Well kids, you asked for 'scary'

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Image: Now that IS scary: the greatest Halloween baking fails

Michelle Milla/CC BY-SA 2.0/adapted/Flickr: michellemilla

It's the most wonderful time of the year! No, the other most wonderful time of the year. The time when ambitious parents and big kids across the world take to Pinterest to find out how to turn a heap of ingredients into creepy treats that will dazzle the neighbourhood. 

 

You'd think it would be impossible to mess up a recipe that's supposed to look scary, wouldn't you? You'd be wrong.

 

Toothsome doughnuts

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Halloween doughnuts

Via: Instagram/hpamy

Their official name is actually 'D'oh… nuts'.

 

Cobweb cupcakes

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Spider cupcakes

Via: tidymom.net/pinterestfail.com

Oh come now, it's like you're not even trying.

 

Mummified pizza squares

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Mummy pizza

Via: Instagram/xazdame

Not bad! Not bad at all! Definitely see what you tried to do there…

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Mummy pizza cooked

Via: Instagram/xazdame

Oh.

 

Pumpkin pretzels

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Pumpkin pretzels

Via: Instagram/swagner68

How gruesome, you made earwax! Oh it was supposed to be – ah, OK. Never mind.

 

Mummy hot dogs

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Mummy hot dogs

Via: Instagram/mjimenez0017

Well… we want our mummies now, if that helps at all.

 

Spider cookies

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Spider cookies fail

Via: Instagram/veronicabagwell

On the plus side, at least these make the spider in your bath look basically adorable.

 

Doomed bananas

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Banana ghosts

Via: Instagram/onelog

Given up the ghost, have you? Probably wise.

 

Meatloaf mummy

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Pasta mummy

Via: Instagram/taniaweibel

Mmm, no, it doesn't look exactly like a mummy, does it? But at least we have this delicious pile of dry pasta, a small disc of cheese and a single olive to eat! My favourite.

 

Blood fondue

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Blood fondue

Via: sugarandspice-celeste.blogspot.co.uk/epicpinterestfail.com

Blood, sweat and tears went into this creation! The trouble is, it was meant to be chocolate.

 

Monster cookies

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Ghost cookies

Via: Instagram/chloe_ghv

"Yah, I was heavily influenced by Edvard Munch's The Scream…"

 

Freaky fingers

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"Honestly, this is a no-fail treat," says blogger Meghan from Domestic Sugar.

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Meghan lied.

 

Pumpkin bites

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pumpkin halloween fail

Via: Pinterest

We've no idea what happened here. Poor little guys.

 

This gruesome cake

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pumpkin cake

Via: Pinterest

To be fair, it does look like a tricky recipe, you guys. 

 

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