20 Spooktacular Halloween Food Ideas to Freak Out Your Friends!

I’ve trawled the internet (so you don’t have to) and gathered 20 of the BEST Halloween food ideas to share with you. With everything from sweet to savoury and cute to gory – I guarantee there’s plenty of Halloween food recipes here to freak out your friends and family this year. So whether it’s for a Halloween party, something for those trick or treaters or just for fun, everyone will love these super easy to make Halloween treats and snacks!

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What makes a great Halloween food idea?

For me, it has to be spooky in some way shape or form. Not necessarily ‘scary’, but it really needs to look the part. I love finding and creating new Halloween recipes but above all else? They absolutely 100% HAVE to be easy to make! This is a no compromise for me. I mean, what is the point in sharing recipes that no one can make pr get the ingredients for right?!

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Reasons you might need Halloween food ideas

There are a ton of excuses to make delicious Halloween treats, here are just a few of them…

  • You’re throwing a Halloween party
  • You’re attending someone elses Halloween party
  • You want homemade treats to give out to trick or treaters
  • School bake sale
  • To make for a local event
  • An activity to do with the kids
  • Just for fun!


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20 Spooktacular Halloween Food Ideas to Freak Out Your Friends!

Fear not - Kitchen Mason has got you covered with 20 easy to make Halloween food ideas! From super cute to downright gory, this list of epic Halloween recipes is guaranteed to please!

Delicious Halloween Toffee Apples

Photo Credit: www.supergoldenbakes.com

It wouldn’t be Halloween or Bonfire night without toffee apples 🙂 They are sweet and delicious and actually quite easy to make!

Bloody Spider Web Chocolate Tart

This no bake delight that is terrifyingly tasty, CRAZY easy to make & it will blow your Halloween party guests’ minds when they cut into it and reveal a gory bloody surprise…

Creepy Halloween Marzipan Creatures

Photo Credit: www.masalaherb.com

These Creepy Halloween Candy Creatures will be the ultimate realistic candy at your Halloween party! Made with vegan Marzipan Almond paste.

CRAZY Easy Rice Krispie Halloween Treats

When it comes to Halloween treats, don’t you want something that looks creepy, tastes great but is actually really simple and quick to make? Snap – me too! These CRAZY quick & easy rice krispie Halloween treats not only look the part but they taste it too...

'Severed Finger' Pasta

Photo Credit: www.sprinklesandsprouts.com

Super spooky ‘Severed Finger’ Pasta makes a fun Halloween dinner for kids or adults. The sauce (with hidden veg) is so easy to make and adds to the dramatic effect of this spooky dinner.

Rice Krispie Marshmallow Brains

Photo Credit: www.sprinklesandsprouts.com

These rice krispie marshmallow brains are a great no bake halloween treat. They are just perfect for kids! A wonderful mix of gross and scary fun. Serve them up at your halloween parties or wrap them in cellophane and keep them for trick or treaters.

Chocolate Chip Halloween Spider Cookies

Great for giving out to trick or treaters or surprising your Halloween party guests, these terrifying chocolate chip spider cookies are a spooktacular treat for you to try this Halloween!

Witch Finger Cookies

Photo Credit: www.texanerin.com

These healthier witch finger cookies use jam in place of food coloring! Can be made with all-purpose flour or with whole wheat for a 100% whole grain version.

Easy Halloween Ghost Cupcakes

Photo Credit: www.fabfood4all.co.uk

Be very afraid, these Easy Halloween Ghost Cupcakes will disappear before your eyes... Not because they're haunted but simply because they're just so darn delicious. A hint of coffee really brings out the chocolate flavour!

Halloween Pumpkin Chocolate Covered Pretzels

This super simple recipe for pumpkin chocolate covered pretzels is not only super cute and easy to make, but also perfect for getting the kids involved this Halloween!

Mini Ghost Pizzas

Photo Credit: crayonsandcravings.com

Looking for a Halloween dinner idea? Mini Ghost Pizzas are a quick and easy Halloween dinner option that the kids will be sure to love!

Gruesomely Easy Halloween Cookies with Blood Spatter

These easy Halloween cookies with blood spatter look unbelievably awesome!! Not only that, they are ridiculously fun to make (particularly the spatter bit) and guaranteed to be a hit with guests and trick or treaters alike!

Monster Halloween Popcorn

Photo Credit: recipesfromapantry.com

This Monster Halloween Popcorn is one of those easy Halloween treats that require only 5 ingredients and a few minutes to whip up.

Halloween Stuffed Pumpkins

Photo Credit: happykitchen.rocks

Easy Halloween carved pumpkins with wholesome wild rice stuffing. Serve these spooky kid-friendly stuffed pumpkins for a healthy holiday treat!

Easy 'Bloody Surprise' Halloween Cupcakes

This CRAZY delicious Halloween cupcake recipe has a gory surprise twist – they’re filled with BLOOD!! Haha, not really, it just looks like blood. Which is kinda cool and delicious too!

Fun Halloween Pretzels

Photo Credit: themondaybox.com

Halloween Pretzels are easy, fast, and fun to make. These chocolate dipped cuties can be created in no time and are guaranteed to spread smiles.

Super Easy Ginger-Dead Men Halloween Biscuits

These super fun Ginger-Dead Men Halloween Biscuits are seriously easy to make and look really effective! In a rush? You could just as easily buy some gingerbread men and decorate in the same way.

Spider Cupcakes for Halloween

Photo Credit: www.texanerin.com

Easy to make spider cupcakes with a pumpkin cupcake base and cream cheese frosting! With grain-free, gluten-free, whole grain and all-purpose flour options.

2 Ingredient Milk Chocolate Ghost Halloween Bark

This super fun Milk Chocolate Ghost Halloween Bark has to be the quickest & easiest Halloween treat I have ever made! It requires only 2 ingredients, looks awesome & tastes great.

Chocolate Covered Apple Slice 'Mummies'

Photo Credit: pastryandbeyond.com

You can easily make chocolate dipped apples with your kids as a Halloween treat! These semi-sweet chocolate covered apple slices with white chocolate are yummy and easy to make!

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Have you made any of these recipes?

Will any of these spooky Halloween foods be making an appearance in your household? I’d love to know if it is! Send me your pics and comments on Facebook, Twitter & Instagram or email me at misskitchenmason@gmail.com.

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2 thoughts on “20 Spooktacular Halloween Food Ideas to Freak Out Your Friends!”

  1. Jaclyn says:

    So many great ideas for Halloween parties! Honored to see a post from my site included as well, thank you so much!

    1. Miss KitchenMason says:

      Thanks Jaclyn! You’re very welcome, thank you for creating awesome recipes that I can share 🙂 Emma x

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