Frightfully Good Halloween Party Food
All treats and no tricks
It's time to finalize your Halloween treat menu, to delight everyone whether you're attending a party or throwing one yourself. With that in mind, here are scary good dishes to try out on October 31.
Whether you're in the mood for something sweet, or something savory, there's sure to be a, dare we say, frightfully good option among these fun and spooky recipes.
Everyone loves the classic mummy dog wrapped up in pre-made crescent rolls. They're a Halloween kid food staple. Try this sweet version, filled with banana, hazelnuts and Nutella.
These meringue mice are about as cute as can be. Just make sure they don't eat too much on your buffet table. Seriously, they're super easy to make, and you can decorate with licorice, almonds and gel.
Chocolate fudge cake balls are coated with vanilla candy coating to look like eyeballs. The orange monster cake head is irresistibly charming.
Here's a new take on chocolate-covered strawberries. Dip fresh berries in white candy coating and decorate with mini chocolate chips. Make sure and drizzle the white candy to form a tail to give a ghostly appearance.
You'd think just the idea of deviled eggs are enough to give a Halloween theme, but step it up a notch with these black olive “spiders” for a creepy vibe.
These cookies are gruesome and spooky, but delicious, too. They're shortbread with a hint of almond.
Candy bark is easy and yet impressive. Decorate with your favorite Halloween candies and make it your own.
Take a trip back to your childhood with this version of a push-up pop. Combine vanilla pudding with food coloring and cream cheese for a delicious treat.
It wouldn't be a Halloween recipe round-up without the traditional mummy dog. Wrap breadstick dough around hot dogs and top with capers for eyes.
Try this take on a whoopie pie, with orange filling inside of a delicious homemade chocolate cookie. If time is short, use pre-packaged cookies. We won't tell.
For a savory treat, combine cream cheese, shredded cheese and jalapenos to make a cheese dip. Roll in crushed blue corn torilla chips to form cones. Place on another chip to create witch hats in individual portion sizes.