Calling all cat lovers—celebrate all things feline by making a sweet treat inspired by black cats. From pumpkin cheesecake bars to a kitty-shaped cake, these recipes are sure to be a hit with your whole crew, witches or not. Don’t be a ‘fraidy cat: click through the slideshow below to get the fun rolling.
Whole Wheat Black Cat Cookies
How cute are these kitty cookies from A Taste of Madness? You don’t need special cookie cutters to make them, and the kiddos can help top them off with adorbs candy corn eyes. Using wheat flour helps make them a little more wholesome than your average dessert, too. To see the recipe, click here.
Black Cat Pumpkin Cheesecake Bars
Pumpkin cheesecake bars make the perfect base for dark chocolate cat cutouts in this recipe from One Small Pot. The crust is made out of healthy nuts and shredded coconut, and the pumpkin base is sweetened with rice syrup or honey, so this can be a guilt-free indulgence. Click here to grab the recipe.
Black Cat Cutout Cookies
For an easy but delicious treat, make these cutout cats from Cinnamon Girl. The recipe is pretty straightforward, and you can let your little sous chefs dot on watchful eyes once the cookies have cooled. To get the recipe, click here.
Black Cat Oreo Treats
These treats from Moments with Mandi are sure to impress your little ones—they’re (almost) too cute to eat. We love the wide eyes drawn on the chocolate candies and the chocolate chip “ears.” To get the recipe, click here.
Cat's Eye Honeycakes
Replicate a black cat’s bright glowing eyes by making these cakes from Clean Fresh Cuisine. Normal cupcakes become something extra special with the help of decorative icing and a bit of fresh kiwi. Grab the full recipe by clicking here.
Classic Betty Crocker Black Cat Cat
Your kittens will go crazy for this delish cake from Betty Crocker. No fancy pans required for this one—just round cake pans and a bit of clever cutting to make the cat shape. Topped off with licorice whiskers, it’ll be just as tasty as it looks. To get the recipe, click here.
— Susie Foresman