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Where to Find the Best Luxury Halloween Treats This Year

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How about serving gourmet Halloween sweets for your annual party this year? If you’re ready to kick your Halloween game up a notch, here are 10 luxury Halloween treats that would be perfect ways to indulge your guests and make you the trick-or-treat hero this year.

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Halloween is drawing near, and you know what that means: treats, parties, goofy costumes, spooky decorations and Jack-o-lanterns. What’s not to love?

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And while it’s extremely difficult to resist candy corn, miniature candy bars and lollipops, is it possible to level up on our Halloween candy game? And if we’re hosting a Halloween party, retro candy is fun. But people expect fine food and drink and treats at a luxury Halloween party, right?

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the Best Luxury Halloween Treats This Year

If you decide to go in search of luxury Halloween treats this year, this is where to find them. Here are our top 10 picks for the best luxury Halloween treats this year. Whether it’s for a host or hostess gift, a party favor or just an indulgent sweet for yourself, these gourmet Halloween sweets will get the job done.

1. L. A. Burdick Chocolates

L.A. Burdick chocolates is the home of iconic whimsical white chocolate ghosts. These adorable little treats from the New England-based chocolatier are a classic refined Halloween sweet. They’re filled with pumpkin spice cider dark chocolate ganache. You can buy them as individual party favors for $3.75 each, or spring for a box of five for $18.

And there are many other options available by mail, as well: Halloween chocolate mice, chocolate bats, chocolate-covered marzipan pumpkins, and limited-edition bonbon flavors including mulled wine gingerbread , pecan bourbon, honey walnut, and licorice caramel. The Halloween “crate” is $68 and the “coffin” is $32. Halloween shipping runs from October 7, 2019 through the big day. 

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Luxury Halloween treats: L.A. Burdick Halloween White Chocolate Ghost

2. Jacques Torres

French master chocolatier Jacques Torres pulls out all the stops for every holiday, and Halloween is no exception. You’ll find handmade artisanal chocolate with a topping of dark humor: the “Midnight Soul” bar is 80% cocoa content ($6.50), and there are also chocolate “Jacques-o-lanterns,” ($29.99); white and milk chocolate Halloween lollipops; ghost and pumpkin marshmallow “peeps;” ($3.99) dark chocolate black cats ($34.99); and Wicked Hot Chocolate ($20.00).

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Luxury Halloween treats: Jacques Torres White Chocolate Halloween Lollipops

3. La Maison du Chocolat

French company La Maison du Chocolat specializes in chocolate truffles, but also offers other sweets. Their Halloween gift box of assorted dark and milk chocolates, watched over by a chocolate owl, is $65. There’s a gift box with dark squash praline bouchees ($26.00, and available only in-store or by messenger delivery). If you want to keep the color palette of black and orange going, opt for the “Orangettes Box,” which contains 90 pieces of of candied orange peels covered in dark chocolate ($90.00).

La Maison du Chocolat Truffles

4. Hotel Chocolat

Hotel Chocolat, the British chocolatier, has whimsical options for kids and adults for Halloween. The H-Box of Halloween Bites for £12 includes pumpkin salted caramels and “The Grim Treater,” a skull fashioned from 40% milk chocolate.

Once the little ones are asleep, you can keep the party going with the boozy “Choose Your Poison” assortment of chocolates spiked with vodka, gin, triple sec, vermouth, absinthe and white rum: the Black Cat Martini, the Corpse Reviver, the Green Fairy and the Zombie, for £10 for 16 pieces. Or go all out with The Little Monster Halloween Hamper for £27. Just don’t plan to work the next day.

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Luxury Halloween treats: Hotel Chocolat H-Box of Halloween Bites

5. Sugarfina

Not in the mood for chocolate? If you’re more of gummy candy type, Sugarfina  is your luxury candy nirvana. For Halloween, the confectioner is offering a “Spooky Sweets” 3-piece “coffin candy bento box” that you can fill with any three of your favorite seasonal flavors for $28. Options include red Zombie Brains, pink Sugar Skulls, and orange Pumpkin Patch gummies; pumpkin pie and Fuji apple caramels; and other seasonal items like apple pie gummies and s’mores. Or you can go with the Pumpkin Surprise Box, $12, which contains mysteries that you’ll have to wait until the big day to explore.

Sugarfina’s Halloween Sugar Skulls

6. Georgetown Cupcakes

If you’re not a candy type at all, you can still join in the sweet fun. The teenagers in our lives rave about DC-based Georgetown Cupcakes. They can be ordered and shipped overnight anywhere in the US.

For Halloween , you can order the Trick or Treat Dozen, which has 12 cupcakes with Halloween-inspired flavors and decorations, including a vanilla bat, a pumpkin spice haunted house, a chocolate ghost, a pumpkin cheesecake-flavored black cat, a salted caramel jack-o-lantern, and a peanut butter fudge witch.

If your tastes run more to the macabre, the Haunted Dozen is a cupcake assortment in black and white; the Happy Halloween Dozen is as cheerful as it sounds; you could creep your visitors out with Spiders and Webs or Bats and Ghosts. So many choices, so little time. We find it kind of terrifying how much we want one of each of these.

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Gourmet Halloween party sweets: Georgetown Cupcakes Ghosts and Bats Halloween assortment.

7. Sprinkles Cupcakes

The Sprinkles Halloween BOO Box is an assortment of 12 cupcakes from this Beverly Hills cupcake bakery (founder of the cupcake ATM). It features four of the best-selling flavors: Vanilla Milk Chocolate; Red Velvet; Black and White; and Pumpkin cupcakes, adorned with cheerful sugar decorations. Why choose between East Coast and West Coast cupcakes? We say get both!

 

8. One Girl Cookies Whoopie Pies

A whoopie pie is a cross between a cupcake and a cookie. The ones from One Girl Cookies  are made fresh in Brooklyn with pumpkin cake filled with cream cheese frosting. A box of 12 is $37, and they can be shipped anywhere in the continental US.

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Gourmet Halloween party sweets: One Girl Cookies Pumpkin Whoopie Pies.

9. Dylan’s Candy Bar Cake Pops

Not surprisingly, Halloween is a very big deal at Dylan’s, and there are sweets to satisfy just about everyone. We love these adorable Dylan’s Candy Bar Halloween Cake Pops. They’re party-perfect treats dipped in Belgian chocolate, drizzled with dark chocolate and coated with chocolate chips, nuts and mini candies. A box of 10 is $40.

There are lots of other elegant choices, too: Belgian-chocolate-dipped Twinkies, Rice Krispy treats, and handmade marshmallows, all decorated with ghoulish grins.

gourmet Halloween sweets

Gourmet Halloween sweets: Dylan’s Candy Bar cake pops.

10. We Take the Cake at Williams-Sonoma

 We Take the Cake’s Haunted House Cake, available from Williams-Sonoma, is a statement dessert that will . . . well, take the cake at this year’s Halloween party.

It features chocolate cake filled with chocolate cream cheese frosting, covered in a layer of vanilla buttercream frosting, with a haunted house in black fondant (with just a touch of orange to create an eerie glow) -$69. They had us at chocolate. If that’s too scary for your crew, there’s also a sweet Candy Corn Cake; an adorable Spider Web cake; and a dramatic Gothic Black Rose Red Velvet Cake. More, please!

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Gourmet Halloween sweets: Halloween cakes from We Take the Cake available at Williams-Sonoma.

the Best Luxury Halloween Treats This Year

There you have it: 10 luxurious treats to help you celebrate Halloween like a boss, all available now. We’re calling dibs on whatever’s left in the morning. Happy haunting.

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