34 of the Best Spooky Halloween Party Food Ideas

34 of the Best Spooky Halloween Party Food Ideas

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I've got a range of Halloween party food ideas lined up for this year's spooky celebrations. From sweet Halloween treats to healthy ones, drinks and even a few Halloween dinner ideas. Scroll on for all of the goodness my friend!


Frankenstein Rice Krispies

With some green food colouring, edible eye candies and a few extras, these freakish Frankenstein Halloween treats will go down… well, a treat!

Frankenstein Rice Krispies from Chelsea's Messy Apron

Orange Boo Bark

A sweet fun way to add some colour to your spooky spread.

orange chocolate candy bark
Book Bark & Halloween Party from Eazy Peazy Mealz

Frankenstein Marshmallow Pops

Dip marshmallows into green chocolate, allow to dry. Then for the hair, dip into cocoa melts and add chocolate sprinkles. Add some candy eyes and draw the rest of your Frankenstein face with an editable marker.

frankenstein decorated marshmallows on sticks
Frankenstein Marshmallow Pops from The Decorated Cookie

No Bake Halloween Cheesecake Parfaits

Another really fun looking Halloween party food treat. And they're easy, what's not to love?!

Halloween party food cheesecake ghosts
No Bake Halloween Cheesecake Parfaits Recipe from Inside BruCrew Life

Monster Rice Krispies Treats

Simply add coloured candy melts to Krispies treats, add candy eyeballs and a few sprinkles. Now you're in for a monster good time.

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Monster Rice Krispies Treats from Chelsea's Messy Apron

Eyeball Cake Pops

The forks in these eyeballs add a fun twist to the traditional cake pop!

eyeball decorated cake pops on forks
Haunted Halloween Party from Bakerella

Monster Mash Popcorn

Use candy melts, sprinkles, green M&Ms finishing off with candy eyes for this spooky treat.

green popcorn halloween party food
Monster Mash Popcorn from Cooking with Curls
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Spooky Black Buttercream Halloween Cake

The bright colours against this black cake look amazing!

black halloween cake on stand decorated with colourful sprinkles
Spooky Black Buttercream Halloween Cake from Sugar and Sparrow

Orange Monster Cake

Such a cute cake, this would also be great for a Monster Birthday party!

orange monster halloween cake with eyeballs
Monster Cake from Makoodle

Surprise Spider Cake

This cake gives me the creeps! But that's the whole point isn't it?! The perfect addition for your Halloween party and so easy to put your own spin on it.

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Halloween Spider Surprise Cake from Pizzazzerie

Pumpkin Chocolate Halloween Cake

Not only does this cake look like a lot of spooky fun but I would also love to taste the layers of spiced pumpkin and moist chocolate cake.

ghost, pumpkin and witch decorated halloween cake
Pumpkin Chocolate Halloween Cake from Baking a Moment

Monster Strawberry Cupcakes

Create these scary monster strawberries by slicing a hole in each strawberry. Cover with chocolate and then use a piping bag to create little tiny teeth. Crumble Oreos over the green icing.

strawberry decorated halloween cupcakes
Monster Strawberry Cupcakes from Yummy Crumble

Skeleton Cupcakes

These spooky cupcakes are made using yoghurt covered pretzels, marshmallows, straws and an editable marker for the face.

skeleton pretzel cupcake
Skeleton Cupcakes from Your Cup of Cake

Black Cat Cupcakes

Add some sophistication to your Halloween with these gorgeous kitty cupcakes. The gold sugar makes these cakes stand out from the rest!

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Black Cat Cupcakes from Kendall Rayburn

Oreo Spider Cupcakes

I always have to throw in easy options, of which you need when you're planning a party, right?! Another important aspect that I love when cooking for my family (of which Erin has covered) are gluten-free and vegan options.

decorated cupcakes with oreo spiders
Spider Cupcakes for Halloween from Texanerin

Witches Cauldron Cupcakes

Now I thought I had enough cakes here but I just couldn't pass these fun cauldron cupcakes up! How cute and colourful are they?!

halloween decorated cupcakes
Witches Cauldron Cupcakes from Life Made Simple


Banana Ghosts

A great healthy treat that is easy to make. Simply cut the bananas and stick candy eyes. The kids will love them!

cut bananas with candy eyes
Healthy Halloween Snack from Alice + Lois

Chocolate Covered Pretzel Pumpkins

Dip pretzels into orange chocolate, use a toothpick to add some greenery and a chocolate chip at the top for the stem. Decorate with orange sprinkles if you like. I'm a little undecided if these should belong in the Healthy section of this post buuuttt… semi-healthy maybe?

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Chocolate Covered Pretzel Pumpkins from I Heart Naptime

Watermelon Head

Everyone loves watermelon (well everyone it seems aside from my 4 year old!). This is an easy and impressive healthy option for your Halloween party food.

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Vomiting Watermelon Fruit Tray from Mama Instincts

Easy Halloween Food Ideas Platter

You'll find a few delicious treats on this Halloween platter.

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Easy Halloween Food Ideas from Foxes Love Lemons

Super Cute Fruits Halloween Platter

A colourful, fun and healthy Halloween option!

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Super-Cute Fruits Halloween Platter from Food Bites


Spider Web Taco Dip

Add a spooktacular twist to this 7 layer taco dip. Use a piping bag filled with sour cream to draw a spider web then add a plastic spider.

plate of taco dip with halloween decorated spider web
Spider Web Taco Dip from Maddie Butterfield

Monster Burgers

Simply cut cheese to look like teeth and add olives for eyes. You could even get creative with tomato sauce for blood.

monster decorated Halloween hamburger buns
Monster Burgers from Blossman

Mini Spider Pizzas

Cut olives to create little spiders on your mini pizzas.

olive spiders on mini pizza bases
Mini Spider Pizzas from Recipe Runner

Mummy Sandwich

How easy are these? Spread some tomato or pizza sauce over a slice of bread, cut thin lines from a slice of cheese and add olives for eyes.

melted cheese mummy faces on toast
Mummy Sandwich from Kids Activities Blog

Eyeball Pasta

All those pasta lovers can still get their dose of carbs with this fun eyeball pasta. To make this creation, use string cheese, olives, spinach pasta and your fave spaghetti sauce.

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Eyeball Pasta (Halloween Dinner Idea) from Spend with Pennies

Jack-O-Lantern Burgers

Carve a pumpkin face from a cheese slice and you have the perfect Halloween party burgers.

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Jack-O-Lantern Burgers from She Saved
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Meatball Mummies

These are so adorable and easy too! My boys love meatballs so I'll be putting this one on my list for sure.

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Meatball Mummies from High Heels & Grills


Easy Frankenstein Milkshakes

Made with mint choc chip ice cream, these milkshakes look delicious! Drip melted chocolate for extra effect.

frankenstein glasses of green milkshakes
Easy Frankenstein Halloween Milkshakes from Design Eat Repeat

Halloween Punch for Kids

With it's gummy worms, this drink looks like a heap of fun, the kiddos will love it!

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Halloween Punch for Kids from Smart School House

Glow in the Dark Skeleton Juice

It doesn't get any cooler than a glowing Halloween drink! Holly's secret to the glow is a black light and tonic water.

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Glow in the Dark Skeleton Juice from Spend with Pennies

Vampire Hot Chocolate

Let's change it up with a nice warm drink. The dripping red sugar blood on the glass makes this fun (without it being too creepy) that you will look forward to this nice warm drink.

red glass with dripping chocolate and cream
Vampire Hot Chocolate from Big Bear's Wife

Hocus Pocus Witches Brew (alcoholic)

This drink just looks amazing, doesn't it?! This cocktail has Gin, Blue Curacao, lemon juice and soda water. For that beautiful blue colour, you will need to follow the instructions from Alyssa (below).

Spooky Halloween scene with blue and purple drinks
Hocus Pocus Witches Brew from Best Day of the Week

Zombie Eye Jello Shots

Make these Jello shots by substituting half of the water with vodka. You could also create alcohol-free cups. The eyeballs are gummies which are the sort of thing that is easy to find at Halloween.

cups of green jello with eyeballs
Zombie Eye Jello Shots from Lily the Wandering Gypsy

I hope you enjoyed this roundup of Halloween party food ideas! It's so much fun to add a scary twist on our favourite foods.

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Hello! I’m Lauren, a graphic designer, blogger and mother here at A Visual Merriment. I have a passion for interiors, design, crafts and making parties come to life!

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