Normally, when you make food, you aim to delight your guests with your creations. Halloween is the time to have a little fun and make creepy-looking desserts. For that one day a year, give in to the twisted, dark side of your mind and go wild and make recipes that will make your stomach turn. These spooky treats will certainly taste better than they look.
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Crunchy Doughnut Eyeballs
Doughnut holes are covered in frosting and turned into eyeballs.
Recipe: Crunchy Doughnut Eyeballs
Pizza always tastes good—even with a spider.
Recipe: Spiderweb Pizza
Ladies’ Fingers and Men’s Toes
These pretzel fingers are so realistic you might not want to bite into them.
Recipe: Ladies’ Fingers and Men’s Toes
Nachos Covered with a Spiderweb
The plastic spider just adds another element of grossness.
Recipe: Spiderweb Nachos
This huge slithering sandwich is hard to turn down.
Recipe: Serpent Sandwich
Chicken Potpie with a Hand
A puff pastry hand looks cute on its own, but why not try eating it.
Aside from parmesan, add poppy seeds on the legs for more texture.
This soup shot contains garlic to keep the vampires at bay.
Recipe: Bloody Soup Shots
You can eat it. It’s just M&Ms.
Recipe: Chocolate Eyeballs
Little Brown Mice
Mice aren’t always icky. Sometimes they are semisweet chocolate with cake.
Recipe: Chocolate Mice
Eyeball with Guacamole
This appetizer is deviled eggs with a Mexican twist.
Recipe: Guacamoldy Eyeballs
This might be the only time that chocolate looks unappetizing.
Recipe: Spooky Fingers
Watch more, if you dare
These recipes show that it’s okay to play with your food and be creative: