Halloween food that is spookily simple

Halloween food | Beanstalk Mums

This article about Halloween food was last updated in 2022.

If you’re hosting a bloodcurdling bash with lots of little mouths to feed, don’t panic.

We’ve scoured the web to hunt down the most eerily easy Halloween food to make your guests gasp at your culinary excellence, yet we know … it is all an illusion WAA HA HA HA HAAAAA.



What could be simpler than this Halloween food recipe? Tangerine pumpkins and banana ghosts require only four ingredients, so you can whip up a spooky and healthy treat in no time … and it’s healthy to boot.

Halloween food | Tangerine Pumpkins and Banana Ghosts | Beanstalk Mums

Get recipe here: Flo & Grace


Spooky and tasty, this jalapeño popper mummy recipe is guaranteed to be a hit with the kids. The candy eyeballs are just too cute for words.

Halloweeno Jalapeno Popper Mummies | Beanstalk Mums

Get recipe here: The Hopeless Housewife

Dracula Dentures

Next on our list of Halloween food is the brilliant Dracula Dentures by Delish. It’s funny, creepy and takes only about 30 minutes to make.

Halloween food | Dracula Dentures | Beanstalk Mums

Get recipe here: Delish

Cobweb Brownies

What’s better than regular brownies? Cobweb brownies of course. Drizzle melted marshmallows on the brownies and you’re done…perfect for the busy mum this Halloween.

Cobweb Brownies | Beanstalk Mums

Get recipe here: Delish

Spooky Spiderweb Pizza

Kids want pizza on Halloween? Make it this one. All ingredients are ready made so you can have a tasty Halloween treat in just half an hour.

Halloween food | Spooky Spiderweb Pizza

Get recipe here: Pillsbury


Spooky Halloween Chocolate Mousse

Serve up simple, healthy Halloween food with this mousse recipe by Sam Wood. Raw cacao, dark chocolate, coconut cream and kale make for a sweet, decadent treat.

Halloween food | Spooky Halloween Chocolate Mousse | Beanstalk Mums

Get recipe here: 28 by Sam Wood

Meringue Ghosts 

A cute meringue ghost is as simple as it gets when it comes to Halloween food. Making the meringue is actually pretty easy and prep time is about 1.5 hours.

Meringue Ghosts | Beanstalk Mums

Get recipe here: My Baking Addiction

Apple Bites

If you want healthy Halloween food that’s a cinch to prepare, these apple bites are right on the money. Simply slice the apples, add nut butter or jam and decorate with slivered almonds.

Halloween food | Apple Bites | Beanstalk Mums

Get recipe here: Oh She Glows

Cheese Monsters

Cheese monsters are tasty Halloween treats and a craft project all in one. Have your kids peel the mini Babybel cheese and stick on candy eyes whilst you cut up decorative designs.

Halloween food | Cheese Monsters | Beanstalk Mums

Get recipe here: Danya Banya

Hot Dog Mummies

Here’s another cute mummy recipe on our list of simple Halloween food. It’s super quick to make with the refrigerated crescent rolls.

Hot dog mummies


Get recipe here: Dietz & Watson


Mandarin Pumpkins

This mandarin pumpkins recipe is one of the easiest and healthiest on our list of Halloween food. All you need is mandarins, a sharpie and imagination.

Halloween food | Mandarin Pumpkins | Beanstalk Mums

Get recipe here: Design Intuition


Here’s another super easy recipe that kids will love. They’ll love turning the humble hard-boiled egg into a spooky snack.

Halloween Ghost Hard Boiled Eggs | Beanstalk Mums

Get recipe here: On My Kids Plate

Halloween Ghost Fruit Kebabs

Fruit kebabs are a must-have on our Halloween table. This recipe dresses up the kababs with marshmallow ghosts.

Halloween Ghost Fruit Kebabs | Beanstalk Mums


Get recipe here: Taste

Marshmallow Eyeballs

Kids will have a blast making these easy marshmallow eyeballs. The recipe requires red edible marker pen, black food colouring and plenty of imagination.

Marshmallow Eyeballs | Beanstalk Mums

Get recipe here: Eats Amazing

Brownie Spiders

Halloween food should look and taste amazing. These simple brownie spiders tick all the boxes and require just four ingredients: brownies, chocolate chips, pretzels and candy eyeballs.

Brownie Spiders | Beanstalk Mums

Get recipe here: Suburban Simplicity

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So, you’ve got the food sorted, don’t stop there!  We have plenty more short-cuts for you: Halloween made easy in five simple steps.

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Sally Love is a pseudo single mum author who has been writing about single motherhood for Beanstalk for 6+ years.

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