These 20 easy Halloween Cupcakes are perfect for your Halloween party or to serve before or after trick-or-treating. With recipes and ideas to suit a variety of skill levels, these Halloween cupcake ideas are creepy, cute and totally delicious.
You’ll love these Halloween Cupcake Ideas
Halloween Cupcakes are so much fun. They can be simple or super elaborate. They can also be cute or totally creepy.
From ghost, goblin and pumpkin-themed ideas to spiderwebs and witches, this collection of easy-to-make and decorated cupcakes are perfect for your Halloween party.
Easy cupcakes with monsters and adorable mummies can be made on their own or pair them with a batch of cupcakes with black cats.
I’m not a skilled baker. And decorating them is even harder for me! This list of cool cupcakes ideas are easy and adorable. They’re perfect for busy moms who want to create some holiday-inspired cupcakes but don’t want to end up overwhelmed.
With easy-to-assemble instructions and inventive food items that make decorating these cupcakes a breeze, there is a recipe perfect for you on this list!
These scrumptious pumpkins cupcakes aren't just for Halloween; you'll want to make them all season long, and by that I mean all pumpkin-spice-season long. Easily make these cupcakes from a box mix with the addition of pumpkin puree and spices. The cinnamon cream cheese frosting is deliciously easy, too. Delish!
Forget carving a jack-o-lantern this year and make these adorable and edible pumpkin-themed cupcakes instead! These come together quickly with orange colored frosting and black decorating icing to draw the faces. Finish with green gummy candies and pretzel sticks for the leaves and stems. So simple!
These stuffed cupcakes look impressive but are really simple to make. Just hollow out your baked and cooled cupcake, fill it with the candy bones and eyes, replace the core and frost. Top with sprinkles and you're done!
Think you can't make spider webs? Yes you can with this easy circle and toothpick method. Your cupcakes get decorated with a thin layer of chocolate frosting that's been darkened with black food coloring. Then you pipe two circles of white frosting on and use a toothpick to pull the webs into place. Place bejeweled toy spiders on top and behold your webbed masterpiece!
These high hat cupcakes are super tall thanks to piled high chocolate frosting topped with Oreos and chocolate candy kisses. Make the cupcakes green by adding a little food coloring to the batter. So creative and cute!
These Frankenstein cupcakes are just perfect for letting the kids help decorate. Chocolate cupcakes get dipped in green and brown candy melts for make Frank's face and hair while red edible marker draws his scar. A fun and friendly monster!
These may be the cutest and tastiest tombstones ever made that sit on top of these dark chocolate cupcakes and frosting. Pick up a package of Milano cookies so you can start decorating your graveyard cupcakes!
If you've always admired multi-colored swirled frosting on cupcakes then you need to know how easy it is to achieve! Just make your frosting, divide it into thirds and add the different food colorings to each. Place all three frosting colors in a piping bag with a star tip and then squeeze and swirl away. Easy and gorgeous!
These adorable cupcakes actually look like a little pumpkin, complete with a stem that's made out of a Tootsie Roll. Get a little creative with orange liners, orange icing and a little green Laffy Taffy for the leaves. Sweet!
These black kitty cat cupcakes are more cute than scary, so little kids should love them! Chocolate sprinkles cover the frosting for the fur, yellow M & M's for the eyes and chocolate taffy for the ears and whiskers!
These colorful orange and brown cupcakes are formed from two layers of batter: a brownie batter layer and a yellow cake mix layer with a few drops of orange food coloring. The frosting is buttercream and you finish it off with orange and black sprinkles. Super easy and perfect for Halloween.
Who doesn't love confetti sprinkles? They're especially fun when they're in the actual batter for a colorful surprise when you bite into the cupcake! A purple frosting with green, orange, black and white sprinkles finishes the festive look.
These intense dark chocolate cupcakes are perfectly topped with a luscious creamy peanut butter frosting that's then garnished with the colors of Halloween, thanks to crushed Reese's Pieces. It's an orange, black, brown and yellow masterpiece of a cupcake.
Halloween cupcakes don't get any easier than these fun monsters in purple and orange. You'll need a boxed cake mix, cupcake wrappers, purple food coloring, toothpicks, candy eyes and mini marshmallows to build these guys. Let the kids help!
Cute spiders with the body of an Oreo cookie and legs made from pocky sticks sit on top of an Oreo frosting and a Devil's food chocolate cupcake. The silly googly eyes make these edible spiders less scary!
Create these cobweb-inspired cupcakes easily. Just pile high your chocolate frosting that's been blackened with food coloring, melt a marshmallow in the microwave and string it over the frosting for a cobweb effect. Spooky!
Frosting tips and bright food coloring do most of the work to make these awesomely decorated monsters. You could use any flavor cupcake since the frosting is so lush. Add some edible eyes and your monsters are ready to party!
Make these Halloween cupcakes as a dessert for a kid’s party or just have them for an after-school snack for your kids. These cute cupcake ideas for Halloween are sure to put smiles on everyone’s faces (including yours!)
Make a batch of easy Halloween cupcakes this year! Just start with a simple boxed cake mix and choose one of these cute, festive designs.
Sharon lives in Southern California with her adorable family. She loves to share easy recipes and ideas to make mom life easier and encourage gathering friends at home! Sharon's "me" time often includes watching spy shows, sipping sauvignon blanc, trying not to eat Salt and Pepper potato chips, and planning girlfriend getaways.