Halloween isn’t just for kids! On this All Hallows’ Eve, treat all the chaperones assembled at your place to some adult-friendly treats. From festive Jell-O shots to glossy candied apples, we promise these goodies will make yours the most popular house on the block.
Trifles are famously simple—and fun—to prepare. This version from Delish doubles down on fall flavors and ups the consumption age by adding individual rum shots to each serving! Use any clear whiskey, juice, or stemless wineglass you have on hand to assemble these treats.
Check out these over-the-top homemade s’mores from pastry chef Mindy Segal for Saveur. Everything is made from scratch, from the buttery graham crackers to the salty smoked almond chocolate bark and bourbon-spiked marshmallows. This recipe is a project, but you can easily decide to make one component (such as the marshmallows) and use store-bought substitutes for the rest. What toast good fun!
We dare you to resist these incredible-looking party shots inspired by everyone’s favorite Halloween candy. This inventive recipe from A Beautiful Mess uses sweetened condensed milk for creaminess and vanilla-flavored vodka for an adults-only boozy kick. Mix these up for your Halloween bash—they can be made the night before!
This adorable twist on an elegant dessert from Creme de La Crumb requires no cooking and uses less than 10 ingredients! All you need to prepare these pumpkin-flavored mounds is a microwave to melt the chocolate and a few helpful friends to chip in with the truffle rolling.
All you need are five simple ingredients to make these utterly seasonal treats from Martha Stewart Living. It’s worth seeking out chocolate-covered sunflower seeds for their fun colors and kernel-like shapes, but you can also use M&M’s in a pinch.
These spiced candy apples have a surprising kick of heat! Red Hots candy is melted into the corn syrup caramel coating, adding a touch of cinnamon, chili, and a vibrant red hue.