Halloween is the perfect time to get creative. And luckily, creative doesn’t have to mean challenging or time-intensive. No matter what your Halloween traditions may be—turning your home into a fun trick-or-treat stop for kids, throwing a party for adults, or making themed decorations and food for everyone to enjoy—you’re sure to find easy crafts and recipes here that you can’t wait to try. Come join in the creepy, crafty fun!
After pasta night, turn your sauce jar into a themed vase.
Hand out these giftable ghouls to trick-or-treaters, or try them as a party activity for the kids.
Chicken wings, only spookier! Make them for your fiendish festivities.
Serve this fun, nonalcoholic cocktail to your ghoulish guests.
It’s impossible to count the many uses for this sweet topping.
This dessert is looking sharp.
Give caramel apples a crafty, crunchy coating with kids’ Halloween candy.
Make a wrap-tacular presentation with this stromboli.
Create these candy-corn stripes on a pillar candle using crayons and other household items.
Give out your party favors in these bewitching bags.
Make this easy snack, and your party guests will be crunching away in no time.
Add flair to your horror d’oeuvres table with these breadsticks.
Layer a stout with an Oktoberfest or pumpkin ale for a wickedly fun twist on a traditional Black and Tan. Drink responsibly. Be 21.
Don’t get bogged down with party preparations. Make this easy dip!