It’s that time of year when the days get shorter, the nights get longer and everything has a wonderfully spooky atmosphere. If you’re looking forward to all of the cool and creepy fun fall brings this list is for you. Below are a few spooky foods that will be perfect for your next Halloween party. The best part about these foods is that they aren’t too over the top. This will be the perfect menu if you’re throwing a Halloween party that’s more fun that it is fearsome. Despite being not too scary these treats are still worth a try. From simple finger food to more elaborate snacks this is the list for you.
1. Bloody Cupcake
While this cupcake does give the appearance of blood it isn’t scary at all, and it also isn’t a nightmare to make. The recipe below will show you exactly how to create these amazing cupcakes. They look like you’ve spent all day trying to figure out special effects cake decorating tricks when really this cupcake doesn’t require nearly that much effort. It’s a perfect end of the night treat or something you can put on a platter and guests can munch on them throughout the night.
2. Cookie Witch Hats
Now this recipe is for someone who feels a bit more daring. This witch hat incorporates several ingredients, including chocolate cookies with cream filling and strawberries. While this recipe isn’t for someone who just wants to plan a party quickly it isn’t incredibly difficult. The recipe below will walk you through how to make these witch hats. If you do end up making these for your next Halloween party your guests will surely be bewitched.
3. Monster Rice Krispies Treats
A Halloween party wouldn’t be complete without some monsters! These rice krispies treats are a scream, they don’t actually require that much effort. The best part about these cookies are that they are meant to be messy. You won’t have to worry about every treat coming out exactly the same because the variations in sizes, shapes and colors are what makes these a Halloween party must.
4. Halloween Fruit Skewers
If you love cookies but also want to make sure there are healthier options consider the recipe below. While it is pretty simple, visually it fits right in with the theme of any Halloween party. Splice together mango and berries with a stick to create the perfect Halloween fruit skewers. This will also make it easier if your guests are walking around. They won’t have to worry about anything falling and ruining their costumes.
5. Eye Treats
These googly eye candies definitely catch the eye. While there are definitely ways to make edible eyes for Halloween parties these are more family friendly. The recipe below will teach you how to make these candies without any fuss or stress. You can eat these alone or get even more creative and place these on other dishes to give everything a monster appearance.
6. Breaded Snakes
Not everything at your Halloween party has to be treats. You can instead make something like the recipe below. These snake breadsticks are honestly more cute than they are scary. Pair it with some tomato soup in some black bowls like the recipe below and you’ll have a delicious Halloween dinner.
7. Monster Fruit Snack
This Halloween party recipe is a perfect little appetizer. The best part is it’s healthy too!> The majority of the apple monster is made out of fruit, including the gongue. The recipe will show you just how easy it is to make these little creatures.
8. Spider Cookies
These spider cookies are too cute and too easy. The recipe below will show you how to make these creepy crawly cookies. While they may seem simple they’re still super cute. Plus if you lay them out on a tray like below your guests will be impressed at your decorating skills as well.
9. Witch Ice Cream Cones
If you’re someone that loves ice cream cones just for the cones this recipe is for you. It will show you how to make cookies in your ice cream cones but it won’t stop there. You’ll also learn how to transform each cone into the cutest witches hat. Now this is a dessert every Halloween party absolutely must have.
10. Black Candy Apples
Fall is the best time of year for candied apples but if you want to make yours extra spooky this year how about making them black instead of brown. These are so simple but the color completely changes the entire vibe the apple has. Instead of super festive it gives off an eerie, witchy vibe perfect for Halloween parties.
11. Mummy Peppers
These mummy peppers are also the best. They’re a little different than what you’d expect which is what makes these so fun. The recipe below will show you just how you’ll be able to surprise your guests with this ghoulish treat.
12. Strawberry Ghosts
This is another recipe that is quick, easy but still very cute. The recipe will show you how to turn the traditional chocolate covered strawberries into something with more of a ghostly appearance. This recipe is also great because it won’t require an absurd amount of accuracy, the varying faces the better!
13. Pumpkin Rice Krispies Treats
Of course you can’t have a Halloween party without some pumpkin treats! The recipe below will show you how you can create these adorable little pumpkins. They’re so cute you won’t even want to eat them. Plus your guests will be in awe of your culinary skills here.
14. Ghosts In A Blanket
This is a simple yet effective Halloween party treat. Ghosts in a blanket is cute and something all of your guests will enjoy. If your friends don’t eat meat you can always substitute real hot dogs for vegetarian or vegan options.
15. Pumpkin Puking Platter
This is just too cute and kind of gross but not too disgusting. This puking pumpkin platter is over the top without being too jarring. Just carve up a pumpkin, put it on your tray and viola you have yourself the funniest centerpiece.