Halloween Recipes

From spider web cupcakes to ghostly lemon cake pops, plus spooky-sounding cocktails like Dark and Stormy Death Punch, here are dozens of fun and easy party recipes for Halloween.

Halloween Party Recipes Guide

Halloween Dessert Recipes

Halloween Party Recipes: Marbled Pumpkin Cheesecake
© William Meppem

« Combining several favorites into one, this pumpkin cheesecake with a brownie crust appeals to our want-it-all urges.

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Halloween Party Menu: F&W's Fright Night Feast

Halloween Party Recipes: Ghostly Lemon Cake Pops
© David Malosh

« When they're covered with white chocolate, these lemony cake pops look like ghosts. Make their faces with an edible decorating pen or dots of black frosting.

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Halloween Party Recipes: Halloween Cocktails

Halloween Party Recipes: Kill Devil Punch
© Wendell Webber

« At New York City's Death & Co, one of the first places in the country to offer old-fashioned punch-bowl service, Phil Ward cools his Kill Devil Punch with a block of raspberry ice that releases berries into the bowl as it melts.

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Halloween Party Recipes: Orange-and-Black Foods

Halloween Party Recipes: Sherried Black Bean Soup with Shrimp
© Quentin Bacon

« Michelle Bernstein makes a silky version of black bean soup by adding cream to the beans, then blending them until frothy.

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Halloween Party Recipes: Halloween Candy Remixes

Halloween Party Recipes: Chocolate Chip Cookie Ice Cream Bars
© Tina Rupp

« The best part of these incredible ice cream sandwiches: dipping the bars into crushed chocolate toffee candy to form a supercrunchy shell.

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Halloween Party Recipes: "Devil Foods"

Halloween Party Recipes: Chicken alla Diavola
© Dana Gallagher

« Salvatore Denaro's luscious pollo alla diavola ("devil's-style chicken") is intensely seasoned.

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Halloween Party Recipes: Savory Pumpkin Recipes

Halloween Party Recipes: Cavatelli with Spicy Winter Squash
© Quentin Bacon

« "This pasta," Mario Batali says, "always propels me into fall." You can substitute pumpkin or hubbard squash—whichever looks more beautiful at your market—for the butternut.

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The World's Scariest Foods

Halloween: Crispy-Fried Spiders
© Neil Setchfield / Alamy

« A palm-sized species of black tarantula known as "a-ping" is a well-known culinary specialty of Skuon, a small Cambodian village north of Phnom Penh.

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Dress Like a Chef

Halloween Costume Ideas: Anthony Bourdain
Courtesy of Travel Channel

« Scrounging for a last-minute Halloween costume? Get inspiration from some of Food & Wine's favorite chefs.

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