16 Spooktacular Halloween Party Recipes Your Guests Will Love

When it comes to Halloween parties there are plenty of options for decorations or Halloween-themed treats, but what about Halloween-themed savory snacks? It seems that they just aren’t as easy to come by.

When it comes to Halloween parties, you could just throw a sack of candy on the table, hang a few spooky decorations, and call it complete. Or you could put in a minimal amount of extra effort to create a wonderful Halloween-themed spread that is sure to wow your guests. From mummies in a blanket to stuffed jack-o-lantern bell peppers, the list of options is endless. However, since party time is drawing ever nigh and the time you have to search for the best recipes is getting shorter, we have collected some of the best tasting, most visually appealing recipes for your Halloween shindig all into one list.

1. Monstrously Good Finger Food

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Meaningful Eats

Start the evening off with an appetizer that everyone can grab and enjoy. So cute and so healthy, there is a little something for everyone to enjoy on this platter.

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2. Creepy Deviled Egg Eyeballs

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Cotter Crunch

Deviled eggs are a standard appetizer at any party. However, if you add an olive and some paprika, suddenly you have spooky egg eyeballs that kids and adults alike are sure to gobble up.

Get the recipe here.

3. Jack Skellington Mounds Cups

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Beaming Baker

No Halloween is complete without at least one viewing of The Nightmare Before Christmas. So get a head start on the feature film with some deliciously themed coconut and chocolate cups. They may even become a new pre-movie viewing tradition.

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4. Black Rice Chicken Fajita Stuffed Peppers

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Wife Mama Foodie

Everyone loves stuffed bell peppers. Everyone loves fajitas. Everyone loves carved pumpkins. So why not put all three together and the result will be the most fun and festive meal you’ve eaten in awhile.

Get the recipe here.

5. Halloween Jack-o-Lantern Stuffed Acorn Squash

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Stacey Homemaker

If you like the idea of a healthier, more filling Halloween-y food option, try this stuffed acorn squash. Filled with fall flavor and unquestionably festive, it is sure to be a hit with all your guests.

Get the recipe here.

6. Mummy Pizza Bites

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Printable Crush

In the spirit of Halloween, why not transform a pepperoni pizza into a mummy? This finger food is as adorable as it is tasty.

You only need four ingredients and a fraction of the time you would need for any other dish. Now the question is, what will you do with all that extra time?

Get the recipe here.

7. Butternut Squash Soup with Coconut Cream

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Nancy’s Cravings

A warm bowl of soup is always welcome in the fall. However, when you put it in a pumpkin bowl and dress it up with a spiderweb design, a classic squash soup just becomes infinitely more appealing.

Get the recipe here.

8. Fizzy Pumpkin Party Drinks

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The House of Smith’s

No party would be complete without refreshments and these fizzy pumpkin drinks are perfect for those old and young. Give them to the kids and let the adults spike them if they wish. With these orange sherbet pumpkin beverages, everyone will have their thirst quenched.

Get the recipe here.

9. Graveyard Taco Dip

Whether you call it 7-layer dip or taco dip, this dip is delicious. This year bring back this classic, but add some tortilla chip headstones to make digging into this dip just a tad spookier for your guests.

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10. Jack-o’-Lantern Cheese Ball

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Apron Strings

Quick, easy, delicious. Sounds like the perfect recipe for a Halloween party! Simply whip up a cheeseball, roll it in Doritos, and give it a grin. Nothing this tasty could get easier to make.

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11. Mint Jicama Cantaloupe Salad with Toasted Pepitas

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Snixy Kitchen

If you want a healthier option on your table, try this salad. With a lovely mix of fresh and toasty, it’s sure to trick everyone into eating a little something healthy amongst their consumption of treats.

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12. Brownie Bat Truffles

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Naomi Robinson via Delish

Loaded with fudgy goodness and decorated to perfection, these bats are so delicious they’ll fly off the table in no time.

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13. Brown Butter Bourbon Caramel Apples

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Broma Bakery

Who doesn’t love a classic caramel apple? However, if you spike them with bourbon and flavor them with a rich brown butter, somehow they just get even more delicious.

Get the recipe here.

14. Witch Finger Cookies

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27th and Olive

Witch finger cookies are at almost every Halloween party. However, this recipe ups the ante by giving the skin a green hue and the fingernails a bloody undertone. Quite a spooky treat to sink your teeth into.

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15. Frankenstein Marshmallow Pops

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Just a Taste

These marshmallow pops require a bit of effort, but as you can see the result is totally worth it. Half tasty recipe and half decoration, these Frankenstein pops are the best of both worlds.

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16. Halloween Mummy Cookies

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27th and Olive

Halloween Oreos dressed up as mummies?! These cookies may just get the award for best costume at your party.

Get the recipe here.

Recipe: Mini Glazed Pumpkin Bundt Cakes