(Original story published on October 20, 2015, on Mode.com.)
With all the bowls of candy corn and boxes of mini chocolate bars stashed around your home, now’s not the easiest time to be strict with your sweet intake. But I say if you’re going to do it, do it right, and a homemade treat is the way to go. I’ve rounded up the most adorable Halloween-inspired sweets that are much more delicious, festive, and fun than the store-bought variety. Pick a recipe, round up the kids, and make an afternoon out of whipping up some spooky goodies.