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30 Gross and Ghoulish Halloween Food Ideas


These Gross Halloween Food recipes are yummy (even if they look gross), fun to make with the kids, and perfect for a scary food for Halloween party!  Here are recipe how-to tutorials for Halloween food which include creepy food, gross Halloween food and spooky Halloween treats.

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Gross Halloween Food

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1. Bowl of Worms ~ These worms are sweet and taste like jello, but their likeness to real worms leaves me wondering if many people actually eat them. (smiling)

2.  Gross-ology Party Food ~ Plan a menu of gross food for your next party or for a fun snack for the kids.  Some of the menu ideas include scabs & pus, dirty diaper, rat droppings, dirty band-aids, ear wax and a plate of worms.  Yucky, but so much fun!

3. Severed Fingers in a Bun ~ Hot dogs never looked so scary!

4. Dirty Q-Tips ~ You’d never guess that these gross dessert Q-tips are marshmallows dipped in melted butterscotch chips.

5.  The Walking Dead Marshmallow Pops ~  I definitely have the jeepers creepers from looking at these Walking Dead Marshmallow Pops.  The tutorial shows you how to make these cook marshmallow pop zombies.

6.  Witch’s Brew ~ Delight your guests with this festive Halloween beverage complete with spooky eyeballs.  This creepy concoction is made with pineapple juice, ginger ale and sherbet.

Halloween Food Ideas


7. Roaches ~ These cheese stuffed dates look appalling but they are actual quite delicious. They are a great Halloween food idea for parties!

8. Halloween Spaghetti ~ This creepy Halloween food is great because the spooky dinner idea is sure to please and fill up the whole family!

9.  Intestines and Rib Cage ~ This intestines and rib cage Halloween meal is sure to gross out your party guests!  Sausages for the intestines and barbecued ribs for the rib cage.  Add a skeleton head to the platter and you have the creepiest meal ever!

10.  How to Make a Watermelon Brain ~ Gross out your party guests with this watermelon brain.

11. Gummy Leeches EKK! ~ These gelatin based leeches are definitely creepy. Just the tought of leeches makes my skin crawl!

Scary Food for Halloween Party


12. Brain Cake ~ This scary looking dessert is actually a red velvet cake slathered in raspberry jam. It may look like a freight, but it’s delicious!

13.  Panna Cotta Brains with Raspberry Blood Sauce ~ Delicious panna cotta shaped like brains, set on top of a “bloody” puddle of raspberry blood sauce.

14.  Worm Sandwich ~ Surprise your kids with this fun dinner – or really get them worried by telling them you will be serving worms {evil laugh}.  These would also be fabulous for an insect/bug themed party or for Halloween.

15.  Mummy Dogs {halloween meals} ~ Mummy Dogs are quite possibly the easiest Halloween Party Food around. They are a perfect quick meal to eat before heading out Trick or Treating, too! Kids and adults alike adore them.

16. Kitty Litter Cake ~ This just looks disgusting, but when you realize it’s just cake mix, pudding, cookies and Tootsie Rolls, you realize it’s a really fun Halloween food!

Creepy Food

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17. Bloody Eggs ~ The marbled effect used on the eggs is actually quite lovely, but the effect is creepy for sure!

18.  Spooky Shepherd’s Pie ~ This Spooky Shepherd’s Pie featuring mashed potato ghosts is the perfect Halloween dinner. I just adore the pea eyes and that kids will get to devour their very own ghost! {{knuckle bumps}}

19.  Graveyard Taco Dip ~ Serve your party guests a spooky graveyard taco dip.  It’s a simple recipe that layers ingredients like refried beans, sour cream, avocados, salsa and onions.

20.  Skull Shaped Bread in Tomato Basil Soup ~ Your family will be screaming with delight when they are served this spooky halloween meal! It features floating yeast roll shaped skulls in a homemade tomato basil soup. Delicious!

21.  Spooky Spider Cheeseball ~A cheese ball is a pretty traditional party food, especially when large groups of people are involved like during the holidays.  But this recipe takes a regular cheese ball up a couple of notches.

Spooky Halloween Treats


22. Rice Krispie Treat Brains ~ This scary dessert idea tastes amazing even if it does look spooky.

23. Blood Slider Suckers ~ These bloody slides look downright spooky, but they are made with corn syrup so you won’t have to worry about a bio-hazard!

24. Devil’s Eyeball Halloween Cake Pop ~ This looks like a zombie food recipe, but don’t let is scare you, it’s just just a cake pop. Whew. {smiling}

25. Halloween Tapeworm Sandwiches ~ These tape worm sandwiches definitely look gross, but don’t worry! They are just hotdogs.

26.  Mummy Cupcakes ~ How to make these frightfully good Halloween Cupcakes with this mummy recipe.  The only thing you need to take off this dessert to enjoy is the wrapper.

27.  Vampire Caramel Apples ~ Caramel Apples are a traditional fall treat, so why not decorate them to look like the most festive and spooky Halloween treat.  This delicious caramel apple recipe is only made spooky when dressed to look like vampire teeth.

28.  Whole Wheat Witch Fingers ~ These Witch Fingers may look wicked, but they are wickedly delicious!  They are buttery rich cookies with an almond flavor.  Dip them in blood (strawberry jam) for more wicked fun.

29.  Spooky Spider Cake Pops ~ Bakerella has added creepy crawly eight legged spiders to her collection of fun Halloween cake pops.  With some edible markers and a gab of M&Ms you will be well on your way to creating this spooky Halloween treats.

30. Halloween Spider Surprise Cake ~ Your cake creepy cake will be the hit of the party! Don’t let the spiders fool you. They are fake.


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