Halloween Recipes

Halloween is a holiday that is filled with lots of sweet treats. But it’s easy to get burned out on candy when there’s so much of it. For a nice change of pace, try these fun and whimsical no-bake spider cookies.

They make a great alternative to the usual candy for trick-or-treaters, and they are also a hit at Halloween parties. And of course you can always make them to keep on hand for snacks at home!


1 bag milk chocolate or semi-sweet chocolate chips
1 bag butterscotch chips
1 cup salted peanuts
4 cups chow mein noodles (also known as fried or chinese noodles) Continue reading

Every Halloween party needs a signature cocktail. This Mulled Cider Martini is a definite crowd pleaser!


1 ounce cinnamon schnapps
2 ounces apple cider
1 ounce vodka
cinnamon stick
cinnamon sugar


Add ice to a cocktail shaker. Add cinnamon schnapps, apple cider and vodka. Shake for a few seconds until well combined. Dip rim of martini glass in apple cider and then into the cinnamon sugar. Pour martini into the glass and garnish with a cinnamon stick. Continue reading

Makes 12 muffins when using standard muffin tins. I line my muffin cups with paper liners, but you could grease them, do this before you start making the batter.


¾ cup brown sugar
¼ cup molasses
½ cup softened butter
1 beaten egg
1 cup cooked, mashed pumpkin*
1 tsp Baking soda
¼ tsp salt (skip if using salted butter)
1¾ cup flour
1/4 cup chopped pecans or Pepitas or pumpkin seeds, shelled Continue reading

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