Make Your Own: Grown-up Halloween Treats

published Oct 28, 2011
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Kids shouldn’t get all the treats this Halloween. Whether you have your own children or not, there are plenty of grown-up treats just beckoning on the big, spooky night.

Maybe you’re inspired to make a grown-up version of your favorite Halloween candy or perhaps siting down with a festive cocktail is more your style. However you want to play it this year, we’ve got some ideas to get you in the holiday spirit, kids or no kids.

To Nosh:
Grown-up Peanut Butter Cups – Gilt Taste
Molasses Sponge Candy – Epicurious
Cinnamon Pumpkin Seed Brittle – Wasabimon
Homemade Twixt (pictured) – CHOW
Salty Chocolate-Caramel Apples – Epicurious

To Imbibe:
Bloody Black Currant Punch – Martha Stewart
Hot Buttered Apple Cider with Rum – Once Upon a Chef
Dark and Stormy Death Punch – Food and Wine
Vampire Kiss Martini – Real Simple
Witch’s Brew – Food Network

Related: Make This! Homemade Halloween Candy Bar

(Image: CHOW)