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19 Spooky Snacks for Your Halloween Party

Throwing a Halloween party and looking for snacks your guests will die for? Use these spooky snack ideas that will keep them coming back for more.

By Sarena Macias

It’s the time of the season for spooky snacks, spooky cocktails, and scares galore!

Let’s face it, if there’s one thing we can all agree on about Halloween, it’s that the season marks the beginning of fall festivities and fright. And if you’re a foodie like me, the Halloween snacks for parties just so happen to be one of my favorite things to look forward to during the month of October.

So, if you’re also ringing in the season with fun foods and festive decor, read on for a few easy snacks for a Halloween party that will be sure to scare! Happy hauntings!

What Snacks to Bring to a Halloween Party

1. Graveyard Dirt Cups

RIP dirt cups for Halloween
Photo Credit: Sugar and Charm

If these graveyard dirt cups look familiar, it’s probably because they’re a spooky spin on the traditional “dirt cups” that are made in a similar fashion but topped with crushed cookies and gummy worms instead. This take on dirt cups adds to the season and would make for a quick and easy to assemble treat at your Halloween party.

2. Bat Bites

These bat bites are a no bake, no mess treat that will be sure to be a hit! With only 4 ingredients, these sweets will elevate your candy bar at the next spooky movie night, costume party, or company party.

3. Spider Donuts

Donuts with Spider Webs

Depending on how much time you have to dedicate to your Halloween party, you can either choose to make this treat homemade or buy frosted donuts from your local grocery store and add the plastic spiders and frosting webs yourself.

4. Rice Krispy Treat Monsters

Rice Crispy treat monsters
Photo Credit: One Little Project

This treat is so unique and would be a great way to get little ones involved in the kitchen if they’re ready for it! You can use either pre-made or homemade rice krispy treats, candy melts, and candy eyes to bring these fun rice krispie monsters to life.

5. Bones

pretzel bones
Photo Credit: Miss Annie's Home + Kitchen

This simple but tasty Halloween snack comes together with just three ingredients; pretzels, marshmallows, and white chocolate, ready to make a bone chilling impression on all who dare to try.

6. Chocolate Pretzel Spider Webs

chocolate pretzel spider web snacks
Photo Credit: B & K Swan

We just can’t get over this sweet and salty combo! Using just pretzel sticks and your choice of melted chocolate, these spider webs will quickly trap your halloween party guests at the snack bar.

7. Ghost Brownies

Make your brownies extra spook-tacular this year with this easy Halloween dessert. Whether you decide on serving homemade, store bought, or boxed brownies at your ren-dez-vous, this simple decoration will definitely scare.

8. Monster Eye Cookies

Monster eye cookies
Photo by sheri silver on Unsplash

Who doesn’t love a cookie? They’re perfect for any occasion and always bring a smile. Shake up your cookie recipe for this year’s Halloween party by adding food coloring to your usual sugar cookie recipe and pressing candy eyes into the top of them.

9. Candy Apples

Candied apples
Photo by Derrick Brooks on Unsplash

I’m not sure about you, but candy apples always bring me a sense of nostalgia. There’s something timeless about apples during the fall, and a candy apple just makes the occasion even more special.

10. Maple Crunch Popcorn

Maple crunch popcorn
Photo by Hershe Go on Unsplash

Another easy and lighter sweet treat to have at your Halloween party is maple crunch popcorn. You should be able to find this snack at your local grocery store and can also add maple flavored nuts or chips to the mix as well.

Savory Fall Appetizers

11. Mummy Dogs

Mummy hot dogs
Photo Credit: Lil Luna

This fall party snack requires a bit of prep work, but will definitely get a giggle out of guests. Instead of the usual hot dog from the grill, give these mummy dogs a spin and see how they add to the Halloween spirit and start conversation among partygoers!

12. Monster Dip

Monster dip with pumpkin for Halloween
Photo Credit: Easy Healthy Recipes

Up your guacamole spread this year by presenting it in a pumpkin! I think the picture sums up the idea here.

13. Halloween Snack Mix

Halloween snack trail mix
Photo Credit: Kitchen Fun With My 3 Sons

This Halloween snack mix is quick, easy, and customizable! Starting with Chex Mix, you can add a variety of popcorn, chips, or candy to make it more seasonal and on theme for your occasion!

14. Test Tube Dips

test tube dips for Hallowen
Photo Credit: Woman’s Day

Bubble bubble, toil and trouble.. Frankenstein is brewing up a very special potion for his guests. The most critical part of these Halloween test tube dips is the presentation! Have some fun with beakers and fill them with your choice of dips to give your guests a tasty trip to the doctor’s lab.

15. Seven Layer Spider Dip

Seven-layer spider dip for Halloween
Photo Credit: Chelsea’s Messy Apron

Like the usual and beloved 7 layer bean dip, this bean dip recipe contains the usual:

  • Beans
  • Sour cream
  • Guacamole
  • Salsa
  • Cheese
  • Olives
  • Green onion

But what makes this seven layer spider dip special for the occasion is the arrangement of the final, top layer. Using sour cream and leftover olives, create a “web” and “spiders” ready to catch the fingers of any who dare to dip…

16. Witches Finger Breadsticks

witch finger bread sticks

It appears the witches got their fingers caught in the spider’s web! Check out this easy to follow witches’ finger breadstick recipe that will transform your average breadstick into a sight that will be certain to fright!

17. Deviled Eggs

spidered deviled eggs for Halloween
Photo Credit: Parenting Chaos

If The Wicked Witch of the West made deviled eggs, we’re certain this is what they’d look like. Check out this Deliciously Rotten Deviled Eggs recipe for a sinful twist on a longtime favorite.

18. Ghost Sandwiches

Ghost sandwiches
Photo Credit: Catch My Party

If you’re planning to entertain younger ghouls and goblins at your Halloween party, ghost finger sandwiches are easy to make and will satisfy even the pickiest of eaters.

All you need is:

  • Ghost (or any spooky creature) cookie cutter
  • Cold cuts
  • Cheese
  • PB & J

19. Baked Brie with Apple and Salted Caramel

Baked brie and salted caramel
Photo Credit: Two Peas and Their Pod

You know it’s officially fall when the apple inspired foods start coming around. We love this spin on a baked brie with apple and salted caramel. The creamy brie cheese paired with the tartness of the apples and sweetness from the caramel will make this finger-licking appetizer a party hit.

Have a Spook-tacular Time!

No matter the size of your gathering, these halloween party snacks will be a hit with party goers of all ages. If you end up enjoying one of our easy snacks for a halloween party at your soiree, tag us on Instagram for a chance to be featured on our social media accounts!

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