25 Easy Halloween Cupcakes for Kids {Spooky decorating ideas for all ages!}

Our collection of easy Halloween cupcakes for kids is filled with spooky and ghoulish treats they are sure to love!


Yum! So many easy Halloween cupcakes for kids and ways to decorate them! Perfect for parties and trick or treaters! #halloween

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Easy Halloween Cupcakes for Kids

Halloween is not too far off now so it’s a great time to start planning what tasty treats you’ll be serving up at your party.

Today we’re sharing some easy Halloween Cupcakes for kids to make with you and enjoy eating either at a party or just at home with the family!

From spooky spiders to googly eyed monsters, tombstones to brains we’ve got all the cupcake ideas you need!


Yum! So many easy cupcakes for kids - decorating ideas that everyone will love! #halloween #cupcakes

Creepy and Cute Monster Claw Cupcakes

Creepy and Cute Monster Claw Cupcakes

Created by Bakingdom

Looking for an easy Halloween cupcake thats suitable for siblings of different ages? Try these! You can make a creepy version or a cute version of this monster claw cupcake!

Monster Cupcakes

Monster Cupcakes

Last week we shared some fabulous Monster Cookies and now here is the cupcake version! You can whip up your cupcakes from scratch or cheat and use a cake box mix, but be sure to click through for the recipe for that yummy monster coloured buttercream frosting!

Brains Cupcakes

Brains Cupcakes

Created by Amazon

Oh my goodness, I don’t think I’ve ever seen anything as spooky as these brains cupcakes! Everything you need is in this kit!”

How to Make Candy Spider Web Cupcakes

Get your piping bag ready and then watch this short video to see how to make some spooky spiderwebs to top your Halloween cupcakes!

Pumpkin Halloween Cupcakes

Pumpkin Halloween Cupcakes

Created by Alex and Alexa

Oh my! These Pumpkin Cupcakes don’t just look fabulous they actually taste of Pumpkin thanks to a tin of puree in the cake mix.

Tombstone Cupcakes

Tombstone Cupcakes

Created by Your Cup of Cake

For a really spooky cupcake choose these Tombstone ones topped with chocolate covered Milano cookies!

Reese’s Frankenstein Cupcakes

Reese’s Frankenstein Cupcakes

Created by Your Cup of Cake

If you have any Reese’s Pieces fans in your family you need to make these super cute Frankenstein’s Monster cupcakes!

Spider Web Halloween Cupcakes

Spider Web Halloween Cupcakes

Created by Pizzazzerie

I have never thought about mixing cotton candy with cupcakes before but what would you know it makes a fabulous spider web effect!

Devilish Devil’s Food Cupcakes

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Created by Ambrosia Baking

How amazing would these devil cupcakes look on your Halloween party table. Make sure you take note of how to make the red frosting look red and not bright pink!

Jack Skellington Cupcakes

Jack Skellington Cupcakes

Here’s a super easy Halloween cupcake idea for fans of Jack Skellington! Black icing can be a little hard to find in the store but you can order it from Amazon here.

Brownie Cupcakes

Brownie Cupcakes

What do you get when you cross a brownie with a pound cake and throw in some orange food colouring? Delicious Halloween themed cupcakes that’s what!

Haunted Cupcakes Recipe

Haunted Cupcakes Recipe

Created by Today’s Parent

Oh how ADORABLE is this bat! And they’re so easy to make too so get the kids involved, they’ll love the ectoplasm hiding in the middle of the cake!

Monster Strawberry Cupcakes

Monster Strawberry Cupcakes

Created by Yummy Crumble

Might be best to save these cupcakes for older children because the last thing you want to do is scare your preschoolers away from eating strawberries!

Black Cat Cupcakes

Black Cat CupcakesIf you want a cupcake to compliment your black and gold Halloween decor you can’t go wrong with these fabulous black cats!

Black Cat Cupcakes by Kendall Rayburn

Dracula Cupcakes made with White Reese’s Cups

Dracula Cupcakes made with White Reese’s CupsOh my goodness how clever are these little toppers that look just like Dracula… complete with fangs!

Dracula Cupcakes made with White Reese’s Cups by Hungry Happenings

Floating Ghost Cupcakes

Floating Ghost CupcakesThese floating ghost cupcakes are fabulous and easier to make than you might think!

Floating Ghost Cupcakes by Kendall Rayburn

Halloween Marble Cupcakes

Halloween Marble CupcakesI love the black frosting on these cupcakes with those super bright spiders standing on top!

Halloween Marble Cupcakes by The Baking Fairy

Reese’s Cup Werewolf Cupcakes

Reese’s Cup Werewolf CupcakesOh my goodness these werewolf cupcakes are genius! I love the little teeth and the bone, oh and of course the moon!

Reese’s Cup Werewolf Cupcakes by Hungry Happenings

Day of the Dead Cupcakes

Day of the Dead CupcakesI love these Day of the Dead cupcakes because they look so pretty! You might need to practice a little before you’re confident enough to decorate your cakes!

Day of the Dead Cupcakes by Baking a Moment

Easy Monster Cupcakes

Easy Monster CupcakesLook out! It’s a blob monster! Oh boy how cute are these little cupcakes, and ones your kids will have a blast making as well as eating!

Easy Monster Cupcakes by Cake Whiz

Creature From the Deep Tentacle Cupcakes

Creature From the Deep Tentacle CupcakesOr for something a little more eerie try these creatures from the deep cupcakes with those spooky tentacles!

Creature From the Deep Tentacle Cupcakes by Tikkido

Candy Corn Cupcakes

Candy Corn CupcakesFor something bright and colorful try these candy corn cupcakes with the sweet little ghosts carrying a candy corn!

Candy Corn Cupcakes by Pastry Chef Online

Death by Chocolate Cupcakes

Death by Chocolate CupcakesIf you love chocolate you will want to make some of these cupcakes for Halloween, especially as they’re so easy to decorate!

Death by Chocolate Cupcakes by The Cook and Him

Skeleton Cupcake Toppers

Skeleton Cupcake ToppersFor Halloween cupcakes that double as party centerpieces you should give these skeleton cupcakes a try!

Skeleton Cupcake Toppers by Baker’s Party Shop

Easy Wicked Witch Cupcakes

Easy Wicked Witch CupcakesHa! This poor witch seems to have had a minor broomstick incident! These cupcakes are sure to raise a smile this Halloween.

Easy Wicked Witch Cupcakes by Bitz n Giggles

Zombie Finger Cupcakes

Zombie Finger CupcakesOk you might want to save these zombie finger cupcakes for a grown up Halloween party as they’re sure to scare the little ones!

Zombie Finger Cupcakes by The Simple Sweet Life

Halloween Swirl Cupcakes

Halloween Swirl CupcakesIt’s all about the swirl with these fabulous cupcakes and you can add whatever toppers you have to hand!

Halloween Swirl Cupcakes by Sprinkle Bakes