46 Treats to Put 'Halloween Baking Championship' Bakers to Shame

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Did you tune in for Food Network's Halloween Baking Championship? From towering haunted house cakes to gourmet trick-or-treat eats, these are creations that would steal the show at any Halloween party. Well, even if your kitchen isn't equipped with pastry bags and spun sugar, we've got eerie treats that will have your friends coming back for seconds (and thirds.)

Halloween Candy Cake

Candy Cake Covered With Leftover Halloween Candy

Candy Cake

Kids consider their stash of hard-earned Halloween candy sacred, so the concept of leftover candy is a fantasy in a lot of households. Before making spooky desserts like this candy-loaded cake, stock up on extra goods in advance, or hit the post-trick-or-treat sales. Store-bought cake, frosting and brownies can be used as timesavers, or you can make your own. Do frost the cake and brownies yourself, though, because the frosting needs to be wet for the toppings to adhere properly.

Photo by: Jackie Alpers

Jackie Alpers

This recipe from our friends at Food Network may look intricate but is quite easy. Bake your favorite cake (or buy one!), let it cool and apply icing. Stick your favorite chocolate candies onto the fresh icing.

Mini Candy-Corn Layer Cake

Candy Corn Cakes

Candy Corn Cakes

Exposed layer cakes are very popular right now and the mini versions are perfect for your little guests. Display mini cakes on a pretty cake stand for perfect presentation!

Photo by: Rennai Hoefer

Rennai Hoefer

Candy corn may not be your favorite Halloween candy, but you'll love this layer cake. The exposed layers resemble candy corn sans the waxy texture.

Yummy Mummy Empanadas

Empanadas Wrapped Like Mummies

Mummy Empanadas

Wrap up fun for your Halloween party with these pepperoni pizza style empanadas.

©Sam Henderson

Sam Henderson

These hearty pepperoni-filled empanadas are great year round. Serve them at your Halloween party or for your kids' lunch.

Furry Snowball Monsters

These fun-filled cupcakes are sure to be a hit at

These fun-filled cupcakes are sure to be a hit at

These fun-filled cupcakes are sure to be a hit at your Halloween party

I can't get over how cute these snowball monsters are. The combination of chocolate cake, marshmallow and coconut is sure to be a crowd-pleaser.

Witch Hat Rolls

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Halloween Witch Hat Rolls

Create Halloween witch hat rolls made with crescent rolls rolled in poppy seeds and filled with pesto chicken salad. The rolls are adorned with strips of cheese that resemble a witch's hat strap. These witch hat rolls make a perfect appetizer for any Halloween gathering.

These adorable witches' hats are made with store-bought crescent rolls. We filled our hats with chicken pesto salad for a delicious surprise.

Make This: Witch Hat Rolls

Mummy Cupcakes

Mummy Cupcakes

Mummy Cupcakes

Cupcakes are adorable treats for any party, but when frosted like mummies, the kids won't be able to resist them! These

Photo by: Rennai Hoefer

Rennai Hoefer

Get your kids in on the action with these easy, festive mummy cupcakes.

Make This: Mummy Cupcakes

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