Halloween Recipes

Crow’s Blood Halloween Drink – Champagne Cocktail Recipe

Crow's blood Halloween drink with black candle, skull hand and eyeball.

It’s time to pick your poison! This Crow’s Blood Halloween Drink is a champagne cocktail that is made even more gruesome with the addition of the lychee eyeballs that garnish the bloody looking brew. Halloween is the beginning of three months of non stop cooking, decorating and entertaining for me. My garden is being put…

20+ Halloween Cocktail Garnishes – Special Effects for Halloween Drinks

Trio of colorful Halloween cocktails with garnishes

The best cocktails for Halloween are those that are made by invoking an eerie mood with special effects. From weird and wonderful Halloween cocktail garnishes to fall-inspired layers, to the use of special effects and color changes, learn how to create show-stopping drinks that will both charm and frighten your guests. Setting a mood with…

Halloween Witches Brew Cocktail – Fruity and Tart Halloween Drink

Witches brew Halloween cocktail and spooky props

Halloween is right around the corner and that means that it is time for some spooky cocktail recipes. Fruity and delicious, this Halloween Witches Brew Cocktail is the perfect way to get your holiday party started. The leaves are falling, the temperatures are getting colder and the holiday season is approaching again. Where on earth…

Tips for Making Perfect Fudge Every Time

Fudge making tips

How are your fudge making skills?  Do you end up with beautifully set fudge that forms nice little parcels, or do you find it a challenge?  These cooking tips for making perfect fudge will have you getting wonderful results every time from now on. It’s hard to believe, after a summer of gardening, that the beginning…

Spooky Halloween Pumpkin Cookies

Halloween Pumpkin cookies

These Halloween Pumpkin Cookies are the perfect treat for your family or neighborhood friends. They have a cute pumpkin face and are filled with rich chocolate frosting. I love this time of the year.  Our neighborhood kids are out playing most of the time, and it is a lot of fun to treat them to…

Caramel Apple Recipes – Toffee Apple Desserts & Treats

Caramel apple desserts

These caramel apple recipes feature the regular toffee apple snack as well as bars, cookies and other desserts that deliver the fabulous taste of this traditional fall treat. The recipes show that the caramel apple flavor is more than just a snack on a stick. Did you know that October 31 is National Caramel Apple…

Pumpkin Chili for Fall – Crock Pot Healthy Pumpkin Chili

Turkey chili with pumpkin puree

I use pumpkin a lot in the fall, both for decor and in my recipes, but most of the recipes that I have made in the past have been sweet pumpkin desserts. This tasty pumpkin chili uses pumpkin puree to make a more savory dish that your whole family will enjoy. Cooking chili in the…

Pumpkin Cake with Toasted Coconut Frosting

This pumpkin cake is moist and delicious and has a crunchy toasted coconut frosting.

My mother died a year ago so she missed out on our last Thanksgiving and Christmas. One of her time honored traditions was to serve a pumpkin cake each year, for both of these holidays, with her special toasted coconut frosting.  She is not here this year, but that does not mean the cake will…

Candy Corn Pretzel Balls

Candy corn pretzel balls

Ah yes….fall.  My favorite season. There are so many reasons to look forward to fall.  The cooler temperatures…all the gorgeous colors in the leaves, pumpkin decorating and oh yes…candy corn!  These candy corn pretzel balls are a delicious bite of sweet, salty, creamy fall delight. Time to celebrate the holidays with these candy corn pretzel…

Spooky Halloween Mouth Apples

Spooky Mouth Apples - a Halloween healthy snack

Healthy Halloween Snack – Spooky Apple Mouth Treats This is the beginning of months of temptations for both young and old alike.  Why not tempt your child with one of these healthy apple treats instead.   Kids love peanut butter all the time and these spooky treats will make the snack even more tempting.The treats will…

DIY Halloween Owl Cookie Treats

Halloween Owl Cookie Treats

These adorable owl cookie treats would be the perfect thing to send to your child’s Thanksgiving or Halloween party. They are fun to do and the kids will love them! Halloween is such a fun time of the year.  Making decorative cookies is a favorite of mine. (Check out these spooky Halloween pumpkin cookies for…

Witches Broomstick Treats

Witches Broomstick Treats

Treat Yourself to a Witches Broom Stick Sweet These adorable witches broomstick treats are so easy to do and the kids will love. They are simple enough to let your child complete most of the project. Assemble your supplies.  For each broomstick, you will need a peanut butter cup, a straight pretzel, and a bit…

Halloween Rice Krispie Bars

Halloween Rice Krispie Bars

This recipe for Halloween Rice Krispie Bars takes the traditional sweet treat recipe and dresses it up for Halloween. Printable Recipe – Halloween Rice Krispie Bars The bars are easy to do and the kids will love the cute colors.  Just sprinkle Halloween cake sprinkles over the bars before they set and cut into squares.…