Creepy Halloween Recipes for a scary trick-or-treat party! Along with extra tips at the end to guarantee your kids will have so much fun on the spookiest night of the year. Not everyone wants to gorge on sweets, so I've included some creepy savory recipes for grown-ups too!
P.S. If your Halloween night is more about fun snacks than scary food, try these easy recipes which require no baking!
Easy Halloween Appetizers
If you're not a fan of sausages, you can make witch finger cookies using your basic cookie dough and some green food coloring, as shown in the board above!
Don't they look perfect for the spooky season?
You'll never see hot dogs the same way after this Halloween sausage fingers recipe!
Simply use a knife to create lines on sausages, boil the sausages, plate with oozing red ketchup (or raspberry jam.) Voila, you get creepy witch's fingers for Halloween!
If you want more tips and tricks, click though to the recipe!
These sweet lychees can be served as an appetiser or a dessert!
Noodles with black olives eyes are the perfect scary Halloween food for the whole family. If you don't have pasta, you can use chow mein noodles.
Tip: To scale the creepy factor up a notch, use red cabbage juice or squid ink to turn your noodles purple or black!
Note: For more Halloween baked goods, click here.
Who would have thought that Oreo cookies could make such spooky snacks?
Best of all, that creepy oozing brain is totally natural and not from artificial red food coloring!
Note: for more easy Halloween party food which require no baking, click here.
Jellies are so easy to color and shape, they're amazing for creating scary sweet treats!
Add a bit or red food coloring and you can create a blood clot.
Or use a worm mold, some funky colors and you can make worm-shaped snacks- much better than using gummy worms as you can control the amount of sugar you add!
Lychees make perfect eyeballs for Halloween. Pop in a bluberry- or black olive if you want a savory twist- smear on some raspberry jam to mimic fake blood, and you're almost done!
To make these party snacks for grown-ups, I use the lychee eyeballs in this lychee champagne jelly recipe.
Note: you can also add the lychee eyeball jellies to sparkling wine or lychee tea for a Halloween cocktail/ mocktail! (Leftover lychees can be used up in these recipes.)
GF Ghouls and Brains
Note: if you're vegan, you can substitute with agar agar or konnyaku jelly. Click through for more information before substituting. (For example, konnyaku is a choking hazard so not recommended for kids' parties!
Eerie Chocolate Bark
Melt some dark chocolate - you can do this easily by microwaving on low. Pour the melted chocolate onto parchment paper to cool.
Next, melt some white chocolate, and use a tooth pick to use the chocolate sauce to draw cobwebs on the dark chocolate.
Add a plastic spider and you're all set for your Halloween dessert.
Tip: The best thing about this recipe is it can be customised for kids or adults! Use high-quality, high-cocoa chocolate for adults who don't like it too sweet, or milk chocolate for kids!
Note: I don't recommend melting chocolate chip as it contains stabilisers.
Amaze everyone at your next Halloween party with this easiest Halloween drink!
A great way to create green cocktails is to use pandan extract or pandan paste.
If you need some fun Halloween ideas for the faint-heart, try these cute ideas!
This cute Halloween bread recipe would go really well with my spicy Asian tuna dip, 3-ingredient olive dip or cream cheese dip!
FAQs for the best Halloween party ever
Here's some more info you'll need to know if you want to wow your party guests!
According to Kroger, the topselling candy for Halloween 2022 was Reese's Peanut Butter Cups, followed by Snickers and Kit Kat! A YouGov poll of 8-14 year old children revealed that almost 76% liked Reese's Peanut Butter Cups best, followed by M&Ms then Milky Ways! So now you know what are the best 2022 Halloween treats to give out! (Whatever you do, don't give out black licorice- unless you don't want anyone to come back next year!)
According to Today.com, these are the best Halloween songs for children, as they have kid-appropriate lyrics!
If you're throwing a Halloween movie night, these are some popular Halloween movies (some may not be appropriate for kids.) For family-friendly scary films, check this list out!
What are some of your favorite creepy Halloween food ideas?
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