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18 Gross Halloween Party Food Ideas and Recipes That Are Frightentingly Yummy

  • Easy Halloween Recipes Dead Man's Finger Sandwiches
    Annabel Karmel

    Creepy, Dead Man's Finger Food Sandwiches

    Talk about the perfect Halloween appetizers! These bloody digits, a combo of white bread, peanut butter, almonds and jam, make a spooky, healthy, finger food.

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  • Easy Halloween Recipes Spider Cupcakes
    Annabel Karmel

    Yummy Chocolate, Orange Spider Halloween Cupcakes

    If you're looking for easy Halloween treats, how about these spooky dessert cupcakes accessorized with Pocky sticks? The bug-eyed spiders are perfect for Halloween parties and trick-or-treating fun.

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    Want something a little less sweet? Check out our "Healthy Alternatives to Halloween Candy."

  • Easy Halloween Recipes Spooky Ghost Cakes
    Annabel Karmel

    Easy, Spooky Ghost Cakes

    A popover mold is ideal for baking these spooky little cakes, but you could also use cut-up pound cake under the white icing to create this fun Halloween food.

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  • Easy Halloween Recipes Slimy Jell-O Treats
    Tina Rupp

    Slimy Jell-O Treats

    Watch it wiggle! Use green or blue gelatin to create eerie, glowing Halloween treats, then add gummy worms to really up the gross food factor.

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  • Easy Halloween Recipes Vegetables and Dip and Sandwiches
    Tina Rupp

    Spooky Veggies 'N Dip

    Cruel-dite, anyone? Kids won't mind eating their veggies when they look as creepy as these Halloween appetizers consisting of carrots, green beans and cherry tomatoes.

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    Hootwiches

    Whether you serve them as a cute snack or as the main course, add cheese sandwiches with pickle chip-and-olive eyes to your Halloween dinner ideas.

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  • Easy Halloween Recipes Frankenstein and Witches
    Tina Rupp

    Frankentreats

    Doctor up your Rice Krispies Treats in a flash with these Halloween snacks made with white chocolate and food coloring.

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    Witch on a Stick

    When it comes to Halloween themed food, you've got to have witches, and we're enchanted by these adorable pretzel stick versions.

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  • Easy Halloween Recipes Hot Dogs and Punch
    Tina Rupp

    Freaky Hot Dog Fingers

    Wrap hot dogs in crescent rolls for a handy Halloween appetizer or snack.

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    Fruity Ghoul's Brew

    These bloody, bright drinks pack quite a punch and pair well with any gross food menu.

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  • Easy Halloween Recipes Eye-Scream Sweets
    Tina Rupp

    Eye-Scream Sweets
    You only need ice cream, M&M's and strawberry syrup to conjure up these easy Halloween treats. Serve them for dessert and watch them disappear.

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  • Easy Halloween Recipes Slime-Ade Drink
    Tina Rupp

    Slime-Ade
    Need a sickening sip to go with your gross food? We'll drink to that! Try this refreshing brew made from white grape juice, apple juice, seltzer and food coloring.

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  • Easy Halloween Recipes Ice Cream Witch
    Tina Rupp

    Icy Witch
    These frightfully sweet witches are one of our favorite Halloween party food ideas. Kids will love making — and eating — them, thanks to fun ingredients like Oreo ice cream cones, gummy candy and licorice!

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  • Easy Halloween Recipes Black Widow Spider Treat
    Tina Rupp

    Giant Black Widow
    These creepy, chocolatey, not-so-itsy-bitsy spiders are a tasty addition to any Halloween party food menu.

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  • Easy Halloween Recipes Frightful Fingers Snacks
    Tina Rupp

    Frightful Fingers
    This delightfully gross food is made from filling a latex glove with green chocolate and almonds. And the best part? It takes only 15 minutes to make!

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  • Easy Halloween Recipes Snake Bite Rice Krispies Treats
    Tina Rupp

    Snake Bites
    You can use any food coloring you like to create these chewy Halloween snacks, which get their bite from crispy rice cereal.

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  • Easy Halloween Recipes Ghostly Guzzle Shake
    Tina Rupp

    Ghostly Guzzle
    Kids will declare this rich Halloween drink nice and slimy! This shake is like dessert in a cup — perfect for slurping.

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  • Easy Halloween Recipes Chocolate Caramel Critters
    Tina Rupp

    Choco-Caramel Critters
    Here's a quick and tasty way to create your own creepy crawlers. Just combine caramels, chocolate and sliced almonds for the ultimate Halloween snacks.

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  • Easy Halloween Recipes White Chocolate Twinkie Ghosts
    Tina Rupp

    White-Chocolate Ghosts
    Twinkies covered in white chocolate are a spook-tacularly good Halloween food.

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  • Easy Halloween Recipes Marshmallow Ghosts
    Tina Rupp

    Ghostly Goodies
    Spooked by the idea of cooking up a whole Halloween party menu? These no-bake ghosts require only marshmallows placed on skewers and decorated with chocolate and cinnamon candies.

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  • Easy Halloween Recipes Meringue Friendly Ghosts
    Tina Rupp

    Friendly Ghosts
    This meringue recipe is a great Halloween party treat for kids and takes only 10 minutes to prep.

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