Halloween food that is spookily simple

Halloween food

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.

Tangerine Pumpkins & Banana Ghosts

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.

Tangerine Pumpkins and Banana Ghosts

Get recipe here: Flo & Grace

Halloweeño Jalapeño Popper Mummies

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

Get recipe here: The Hopeless Housewife

Monster Burgers

Using tomato and olive halves to make these scary googly eyes is ingenious. The better if you can find buns in other colours, like green for zombies or white for bloodless vampires. Your kids will have fun choosing the monster they'd like to tackle.

Monster burgers | Halloween food

Get recipe here: Taste

Easy Halloween food (cont.)

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.

Dracula Dentures

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

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.

Spooky spiderweb pizza | Halloween food

Get recipe here: Pillsbury

RIP Halloween Cupcakes

These cupcakes are a yummy way to turn your dining table into a graveyard. If you want your little necropolis to be lush and fresh, a matcha frosting will be a delight.

RIP Halloween Cupcakes

Get recipe here: The Inspiration Edit

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.

Spooky Halloween Chocolate Mousse

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 | Halloween food

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.

Apple Bites

Get recipe here: Oh She Glows

Healthy Halloween Nachos

These all-homemade nachos are a great way to sneak in some healthy savoury goodness on this sugar-laden day. Get a bunch of Halloween-themed cookie cutters and have your kids help cut the tortilla wraps into their favourite spooky designs.

Healthy halloween nachos

Get recipe here: BBC Good Food

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 | Halloween food

Get recipe here: Dietz & Watson

Halloween party food (cont.)

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.

Mandarin Pumpkins

Get recipe here: Design Intuition

Halloween Ghost Hard Boiled Egg Party Snacks

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

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 | Halloween food

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

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

Get recipe here: Suburban Simplicity

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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