7 easy Halloween recipes in 20 minutes or less
No doubt Halloween is a great opportunity to get creative in the kitchen. From terrifying spider cookies to gingerbread houses, there are so many wonderful ideas. But as fantastic as they may seem, let’s be honest, we don’t all have hours to spend on craft and baking projects. That’s where these quick and easy Halloween recipes come in. You can quickly prepare any of these scary snacks in 20 minutes or less. Whether you want creepy crawlers, caramelized apple witches or Ghost Sandwiches, we have everything you need with these simple ideas and easy techniques. 

Sandwich Ghosts Bread and Nutella

There’s no better way to start your Halloween preparation than with these ghost sandwich cookies. They are so easy to make, and you can customize them by replacing the Nutella with another spread, a jam… To adapt them to all occasions you can use this recipe with different cookie cutters.

What you will need: 


  • 1 bag of bread without crust 
  • 1 jar of Nutella (or whatever)
  • A few chocolate chips

Instructions :

  1. Spread a slice of bread with the nutella
  2. Cover with another slice of bread
  3. Using a phantom-shaped cookie cutter, cut out as many sandwiches as you want and transfer them to a plate
  4. Insert 2 chocolate chips into the top sandwich bread to make the ghost’s eyes. 


Spider Web Cheese Crackers

These cheese crackers are perfect for Halloween! They only take 10 minutes to prepare and are so much fun to eat.

What you will need: 

  • 1 package of cheese aperitif biscuit
  • 1 jar tomato sauce for pizza
  • Some black olives

Instructions : 

  1. Fill a syringe with tomato sauce
  2. Draw a spider’s web on the cookie
  3. Cut 2 olives in half 
  4. Put half a half in the middle of the cookie
  5. Cut the rest into 8 slices to form the spider’s pates

Witch’s fingers pizza

You’ll see, it’s frighteningly simple to make witch fingers out of pizza dough, grated gruyere and ketchup!

What you will need:

  • 1 rectangle pizza dough
  • of fresh cream
  • Grated Swiss cheese
  • Knackis type sausages
  • Whole almonds
  • A ramekin of ketchup

Instructions : 

  1. Preheat oven to 400°F
  2. Cut the sausages in 4 lengthways
  3. Roll out the pizza dough and spread the cream and grated Gruyère on top
  4. Cut pizza dough into large enough strips to wrap sausage
  5. Place the quarters of sausage on the pizza strips, leaving a space of about 1.5 cm or 2 cm to make the nail.
  6. Wrap the sausage in the dough strip to form the finger
  7. With the tip of the dough where there is no sausage put a fine to form the nail.
  8. Draw the knuckles with your finger by stripping the dough with a knife
  9. Place your fingers on the baking sheet covered with parchment paper and bake for 20 minutes
  10. Serve with the Ketchup ramekin


Monster cakes

Little unannounced guests? Make these monster cupcakes in 3 steps and without cooking!

What you will need: 

  • 1 pack of industrial brownie (you can also do it yourself)
  • Icing sugar 
  • Monster stencils of your choice


  1. Square the brownie 
  2. Put the stencil on each square
  3. Sprinkle with icing sugar

Eye salad 

Sensitive souls, this recipe is not for you! An ultra convincing result that will make you lose an eye!

What you will need: 

  • 20 lychees in syrup
  • 20 seeds of black grapes
  • 10cl raspberry coulis

Instructions :

  1. Put the grape seeds in each litchi
  2. Put in a bowl
  3. Add the raspberry coulis and stir gently to avoid breaking the eyes. 



Mummy of marshmallow

Mummy or any other scary monsters. The almond paste has the advantage of being very handy you can decorate your marshmallows as you wish.

What you will need:

  • 1 package of marshmallows
  • White almond paste
  • Chocolate chips
  • Sticks

Instructions :

  1. Prick marshmallows in sticks
  2. Prick 2 chocolate chips in the marshmallow to make eyes
  3. Roll the almond paste to form a thin string to wrap the marshmallow in.

The Witch’s Caramel Apples

What you will need:

  • 2 pink Lady apples
  • ½ glass of water
  • ½ teaspoon powder dye for Pomme d'Amour
  • 200g of powdered sugar
  • ½ tablespoon lemon juice
  • 2 pieces of wood to make the sticks

Instructions :

  1. In a saucepan put the sugar water and lemon juice over low heat, stirring with a wooden spoon until you get a light brown color.
  2. Remove from the heat and mix the powder dye and let stand 5 min
  3. Meanwhile, prepare the apples by pulling out the stems and push the stick in until the apple is ¾ thick
  4. Place parchment paper on a flat surface
  5. Dip apples in caramel and place on parchment paper
  6. Let stand at least 30min before eating. 



These quick and easy Halloween recipes are the perfect way to start cooking for Halloween. Now it’s time to be creative in the kitchen. Whether you want to make scary cookies or a scary cake, these recipes are the perfect place to start. Fast, easy and absolutely delicious, these recipes are sure to satisfy all cravings for sweets.
Article created on : 28/10/2022 09:14
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