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Spooky Halloween Recipes for Kids

Updated on September 29, 2010

 Spooky halloween recipes

Here are some simple and easy spooky halloween recipes for kids including ghost cupcakes, black cat cookies and bloody popcorn. Try these delicious recipes and feel free to post your experience in the comment section below.

1. Spooky halloween ghost cupcakes:

Ghost cupcakes
Ghost cupcakes


  • All purpose flour - 1 cup
  • Shortening - 4 tablespoon
  • Sugar - 1 cup
  • Egg yolks - 2
  • Milk - 6 tablespoon
  • Baking powder - 1 1/4 teaspoon
  • Salt - pinch
  • Vanilla essence - 1/2 teaspoon (optional)

How to make halloween ghost cupcakes:

Combine egg yolk, milk, baking powder, salt and vanilla essence and mix well. To this add shortening and sugar. Slowly add all purpose flour and beat well with mixer. Pour the batter onto greased cupcake pans. Fill the cupcakes half full. Bake at 375 degree for 20 minutes. It makes 18 delicious halloween ghost cupcakes. Kids will definitely love these cupcakes.
For halloween ghost cupcake icing:

  • Cool whip - 1 12 oz
  • Mini chocolate chips - 36
  • Regular chocolate chips - 18

Directions for halloween ghost cupcake decorations and icing:

You can use a plastic bag with a corner sniffed off. Pipe cream onto corner of each cupcake. Position 2 mini chocolate chips as eyes and one regular chocolate chip as a ghost cupcake nose.

2. Halloween black cat cookies:

Halloween black cat cookies
Halloween black cat cookies


  • Crunchy peanut butter - 1 cup
  • Eggs - 2
  • Chocolate cake mix - 18.15 ounce box
  • Water - 1/3 cup
  • Candies - M and M plain
  • Red hot candies

How to make halloween black cat cookies:

Take a large bowl and beat egg, water and crunchy peanut butter. Slowly add chocolate cake mix and mix well. Make dough about 1 inch balls. Place them onto ungreased cookie sheet. Flatten the cookie balls with bottom of glass dipped with sugar. Pinch out ears at top of each cookie. Add m and m candies for the eyes and red hot candies for the nose. Press fork on either side of face to form whiskers. Bake for 8 to 10 minutes. Delicious and easy halloween black cat cookies is ready to serve for kids. Remove to wire racks to cool completely.

3. Halloween bloody popcorn

Bloody popcorn
Bloody popcorn


  • Bloody Popcorn
  • Popcorn - 1 package
  • Butter spray - 1 can
  • Salt
  • Paprika - little (according to your spice level)

How to make bloody popcorn:

Cook popcorn in a microwave according to the instructions. Pour popcorn onto large mixing bowl and spray the butter over popcorn. Mix well. Finally add some salt and paprika . Bloody halloween popcorn is ready.

what is your favorite spooky halloween recipes?

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      olamała 4 years ago

      I can't see the amount and adding istruction for cocoa in cupcakes recipe.

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      Rebecca Mealey 4 years ago from Northeastern Georgia, USA

      These are really cute ideas for Halloween. Very creative, kids will love it!

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      Monique 6 years ago

      How do you make the popcorn balls from the picture... The recipe doesn't say... :(

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      MarieAlice 7 years ago from Peru

      Really good and easy recipes!!!

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      _cheryl_ 7 years ago from California

      Aw, I love the black cat cookies! Adorable and sounds yummy too!! Thanks for the recipe. :)

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      Haydee Anderson 7 years ago from Hermosa Beach

      great ideas for the Halloween and easy to follow recipes. the kids will surely love to be part of the preparation.

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      Susan Haze 7 years ago from Sunny Florida

      You have some really cute ideas for Halloween treats. I'll have to use a few. Thanks for sharing.

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      Jeff Berndt 7 years ago from Southeast Michigan

      Great ideas for Halloween parties! Rated useful and up.