New to haunted house kits? Fret not, my spooky friend, for I have crafted a list of edible haunted house kits that are sure to scare your socks off.
Gingerbread houses walked so that haunted house kits could run. Sure, Christmas-themed candy-covered houses with cookie walls are cute and cozy, but the Halloween Heads among us have been waiting our whole lives for something a little darker. We want spiders, bats, and ghosts, not gumdrops and peppermint discs. Here are the eeriest edible haunted house kits to buy right now.
Create-A-Treat Reese’s Chocolate Cookie Halloween House Kit
This haunted house kit is a 2022 collaboration between Create-A-Treat and Reese’s that includes Reese’s cups, Reese’s pieces, and little decorative circle bits labeled “Halloween Quins” (like sequins, but spooky). It also comes with six chocolate cookies that form the roof and walls of the house, along with premade purple and orange icing packets for easy decorating. The kit includes a foundational base labeled as the “E-Z Tray” to ensure that the haunted house stays upright and aligned. We want our haunted house to be scary, but crooked is out of the question. This is a haunted house we’re building after all, not the Leaning Tower of Terror.
Create-A-Treat Oreo Spooky Castle Kit
The folks at Create-A-Treat have had their hands and likely their stomachs full given how yummy these haunted house kits look. Their Oreo Spooky Castle Kit practically shouts, “Why settle for a house when you could have a whole castle!” Finally, I can bring to life the spooky Oreo-themed Dracula fantasies I’ve been cultivating, right on my kitchen table. This kit comes with engraved cookie pieces and even includes a little haunted tree and fountain combo for extra Halloween bougieness. You also get orange, green, and white frosting, along with Halloween Quins in tiny pumpkin, bat, and ghost forms. The kit also includes mini neon beads and, of course, a bag of mini Oreo cookies. One thing that differentiates this Create-A-Treat kit from their Reese’s collab is the inclusion of the support pieces. These pieces go between the main cookies to create some depth in the build. Create-A-Treat knows the only thing I love more than Halloween Quins is a haunted castle with some depth.
Hyde & EEK! Halloween Twisted Tavern Chocolate House Cookie Kit
Target’s Hyde & EEK! Boutique has a charming twisted tavern-themed Halloween house kit that is not for the faint of heart. This two-story haunted house kit comes with ten separate cookie pieces arranged in what the instructions label a “sandwich” (who doesn’t love a Halloween sandwich?). The whole tavern is designed to be slanted and comes with both purple and orange icing, as well as Halloween confetti sprinkles and black sanding sugar. This sanding sugar is a brilliant touch that gives the tavern spooky yet elegant accents. If you’re looking for a solid two-story haunted house kit, this one should scare up some fun.
Wilton Creepin’ It Real Chocolate Cookie House Kit
This Creepin’ It Real haunted house kit from Wilton is so well named because creepin’ it real is what I think everyone should strive to do each Halloween season. This kit is straightforward and a good option for haunted-house-kit newbies, as it comes with seven easy to differentiate cookie pieces, one of which is a giant spider. For arachnophobes everywhere, this offers big points on the spook scale. It also includes three large icing bags and a sprinkle mix of stars, bones, and teeny little spiders. Go off, Wilton!! They’re creepin’ it real with the sprinkle game and we love it.
Crafty Cooking Kits M&M’s Haunted Castle Cookie Kit
If you’re looking for a haunted house kit that’s big enough to wow kids but simple enough for them to enjoy putting together, this M&M’s-themed haunted cookie castle kit is your best bet. It comes with four easily distinguishable, large cookie pieces, M&M’s, orange and purple powder, icing, base clips, and decorative paper pieces. Decorating is indeed half the fun of putting together a haunted house kit, but these decorative paper pieces are ready and waiting for the exact moment when you’re ready to clock out of building mode and clock into eating mode. There are also interlocking paper pieces to be placed in the middle that can serve either as decoration or as a little maze for extra Halloween candy. All in all, a solid family option.
Cookies United Sour Patch Kids Halloween Chocolate Cookie House Kit
If you’ve ever thought, “Wow, this haunted house kit sure could use some Sour Patch Kids,” you’re in luck! Packed with seven chocolate cookies, decorative icing, and Sour Patch Kids, this haunted house kit from Cookies United invites you to decorate not only the cookie house with icing, but the Sour Patch Kids themselves as mummies, skeletons, and ghosts. If accenting is more your thing, the kit also includes purple and orange colored “candy jewels,” as well as sour sugar for that extra touch of spooky embellishment.
Peeps Haunted Cookie Graveyard
While this Peeps Haunted Cookie Graveyard is not a full-blown haunted house, it’s a great supplementary option for anyone looking to add some extra spook to their existing haunted house kit spread. The kits that come with extra foundational pieces or a large base are just aching to have a haunted cookie graveyard on their lawns! Yes, we typically associate Peeps with Easter, but they’ve gone fully macabre for spooky season. Whether people want to eat it or simply marvel in its majesty, the delicious, marshmallowy swagger that the Peeps Haunted Graveyard will bring to your kitchen this Halloween is too good to be ignored.
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