Day of the Dead Inspired Treats

On November 1 and 2, Mexican families bring food to their ancestors' graves, where they eat, drink, and celebrate life. Skip the usual Halloween tricks and treats, and take a cue from Mexico's Dia De Los Muertos Celebration. Here are 11 fun Day of the Dead inspired treats.

Sugar Skulls
Sugar Skulls are a traditional decoration used for Dia de los Muertos events. Traditional Day of the Dead Sugar Skulls are decorated with a rainbow of coloured royal icing. Get recipe from Tablespoon.

Sugar Skull Brownies
Bake these Sugar Skull Brownies to celebrate Day of the Dead. They are easy to make with cookie stamps. Get recipe from Hungry Happenings.

Day of the Dead Cheese Skull
Use Velveeta Queso Blanco to create this very colourful Dia de los Muertos Sugar Skull. Get recipe from Hungry Happenings.

Sugar Skull Caramel Apples
Put a clever and creative spin on the tradional sugar skull and make these gorgeous Sugar Skull Caramel Apples! Get recipe from Crafty Chica.

Calavera (Sugar Skull) Sandwich
A peanut butter and jelly sandwich in honour of the Mexican Dia de los Muertos. Get recipe from Instructables Cooking.

Day of the Dead Bread
Learn to make Day of the Dead bread (pan de muerto), a traditional Mexican sweet bread eaten during Dia de los Muertos. Get recipe from Nestle.

Sugar Skull Cupcakes
If you celebrate the Day of the Dead, these sugar skulls would be perfect for you. Get recipe from With Sprinkes on Top.

Day of the Dead Cookies
These Day of the Dead Cookies are so cute decorated with candy instead of just royal icing. Get recipe from With Sprinkles on Top.

Skull Cake
Take a break from eating that leftover Halloween candy and enjoy a skull-shaped spicy chocolate and cinnamon cake instead. Get recipe from Sugar Hero.

Marshmallow Sugar Skull Pops
For a Dia de los Muertos edible craft, marshmallows are the perfect canvas to decorate your own sugar skull pops. Get recipe from

Skeleton Cake Pops
These sugar skull-inspired cake pops are the perfect treat for your Dia de los Muertos celebration. Get recipe from She Knows.

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