Here are three easy Halloween treat recipes you can bake the day of, including ones that you can cut major corners on to make on time. Included are recipes for Eyeyeball Oreo Truffle BallsMonster Rice Krispies Treats, and Mummy Cupcakes inspired by a Halloween treat decorating kit.

Monster Rice Krispies Treats

  • Prep Time:10 minutes
  • Cook Time:25 minutes
  • Total Time:35 minutes
  • Servings:20 Rice Krispies treats
  • Medium

    Ingredients

  • 6 cup Rice Krispies cereal
  • 10 oz marshmallows
  • 1 package candy eyes
  • 3 tablespoon butter
  • 12 oz white chocolate chips
  • Assorted food coloring
Photo by Maria Wang
Photo by Maria Wang

Step 1

Microwave marshmallows and butter in a bowl on HIGH until the marshmallows become fluffy and the butter is melted, about 2 minutes.

Step 2

Stir the mixture until smooth.

Step 3

Add Rice Krispies cereal and stir until well combined.

Step 4

Pour mixture into a 9×13 inch pan coated with non-stick cooking spray.

Step 5

Flatten mixture with a spatula until even and let cool.

Step 6

Cut Rice Krispies treats into various rectangular shapes.

Step 7

Microwave 1/5 of the white chocolate chips on HIGH until smooth, approximately 90-seconds in 30 second intervals.

Step 8

Add any food coloring desired and stir until color is smooth and even.

Step 9

Spread melted chocolate on half of the Rice Krispies treats.

Step 10

Add candy eyes in any pattern desired.

Step 11

Repeat steps 8-11 with various colors.

Step 12

Cool and serve.

Photo by Maria Wang
Photo by Maria Wang

Mummy Cupcakes

  • Prep Time:15 minutes
  • Cook Time:20 minutes
  • Total Time:35 minutes
  • Servings:12 cupcakes
  • Easy

    Ingredients

  • 1 box chocolate cake mix
  • 1 container vanilla frosting
  • 1 basket weave icing tip
  • 1 package candy eyes
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Photo by Maria Wang

Step 1

Make the cake mix as cupcakes according to the box instructions and let cool.

Step 2

Take the basket weave icing tip and begin applying long strips of vanilla icing across the cupcake.

Step 3

Run the strips in any and all directions so that the icing lines begin to overlap to create a wrapped mummy look (just don’t cover up the eyes too much).

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Photo by Maria Wang

Eyeball Oreo Truffle Balls

  • Prep Time:30 minutes
  • Cook Time:5 minutes
  • Total Time:35 minutes
  • Servings:24 Oreo truffle balls
  • Easy

    Ingredients

  • 16 oz oreo cookies
  • 8 oz cream cheese
  • 10 oz white chocolate chips
  • 1 container blue frosting
  • Red Food Coloring
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Photo by Maria Wang

Step 1

Crush Oreo cookies in a food processor or in a plastic Ziploc bag until they become fine crumbs.

Step 2

Mix in cream cheese until mixture becomes smooth.

Step 3

Scoop out 1 tablespoon of mixture and roll into a smooth ball.

Step 4

Refrigerate Oreo balls until solidified.

Step 5

Microwave 4/5 of white chocolate chips until smooth (approximately 1.5 minutes in 30 second intervals).

Step 6

Using a fork, carefully roll Oreo balls in melted white chocolate until coated. Place on baking sheet to cool.

Step 7

Refrigerate coated Oreo balls until chocolate is solidified.

Step 8

Pipe one small dot of blue icing on the top of each Oreo ball.

Step 9

Microwave remaining 1/5 white chocolate chips on HIGH until smooth (approximately 90 seconds in 30 second intervals).

Step 10

Add red food coloring until white chocolate becomes dark red in color.

Step 11

Using a toothpick, carefully draw the red-colored chocolate along the Oreo balls in jagged lines.

Step 12

Refrigerate until Oreo balls solidify.

Photo by Maria Wang
Photo by Maria Wang