These glow-in-the-dark cupcakes are just as creepy as they are edible.
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The combination of vanilla cake, strong coffee and rich mascarpone cream-cheese frosting with a hint of chocolate will give you some serious food-coma vibes.
If it's adorable does that make it less "Halloween"? Solidify your meringue making with Donna Hay's foolproof recipe - or if you're after an egg-free alternative get whipping with some chickpea water.
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Literally finger lickin'
If you are all about a little more gore, then these take your crunch to a gruesome place and we love it! Try out these ghoulish finger shortbreads, complete with almond nails.
Don't let your brain drain, here are some more ghoulish goodies:
There are a few salubrious occasions in life when oversized thumbs come in handy. These buttery thumbprint cookies are most definitely one of those. Filled with bitter dark chocolate and hazelnut, the bigger the thumbprint, the more cookie filling. A sprinkling of salt flakes enhances their bittersweet flavour.
Beware the pumpkin
Will you carve it, or will it carve you? What better carving accompaniment than a slice of pie.
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Roasting the pumpkin intensifies its sweetness and the caramelised edges of the pumpkin add a lovely complexity to this pumpkin pie filling. The filo pastry gives a crisp but light crust.
Cruel and crazy cookies
They don't call them creepy crawlies for nothing... The peanut butter cookie perch for these chocolate spiders helps the spider flavour along.
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These decorative cookies are "drunk" with the addition of ouzo into the dough, an anise-flavoured Greek liquor.