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16 Easy Halloween Cupcakes You Can Make At Home


There's never a better time than Halloween to indulge your sweet tooth.

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There's never a better time than Halloween to indulge your sweet tooth.

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Zombie Brain Cupcakes

These brain cupcakes only look icky. And you can always tell the kids they're *zombie* brains.

Get the recipe at Bren Did.

Owl Cupcakes

If you can nail that perfect Oreo split with cream on each side, these cupcakes are easy.

Get the recipe at One Charming Party.

Monster Cupcakes

The best part about these spooky monster eye cupcakes is all the extra marshmallows you get to eat.

Get the recipe at Smart School House.

Claw Cupcakes

Making the edible blood to create these slash marks takes a little time, but the effort is well worth it for the creepy effect.

Get the recipe at Talking Trash & Wasting Time.

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Monster Cupcakes

Candy eyes are a necessity come Halloween, and the more the merrier on top of these pastel frosted cupcakes.

Get the recipe at Life With the Crust Cut Off.

Marshmallow Web Cupcakes

These look intimidating, but they're just a basic cupcake topped with frosting and a Hersey's kiss. Just melt mini marshmallows and stretch the goo over the chocolate to create the perfect Halloween treat.

Get the recipe at Handmade Charlotte.

Brownie Bottom Cupcakes

The only thing better than cupcakes are cupcakes with brownies on the bottom.

Get the recipe at Two Sisters Crafting.

Inverted Candy Corn Cupcakes

From the outside, these cupcakes may look average, but as soon as you bite into them you'll realize how cute they are.

Get the recipe at Sugar Turntable.

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Frankenstein Cupcakes

This version of the recipe tops these cupcakes with sprinkles, but you can also top them with a Reese's peanut butter cup for an even sweeter treat.

Get the recipe at Your Cup Of Cake.

Ghosts Cupcakes

How adorable are these cupcakes? The ghosts are actually meringue. They may be a little bit more labor intensive, but they're totally worth it.

Get the recipe at The Comfort Kitchen.

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Broken Glass Cupcakes

The shattered glass on these cupcakes is actually candy, and it's surprisingly simple to make.

Get the recipe at Easybaked.

Gravestone Cupcakes

Who wouldn't love an Oreo on top of their cupcake?

Get the recipe at Your Cup Of Cake.

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Bloody Knife Cupcakes

These cupcakes may look complicated, but if you can find the candy knives at a craft store close to Halloween, they're actually just plain cupcakes with white frosting and red food coloring.

Get the recipe at A Girl & A Glue Gun.

Spider Cupcakes

These spider cupcakes are surprisingly easy, especially if you use store-bought frosting (the recipe calls for homemade). Cut black licorice into legs and you're good to go.

Get the recipe at Damn Delicious.

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Pumpkin Patch Cupcakes

Cover cupcakes with orange icing, stick a Tootsie Roll in the top, and - bam - you can check "make classroom cupcakes" off your To Do list. Bonus points if you want to draw on a leaf or two.

Get the recipe at Your Cup Of Cake.

Bloody Eye Cupcakes

OK, get this. Those eyeballs are actually gumballs with edible marker on them. So not only are they adorable, they're edible. Win-win.

Get the recipe at The Country Chic Cottage.

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