Black and White Halloween Dessert Table

Last Halloween, I prepared a kid-friendly, traditional orange/black Halloween Treats Table.  This year, I wanted to work off a more modern, grown up color palette.  I chose black, white and silver as my color combo, and began gathering pretty treats for this year’s Halloween display.  I am quite happy with how it came together, and love the elegant, not-too-creepy look.

The table included lots of delicious treats, including my favorite Chocolate Cupcakes with Vanilla Cream Cheese Frosting, decorated Sugar Cookies, and some pretty candies too.

While decorating the cookies, I made a few royal icing spider webs to add to the cupcakes.  To make royal icing decorations such as these, simply pipe your desired design (using thick royal icing) onto parchment paper, and allow to fully dry.  Royal icing transfers are very delicate, so be sure to make more than you’ll need.  I have a post on making royal icing snowflakes that may be helpful as well.

Each of the cookies designs I made were quite simple, but I mixed several different designs on the table to create interest.  Striped bags (from Sweet Estelle’s Baking Supply) made perfect favor bags.

I added both real and artificial pumpkins to the table, as well as a few glittery spiders.  All of the cake stands and jars are from my (ever expanding) personal collection.  If you’re curious where I buy my stands, I have a whole post about my cake stand collection.  When shopping for glassware I almost always buy white, or clear, with the occasional solid color.  I steer clear of Holiday specific pieces, so I can use my stands and dishes for a variety of year-round themes.

Additional sources-

Mini milk bottles- Sharnel Dollar Design

Black stripe favor bags, striped cupcake liners and striped straws-  Sweet Estelle’s Baking Supply

Candy- Party City and Homegoods

Styling, baking and photography by (me) Glorious Treats.

Have a sweet Halloween!


  1. Black and white have always been my favorite color combo and the silver compliments this table with such elegance. You are so talented and have such an eye for detial. Simply glorious…thanks so much for sharing!

  2. I really like this idea of black and white. I'm not a fan of halloween, but your idea and beautiful decorated cookies might change my mind :-)

  3. Gorgeous table Glory!! I love the sophisticated color palette you chose and your cookies are PERFECT!!

  4. This is beautiful! I love the little touches of silver. So cute and spooky and elegant all at the same time. :)

  5. This is just gorgeous!

  6. This is the most chic and stylish Halloween display I have ever seen.
    Such a change from the traditional orange and black.

  7. i would totally be happy to have someone set that up for halloween for me or really any day of the year. so pretty!

  8. So cute and stylish and Halloweeny without being too Halloweeny!! Thanks for sharing!

  9. These are some of the most beautiful Halloween desserts I have ever seen! You are so talented!

  10. so gorgeous and lovely everything look so delicious and the design is incredible good

  11. so gorgeous and lovely everything look so delicious and the design is incredible good

  12. I absolutely love this! I’m going to start planning my Halloween party right now…love the black and white so much!

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  28. What a beautiful Halloween display, love, love, love the black and white . It just so gorgeous :)

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