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Simple Halloween Dessert, 'Eyeballs in a Jar' Best Halloween Treat

2 Ingredient Halloween Dessert Idea: 'Eyeballs in a Jar'

Looking for an easy Halloween treat? If you're throwing a Halloween party, this fun and festive dessert will spook your guests this Halloween. This easy Halloween dessert is a quick, simple, eerie recipe. It's perfect for any spooky season gathering. 

Best Halloween No-Bake Recipe 

Many Halloween dessert recipes are overly complicated. You don't want to make treats to make you feel tired and stressed. You want to enjoy this fun holiday. This recipe only has two main ingredients, jelly and fruit. It has 3 ingredients in total if you count water. This is a scary good recipe for reasons beyond just the theme.

All are cheap and readily available. You probably already have at least one in your cupboard. This is the best Halloween dessert recipe because it saves you time and money. This recipe will make things a little easier for you. You can't go wrong! 

Another positive to this Halloween-themed dessert is that it can be a healthier alternative. Many festive Halloween treats are full of sugar. With this delicious Halloween treat you can reduce the sugar by buying a low or no-sugar alternative. If you have concerns related to sugar some store-bought jelly has artificial sweeteners. This can allow guests with dietary requirements to have a fun Halloween. 

Our spooky treat 'Eyeballs in a Jar' is not just a creepy addition to your dessert table, but they are also incredibly easy to make, ensuring you have more time to enjoy the party. With just a few ingredients and minimal prep time, you can create a ghoulish treat that will keep your guests talking.

A Spooky, Sweet Treat

This Halloween, transform simple ingredients into a terrifying treat that's perfect for party guests of all ages. Imagine the look on your friends' faces when they peer into a jar and see what looks like a collection of eyeballs staring back at them! These 'Eyeballs in a Jar' are the perfect blend of spooky and sweet. Using tinned lychees or logans and jelly, you can create an authentic horror movie prop that's also a delicious dessert.

Perfect Party Addition

Not only are these 'Eyeballs in a Jar' a fantastic party treat, but they also add to the overall decor of your Halloween festivities. Place them on your dessert table next to other fun desserts and edible decorations such as pumpkin cookies, pumpkin candy, gummy worms and bowls of candy corn to create a festive look. If you're worried about kids full of sugar, balance the processed foods with some fresh fruit or compromise with candy apples.

The jelly gives the eyeballs a glossy, life-like sheen, while the candy eyes add a touch of realism that will make your guests do a double-take. Whether you're hosting a movie night with classics like "Dracula" and "Frankenstein" or a costume party for kids, these eyeballs will be the centre of attention.

Extend the Spooky Fun

If you’re looking to store leftovers, pop these fun treats in an airtight container, or make them in jars with screw-tight lids. They’ll stay fresh and spooky for days. These ghoulish goodies are a spooktacular treat that’s sure to be a hit!

Making Memories with Easy Preparations

The best part about this simple Halloween dessert is how easily you can involve the kids. Share this treat with kids. Let them help by placing the into the lychees—it's a great way to make memories while preparing for the party. Plus, this no-bake treat means less mess and more fun! Continue the fun by using cookie cutters to shape sugar cookies into ghosts or bats, and then let the kids decorate them with royal icing and assorted candy eyeballs for a creative and interactive dessert-making session.

These 'Eyeballs in a Jar' are not just a simple Halloween dessert; they're a fantastic centrepiece for your spooky season festivities. With minimal effort and maximum impact, they embody the spirit of Halloween—creepy, fun, and irresistibly tasty!

So this year, make your Halloween party unforgettable with this easy, eerie treat that everyone will love. With these simple steps, your 'Eyeballs in a Jar' will be the perfect treat for your Halloween party. A spooktacular treat that’s as fun to make as it is to serve!

Need a quick and easy dessert for Halloween? This simple spooky little treat might be just what you're looking for.

Simple Halloween Dessert: 'Eyeballs in a Jar'


Here is what you need to make this Halloween dessert idea:

  • 1 packet of jelly (suitable for vegans)

  • 1/2 cup of tinned logans or lychee (seeds removed)


1. Prepare your jelly as per instructions on the packaging.

2. Open the logan or lychee can and drain the fruit.

3. Place the fruit in jam jars or suitable containers in pairs. About 3-4 sets (6-8 fruit) per jar.

4. Put any leftover fruit aside. You can freeze it or use it for another recipe.

5. Pour the jelly mix over the top.

6. Put in the fridge and allow to set.

7. Once set, serve at your Halloween party and enjoy!

Leave me a comment if you enjoyed this recipe. Still looking for a savoury Halloween meal? Try Halloween Mac and Cheese. It looks like brains for zombies!


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