Need inspiration for Halloween desserts? Don’t worry, whether you’re a beginner or an expert baker, we have you covered. These easy Halloween cupcake ideas are perfect for little and big hands alike. Here are some of our favorite spooky and cute Halloween cupcakes!

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1. Mini Eyeball Cupcakes

These Halloween cupcakes will be gone in the blink of an eye! Quickly decorate these tasty treats using Wilton Candy Eyeballs.

2. Candy Corn Frosting Cupcakes

Upgrade store-bought cupcakes with these candy corn cupcakes ringed in white and orange food coloring tinted buttercream frosting. This recipe is easy to make using the Wilton Tip 2A, and requires little baking experience.

3. Ghost & Candy Corn Mini Cupcakes

Wondering what to do with all that leftover candy corn? These bite-sized cupcakes are great for Halloween parties and school functions. Make these adorable tiny treats quickly with our recipe!

4. Monster Mouthfuls Cupcakes

Your guests are going to want to stuff their mouthes with these brightly colored cupcake creatures! These tasty cupcakes are easy to make, even if you’re a beginner. So grab some pieces of leftover candy, tootsie rolls, or a handful of chocolate chips and get piping!

5. Orange and Purple Dahlia Cupcakes

Great for festive Halloween, fall or Day of the Dead celebrations, these Orange and Purple Dahlia Cupcakes are sure to add bright and bold color to your party. Decorated using the specialty #81 piping tip, these easy Halloween cupcakes are (almost) too pretty to eat!

6. Brain Cupcakes

These brain cupcakes are what every mad scientist wants to eat at a Halloween party! This recipe uses round decorating tip 12 to create the pink matter.

7. Pretty as a Pumpkin Patch Cupcakes

Need some easy Halloween cupcake ideas that are quick and fun? Look no further than these Pretty as a Pumpkin Patch Cupcakes. Also great for Thanksgiving or fall showers, these pumpkin cupcakes are great for decorators of all skill levels.

8. Peek-A-Boo! Cute Halloween Monster Cupcakes

These frighteningly fun cupcakes are the perfect treat to make for your Halloween party! This recipe is easy to follow and make using Wilton Candy Eyeballs and White Decorating Icing.

9. Wicked Halloween Witch Hat Cookie Cone Cupcakes

Create these cute and bewitching cone hats for your Halloween celebration! Easy to make and decorate, both adults and kids will enjoy this unique twist on witch cupcakes.

10. Spider Web Cupcakes

These spider cupcakes are fun and festive for your Halloween party!

11. Night Sky Cupcakes

These starry cupcakes are cute with a touch of spooky. Make these tempting little cupcakes easily using Wilton Candy Melts candy!

12. Eye-Popping Monster Cupcakes

These colorful cupcake monsters have irresistible smiles that are too good to pass up. Easily make these little monsters with Wilton Large Candy Eyeballs.

13. Halloween Emoji Cupcakes

Whether you’re feeling like piping some smiley jack-o-lanterns or a devilish demon, there’s a cupcake character for everyone in this batch of cute and spooky ghouls!

14. Candy Ghost Halloween Cupcakes

A wonderful treat for spooky soirees or even bewitching baby showers, these Candy Ghost Halloween Cupcakes are decorated with pastel icing and white Candy Melt ghosts.

15. Spooky Spider Cupcakes

Looking for an easy Halloween cupcake decorating idea? These frosted Spider Cupcakes are for you! These Halloween desserts are all treat, no trick!

16. Intestine & Brain Cupcakes

These Intestine & Brain Cupcakes aren’t for the easily squeamish, but they sure are a lot of fun to make and to pass out to family and friends around Halloween!

17. Tipsy Root Beer Float Cupcakes

Rethink the classic American favorite with these Tipsy Root Beer Float Cupcakes. Filled with all the flavors you know and love, these cupcakes also feature a little shot of root beer for a blast of flavor!

18. Halloween Mini Cupcakes

Create a frightful feast of sweet treats for Halloween parties with these cute mini cupcakes. Topped with sprinkles and royal icing decorations, these little bite-sized treats are a quick and easy treat you can make in no time.

19. Apple Pie Cupcakes with Cinnamon Buttercream

Can’t decide between pie and cake? Get the best of both worlds wit these Apple Pie Cupcakes with Cinnamon Buttercream. These fall treats may look simple on the outside, but once you bite in, you’re in for a sweet treat!

20. Grey Moon Cupcakes

These cupcakes are over the moon! Made using your favorite chocolate cake recipe, these Grey Moon Cupcakes are great for Halloween, Friday the 13th or a galaxy-themed birthday party.

21. Horchata Cupcakes

Horchata is a delicious fall treat – and these cupcakes feature all the flavors of this classic Hispanic drink. With warm cinnamon and tasty vanilla, these horchata cupcakes are a delicious treat for Halloween or Day of the Dead celebrations.

Horchata Cupcakes

22. Pull-Apart Fall Wreath Cupcakes

Your guests will fall for this cute Pull-Apart Wreath Cupcake Cake! Made using an assortment of cupcakes and topped with colorful candy leaves, this wreath cake is a great grab-and-go treat.

23. Caramel Apple Fall Cupcakes

Candy apples are a fall staple, but these Caramel Apple Fall Cupcakes are much easier to eat. Crafted to look like a caramel apple, these cupcakes are full of spice, peanuts and sweet caramel flavors.

24. Festive Fall Candy Tree Cupcakes

Delight in the colors of autumn with these Festive Fall Candy Tree Cupcakes. Simply use Candy Melts candy to pipe a tree, then decorate using fall-colored nonpareils. Insert into your cupcakes for a tasty fall or Halloween treat.

25. Pumpkin Cupcakes with Cream Cheese Frosting

Your kitchen is going to smell amazing after baking a batch of these delicious Pumpkin Cupcakes with Cream Cheese Frosting. Light and fluffy, these fall cupcakes are flavored with pumpkin puree, cinnamon and pumpkin pie spice for the ultimate fall treat.

26. Bright and Bold Halloween Cupcakes

Who knew one decorating tip could offer so many decorating options! All decorated using tip 105, these Bright and Bold Halloween Cupcakes are a fun and colorful addition to any sweets table.

27. The Best Chocolate Cupcakes

These chocolate cupcakes are a guaranteed crowd-pleaser. Great for Halloween or any fall celebration, these cupcakes are quick, easy and delicious. Top them with Halloween sprinkles for some seasonal color and texture.

Chocolate Cupcakes

28. Superhero Cupcakes

It’s a bird, it’s a plane, it’s Superhero Cupcakes! Great for costume parties and birthday celebrations, these fun treats are all dressed up for Halloween fun!

29. Peanut Butter and Jelly Cupcakes

Enjoy a sweet bite of nostalgia with these Peanut Butter and Jelly Cupcakes. Filled with our favorite childhood flavors, these cupcakes are great for Halloween, birthday parties and after-school snacks.

30. Maple Buttercream and Bacon Cupcakes

These sweet and savory Maple Buttercream and Bacon Cupcakes are great for fall holidays and celebrations. Topped with sweet bacon bark, these cupcakes are a crowd-pleaser every time!

31 Bourbon Chocolate Cherry Cupcakes

Trick (and treat) your guests with these chocolate cherry cupcakes. Fun for Halloween parties and gatherings, these Bourbon Chocolate Cherry Cupcakes hide a little surprise in the center!

Which of these Halloween cupcakes is your favorite? Let us know in the comments below or take a picture of your boo-tiful bakes and tag us on Instagram @wiltoncakes!

31 Halloween Cupcake Ideas

Need inspiration for Halloween desserts? Don’t worry, whether you’re a beginner or an expert baker, we have you covered. These easy Halloween cupcake ideas are perfect for little and big hands alike. Here are some of our favorite spooky and cute Halloween cupcakes!
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