7 Healthy Halloween Dessert Recipes That Will Have You Skipping Candy

October heralds the start of pumpkin season, steaming apple cider, and fall's most hair-raising holiday: Halloween. The day has always been a great excuse to step into a new character, whip up some themed cocktails, and over-indulge in sweet treats. However, Halloween festivities can come with a serious sugar overload. The good news is that it's still possible for the health-conscious among us to satisfy their sweet tooth without a pang of next-day guilt.

Rather than serving store-bought treats that are laden with spooky-sounding preservatives and additives, opt for these seven healthy Halloween dessert recipes. Homemade goodies are always more delightful, and when they're also vegan and gluten-free, you can feel good about serving them to any guest. Add the following healthy Halloween dessert recipes to your party lineup for seasonal treats that look naughty but aren't.

Gluten-Free Churro Poppers

This story was originally published on October 17, 2016 and has been updated.