You can鈥檛 go to a party empty-handed. And you also can鈥檛 have the dessert table empty at your Halloween party. Since you鈥檒l be spending your extra time perfecting your costume, we found 16 desserts for your Halloween party that are sure to impress your friends. From spooky to glow-in-the-dark to adorable, these treats are way better than the typical candy bowl.


1. Loaded Peanut Butter Brownies: If you ask us, you can never have enoughpeanut butter. That鈥檚 why there are three different types of peanut butter in this recipe. (via Brit + Co)


2. Mean Green Neon Confetti Cake: Glow-in-the-dark cake. Need we say more? (via Brit + Co)


3. Carmel Candy Apples: You鈥檙e bound to have too many apples to use after apple picking this fall. Put them to good use by making fancy candy apples that will impress your friends. (via Brit + Co)


4. Blood-Shattered Petit Fours With Sugar Glass: Halloween isn鈥檛 just about impressing your friends. It鈥檚 about terrifying them too. These spooky treats only take six ingredients to make. (via Brit + Co)

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5. Pumpkin Pie Chocolate Chip Cookie Dough Ice Cream: This vegan ice cream is super healthy and super delicious. It鈥檚 got pumpkin AND cookie dough, so how could it not be good? (via Chocolate Covered Katie)


6. Skinny Pumpkin Pie Milkshake: All of the great flavors of pumpkin pie come together in this delicious and good-for-you milkshake. Have it for breakfast, lunch or dinner! (via Gimme Some Oven)


7. Spooky Monster Cupcakes: These cupcakes are *almost* too cute to eat. No one will ever guess that they came from a box. (via Brit + Co)

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8. Paleo Pumpkin Whoopie Pies: You can indulge in these Paleo whoopie pies from now until Halloween. (via Lexi鈥檚 Clean Kitchen)

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9. Chocolate Pumpkin Almond Butter Cups: Upgrade the traditional Halloween favorite with the addition of pumpkin and almond butter. (via Edible Perspective)


10. Candy Corn Cheesecake: Even if we can鈥檛 all agree on candy corn (you either love it or hate it), we can all agree it鈥檚 *delicious* in cheesecake form. (via Munchkin Munchies)


11. Skinny Salted Chocolate Pumpkin Pudding: Serve *this* vegan and gluten-free dessert at all of your dinner parties this season. (via The Almond Eater)

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12. Skinny Mummy Cake Balls: A box of yellow cake mix, eggs, white chocolate and Greek yogurt are all you need for these adorable treats. (via Skinnytaste)


13. Pumpkin Seed Puppy Chow: A party isn鈥檛 a party without puppy chow. Make yours seasonal with pumpkin pie spice. (via Brit + Co)


14. Halloween S鈥檓ores: If you鈥檙e lucky enough to have a bonfire at your Halloween get-together, hand out these adorable s鈥檓ores packets with ghost Peeps. (via Old Town Home)


15. No-Bake Pumpkin Ice Cream Tart With Speculoos Crust: You鈥檒l only need one grocery store trip 鈥 even a Trader Joe鈥檚 trip at that 鈥 for this no-bake pumpkin treat. (via Brit + Co)


16. Sugar Skull Cake Balls: These cake balls are next level. Make a night out of prepping for your Halloween party by DIYing these with your besties. (via Brit + Co)

Are you attending or hosting a Halloween party this year? Let us know what you鈥檒l be making for it below in the comments.