12 Classy Halloween Treats (and Drinks) for Grown-Ups

12 Classy Halloween Treats (and Drinks) for Grown-Ups


Heather Christo

The eternal Halloween dilemma: You want to throw a fabulous party, but you don’t want to get so kitschy and kiddie that you're serving your guests fake fingers. We headed to Pinterest to find the classiest snack and drink ideas. Here, 12 Halloween recipes we love. Get more ideas on our Halloween inspiration board.


Photo: Liz Andrew/Styling: Erin McDowell

Jolly Rancher Candy Apples

The perfect balance of sweet and sour, these are classics for a reason.

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Photo: Liz Andrew/Styling: Erin McDowell

The World's Biggest Peanut Butter Cup

The World’s Biggest Peanut Butter Cup

Let’s face it: Not all Halloween treats are created equal. (And peanut butter + chocolate is greater than everything.)

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Wicked Spatula

Smoking Blackberry Sage Margarita

This deep-red cocktail combines two delicious seasonal offerings: blackberry and sage. Ooh, and check out the garnish, a smoking sage leaf.

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Cookies and Cups

Krispie Treat Ghosts

Just start with regular Rice Krispies treats, then top them with white chocolate and chocolate chips. 

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Heather Christo

Blood Orange Blackberry Rum Punch

Fresh blood-orange juice + blackberry soda + rum = amazing results. 

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Shugary Sweets

Pumpkin Cake with Chocolate Ganache

Break out the Bundt pan for this crowd-pleasing cake that has cream cheese piped in the center.

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Jelly Toast Blog

Candy Corn Bark

This oh-so-Instagrammable bark is a sure win with both kids and adults. Studded with candy corn and drizzled with white and dark chocolate, this treat has a crunchy secret: It’s made with matzo crackers.

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How Sweet Eats

Blood Orange Sangria

Another great way to use blood-orange juice? Add wine, make sangria and serve in a sugar-rimmed glass.

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The Girl Who Ate Everything

Candy Corn Cupcakes

Whip this recipe out when you want to impress everyone with your marbling skills.

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Dear Crissy

Pumpkin Cookies

Wanna go a little more subtle? These pumpkin cookies with brown-sugar frosting will do the trick.

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Averie Cooks

Candy Corn and White Chocolate Soft-batch Cookies

Serve these guys warm for optimum gooeyness.

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The Chunky Chef

Spiced Pumpkin Whoopie Pies with Browned Butter Cinnamon Frosting

These adorable treats are bite-size, so have five. We won’t judge.

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