23 Easy Halloween Party Recipe Ideas
Are you planning a Halloween party and looking for menu ideas? I have found some easy Halloween-themed recipes and would like to share them with you.
Some of the recipes that I found I can hardly wait to try out, like the "Salted Caramel Popcorn Balls" that have bacon in them. Doesn't that sound scrumptious? And, since I love Mexican foods, I'll be making the "Eyeball Tacos." For the recipe for the "Hot Dog Mummies" shown above, go to the Food Network.
1. Hogwart's Butter Beer
All the Harry Potter fans out there will love to drink a concoction named after a Hogwarts beverage. This recipe contains no alcoholic beverage, so it's appropriate for kids, too. Find the recipe at The Spruce Eats.
2. Rice Krispie Frankentreats
Either buy the Rice Krispie bars ready made or make them yourself and then do the Frankentreats. Get the recipe at the Parenting.com website.
3. Eyeball Tacos
Here's a recipe that I'm going to make because I love tacos. These are so easily made that they are the perfect choice for a busy mom planning a Halloween party. Go to My Food and Family for the recipe and directions.
4. Halloween Candy Bark
Make this as a treat to give to the ghosts and goblins that visit you on Halloween eve, or use it as dessert at your party. You'll find this easy and delicious recipe at Taste of Home.
5. Mummy Face Pizza
The kids, young and old, will love these individual pizzas that look like mummies, made with a bagel crust. What a cute idea—and so easy! Go to My Food and Family for the recipe.
6. Witches' Fingers (Video)
7. Chocolate Mummy Pretzels
Find the recipe at Craft Foxes for these tasty looking mummy pretzels. The kids will love these, so make plenty of them.
8. Wicked Witch's Hat
Just think, first you can use this witch's hat as Halloween decoration, and then you can serve it as dessert . . . that is, if some spooky creature hasn't been taking samples off it. Change the colors of the hat to black and trim it with orange or green for a scarier look. Find the directions and recipe at Better Homes and Gardens.
9. Salted Caramel Popcorn Balls
Included in these salted caramel popcorn balls is bacon and rum or maple extract. I'll be trying these; I think the sweet and salty taste will be interesting and delicious. For the recipe, go to the Cooking Channel.
10. Shaggy Dogs
An easy and quick treat recipe that you will find on the Taste and Tell site.
11. Cheesy Witches' Brooms
Cheesy witches' brooms will be an interesting addition to your Halloween menu. Very easy to make and very easy to eat. Find the recipe for making these brooms at Raining Hot Coupons.
12. Melting Witch Candy Popcorn
This would make a nice treat to give to the kids that visit you on Halloween eve. To see how to make it, go to Lady Behind the Curtain.
13. Snake Sandwich
Can you just see the big eyes on the kids when they see this sandwich? And you'll hate cutting into it because it's so cute. But, you can find the recipe for this snake sandwich at my recipes.
14. Marshmallow Ghosts
15. Witch's Warts
I know some boys that would have eaten these without a second thought, only because they are called witch's warts. Make these appetizers by finding the recipe at Better Homes and Gardens.
Add a few spooky spiders to your Halloween menu to make it a real screeching event. Find the tutorial for making these Halloween cookies at About a Mom.
17. Witch's Brew
You'll be proud to serve this punch at your Halloween party. Find the recipe at Food.com.
18. Nutter Butter Ghosts
You'll use Nutter Butter cookies to make these cute little ghosts. Go to The Stir for the directions on making them.
19. Wormy Weenie Sandwich
Another great sandwich that the kids will love. Find the directions for making this wormy weenie sandwich at the Food Network.
20. Mini Pumpkin Cheesecakes
The photo of these mini pumpkin cheesecakes make my mouth water, so I'm sure the real thing would mean that I'd not be able to quit after eating just one. Find the recipe for this delicious looking mini cheesecake at Craft Foxes.
21. Apple Nachos
A nice healthy and fun appetizer to serve the kids or guests at your Halloween party. Go to Taste of Home for the recipe.
22. Quick Halloween Party Items (Video)
23. Ogre Eye Cookies
These ogre eye cookies will put the final touch to your Halloween party, thanks to the licorice sticks, white chocolate chips and brown M&M's. Go to my recipes to find out how to make them.
© 2012 Loraine Brummer