Halloween

Halloween meringue bones piled on a paper plate and scattered on a black cobweb tablecloth beside the plate.

Halloween Meringue Bones

What’s spookier than a skeleton? Disembodied bones. Although these meringue bones are surprisingly and sweetly irresistible.

An Irish coffee mug filled with butterscotch beer with foam on top and a drizzle of butterscotch sauce.

Butterscotch Beer

If a trip to Hogsmeade isn’t in your future, you can whip up a sweet little batch of Butterscotch Beer to tide you over. It’s magical.

A line up of Halloween mummy treats

Halloween Mummy Treats

Creepy, kooky, mysterious, spooky. But not at all ooky–they’re delicious little mummy themed treats that come together in a snap. And kids can help, too.

Five chocolate orange cupcakes with swirls of chocolate frosting on top.

Chocolate Orange Cupcakes

Nothing says lovin’ from the oven quite like not-too-sweet chocolate cupcakes smothered with even more chocolate in the form of a not-too-sweet bittersweet frosting.

Several plates with fluorescent glowing Jello molds

Glow in the Dark Jello

The spirits summoned for this ghostly glow-in-the-dark Jello hail from a bottle, not the supernatural. (It’s just a gin and tonic under a black light. Who knew?!)

Four meringue ghosts on a bed of candy corn on a black cake stand.

Meringue Ghosts

These—eek!—meringue ghosts couldn’t be any easier. Beat egg whites and sugar until satiny and stiff, create some spooky blobs, and bake. See? Not so scary after all.

Four cupcakes with chocolate icing, topped with chocolate wizard hats.

Wizards’ Hats Cupcakes

These inspired Halloween wizards’ hats are a simple assembly job made from cupcakes, frosting, sugar cones, sprinkles, and candy. Inspired by Dumbledore. Loved by all.

A child dressed as a ghost with a ghost cupcake on their head.

Halloween Ghost Cupcakes

We swear these spooky sweets are so simple anyone can make them, no matter how elementary your culinary or crafting skills.

Caramel apples with branch sticks sitting on a metal dish, with more in the background.

Caramel Apples

Forget bobbing for apples. This endeavor requires far less effort yet yields way more caramel-cloaked gratification and, dare we say, a more elegant version of those sticky, red apples of our youth.