26 Halloween Class Treat Ideas

Learn how to make Halloween treats that are one part spooky, two parts fun! Whip up easy and delicious treats that will spook and delight everyone at the classroom Halloween party. Get Ideas for candy corn crispy treats, monster root beer floats and more clever Halloween treats for school. Find your favorite recipes below, then serve them up on Halloween tableware!

Chocolate cupcakes with skull topper

Idea 1: Candy Creeper Cupcakes

Top chocolate cupcakes iced in midnight black with Candy Melts creatures sprayed with Gold Color Mist Food Color Spray. Quick, easy and creepy!

Brownies with emoji Halloween characters

Idea 2: Halloween Emoji Brownies

Make Halloween just a little sweeter with these Halloween Emoji Brownies. Featuring cute pumpkins, monsters, devils and more, these Halloween brownies are fun treats to make for a party or bring into the office. Use various colors of Candy Melts candy to make the monster faces, then decorate them with icing to make your very own monster and pumpkin-faced emojis!

Colorful monster cupcakes

Idea 3: Monster Mouthful Cupcakes

Mischief-makers find it hard to scream on Halloween when you stuff their faces with treats! The cupcake creatures are colorfully decorated with Wilton Icing Pouches and topped with Large Candy Eyeballs. To get the steps in detail, see our Wilton Halloween Treat Recipes.

Candy Corn Mini Donuts

Idea 4: Halloween Candy Corn Mini Donuts

Fall colors are showing up on treats as well as trees! Mini donuts on a stick take candy corn as inspiration for a Halloween goodie everyone will love. Bake them in the mini donut pan, then decorate them using colorful Candy Melts candy. First dip them in orange Candy Melts and let dry, then add white and yellow using candy decorating bags. Chill until firm. Dip treat stick into melted candy, insert into bottom of doughnut, then chill.

Purple cupcakes with green chocolate webs

Idea 5: Spider Web Cupcakes

These vivid candy spider webs are piped freehand using Wilton Vibrant Green Candy Melts candy. Use them to top cupcakes or add to the sides of a buttercream-iced cake. Either dessert is perfect for your Halloween party!

Make sure you check out the full recipes for these Halloween class treats from our friends at Wilton!

Friendly Monster Halloween Cake Pops

Idea 6: Wicked-Cute Halloween Cake Pops

Mummies and eyeballs and jack-o'-lanterns, oh my! To make this spookily scrumptious sampler of cake pops, dip your cooled batch of pops in Halloween-hued white, orange, and lime green Candy Melts. Drizzle buttercream icing "wraps" onto the green mummies and use black sparkle gel for the eyes. For the jack-o'-lantern faces, use edible markers on the orange cake pops, with little dots of green gel for the stem. Use red, black and green sparkle gels to make bloodshot eyeballs. Display in a container of orange Sixlets®.

White cake pops with black and orange sprinkles

Idea 7: Easy Halloween Cake Pops

Give those store-bought doughnut holes a dip in Candy Melts® candy, and add color and fun with Halloween sprinkles. We create a boo-ful "bouquet" by standing them up in a container of orange jelly beans!

Friendly Bat Doughnut Pops How To

Idea 8: Sink Your Fangs Into Bat Pops

Your favorite trick-or-treaters will go batty over these eerie-n-cheery cake pops! They're super easy to make, using doughnut holes and Candy Melts® candy.


Idea 9: Candy Buffet Skeleton

Candy takes center stage on the spookiest night of the year, so here’s how to make it frightfully fun: on your party food table, lay out a skeleton prop containing a smorgasbord of sweets ready for the taking. For a playful bone-chilling effect, adorn it with creepy confectioneries: think gummy candies in the shape of worms, bugs, eyeballs and brains.

Crispy rice treats decorated like Frankenstein's monster

Idea 10: Frankenstein's Monster Crispy Treats

Bring these monster munchies to life in your kitchen lab! After your little trick-or-treaters return from trolling the neighborhood for candy, send them to your kitchen to concoct a sweet creation of their own! These monster munchies are easy to bring to life using your favorite crispy rice treat recipe infused with a shock of Halloween decorating. Read ourMonster Munchies How-To (AKA our “lab notes”) on how to make these monster munchies for your kids Halloween dinner party.

Halloween themed crispy rice treats

Idea 11: Easy Halloween Crispy Rice Treats

These frightfully adorable snack bars are eerie, easy and delicious! Decorate a batch of crispy rice squares in green and purple candy stripes with jack-o'-lantern icing decorations for the perfect Halloween treat. Get all the steps with our Jack o'Lantern Crispy Rice Bars tutorial!

Friendly Candy Corn Crispy Rice Treat How To

Idea 12: Candy Corn Crispy Treats

These corny treats are a Halloween fave! Conjure up a sweet treat to sink your fangs into! Get your boos and ghouls to help decorate these candy-corn-shaped crispy rice treats using white, orange and yellow Candy Melts® candy. Read our Candy Corn Crispy Treats how-to for details!

Pumpkin cake
Pumpkin cake with candy teeth
Pumpkin cake

Idea 13: Jack o' Lantern Candy Cake

Ghouls and boys will love carving into a cheery pumpkin cake! Give the jack-o'-lantern dimension with icing stripes and candy eyes, nose, mouth and stem. Use Sixlets, Starburst, or other candy to decorate .

Chocolate cupcakes with candy in center

Idea 14: Halloween Surprise Cupcakes

Your little boo crew will be in for a delight after biting into these surprise cupcakes. Also called pinata cupcakes, surprise cupcakes contain a delightfully unexpected filling like candies or Halloween sprinkles. Here’s another surprise—they’re so easy to create: after the cupcakes cool down from baking, use a small spoon to scoop out a hole in the center. Fill the opening with candy corn M&M's or other small candies and cover it with the carved-out cupcake piece and a layer of icing.


Idea 15: Spooky Cute Cake

How spooky-cute is this cake? As a decor and a dessert, cake can step up the spook in a deliciously delightful way. That’s what this Halloween cake idea does best. The chocolate frosting and a simple arrangement of seasonal sweets—candy corn, gummy worms and ghost-shaped marshmallows—make this Halloween cake idea a sweet win.

Yellow cupcakes with ghost icing decorations

Idea 16: Easy Ghost Cupcakes

It's spooky how fast you can put together a kids' Halloween party, complete with decorated cupcakes! Just add a simple icing swirl to your baked cupcakes, then add candy accents and place on a colorful treat stand. Get instructions and shop what you'll need with our Friendly Ghost Cupcakes How-to.

Friendly Gumball Spider Cupcake How To

Idea 17: Easy & Adorable Spider Cupcakes

Turn spooky spiders into tasty treats! Spray your frosted cupcakes with purple and green food color mist, then use gumballs and Sixlets® to make spider bodies on top. Licorice strings or thin rolls of black fondant make excellent spider legs, with black sparkle gel for eyes – yum! Creating these sweet spiders makes a fun party activity for the boys and ghouls!

Friendly Candy Dipped Pumpkin Pretzel & Cookies How To

Idea 18: Pumpkin Face Dipped Pretzels

Make these faces this Halloween and you'll see smiles all around! They're easy as can be — just give your favorite sandwich cookies or pretzel twists a dip in orange Candy Melts® candy, then add the candy details.

Friendly Candy Owl Pretzel Twists How To

Idea 19: Spooky Owl Dipped Pretzels

Whoo-whoo wants a bite? Halloween is a real hoot when you bring these easy treats to the party! Just give pretzel twists a dip in melted Candy Melts® candy, and then add fun features using Tootsie Roll® Midgees® candy, Starburst® Fruit Chews candy, Laffy Taffy® candy and Wilton Candy Eyeballs.

Pretzels decorated in Halloween colors

Idea 20: Chocolate Halloween Pretzel Rods

Cut through the fog on Halloween night with these glowingly good candy-dipped pretzels! That extra splash of color is easy to create using Candy Melts® candy and colorful sprinkles.

Friendly Ghost and Frankenstein Pretzel Pops How To

Idea 21: Frankenstein's Monster and Ghost Pretzel Rods

It's amazing the fun you can scare up with pretzels, Candy Melts® candy and Wilton Candy Eyeballs! Watch the kids' eyes go wide when they see these treats this Halloween.

Friendly Owl, Ghost & Bat Cookie Display Idea

Idea 22: Bat, Ghost and Owl Snacks

Make your little monsters squeal with delight over a tray of happy Halloween treats! Their favorite peanut butter sandwich cookies are dipped in melted Candy Melts® candy, with fun candy details like Tootsie Roll® bat wings! Make sure to check with the teacher about food allergies: some classrooms don't allow peanut butter snacks.


Idea 23: Monster-Eyed Root Beer Float

Quench the thirst of little monsters with a monster-eyed root beer float. We gave the classic dessert beverage a new look fitting for the Halloween season. After combining root beer soda with a scoop of ice cream in a Mason jar, add a dollop of whipped cream topped off with sprinkles and “monster eyes”: two large marshmallows held together with a toothpick and pupils drawn with a black food marker. By now it's ready to get slurped up, but what’s really going to make this drink scary cute is pairing it with a straw that spells out the word “boo.”

Edible purple witch hats

Idea 24: Sugar Cone Witch Hats

Whip up adorably spooky no-bake witch's hats! Sugar cookies and ice cream cones dipped in a cauldron of Candy Melts® make these cute concoctions the perfect treat for little monsters and witches.

Kid-Friendly Swamp Juice Drink Idea

Idea 25: Swamp juice for your ghouls!

Create this swampy concoction by mixing equal parts pineapple juice, limeade and green vitamin water, and stir in lime-flavored gelatin to make it thicker. For a more intense green color, use a couple drops of both green and yellow food coloring. Cut small slits in gummy worms so they can sit on the rims of the cups as a garnish. Too delicious to bog you down! See more Kids' Halloween Drink Ideas.

Orange and black marshmallow pops

Idea 26: Halloween Marshmallow Pops

Give marshmallows a makeover for Halloween! First, give them a coat of color with Orange Color Mist® food color spray. Then drizzle them with a web of Wilton Candy Melts® candy and stand them up in a container of black candy for a treat that will make your guests go batty! Read the Halloween Marshmallow Pops how-to for detailed instructions.

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