The creepy, spooky, and scary season is upon us. And what better way to enjoy it than with delicious vegan food? We argue that there isn’t anything better to eat this time of year than Halloween-themed everything, especially when you’re enjoying a classic movie (yup, it’s time to load up Hocus Pocus!). Here are eight otherworldly recipes to help make Halloween as bewitching as possible.

8 spooky vegan Halloween recipes

These eight plant-based eats are guaranteed to get you in a spooky mood.


1 Spooky Eyeball Mini Vegan Cupcakes

If you really want to get in the spooky spirit this year, you can’t beat these deliciously freaky eyeball cupcakes. They’re tasty, fun to make, and are guaranteed to keep all of the kids (and all of the adults, too) coming back for more.
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2 Chocolate Matcha Energy Bars

If you’ve got some vegan edible googly eyes at hand (if you can’t find any store-bought versions, you can make your own, too!), then stick them on these green chocolate matcha energy bars to create the perfect zombified snack for Halloween.
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3 Magic Cookie Bars

Celebrate all things witchy and magical this Halloween by whipping up a batch of these ultra-tasty magic cookie bars. You just need to layer up graham crackers, walnuts, chocolate chips, and shredded coconut for a crunchy, addictive sweet treat.
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4 Pumpkin Sage Pasta with Blackened Tempeh

Halloween isn’t just about all things sweet (although that is arguably one of the best bits). You can also get in the spooky spirit at dinnertime, too, by cooking up a dish like this pumpkin sage pasta with blackened tempeh. It looks the part, but it tastes like all the best bits of fall.
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5 Gooey Double Chocolate Brownies

These deliciously gooey and decadent chocolate brownies are the perfect base for spine-chilling Halloween designs. We recommend spooking them up with some white icing ghosts, cobwebs, and spiders.
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6 Blood Orange Cheesecake Trifle

Anything that has blood in the title is going to be perfect for Halloween, and this blood orange cheesecake trifle is no exception. The recipe was even inspired by Dexter, an American TV show that’s all about murder and crime.
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7 Chocolate-Dipped Coconut Caramel Cookie Bars

Loading up on candy is the part that kids look forward to the most about Halloween. But while there are plenty of vegan store-bought options to choose from, you can also enjoy family time together and whip up your own tasty caramel cookie bars from home. Pop on Monster Mash in the background and it’s the perfect Halloween-themed afternoon.
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8 Copycat Twix Chocolate Caramel Bars

These chocolate caramel bars are another great homemade candy choice. They taste just like Twix, but they’re arguably even better than the Mars classic candy bar because they’re totally vegan, so you can get all the nostalgia with none of the cruelty.
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