One of the sweetest and most versatile ways to add festive flair to your desserts is with Halloween cupcakes! Cupcakes, to begin with, are such a great sweet to have fun with – one of the few times playing with your food is a good thing! Add some candy, frosting, and a pinch of creativity and your Halloween cupcakes will be what everyone raves about.
I’ve gathered over 20 Halloween cupcakes that will be a huge hit at any party or just to enjoy with your family. Whether you’re looking for spooky monsters, classic Halloween characters, or even cute Mickey Mouse themed holiday flair, there’s something here for everyone! Get in the holiday spirit with these tasty Halloween cupcakes!
Doodlecraft – Pumpkin Patch Ghost Cupcakes
You can make these adorable ghost cupcakes with 7 simple ingredients. Don’t like coconut for the grass? No worries, Doodlecaft suggests using crushed Oreo’s to make a dirt hill or graveyard.
The Inspiration Edit – Frankenstein Monster Cupcakes
These super cute Poop Emoji style Frankenstein Monster cupcakes are sure to be a hit of the party!
SugarHero – Brain Cupcakes
Do you like zombies and gore? Than these Brain Cupcakes are for you! SugarHero debated whether to call these Brain Cupcakes or Intestine Cupcakes. They are composed of a spice cupcake and an easy almond buttercream.
Bakingdom – Mickey’s Not-So-Scary Halloween Cupcakes
There’s nothing scary about these cupcakes. These Mickey Cupcakes made with Nutella frosting just may be too cute to eat. Don’t forget the Jack-O-Lantern!
Love and Confections – Black Velvet Cauldron Cupcakes
These bubbling cauldron cupcakes are sure to catch everyone’s eyes. They’re made with delicious red velvet cake and covered with skeleton bones and eyeball sprinkles.
The Little Kitchen – Candy Corn Cupcakes
What’s Halloween without Candy Corn? You can whip up a batch of these candy corn inspired cupcakes in no time.
Cutefetti – Spider Cupcakes
Would you eat spiders?! I bet you’d eat these Spooky Spider Cupcakes.
Life Family Joy – Halloween Bat Cupcakes
You can get creative with this quick and easy recipe for Halloween Bat Cupcakes.
The Farmgirl Gabs – Witches’ Brew Cupcakes
Everyone will ask how you made these bewitchingly cute Witches’ Brew Cupcakes. The Farmgirl Gabs says to “let your wicked witch artistry take place. By adding all the spooky Halloween candy decorations to the top.”
Crayons and Cravings – Witch Hat Cupcakes
These easy Witch Hat Cupcakes are one of the most perfect Halloween treats. They’re festive and fun; plus they’re incredibly easy to make.
Happiness is Homemade – Graveyard Cupcakes
You can’t have Halloween without graveyards! These Graveyard Cupcakes may be a little spooky but they’re oh so delicious too. Happiness is Homemade said to “wash them down” with some Spooky Eyeball Punch.
Cookies and Cups – Skeleton Cupcakes
BOO – don’t get scared! It’s just a few adorable skeletons. These little guys are made with marshmallows and white chocolate covered pretzels.
Lil Luna – Creepy Cupcakes
You can make these Creepy Cupcakes in less than 30 minutes! Lil Luna made these cupcakes with a homemade Chocolate Buttercream frosting and topped it with crushed Oreos for dirt and green sprinkles for grass. Oh yeah, I almost forgot about the skeletal hand – it wouldn’t be creepy without it!
Love and Olive Oil – Halloween Confetti Cupcakes
Bring on the Zombies! Love and Olive Oil says these Confetti Cupcakes are “proof that you can make pretty cupcakes without a mile-high swirl of frosting.”
Your Cup of Cake – Mr. & Mrs. Frankenstein Cupcakes
Make these Mr. Frankenstein and Bride Mini Cupcakes with yummy Reese’s Peanut Butter Cups. Your Cup of Cake says the “these Mr. and Mrs. Frankenstein Mini Cupcakes will be the cutest couple at any Halloween party!”
Skip to My Lou – Halloween Finger Cupcakes
These candy witch finger cupcakes can be made cute with chevron printed cupcake papers or make them a bit scarier by adding “a little red piping gel for a bloody touch”.
Bakingdom – Monster Claw Cupcakes
You can make these monster cupcakes with a little gore or turn them into sweet fuzzy monster cupcakes.
The Decorated Cookie – Crime Scene Cupcakes
These Crime Scene Cupcakes are simple yet unique. I bet your friends haven’t seen these cupcakes before!
The Little Kitchen – Monster Cupcakes
These Monster Cupcakes are just too adorable to pass by. Is that monster hair? Maybe it’s grass? Who knows. All we know is, these cute cupcakes are scrumptious!
Tikkido – Spider Web Cupcakes
These Spooky Spider Web Cupcakes are made with cotton candy and edible gum paste spiders.
Baking and Boys – Ghostly Cocoa Puffs Cupcakes
These little ghost cupcakes are made with Cocoa Puffs Cereal! Does that mean we can have them for breakfast?!
Cutefetti – Mickey Pumpkin Cupcakes
Cutefetti wanted to add a little Disney to Halloween with these adorable Mickey Pumpkin Cupcakes.
SugarHero – Stuffed Halloween Cupcakes
Last but not least, the amazing Stuffed Halloween Cupcakes. SugarHero made four different Halloween cream-filled cupcake designs: monsters, vampires, mummies, and Frankenstein’s monster.