Whether you like your Halloween treats sweet, spooky or somewhere in between, we have you covered with colorful family-friendly baking and decorating ideas for cookies and cupcakes.
Halloween is the perfect time to warm your household “spirit” with sweet homemade treats and wickedly fun decorating activities. Get kids excited for Halloween with flavorful, family-friendly goodies and colorful decorating ideas for cookies and cupcakes.
“Halloween is the ideal time to inspire kids’ passion for creating their own treats,” said Mary Beth Harrington of the McCormick Kitchens. “To keep it simple, start with store-bought cake or cookie mixes and turn delicious confections into classic fright night characters with McCormick Food Colors. Kids of all ages will jump at the chance to get involved in the spooky decorating experiments.”
Whether you’re throwing a haunted house party or enjoying a “night in” with the family, creative, colorful baked goods set the scene for a memorable experience. Get all hands on deck with cupcake and cookie decorating stations complete with a variety of deep, rich-colored frostings.
Here are some tricks for your treats so kids of all ages will be howling with excitement this All Hallows’ Eve.
Recipes for Halloween cookies & cupcakes
- Black cat cookies for Halloween
- Harvest scarecrow cookies
- Creepy crawly spider cupcakes
- Candy corn cupcakes
- Wicked witch cupcakes for Halloween
- Red velvet vampire cupcakes
- Bloodshot eyeball cupcakes
- Creepy cupcakes: Ghosts in the graveyard cupcakes
- Pumpkin patch cupcakes