Candy corn, popcorn, pumpkins, candy bars, and ghost cakes are customary treats on every Halloween. For, these are the foods that all costume-clad kids flock to all homes to stuff their tummies with. But with time, traditions change and so do foods. Ever since Halloween was introduced by Britain and Ireland, it has undergone several modifications to give the world the present contemporary Halloween. Likewise, delicacies and feasts have seen a significant number of changes, with desserts not being an exception. So, if you are game for stealing the show this Halloween season, you need to dig into your kitchen and cook up some devilishly spooktacular sweet treats that will keep all your family and friends haunted to your place. For that decorating and creepy dessert challenge, we bring you a small collection of sweet, spooky, yet lip-smacking desserts to end your fiendish Halloween meal.
Sweet Spooky Halloween Treats
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Add more to the Halloween fun with ghoulishly yummy sweet treats. This article presents some spooky Halloween dessert recipes.
Halloween Dessert Recipes
- ½ cup unsweetened Cocoa Powder
- 1 tube (16 oz) refrigerated Cookie Dough (softened)
- 1 brick (8 oz) Cream Cheese
- 1 jar (7-7½ oz) Marshmallow Cream
- Orange Gel Food Color
- Blend cocoa into cookie dough in a sturdy electric mixer or knead the two contents in a large bowl.
- Shape the dough into an 8-inch long log and wrap in plastic wrap.
- Refrigerate the log for 4 hours or overnight, until firm.
- Preheat oven to 350 degrees F.
- Unwrap the dough and cut into ¼ - inch thick slices. You should get 24 slices in total.
- Place the slices on ungreased cookie sheets, 2 inches apart.
- Bake for 8-10 minutes, or until set.
- Remove and cool slightly on baking sheet. Thereafter, transfer on wire rack and cool completely.
- Beat cream cheese with an electric mixer until smooth.
- Add marshmallow cream and beat again to get a fluffy mixture.
- Remove 1/3 cup cream and stir in orange gel food color.
- Spoon into a ziplock bag. Keep aside.
- Spread the remaining white frosting on half of the baked cookies.
- Place the other cookies on top and press slightly to form sandwiches.
- Trim off a corner from the orange frosting bag and pipe web design on the cookies, running down till the sides.
- Refrigerate the cookies until required.
Candy Corn Parfait
- 1 large Orange
- 1-2 tbsp Orange Liqueur
- 3 tbsp Lemon Curd
- ¼ cup Whipped Cream
- 1 tbsp crushed Shortbread Cookies (optional)
- Peel the orange and separate into segments.
- Remove the membranes and white pith from each segment.
- Chop each segment and mix with orange liqueur in a mixing bowl. Keep aside for around 10 minutes.
- Spoon lemon curd at the bottom of a small serving liqueur glass of brandy snifter.
- Add another thin layer of whipped cream.
- Top up with oranges and cover with the remaining dollop of whipped cream.
- Garnish with crushed shortbread cookies and serve.
Coconut Ghost Treats
- 3 tbsp Butter or Margarine
- 1 package (10 ounces, about 40) regular Marshmallows or 4 cups miniature Marshmallows
- 6 cups Rice Krispies
- Flaked Coconut (as required)
- Canned Frosting or Decorating gel
- Assorted Candies
- Melt butter in a large saucepan on low flame.
- Add marshmallows and stir continuously until they melt completely.
- Remove the preparation from heat and stir in rice krispies to coat generously.
- Coat a ½ - cup measuring cup with cooking spray and separate the cereal mixture into parts.
- Butter your hands nicely and shape each part into the shape of a ghost. Leave them aside to cool.
- Use coconut, frosting, and candies to decorate ghost treats. Serve immediately for it tastes best when served fresh.