PART OF Halloween

39 Halloween Party Foods

Sweets are a Halloween essential, but nobody likes a sugar coma. Keep guests energized - and entertained - with these playful noshes and savory snacks. Looking for even more? Explore our favorite Halloween appetizers, creepy cocktails and sinister snacks.

Eyeball Tacos

"These were wonderful. They were great fun for the kids and tasted great as well."


Pirate Pasta

Arg mateys! This pirate shell pasta be perfect for yer little trick-or-treatin' buccaneers. Zucchini X marks the spot—creamy cheese hides beneath!

Spider Deviled Eggs

"These spider eggs are so cute and perfect for a Halloween party. What a great idea!"

-Delicious as it Looks

Mummy Dogs

"These are so easy and fun. They've become a standard Halloween meal at our house."


Witch Fingers

"These witch fingers are a Halloween tradition in my house. They look creepy and actually taste great."


Roasted Pumpkin Seeds

"I've always roasted pumpkin seeds, but I have to admit, I've never loved the results until I made this recipe! The butter really made the difference."


Halloween Cheddar Fondue

"This was amazing. I couldn't stop eating it. It was so rich and cheesy."


Yoda Soda

"Star Wars or not, this is my favorite party punch. I love the blend of flavors and won't use any other."


Apple & Blue Cheese Spread

"I really loved this. It’s a little sweet, a little savory and a little crunchy."


Ham & Cheese Bread Bones

"This is such a cute little Halloween Sandwich."


Jelly Skull Shots

Slurp down your next jell-o shot by layering different gelatins in a skull-shaped pan.

Butternut Squash & Cauliflower Soup

"I liked the spicy soup with the cool sour cream. I didn't make any changes and I thought it was perfect just as written!"


Witch's Bubbly Brewed Punch

"This frothy punch put us right in the mood to do the Monster Mash."


Monster Toes

"I have made these for my kids the last five Halloweens. My daughter always asks for them."


Snakes on a Stick

"Phenomenal idea! I made these from scratch and used some green food coloring. People couldn't believe they were edible!"

-Sandra Anne

Halloween Party Mix

"This is bad for calorie counters but is a keeper in my cookbook! I made this to take to work for a snack day and it was a hit with everyone."


Halloween Brain Dip

"This was fabulous fun! I used pomegranate juice in place of food coloring."

-Sue Tip

Pumpkin Dip

"The brown sugar and maple syrup gave this dip a rich taste. I added some cinnamon and pumpkin pie spice and served it in a pumpkin."


Mummy Loaf

"This is a great recipe for a Halloween get-together. It was quick, easy and yummy. What more could you ask for?"


Candy Apples

"It wouldn't be halloween without these candy apples."


Pumpkin Juice

A festive beverage to serve at your next Halloween party!

Meatball Creepy Crawlers

"I made this for Halloween and the kids loved it. I used homemade, precooked meatballs instead of store-bought."


Garlic Baked Brie Spider

A creepy, crawly, cheesy arachnid appetizer. This spider is sure to weave webs of deliciousness with brie, garlic, herbs, prosciutto and crispy puff pastry.

Halloween Jell-O Shots

"I made these for my Halloween party. They were not too strong, and they tasted great!"

-Rollin in the Dough!

Halloween Carrot Fingers

"This is very easy to make, tastes super yummy and has a great presentation! While it is not as creepy as other finger recipes, I like how healthy this recipe is."



"This was surprisingly good, considering how easy it was to make! It turned out so cute, and the kids asked for seconds."


Ghostly Shepherd's Pie

"I love this recipe. It’s easy and tasty. I make it every year, and my kids look forward to it."


Frankenstein Sushi

A playfully haunting sushi that will scare you into wanting more.

Pattypan Squash Fritters

"I loved these! I added some pepper and seasoned salt to the batter and served them with classic Caesar dressing. I really liked how the fritters were like little pancakes."


Sweet & Spicy Pumpkin Seeds

"Awesome! This the best recipe for pumpkin seeds I've ever had. We made this for our annual Halloween party and it was a huge hit with both adults and kids!"


Roasted Pumpkin Bites

"This is superb! I have made this recipe several times, and it just gets better and better every time I make it."

-Bokenpop aka Madeleine

Black Brew

Serve up this eerily dark rum cocktail that is packed with fruity flavors that will have your guests wondering if it's a trick or a treat.

Breadstick Broomsticks

"What a fun and yummy breadstick to make for your kids on Halloween!"


Pizza Dough with Whole-Wheat Flour

"This has a great texture and makes a generous quantity. You could also add some herbs and garlic to the dough to make it really different."


Rat Cheese Ball

Use your favorite cheese ball recipe to mold cheese into a creepy rat that is sure to add a little fun to your next cheese platter.

Tarantula Tostadas

"We had a lot of fun with the spider olives. I used my cheese to make a spider web on the tortillas as well."

-Aus Janet

Bloodshot Eyeballs

"This is a fun recipe. I make these for our Halloween meal and the kids got a huge kick out of them."


Stranger Things Chocolate Waffle Bread Pudding

Eleven would definitely approve.

Marbled Eyeball Cake

So good, it's scary.