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Halloween Party Appetizers

Updated on August 21, 2012

Halloween Party Appetizers

Halloween party appetizers are a great way to set the mood for your Halloween party. Turn your favorite appetizer into spooky Halloween party appetizers with a few additional steps for presentation. All of the Halloween party food on this page is simple to make and they each require just a few ingredients. Both kids and adults will love these Halloween party appetizers. As a matter of fact, recruit some kids and adults to help you assemble these party treats so you'll all have more time to get dressed in your costumes! Have fun with these and let me know if you try any of the Halloween party appetizers ideas on this page.


Monster Paws & Fingers

This idea comes from This Halloween party appetizer is made by placing a mound of pimento cheese on a serving tray. (You can use any kind of soft cheese for this 'recipe'.) Stick five lady finger crackers into the mound and sprinkle with alfalfa sprouts. You can use a breadstick product like Pepperidge Farms breadsticks.

Unique Halloween Party Appetizers...

Halloween Party Appetizers: Deviled Eggs

There are so many different ways to make Halloween deviled eggs. The options for creepiness are endless.

Spooky Devilish Eggs (Green Eyeballs)These Halloween deviled eggs are made with a green yolk mixture. The spiders are made from sliced olives. Get the recipe at Jennie's Veggies.

Halloween Deviled Spider Eggs Cute and simple deviled eggs idead from You can use any deviled eggs recipe you like and cut the olives to look like spiders.

Spider Web Eggs

These deviled eggs have spiderweb patterns. To make the spiderwebs tap the hardboiled eggs until they have several small cracks in the shell. Soak them in a bowl with black food coloring and refrigerate. Get the full instructions at Deviled Eggs Recipe with WIcked Cool Spiderwebs.

Halloween Party Dips

When it comes to Halloween party appetizers this Scarecrow Taco Dip makes a great presentation. The scarecrow themed appetizer is an idea from The recipe calls for a package of cream cheese, taco seasoning mix, salsa, ripe olives, shredded cheddar cheese, a can of refried beans, lettuce and 2 cherry tomatoes for eyes. His hat is made from nachos.

Halloween Mini Pizzas

This Halloween party appetizer idea is from Busy Little Kitchen. They're called "Mini Mummy Pizzas". These mini Halloween pizzas are kind of like those english muffin pizzas you probably made as a kid. Instead, this recipe uses refrigerated thin crust pizza dough. (I'd probably do these the easy way, with the english muffins). The cheese is layered over the 'pizza' to look like it's a wrapped mummy. The eyes are made of sliced black olives. Read the recipe here: Halloween Fun Mini Mummy Pizzas.

How to Make Melon Brains

melon brain
melon brain

To make a Melon Brain as a Halloween party food, just find a big watermelon and peel the rind off with a vegetable peeler. Once all the green is gone, carve grooves into the watermelon to make it look like a human brain.

Halloween Party Appetizers for Kids - 'Light' Version of Gummy Worms in Dirt

There are so many sweets on Halloween that this 'healthy' alternative to "Worms in Dirt" is surely welcomed. The traditional way to make Worms in Dirt is to use chocolate pudding, crumbled cookies and gummy worms. This particular version from uses low fat chocolate pudding, skim milk, oreo thin crisps and fat-free cool whip. Get the full recipe and instructions here: Dirt!

"Boogers on a Stick"

halloween party appetizers for kids
halloween party appetizers for kids

This is a fun, yet disgusting, Halloween party appetizer for kids. To make the "boogers on a stick" you'll need rod pretzels, cheese whiz and green food coloring. Easy. Gross. Fun.

Monster Teeth Apples

Monster Teeth or 'monster mouths' are made from apple wedges. Cut a large apple into quarters. Cut a wedge shape out of each piece of apple and insert sliced almonds as teeth. Before you put the teeth in, soak the apples in a little lemon juice to prevent them from turning brown. Or not. Brown monster teeth sounds okay too.

Banana Ghost Pops

Banana Ghost Pops are easy to make. Just peel a banana and cut it in half. Put a popsicle stick into the cut banana half and dip it into melted white chocolate. Put them on wax paper to dry. Use candy for the eyes and mouth. Get the full instructions at

Owl Smores Kids Halloween Treat

Owl Smores are easy to make and fun to eat. To make owl smores you'll need graham crackers, Reeces Peanut Butter Cups, marshmallows, candy corn and M&Ms. The eyes are made from marshmallows with the M&Ms in the middle. These Owl Smores have candy corn noses. Learn how to assemble these cute Halloween treats at


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      Michey LM 

      6 years ago

      Very innovative. Blessings!


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