#FoodFriday: Halloween Sweet Treats (Late night edition)

By Ada Li

Hosting a Halloween party? Need ideas? You have come to the right place. Whether you are a veteran baker, a beginner, or you just flat out suck at baking, below are some great ideas for Halloween treats that are easy to make, but will trick your friends into thinking you’re a culinary chef.

DIY Halloween Yummy Spooky Treats

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Photo courtesy of www.youtube.com/user/anneorshine

First up is some simple spooky treats created by Youtuber Anneorshine. What’s great about these treats is they require no baking skills at all. In the video, Anneorshine will teach you how to make three different treats: a spooky eyeball pudding made out of chia pudding layered with cherry pie filling and topped with two eyeball gumballs, a gummy worm pudding with crushed Oreos as dirt, and a spooky ghost made out of bananas with crushed Oreos and ice cream on the bottom. Click here for more in depth directions.

Rice Krispies Candy Corn Treats

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Photo courtesy of www.marthastewart.com

These rice crispy candy corn treats are great for rice crispy lovers. By taking a simple treat and turning it into a colorful candy corn delight, these will sure be popular–even among the friends who dislike candy corn. It is super simple to make since you will only need marshmallows, crispy rice cereal, and food coloring. You can find the full recipe here.

Strawberry Ghost

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Photo courtesy of www.tasteofhome.com

Halloween is considered one of the unhealthiest holidays because of all the sugary goodness—but who cares! To balance the sugar, add a little fresh fruit so that you feel less guilty. This sweet treat is very easy to make, but the ghost faces will for sure have your friends thinking you’re a culinary artist. All you need is strawberries, white chocolate, and chocolate chips for the eyes. You can find the full list of directions here.

Little Devil Cupcake

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Photo courtesy of www.marthastewart.com

Feeling like the other treats are too simple or cute for you? Do you prefer to show off your baking skills to impressing your friends? This devilish treat is sure to have your friends wondering if you’re a pastry chef. All you have to do is bake the cupcakes, add the frosting of your choice, and top it off with a little devil and a candle. To make the devil, you’ll need two red gumdrops, red licorice for his arms and tails, black licorice for his devil horns and beard, and black sprinkles for his eyes.

Creepy Spider

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Photo courtesy of http://www.tasteofhome.com

These spiders require a little more baking skills than the others but is still easy to make. To make the body of the spider, you have to bake a fudge cake. Then you apply the chocolate frosting and the black licorice as spider legs. Add in the red candy eyes for a final touch. You can find the full recipe here

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