Back when cheap Halloween party decor was a distant dream, people had to make their Halloween decorations the old-fashioned way: by getting creative. Ghoul School 1919 is now in session!
How did people celebrate the spookiest holiday many generations ago? Look here for some very vintage – but hauntingly creative – old-school Halloween party table decor ideas & menus!
These festive Halloween cupcakes are decorated in a variety of fun and creative ways — including a pumpkin, a witch, a mummy, two spiders, a jack-o-lantern and a wolfman.
Try not to be too creeped out by this collection of vintage Halloween party ideas spanning over a century!
Here’s the ’80s way to use everyday corn syrup and tissue paper to make non-toxic face paints for Halloween or a school play!
Remember these chocolate desserts made with Oreo crumbs that look like you’re eating straight out of the garden — Dirt pie and dirt cups? Here’s how to make these simple, silly desserts the retro ’90s way.
Get classic recipes for old-fashioned popcorn balls, along with peanut brittle, molasses, caramel sugared and confetti popcorn versions – plus tips for the best way to pop corn.
What is a pumpkin roll? It’s a lightly-spiced pumpkin cake, jelly roll-style — filled with sweet, fluffy cream cheese. Try this retro version from the 70s!
A bewitching black Midnight Cake is just the thing for Halloween. Try this vintage recipe for a strikingly dark and chocolaty dessert here!
These spooky Broomstick Brownies – with orange pudding seeping into the dark, gooey chocolate brownies – is a Halloween treat so good, it’ll scare you.
Make extra-special Oreo Halloween ghost and graveyard treats with these creative, cute and haunting recipes straight from 1998.
Indulgent much? This retro recipe for a Milky Wonder Cake makes one of the sweetest desserts ever. With the frosting, you’re looking at nine candy bars and four cups of sugar in one cake.
Here are two quick and easy Halloween desserts made with jello – a ghoulish graveyard dessert, plus some cute and creepy jigglers.
For Halloween party fun, make a Hallo Witch Halloween cake! You don’t need any special pans — just cut a square cake as shown, then frost.
Teen guests will swing at a party of food, fun and favors that a young hostess can make herself. Greet your invited ghosts and goblins with a Halloween party!
Make these brilliant harvest desserts – Halloween Jello recipes! Whip up a glittering pumpkin parfait. A sparking new way to serve grapes. Or a glowing harvest moon salad.
Cute cookies, whipped topping, Oreos and pudding come together to make this spooky Halloween dessert – Ghosts in the Graveyard!
This Pride O’Pumpkin cake is a real holiday cake… fragrant with spices… crunchy with tender-sweet nuts. Get the retro recipe from the ’50s here!
You’ll be the star of the party when you serve this Choc-O-Lantern Halloween cake. Bewitching and so delicious!
Two ever-popular treats come to mind on Halloween: caramel apples and caramel corn. Find out how to make these classic Halloween recipes!
Libby’s Great Pumpkin cookies. This is one big, delicious cookie. It’s also one wholesome cookie, because it’s made with America’s favorite pumpkin, Libby’s.
A great marshmallow pumpkin is the perfect touch for a Halloween party: a confection of a centerpiece the kids can make.
CBK Halloween cookies recipe During the festive trick-or-treat season, Cynthia Bruce Kramer watches her sweet and spooky Halloween cookies fly off the shelves. Now you
Chocolate popcorn balls are easy to prepare. When mixed with the popped corn and shaped, the resulting texture is of delightful caramel-like chewiness.
What to serve unexpected ghosts Pumpkin Patch Pie recipe for Halloween fun Ingredients 1 pint orange sherbet; softened 1 tub (8 oz) Cool Whip non-dairy