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12 Awesome Halloween Party Food Ideas

Halloween is a great excuse for a party! Impress your guests with these homemade treats that are scarily simple.

Why stop at dressing up and decorating the house? If you’re throwing a Halloween party, scary treats add that final, finished touch. But you don’t have to fill your bowls with sugar-laden, store-bought lollies. Here are some tasty treats you can whip up in a flash.

Zombie Boogers

For some ‘gross out’ factor, you can’t go past Zombie Boogers. Best of all, they are so easy to make – the magic ingredient is green food colouring.


Creepy False Teeth

Sneak some fruit into the kid’s treats - just spread caramel sauce on sliced apples, and decorate with mini marshmallows. 


Jelly Worms

The ‘ew’ factor may have you hesitating to eat these squirmy worms – until you taste how delicious they are! All you’ll need is some jelly packets, gelatin for extra firmness and some flexible straws.


Floating Hand

Give your punch a helping hand to stay cool and look extra ghoulish with this simple idea – freeze water in a surgical glove. Be sure to wash it out well first.


Ghost Meringues

The great thing about this idea? Your meringues don’t have to be perfect – in fact, if they fall a bit it can add to the ghastly effect! If you’re time poor, consider buying ready made meringues from the bakery, and decorate with melted chocolate. Kids will love to help decorate these.


Snape’s Potion Kit

If you have any Harry Potter fans in your house, then these drinks will go down a treat! Simply collect a variety of bottles, fill with your ‘poison’ of choice, and then decorate with these free printable labels.


Ghost Strawberries

Simply dip strawberries into white chocolate and decorate with dark chocolate for a simple themed treat that’s even kind of healthy.


Jack-o-lantern Cupcakes

These cup cakes are perfect for visiting trick-or-treaters. Just ice around 20 cupcakes with orange and green icing, using liquorish for the eyes and mouth


Chocolate Peanut Butter ‘Spider Web’ Slice

Get into the spirit of Halloween with these spidery treats – they are so delicious and easy to make. Decorate the plate with plastic spiders.


Trick Or Treat Bag

Trick or treaters will love these carry bags – simply fill a surgical glove with all your goodies and finish with a ribbon and a spider ring.


Poison Apples

Every Halloween party needs some poison apples! Melt black icing colouring into your hot fudge for a sinister effect that the kids will love to eat.


Spider Bites

Mix up a batch of soft brownies, and decorate with sprinkles and liquorice for some delicious creepy crawlies.



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