35 Ways to Make Your Halloween Party Food Ghoulish


These Halloween recipes are yummy, fun to make with the kids, and perfect for a Halloween party food!  Here are recipe how-to tutorials for Halloween food which include Halloween cupcakes, Halloween desserts, party snacks and Halloween treats, Halloween appetizers and much more.

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Halloween Party Food

Halloween Party Food

1.  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.

2.  White Chocolate Covered Ghosts ~ Using any store bought snack cake like twinkies you can transform them into boo-licious little party snacks. 

3.  DIY Monster Eye Cake ~ Whether you are planning a Halloween party or just want to bake a cake for your kids, this is a festive and fun idea! With this great tutorial you’ll create a monster eye cake perfect for Halloween! Yummy, festive and not as hard as the fabulous results look like!

4.  Jack Skellington Cake Pops ~ The Nightmare Before Christmas has a huge cult following and everyone is sure to recognize this cute, spooky face. Whether you are hosting a Halloween party or just looking for a fun treat to bring and share at another party, these are sure to be a hit!

Halloween Treat Recipes

Halloween Treat Recipes

5.  Frankenstein Halloween Rice Krispie Treats {free printable} ~ Halloween is the perfect time to get creative with treats, and these Frankenstein Rice Krispie Treats are no exception. They even come with a free printable tag so they are perfect for gift giving. These will be the hit of any Halloween party! {{high fives}}

6.  Peeps Rice Krispies Treat Pops  ~ Everybody’s favorite marshmallow treat, Peeps, make a Halloween appearance on these sweets.  Peeps are paired with a premade Rice Krispies Treats, melting chocolate and sprinkles for a quick to make Halloween treat.

7.  Halloween Popcorn ~ This yummy snack would be the perfect treat for your family to munch on while you are curled up watching a scary movie. The colors are so pretty, it would also be a great neighbor treat packaged up in a cellophane bag and tied up with some festive Halloween ribbon.

8.  Halloween Trail Mix ~ A sweet and spooky festive Halloween trail mix treats.  Made with peanuts, Reece’s pieces, pretzels, candy corn, cheerios and white chocolate.

Halloween Appetizers

Halloween Appetizers

9.  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.

10.  Veggie Skeleton {appetizer} ~ Halloween treats don’t all have to be sugary and spooky. Here is a fun and healthy idea that uses all naturally colored vegetables.

11.  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.

12.  Halloween Appetizers ~ Isn’t this the coolest appetizer?  Not only do they look “mega-crafty”, but they’re also mega-delicious.  They’re won tons filled with Madeira Mushrooms that are stamped with a Halloween message using a regular rubber stamp and food die.

Food for Halloween

Food for Halloween 

13.  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!

14.  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}}

15.  Mummy Pizza Puffs ~ How adorable are these mummified pizza puffs?  They’re light and fluffy and filled with cheese and pepperoni.  Perfect for lunches or even dinner.

Kids Food Halloween

Kids Food Halloween

16.  Graveyard Pudding Cups ~ A little Oreo crumbs, a Peep ghost and pumpkin candy turn an ordinary chocolate pudding cup into a spooky treat kids are sure to love!

17.  Easy Halloween School Lunch ~ Send your kids to school with this Easy Halloween Lunch. The surprise will thrill them and you’ll be the coolest mom! Echoes of Laughter walks you through the steps to turn ordinary food into a boo-tastic lunch. The worm in the apple is definitely my favorite!

18.  Monster Sandwiches ~ If you haven’t planned anything festive for Halloween lunch, you are in luck.  Transform an ordinary sandwich into an adorable monster sandwich complete with olive eyes.

19.  Halloween Lunch Ideas ~ Mummify your food with these 3 fun recipes for mummy dogs, ghost bananas, and monster eyes.

Halloween Baking

Halloween Baking

20.  DIY Monster S’mores ~ Don’t fret, s’mores season is not over yet!  Bake up a batch of monster s’mores for your little ghosts and goblins.

21.  Halloween Puppy Chow {Halloween Food Recipes} ~ Puppy Chow is a classic yummy treat, add a few extra ingredients and you have a festive version. Perfect for a Halloween party or just as a fun snack, your kiddos will love it!

22.  Bat Velvet Oreo Cookies ~ Make your own delicious oreo cookies with a twist, a festive red velvet Halloween bat.

23.  Black Velvet Harvest Brownies ~ Chewy, moist and chocolatey goodness topped with a white chocolate layer. 

Healthy Halloween Treats

Healthy Halloween Treats

24.  Monster Fruit Dip with Mouthy Apples ~ Check out this fun way to make fruit dip and apples for Halloween! A fun way for your child to eat their fruit on or around Halloween! This would even make a fabulous party food!

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25.  Easy Halloween Drinks ~ Serve up some fun with this monster Halloween drink!  It’s sure to excite both kids and adults.  They are so simple to make you will be surprised.  And, how cute is the peep on the straw?

26.  Fizzy Pumpkin Halloween Drink ~ These pumpkin drinks are absolutely darling! Decorate small mason jars with vinyl stickers and add a festive and simple drink made with sherbet, juice and soda. The perfect addition to a Halloween party or your spooky Halloween dinner.

27.  Halloween Oreo Hot Cocoa ~ Here is a clever way to make delicious Halloween Oreo Hot Cocoa! It’s an easy and yummy drink to make that uses crushed oreos, milk and unsweetened cocoa. Whip some up to warm your little ghosts and goblins tummies after trick or treating! 

Halloween Desserts

Halloween Desserts

28.  Halloween Themed Mason Jar Mini Cakes ~ Dress up mason jars to make spooky Halloween themed treats. The tutorial shows you how to make frankenstein, a mummy or a jack-o-lantern. Use a boxed cake mix and the delicious frosting recipe provided. 

29.  Frankenstein Monster Cake ~ Isn’t this Frankenstein cake absolutely amazing?!  Learn how to transform an ordinary cake into a Frankenstein Monster masterpiece.

30.  Boo-tiful Halloween Cake ~ This ghost cake is absolute perfection!  Smooth ganache blankets a moist and delicious red velvet cake and topped with frosting ghosts.

31.  Crispy Spider Webs ~ Halloween is the perfect time to get creative with treats, and these Crispy Spider Webs are no exception. They’re funnel cakes decorated with glittery black icing. These will be the hit of any Halloween party! {{high fives}} 

32.  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.

Halloween Cupcakes

Halloween Cupcakes

33.  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.

34.  Frankenstein Cupcakes ~  This is a fun and yummy way to dress up cupcakes for Halloween!  Using store bought items you’ll learn how to construct your own Frankenstein cupcakes.

35.  Ghost Cupcakes ~ What kid wouldn’t love these super cute Ghost Cupcakes?  These would be perfect for a Halloween party or a classroom of enthusiastic children.



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