30 Terrifyingly Tasty No-Bake Halloween Treats

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No-Bake Halloween treats: mummy nutter butter cookies
The Creative Bite

This Halloween, we're all about oh-so-spooky recipes that require zero oven time. These goodies look seriously impressive, but they’re actually super easy to whip up, making them ideal for your scary shindig or a spooky movie marathon. Here, 30 yummy, no-bake Halloween treats to devour this spooky season including monster popcorn balls, spider cookies, and even a giant peanut butter cup. Bone appétit! (Oh come on, we had to.)

No-Bake Halloween Treats: Pumpkin Spice Puppy Chow
Sally’s Baking Addiction

1. Pumpkin Spice Puppy Chow

Basically, a PSL in no-bake snack form. Use candy corn if you can’t find pumpkins.

2. Halloween Bark

The ideal excuse to raid your candy stash before beggar’s night.

No-Bake Halloween Treats: Silly Apple Bites
Fork and Beans

3. Silly Apple Bites

The only creepy crawlies we’re glad to encounter. The googly eyes are homemade, but you can use store-bought too.

No-Bake Halloween Treats: Vampire Bat Marshmallow Pops
Cooking with Janica

4. Vampire Bat Marshmallow Pops

We’re batty for these cuties, since they’re made with just four ingredients.

No-Bake Halloween Treats: Pumpkin Pie Rice Krispie Treats
Sally’s Baking Addiction

5. Pumpkin Pie Rice Krispie Treats

Two of our favorite things in one. Use pumpkin spice mix to cut down on ingredients.

No-Bake Halloween Treats: Monster Popcorn Balls
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6. Monster Popcorn Balls

We bet these Halloween treats would survive the zombie apocalypse. These no-bake goodies are ready in less than 20 minutes.

No-Bake Halloween Treats: Banana Popsicles
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7. Halloween Banana Popsicles

Totally counts as one of your five-a-day.

No-Bake Halloween Treats: Marshmallow Monsters
Working Mom Magic

8. Marshmallow Monsters

Complete with wonky, spooky candy eyes. Use any candy melt color your heart desires.

No-Bake Halloween Treats: Halloween Popcorn Snacks
5 Boys Baker

9. Halloween Popcorn Snack Mix

A salty and sweet (trick or) treat.

No-Bake Halloween Treats: Halloween Chocolate Bark
Sally’s Baking Addiction

10. Halloween Chocolate Bark

If you ask us, the more googly eyes, the better. Seasonal colored candies up the ante here.

11. Spooky Halloween Pretzels

Halloween party? These will be a hoot. (Heh.) Embrace the imperfections and these will look even spookier.

No-Bake Halloween Treats: Oreo Dirt Cups
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12. Oreo Dirt Cups

Need to quickly whip up a dessert? These make-ahead, four-ingredient, creepy-crawly dirt cups should do the trick…er, treat.

No-Bake Halloween Treats: Totoro Rice Krispie Treats
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13. Halloween Totoro Rice Krispie Treats

Just look at those whiskers. Totoro is ideal when ghosts and goblins are too scary, you know?

No-Bake Halloween treats: mummy nutter butter cookies
The Creative Bite

14. Halloween Mummy Nutter Butter Cookies

They’re to die for (not to mention four ingredients and ready in 20).

No-Bake Halloween Treats: Boo Chocolate Peanut Butter Bars
Half Baked Harvest

15. Boo! Chocolate Peanut Butter Bars

Nothing scary about this Halloween favorite flavor combo. The base is made without refined sugar, a win-win.

No-Bake Halloween Treats: Pumpkin Spice Truffles
Sally’s Baking Addiction

16. Pumpkin Spice Truffles

They’re like little no-bake bites of fall, and just the thing for your classy Halloween cocktail party.

No-Bake Halloween Treats: oreo Balls
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17. Halloween Oreo Balls

Spiders and ghosts and pumpkins, oh my! Sans decorations and with no baking required, these are three ingredients.

No-Bake Halloween Treats: Ghost Bark
The Creative Bite

18. Halloween Ghost Bark

It’s totally boo-tiful. (Last pun, promise.) Go wild with the decorations.

No-Bake Halloween Treats: Pumpkin Cheesecake
Sally’s Baking Addiction

19. No-Bake Pumpkin Cheesecake

Skipping the oven means there’s no risk of cracking. (And less time to wait before eating.)

No-Bake Halloween Treats: Pumpkin Spice Tiramisu
Katherine Gillen

20. No-Cook Pumpkin Spice Tiramisu

Make this elegant no-bake dessert for your totally-non-kitschy adult Halloween party.

No-Bake Halloween Treats: Pumpkin Balls
Feel Good Foodie

21. No-Bake Pumpkin Balls

Proof that not all Halloween treats need to be candy-coated to be tasty.

No-Bake Halloween Treats: Spider Cookies
Fork and Beans

22. Halloween Spider Cookies

No-bake and so easy to put together.

No-Bake Halloween Treats: Monster Mash Cookies
Half Baked Harvest

23. Monster Mash Cookies

Skip the homemade cookies and use store-bought to make them no-bake.

No-Bake Halloween Treats: Giant Peanut Butter Cup
Photo: Liz Andrew/Styling: Erin McDowell

24. Giant Peanut Butter Cup

What’s more Halloweenie than a giant version of your fave candy?

25. Mini Caramel Apples

This salty-sweet combo is a timeless favorite... and we can see why. This no-bake treat is forever a crowd-pleaser.

26. Snickers Pie

This Halloween staple is getting its own dessert... and with no baking involved, we certainly aren't mad about it.

No-Bake Halloween Treats: Mini Mason Jar Spiced Cheesecakes
Photo: Liz Andrew/Styling: Erin McDowell

27. No-Bake Mini Mason Jar Spiced Cheesecakes

Hosting a classy Halloween soirée? These seasonal numbers will blow your guests' minds.

No-Bake Halloween Treats: : no bake chocolate peanut butter pretzel bars
Photo: Liz Andrew/Styling: Erin McDowell

28. Chocolate Peanut Butter Pretzel Bars

If you're looking for something new to pack with lunch this spooky season... this is a must.

29. No-Bake Pumpkin Truffles

These bite-sized beauties are totally drool-worthy.

30. Pumpkin Cheesecake Mousse

We are living for these individual dessert cups... and with Greek yogurt, they're kind of "healthy" too!

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