12 Halloween Marshmallow Treats That Are Scary Delicious
Some are scary and some are just plain cute, but all of these marshmallow Halloween treats are packed with melt-in-your-mouth yum. Best of all, we've gathered enough recipes for you to start celebrating in spooky style way before fright night.
Bloody Skeleton S'mores
Who says s'mores are just for campfires?! Coffin-shaped graham crackers, strategically placed mini-marshmallows, and some candy skull heads turn this summer treat into a deliciously spooky Halloween treat for kids.
Here's another way to spookify your s'mores. While you may want to serve these hot from the oven, recipe reviewer, Sheila LaLonde, says that "even after sitting and cooling they were still delicious and addictive."
Crispy Rice Candy Corn Treats
Give classic marshmallow treats the Halloween treatment by adding candy corn and chocolate chips. Or, try out other home cooks' recipe tweaks: melt the chocolate chips into the marshmallow-butter mixture, drizzle melted chocolate on top, or use M&Ms!
Spider Web S'mores
More s'mores! This time in the form of delicious webs. Recipe submitter, Jill, says "If you don't want to take the time to melt the chocolate, they sell chocolate icing in piping bags already for cakes and cookies. You can buy those for easy use, especially if this is for kids."
Halloween Popcorn Pumpkins
If you're looking for not-so-spooky (yet festive!) Halloween snacks for kids, these adorable pumpkin popcorn balls are perfect. Both kids and adults will love them, and you'll especially love that they only take 20 minutes to prepare.
These Halloween bites (literally) are a delicious "goofy snack for you or your little ones," recipe submitter Momi says. "Many of the ingredients can be substituted for allergies or preference."
The taste of pumpkin pie in marshmallow form? Let us at 'em! These Halloween marshmallow treats take a full 24 hours to prepare, so be sure to leave yourself time — the recipe reviews indicate that they are worth the wait!
Peanutty Candy Corn Cereal Bars
"These are really easy to make, very festive, and a nice balance of salty and sweet," reviewer magicallydelicious says. Plus, this Halloween snack recipe turns out 12 servings, making them perfect for a party.
A Spiritful Hot Chocolate
Brandy + hot chocolate mix + a marshmallow ghost = a spooky sipper for adults that still satisfies the kid in all of us. "It's a great way to warm up after a night of trick or treating!" says recipe submitter, SHORECOOK.
Rocky Road Popcorn Balls
Mini marshmallows, dry-roasted peanuts, and mini chocolate chips are rolled into ooey-gooey popcorn balls, perfect for a Halloween party treat. This easy recipe comes together in 25 minutes and makes enough for 25 people.
Halloween Fondant Ghost Cupcakes
Marshmallows hide behind fondant sheets, resulting in delicious and well-decorated cupcakes. "They were so easy and quick to decorate that I will make them every year from now on," recipe submitter Barbara says.
Halloween Buttermilk Bundt® Cake
Draw ghoulish faces on marshmallows with edible inks or a toothpick dipped into food coloring. Not to mention, topping this chocolate cake with marshmallows adds a sweet, slightly-charred flavor.