‘Tis the season … for Halloween parties. With the countdown on to trick-or-treating, and the parties kicking off, we compiled five spooky vegan recipes from some rad vegan recipe bloggers. From sweet to savory (we’ve got one!), these vegan Halloween recipes range from healthy(er) to gluten-free to decadent. Pick your favorite and share these vegan Halloween recipes at your Halloween party. Or, you know, just make ’em for you.
Vegan Halloween Recipes
Poison Caramel Apples by Pink Fortitude
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There’s no bobbing for apples here. Pink Fortitude’s vegan Poison Apples are blessedly sugar-free, so it’s a perfect addition to any vegan Halloween party. This super healthy spin on caramel apples taps into dates, vegan butter and charcoal paired with organic apples.
Vampire Bite Cupcakes by VNutrition
Who doesn’t love a cupcake? How about a Halloween cupcake? These vegan Halloween cupcakes from VNutrition are filled with strawberry jam that oozes out from a vampire bit in the vanilla iced cupcake.
Vegan Bat Truffles by Vegan Dollhouse
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Vegan chocolate chips, brownies and buttercream icing sold us on these vegan truffles made Halloween-y with chocolate bat wings and eyes. Check out Vegan Dollhouse’s recipe to create these little vegan morsels. Do you think you can stop at only one?
Gluten-free Vegan Halloween Ghost Cake by Rhian’s Recipes
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Think chocolate sponge cake topped with cashew chocolate buttercream frosting, poached pears and drizzled with chocolate sauce and you’ve got Rhian’s Recipe’s gluten-free vegan Halloween Ghost Cake. This decadent dessert will fool your non-vegan friends.
Jack-o-Lantern Butternut Squash Risotto Balls by Vegan Larder
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The only savory vegan Halloween recipe in this round-up, Vegan Larder’s Jack O’Lantern butternut squash risotto balls, delivers a cheesy treat with some kalamata olives thrown in the form of a face for good measure.
Diana Edelman is the founder of Vegans, Baby. She previously lived and worked in Thailand working for an elephant sanctuary and has traveled around the world speaking about the realities of elephant tourism, being a positive activist and entrepreneur at events including TBEX, SEED Food + Wine, VegFest Puerto Rico, VegFest Toronto and more. Diana is a proud partner with the James Beard Foundation and curates their Vegas Vegan Dinner series at the famous James Beard House, as well as the vegan activation, The Farm Stand, at Las Vegas’ Life Is Beautiful festival.