FM Web Exclusive--Trick or treat? There are definitely a lot more treats here for sure. Why not add some spooky fun to your bakery case in the weeks leading up to Halloween? From Creepy Crawly Cake Truffles to Candy Corn Cupcakes to Black Velvent Whoopie Pies, these devilishly delicious desserts will inspire you to scare up some extra sales for the haunted holiday. Go here for recipes and some ghoulish food coloring pointers. (Source: McCormick)
1. Creepy Crawly Cake Truffles.
Creepy Crawly Cake Truffles. Orange colored and flavored cake balls transform into edible monsters with black licorice, melted chocolate and jelly beans. Be creative!
2. Candy Corn Cupcakes.
Candy Corn Cupcakes. Nothing says Halloween like candy corn! Check out the cool layering on the cupcake itself. Sweet!
3. Orange Hocus Pocus Fizz
Orange Hocus Pocus Fizz. Make this with "spirits" or without for a great "mocktail." It's rum, coconut and pineapple with a ghoulish twist: black sugar on the rim!
4. Black Velvet Whoopie PIes
Black Velvet Whoopie PIes. A haunting take on a current trend. Regular whoopie pies make people happy. These will absolutely haunt them!
5. Scarecrow Cookies
Scarecrow Cookies. Decidedly more cute than scary, these would be great for your K-12 trick or treaters!
6. Bloodshot Eyeball Cupcakes
Bloodshot Eyeball Cupcakes. As you can see, these could really raise some eyebrows!
7. Black Cat Cookies
Black Cat Cookies. Meow! When these cross your path, it's very good luck.
8. Pumpkin Cupcakes
Pumpkin Cupcakes. A gorgeous harvest orange color makes these an ideal crossover item for a fun Thanksgiving event.
9. Creepy Crawly Spider Cupcakes
Creepy Crawly Spider Cupcakes. Get caught in a web of chocolate deliciousness.
10. Tombstone Cupcakes
Tombstone Cupcakes. Who's up for a game of "Ghosts in the Graveyard?" P.S. What a clever use of Milano cookies!
11. Vampire Cupcakes
Vampire Cupcakes. Bloody delicious. Mwa haa haaaa!
12. Wicked Witch Cupcakes
Wicked Witch Cupcakes. "I'll get you, my pretty!" Bubble, bubble, toil and...yum!