55+ Excellent Halloween Food Recipes You Must Try

Can’t celebrate the spooky season without candy, chocolates and some halloween themed food.

It’s very likely you’ll be attending a party or two or maybe even hosting one yourself.

This list of halloween food recipes will give you some inspiration and creative ideas to make sure you impress everyone.

Halloween Food - Cookies

1 - Wacky Monster Cookies

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Source: Pillsbury

These ought to make you smile.

They’re definitely fit for any halloween party.

Get the full recipe fromĀ Pillsbury.

2 - Halloween Cookies | Williams Sonoma

Source: William Sonoma

Nothing says Halloween like skulls, witches, cats and jack-o-lanterns.

Bring some tasty spook to the party.

Get the recipe from Williams Sonoma.

3 - BOO Halloween Cookies

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Source: Simply Sated

Aren’t these just perfect?

They could work great as decorations too.

Get the recipe from Simply Sated.

4 - Peanut Butter Spider Cookies

Source: Parenting Chaos

If you love peanut butter you’re probably salivating right now.

So too will any other peanut butter lovers and probably everyone who tries these.

Get the complete recipe from Parenting Chaos.

5 - Dracula Dentures

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Source: Delish

Even Bram Stoker would approve of these cookies.

They might look intimidating but they’re really yummy and you can have them ready in under an hour.

Get the full recipe from Delish.

6 - Witch Hat Cookies

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Source: Betty Crocker

It wouldn’t be halloween without witch hats.

Now you can bake yours.

Get the full recipe from Betty Crocker.

7 - Reese's Pieces Halloween Cookie Bars

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Source: Betty Crocker

Delight little ghosts and goblins with this easy peanut butter cookie bar.

Get the recipe from Betty Crocker.

You can also watch the video below.

8 - Halloween M&M Chocolate Chip Cookies

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Source: Averie Cooks

You really can’t go wrong with chocolate chip cookies.

They’re just so yummy and tasty.

Get this recipe from Averie Cooks.

9 - Cookie Skulls

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Source: Woman's Day

These cookies aren’t as difficult to make and they are a great way to honor the day of the dead.

Be sure to serve these at your halloween party.

Get the recipe from Woman’s Day.

10 - Scary Simple Meringue Bones

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Source: Good Housekeeping

Easy to make, taste great and will be a hit at any halloween party.

Get the recipe from Good Housekeeping.

Halloween Food - Cupcakes

11 - Marshmallow Monster Cupcakes

Source: Chef Julie Yoon

I don’t think these cupcakes will scare anyone away.

Get the recipe from Chef Julie Yoon. (She actually has a very funny story behind how she made these)

12 - Halloween Cupcakes | Tasty Kitchen

Source: Tasty Kitchen

This looks like a combination of just about every halloween story.

They’re easy to make and require no piping skills.

Get the recipe from Tasty Kitchen.

13 - Pumpkin Face Cupcakes

Source: Fun Squared

Wouldn’t these be perfect for any Halloween party?

Get the recipe from Fun Squared.

14 - Skeleton Frame Cupcakes

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Source: Woman's Day

Who could resist a cute cupcake with a skeletal frame comprised of a marshmallow skull and yogurt mini pretzel ribs?

I know I wouldn’t resist.

Get the recipe from Woman’s Day.

15 - Brownie Bottom Halloween Cupcakes

Souce: Persnickerty Plates

Dark chocolate, orange cake batter, buttercream and icing.

I’m not sure about you but all those ingredients make me happy.

Get the recipe from Persnickerty Plates.

16 - Candy Corn Cupcakes

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Source: Cupcake Diaries

There’s something to be said about how good these cupcakes look.

They’re so tempting and adorable.

Get the recipe from Cupcake Diaries.

17 - Truffle-Filled Cupcakes

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Source: Taste of Home

These delicious cupcakes are a sure way to celebrate the halloween season.

Get the full recipe from Taste of Home.

18 - Frankenstein and Bride Cupcakes

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Source: Woman's Day

Who would’ve thought Frankenstein and his bride could look (and taste) this good?

Get the recipe from Woman’s Day.

19 - Cauldron Cupcakes

Source: A Pumpkin and A Princess

These cupcakes look amazing!

Another perfect treat for any Halloween party.

Get the recipe from A Pumpkin and A Princess.

20 - Zombie Brain Cupcakes

Source: BREN DID

These will make any zombie fans happy.

Along with some Walking Dead reruns.

Get the recipe from BREN DID.

Halloween Food - Appetizers

21 - Hot Dog Mummies with Honey Mustard Dip

Source: Taste of Home

These are a great starter dish for any Halloween party.

The honey mustard dip also adds just the right amount of kick to it all.

Get the recipe from Taste of Home.

22 - Spider Web Deviled Eggs

Source: Tablespoon

Ghoulishly delicious deviled egg appetizers made to look like they’re covered in spiderwebs.

How isn’t that spooky?

Get the recipe from Tablespoon.

23 - Spooky Spider Halloween Appetizer Dip

Source: Two Healthy Kitchens

This appetizer not only fits the Halloween theme but it’s also a very healthy treat.

Get the recipe from Two Healthy Kitchens.

24 - Graveyard Taco Dip

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Source: The Chickabug Blog

If you need a last minute Halloween appetizer then this is it.

Get the recipe from The Chickabug Blog.

26 - Pumpkin Quesadillas

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Source: Lil Luna

Who said quesadillas weren’t good for Halloween?

Get the recipe from Lil luna.

27 - Mummy Brie

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Source: Delish

Turn a basic baked brie into a totally spooky Halloween appetizer.

Get the recipe from Delish.

28 - Halloweeno Jalapeno Popper Mommies

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Source: The Hopeless Housewife

Bring on the heat!

These spicy poppers are a sure favorite for any Halloween party.

Get the recipe from The Hopeless Housewife.

29 - Witches Finger Breadsticks

Source: Cook Nourish Bliss

Nothing better than warm fresh smell of pizza dough straight out the oven.

But when they come out with “almond nails” pressed on to them – ARRRGGHH!! (sorry that was my attempt at you being scared).

Anyway get the recipe from Cook Nourish Bliss.

30 - Mini Spider Pizzas

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Source: Recipe Runner

Make your own creepy crawler appetizers with the help of these mini pizzas and California olives.

Get the recipe from Recipe Runner.

Halloween Food - Snacks

31 - Tangerine Pumpkins and Banana Ghosts

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Source: Flo & Grace

This would be a great snack before everyone heads out and stuffs themselves with all the trick-or-treat candy.

Get the recipe from Flo & Grace.

32 - Rice Krispie Treat Monsters

Source: One Little Project

The. Kids. Will. Be. All. Over. Theeese. Treats!

Be sure to have enough for everyone.

Get the recipe from One Little Project.

33 - Munchy Apple Minions

Source: The Hello Fresh Blog

This is an ingenious way to get the kids to eat their fruit.

It’ll work on anyone for that matter.

Get the recipe from The Hello Fresh Blog.

34 - Black Doughnuts

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Source: Woman's Day

Make these as part of fun family craft with the kids.

Get the recipe from Woman’s Day.

35 - Graveyard Chocolate Cheese Dip

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Source: Well Plated

The whole thing screams Chocolate and Halloween.

Perfect pairing in my opinion.

Get the recipe from Well Plated.

36 - Mummy Milanos

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Source: Chelsea's Messy Apron

If you love snacks then chances are you’ve already got some Milano cookies stashed somewhere in your pantry.

If you do then all you need is some white chocolate and voila!

You can get this tasty snack completed in under 15 minutes.

Get the recipe from Chelsea’s Messy Apron.

37 - Nakd Graveyard Chocolate Mousse Pots

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Source: Wallflower Kitchen

It’s tough for anyone to say no to Chocolate mousse.

I mean just look at how indulgent it is.

Get the recipe from Wallflower Kitchen.

38 - Crushed Sugar Cookie Halloween Ice Cream Sundae

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Source: Food & Wine

You can assemble this awesome deliciousness in about 5 minutes!

That’s a win in my book and a treat for anyone who you’ll be serving this to.

Get the recipe from Food & Wine.

39 - Orange Screamsicle Chocolate Chip Ice Cream

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Source: A Little Claireification

Continuing on with the Halloween ice cream theme here.

This is another Halloween treat worth trying.

Get the recipe from A Little Clareification.

40 - Chocolate Apple Pops

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Source: Delish

Snackable caramel apple slices – booyah!

Get the recipe from Delish.

Halloween Drinks

Can’t have a Halloween party without some spooktastic beverages.

Here are a few must haves.


41 - Magic Potion Punch

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Source: Bitz & Giggles

Bring some magic to your next Halloween party.

Get this drink recipe from Bitz & Giggles.

42 - Peep Straws and Eyeballs

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Source: A Girl and A Glue Gun

This concoction looks frightful but it is very easy to make.

Get this Halloween drink recipe from A Girl and A Glue Gun.

43 - Witches Brew

Source: Taste of Home

This witches brew basically comprises of Kiwis, Sugar, water, fresh mint leaves, and ginger ale.

Chill over ice and you’re good to go.

Get the complete drink recipe from Taste of Home.

44 - Fizzy Pumpkin Halloween Drinks

Source: The House of Smiths

These fizzy pumpkin drinks will have everyone in the Halloween mood.

Get the recipe from The House of Smiths.

45 - Dracula's Blood Punch

Source: Easy Peasy Creative

Can’t celebrate Halloween without a little touch of something from the Count himself.

Get the drink recipe from Easy Peasy Creative.


46 - Apple Pumpkin Beer Cocktail

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Source: Cooking and Beer

This cocktail is great for any Halloween party but can also be re-purposed for the rest of the holiday season.

It looks so festive.

Get the cocktail mix from Cooking and Beer.

47 - Pumpkin Keg

Source: No Spoon Necessary

I mean. Why not?

Learn how to make your own Pumpkin Keg from No Spoon Necessary.

48 - Frankenpunch

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Source: Delish

This is a very refreshing and delicious cocktail.

Get the recipe at Delish.

49 - Hallowine Sangria

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Source: The Seasoned Mom

If you’re someone who loves red wine then this will be a refreshing twist for you.

Get this drink recipe from The Seasoned Mom.

50 - Polyjuice Potion Cocktail

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Source: Cooking With Curls

This is a great cocktail for any Harry Potter fans.

Get the recipe from Cooking with Curls.

Bonus Halloween Food Ideas

51 - Healthy Candy Corn Snack

Source: Family Fresh Meals

Here’s a good way to incorporate some healthy elements with your Halloween treats.

Get the recipe from Family Fresh Meals.

52 - Shredded Chicken and Rice Stuffed Peppers

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Source: Everyday Jenny

I think carving out these peppers will be a lot more easier than pumpkins.

They’ll taste great too with the shredded chicken.

Get the recipe from Everyday Jenny.

53 - Fingers in a Bun

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Source: Party Tipz

Everyone who comes across these “hot dogs” will have second thoughts.

Get the recipe from Party Tipz.

54 - Brownie Bat Truffles

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Source: Delish

Rumor is these are so good they’ll fly away in no time.

Get the recipe from Delish.

55 - Pumpkin Pie Cheesecake Dip

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Source: A Night Owl

Can’t have Halloween without pumpkin – dip.

Get the recipe from A Night Owl.

56 - Coffin Surprise Cookies

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Coffin Surprise Cookies

This is literally candy in a chocolate coffin!

Halloween at its finest.

Get the recipe from Not Martha.

57 - Rice Krispy Treat Brains

Halloween Food
Source: Left brain Craft Brain

Must eat brains!

If you’ve played Plants vs Zombies, you’ll get the reference.

That aside, get the recipe from Left Brain Craft Brain.

58 - Double Stuffed Pumpkin Pie Oreos

Halloween Food
Source: Half Baked Harvest

Double-stuffed homemade oreos with cream and pumpkin pie filling.


Get the recipe from Half Baked Harvest.

59 - Blood Drip Cupcakes

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Source: Delish

Such a savory way to channel your inner vampire.

Get the recipe from Delish.

60 - Spiderweb Cake

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Source: Delish

I can’t imagine too many people will resist a slice of this cake.

Get the recipe from Delish.

61 - Peanut Butter Monsters

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Source: Inside BruCrew Life

Nobody will be running away from these little monsters.

Get the recipe from Inside BruCrew Life.

62 - Jack Skellington Cheesecakes

Source: Hungry Happenings

Bring the Pumpkin King back to life with these delicious cheesecakes.

These would make you the talk of the neighborhood.

Get the recipe at Hungry Happenings.

63 - Strawberry Ghosts

Source: Miss Candiquik

These treats look so cute and tasty.

They’re easy to make too.

Get the recipe from Miss Candiquik.

So there you have it.

An extensive list of halloween food ideas (and drinks) you can try yourself.

If you feel there are other worthy mentions or maybe you’ve got a recipe of yours you’d like to share, please feel free to include it below.

Happy Halloween!

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