Dessert Recipe #3

Halloween Dessert Recipes

Halloween Dessert Recipes

Ingredients-Butterscotch Haystacks

1 cup butterscotch chips
1/2 cup peanut butter
2 cups miniature marshmallows
1 can chow mein noodles (3 oz.)
About 30 brown plain M&Ms

Preparation-Butterscotch Haystacks

Place butterscotch chips and peanut butter in a saucepan over low heat
Stir until melted
Mix marshmallows and chow mein noodles in a large bowl
When the butterscotch/peanut butter mixture is melted, pour over marshmallow mixture
Mix until well combined.
Line a decorative tray with waxed paper
Drop by spoonfuls onto the waxed paper
Press 2 or 3 M&Ms into each haystack
Chill until set

Pretty Leaves

 More Halloween Dessert Recipes

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Halloween Cupcake Ideas 

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Halloween Cake Decorating Ideas

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Keep your Halloween dessert recipes in one of these binders. Recipe binders are a great for keeping your recipes all in one place. If you are one of those people (like me) who has recipes jotted down on scraps of paper and clipped out of newspapers and scattered all over the place, you need a recipe binder! I love mine and now all my recipes are in one place. I can always find the one I want because it’s in my recipe binder! You can slip the newspaper clippings ones into a page protector and you will at least know where they are!

Recipe binders make organizing your Halloween dessert recipes so easy. I print out my recipes and put them in a plastic page protector, including my Halloween dessert recipes. When I want to use one of them I just take that page out of the binder and take it in the kitchen with me. If it gets something on it I can just wipe it off. Back it goes into the recipe binder for next time. I always know where to find my recipes. Zazzle has thousands of recipe binders in many different themes. If you don’t see one here that you like, click on the banner below and browse the collection at Zazzle.

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  1. Oh those Halloween desserts look so good! Wouldn’t my grands be thrilled to make those one afternoon after school, especially the pudding ones.

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