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Halloween Recipes: Spooky yet Scrumptious

Updated on August 30, 2013

What’s Halloween without those ghoulish goodies? This year, don’t let the carved pumpkin be the only freaky food at your boo-bash. And for that, you need to be prepared with some spooky recipes to scare away your guests, especially the little ones. Here, I am sharing six of my favourite recipes with you that a novice like me could easily prepare (though help is always appreciated). But once ready, these creepy recipes look like straight from the bakery shop.

Yummy Mummy

Mummies are not just a good costume idea for trick-or-treating but for spooky food as well. Let’s learn how to make the cutest mummies ever.

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Yummy Mummy
Yummy Mummy


  • 2% milk
  • Pimiento strip-1
  • Whole peppercorns-2
  • Package (8 ounces) cream cheese, softened-1
  • Port wine cheese logs (12 ounces each)-2


  • Cut the cheese logs in different sized pieces to create the head, legs, body, and arms.
  • Arrange them accordingly on a serving plate
  • Beat cream cheese and milk properly in a bowl
  • Use a pastry bag with basket weaver tip
  • Pipe on the content across the mummy to create bandages
  • Add peppercorns to make eyes and pimiento strip for mouth
  • Chill until serving

Yummy Mummy
Yummy Mummy

Another Yummy Mummy Recipe


  • 1 can refrigerated crescent rolls
  • Nonstick cooking spray
  • 10 hot dogs
  • Mustard sauce
  • ketchup


  1. Preheat the oven to 370 degrees F.
  2. Spray oil on a baking sheet.
  3. Unfold the dough in crescent rolls can and make four rectangles out of it
  4. Cut the pieces end-to-end into 10 strips each, making 40 strips in total
  5. Start wrapping the dough around the hot dogs and create the look like it’s a bandage
  6. Leave one end open to make eyes
  7. Place all the wrapped hot dogs on the baking sheet and bake them for 13-15 minutes
  8. Once Golden brown, remove and let it cool
  9. Make two tiny dots with ketchup in the open space to make eyes
  10. Serve them with mustard or barbeque sauce

Witch’s Fingers

Witch’s Fingers
Witch’s Fingers

What’s the must-have on your Halloween party menu? It’s the finger food, right? Play with the idea of finger food and create little pizza fingers for appetizers. It’s one of the easiest deadly delights to try this Halloween. Find out how.


  • Pizza dough
  • Sauce
  • Tomato puree
  • Tomato paste
  • Minced garlic
  • Basil
  • Grilled mozzarella cheese


  1. Mix tomato puree, minced garlic, tomato paste, and basil well
  2. Spread a layer of the mixture on pizza dough
  3. Add grilled mozerella cheese on the layer
  4. create another layer of sauce
  5. Top it off with sliced Mozerella cheese
  6. Bake it for about 10-12 minutes at 500°F
  7. Meanwhile, cut red pepper into the shape of nails
  8. Once the pizza is ready, cut it into strips to make fingers
  9. Place the red pepper pieces in place to create nails
  10. Now the witches’ fingers are ready to be eaten

These fiendish fingers will spice up any themed Halloween party, especially a zombi apocalypse. And when talking about zombies, how can we miss their favourite food, brain. Check out this video to know how to make brain chicken salad to feed the little zombies before they run after you.

Brain Chicken Salad

Eye-Popping Soup
Eye-Popping Soup

Eye-Popping Soup

A bowl of blood red soup will make your blood run cold if it stares back at you. Considering the weather on 31st October, it’s best to serve some hot delights. And nothing can be better than the eye-popping soup. All eyes will be on this bowl of soup as you serve it!


  • diced fire roasted tomatoes -2 14 ounce cans
  • chicken stock -2-3 cups
  • Italian seasoning- 1 / 2 Spoons
  • salt and pepper
  • cherry sized fresh mozzarella balls
  • green olives with pimentos


  • Pour tomatoes in a sauce pan and 1 chicken stock.
  • Once boiled, add Italian seasoning
  • Place soup in a blender and blend until pureed
  • Pour in the saucepan again and add salt, pepper, and as much stock as you want
  • To make eyeballs, carve a hole in cheese with a melon baller
  • Gently press the olive in it
  • Place eyeballs in empty bowls and pour soup in them carefully
  • As the tomato soup flows in, the eyeballs will look bloodshot

Chocolate Coffins

Chocolate Coffins
Chocolate Coffins

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Coffin reminds of funeral and death, giving an eerie feel. Why not bring that eerie feel right into your food. Rather than giving tuxedo brownies as Halloween treats, give out chocolate coffins to your little monsters this year. They’ll surely fall in love with them. Here’s the recipe.


  • Plain flour-300g
  • Sunflower oil-225ml
  • Baking powder-1.5 tsp.
  • Cocoa-6 tbsp.
  • Caster sugar-190g
  • Bicarbonate of soda-1.5 tsp.
  • Eggs-3
  • Golden syrup-6 tbsp.
  • Milk-225ml
  • Chocolate frosting-450g
  • Double chocolate chip cookies-200g
  • Pastel writing icing pack


  1. First, preheat the oven at190°C fan
  2. Line a 18 x 30cm cake tin with baking paper
  3. Mix all the ingredients together (leaving the last four)
  4. Use an electric blender to mix everything together until smooth
  5. Empty the mixture into the cake tin and level it
  6. Bake for half an hour to 45 min. approx.
  7. When cooked, let it cool down
  8. Cut the cake into coffin shaped pieces and cover with chocolate frosting
  9. To decorate, use white writing icing pack
  10. Spread crumbled chocolate chip cookies on the coffin to look like dust
  11. Your spooky coffins are ready

Spooky Spiders
Spooky Spiders

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Spooky Spiders

Serve these spooky spiders and even the zombies in your party will fear their deadly bite. Creative yet creepy, in short, perfect for the night of the nights!


  • Sugar-2 cups
  • Butter, softened -1 cup
  • Large eggs-3
  • Vanilla extract-1 teaspoon
  • Almond extract-1/4 teaspoon
  • Cake flour-2 cups
  • Unsweetened cocoa-3/4 cup
  • Baking powder-1 1/2 teaspoons
  • Salt-1/4 teaspoon
  • Buttermilk-1 cup
  • Meringue buttercream
  • Black sanding sugar
  • Cinnamon candy
  • 8 pieces of black licorice
  • Marshmallow


  • Beat sugar and butter together with an electric mixer at medium speed
  • When its creamy and fluffy, add eggs, one at a time
  • Keep beating until the yellow part disappears
  • Add vanilla and almond extracts too
  • In a small bowl, mix flour, baking powder, cocoa, and salt together
  • Add this mixture to sugar mix alternately with buttermilk, beginning and ending with the flour mixture
  • Beat at the medium speed until its blended well
  • Also, add 1/3 cup hot water and beat until smooth
  • Pour the batter into 2 1/2 mini muffin tins lined with baking paper
  • when they are baked, ice them with meringue buttercream
  • Cover this icing with black sanding sugar
  • Use cinnamon candy to make eyes
  • Attach 8 pieces of black licorice to make legs
  • To make fangs, cut out tiny cone shapes from marshmallow and attach.
  • Your spooky spiders are ready

Spine-tingling yet scrumptious, these dishes will definitely satisfy your hungry guests. Hope you like these deadly delicious recipes and try this Halloween.


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    • zeusspeak profile image

      Celina Martin 4 years ago from London

      Yes they do Ceres...

    • zeusspeak profile image

      Celina Martin 4 years ago from London

      Thanks moonlake...

    • Ceres Schwarz profile image

      Ceres Schwarz 4 years ago

      Interesting recipes. They certainly look spooky and perfect for Halloween.

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      moonlake 4 years ago from America

      Fun recipes and not to hard to make. Thanks for sharing. Voted up.