Easy Halloween Dessert Platter

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Our easy Halloween dessert platter is filled with delicious treats, fruit, and caramel apples. A super simple Halloween dessert that everyone will love!

A Halloween dessert platter filled with caramel apples, fruit, chocolates and cookies.

October is filled with Halloween parties, pumpkin carving nights, and scary movie marathons! We’ve got the perfect Halloween dessert platter for you. It’s simple to assemble and your family and guests will love it!

When you’re making a Halloween dessert platter, the options are endless with what you can add to it. Anything from candy corns to chocolate-covered pretzels, and gummy worms. This easy dessert is always a hit with my guests, and it was so easy to make!

Also, check out our Thanksgiving dessert platter too!

Halloween dessert platter filled with berries, chocolate, caramel apples, grapes and cookies.

How to Create a Halloween Dessert Platter

This can’t be easier and it’s all about presentation. To make it unique and personalized, add Halloween candy and desserts you love. We went with a purple and black theme and kept everything very dark and moody. However, a colorful Halloween dessert platter would be fabulous too!

Board full of Halloween treats from cookies to caramel apples, candies and more!

Candy, Desserts, and Fruit!

Here is a list of items we used for this board. Don’t forget that fruit is a good, healthier option that can still count as a treat!

Fruit and chocolate go great together and of course, caramel apples are a Halloween must.

Black Licorice

Blackberry Gummies

Chocolate Skeletons

Pocky Sticks

Halloween Sugar Cookies You can also make your own!

Black Raspberry Candies

Chocolate Cookies

Chocolate Covered Pecans

Grapes

Caramel Apples

Pumpkin Seeds

Fresh Blueberries

Fresh Blackberries

Halloween desserts on a platter. Cat cookies, chocolate cookies, sprinkles, chocolates

You’ll need a large platter to place all of the yummy treats! Also, grab a few small bowls to add fruit, candy, and nuts.

Black licorice on a platter to make a Halloween dessert

Place the small bowls on the platter first, then larger items like grapes and long licorice. Also, place the caramel apples.

Halloween desserts on a marble platter

Start layering in cookies and candy until the entire bowl is covered in treats!

Add a few sprinkled eyes to the cookies.

Halloween dessert with candy and fruit.

Then place the Halloween dessert platter out for everyone to enjoy.

Halloween caramel apple and candy

Caramel Apples

To make the caramel apples we followed our easy caramel recipe! It makes a soft caramel and works great for apples.

apple and broom sticks

Using these charming broomsticks, place the stick into the apple, halfway down.

Next, lay parchment paper on a cookie sheet near the range.

Dipping an apple into a pot of homemade caramel.

Then, make the caramel and dip each apple into the caramel. Let it drip in the pot before placing it on the parchment paper. You can do two dips for an extra thick caramel layer.

Caramel apple on parchment paper.

Another great option is making our marble candy apples! You can create purple and black candy apples that would be so beautiful for Halloween.

Halloween desserts on a platter.

Once the platter is filled with treats, you’re done! A super simple to make but such a fun Halloween dessert that is perfect for parties. Make it your own by adding your favorite Halloween candy or homemade desserts to the board.

Halloween cookies, apples, candy and fruit on a platter.

More Halloween Ideas You’ll Love!

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Halloween dessert platter

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Halloween dessert platter for kids

Halloween Dessert Platter

A super simple Halloween dessert for a party!
4.34 from 3 votes
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Course: Dessert
Cuisine: American
Prep Time: 20 minutes
Cook Time: 0 minutes
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Total Time: 20 minutes
Servings: 10 guests
Calories:
Author: Eden

Ingredients

Fruit

  • Blackberries
  • Blueberries
  • Purple Grapes
  • Apples
  • Pumpkin Seeds

Candy

  • Gummies
  • Chocolate Covered Nuts
  • Black Licorice
  • Pocky Sticks
  • Skeleton Chocolates

Desserts

  • Halloween Sugar Cookies
  • Caramel Apples
  • Chocolate Cookies

Instructions

  • You’ll need a large platter to place all of the yummy treats! Also, grab a few small bowls to add fruit, candy and nuts. 
  • Place the small bowls on the platter first, then larger items like grapes and long licorice. Also, place the caramel apples.
  • Start layering in cookie and candy until the entire bowl is covered in treats!
  • Add a few sprinkle eyes to the cookies.

Notes

Make it your own by adding your favorite Halloween candies and desserts to the board! 
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