11 Halloween Party Appetizers

11 Halloween Party Appetizers
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11 Halloween Party Appetizers

These tasty Halloween appetizers will be a big hit with kids and adults at any party!

Mummy Dogs

These cute little hot-dog mummies are a snap to make, and you can get your kids to help design the mustard faces peeking out from the crescent-roll "bandages."

Get the recipe: Mummy Dogs

Grilled-Cheese Bats

Pumpernickel bread is not only more nutritious than white, it also just happens to be the perfect shade for these kid-friendly bat sandwiches.

Get the recipe: Grilled-Cheese Bats

Savory Pumpkin Pie Soup With Cinnamon Marshmallow

This savory tribute to a traditional butternut squash soup uses pumpkin pie as inspiration.

Get the recipe: Savory Pumpkin Pie Soup With Cinnamon Marshmallow

Baked Eyeballs Casserole

Meat sauce is mixed with bow-tie pasta, ricotta and Parmesan cheeses, and then topped with fresh mozzarella cheese balls that have been decorated for Halloween in this horrifying dinner dish.

Get the recipe: Baked Eyeballs Casserole

Pumpkin Cheese Bread

If there were ever a snack hearty enough to stand up to a hearty stout, this is it. A beautiful deep orange from both the pumpkin and the Cheddar, this savory loaf has autumn written all over it.

Get the recipe: Pumpkin Cheese Bread

Pumpkin Bread

Canned pumpkin puree and whole-wheat flour come together in this healthy homemade pumpkin bread that fits perfectly with any fall occasion.

Get the recipe: Pumpkin Bread

Cinnamon Winter Squash Soup

Savory, zesty and perfect to enjoy during the cooler fall months! And, it only has six ingredients!

Get the recipe: Cinnamon Winter Squash Soup

Bloody Fingers

Invite your Halloween goblins in for an especially ghoulish treat before they head out to trick-or-treat.

Get the recipe: Bloody Fingers

Witch Cauldrons

Forget carrot sticks...the delicate pea puree in these frightful cucumber cauldrons will stir up excitement.

Get the recipe: Witch Cauldrons

Deviled Eyeballs

This spooky twist on a party favorite uses olive slices and colored mayonnaise to create a ghoulish bloodshot eye. Expecting a crowd? You can save time by boiling the eggs and preparing the filling a day in advance.

Get the recipe: Deviled Eyeballs

Worm Soup With Bat Wings

This quick-cooking, great tasting soup is fun on Halloween or any day...and don't worry...the worms are really just noodles!

Get the recipe: Worm Soup with Bat Wings


As Halloween approaches it's hard not to think about tricks, treats and pumpkins! Since pumpkin is a super versatile ingredient, it can act as either savory or sweet. With pumpkin dishes galore and some other spooky appetizers, we've got the perfect Halloween recipes for you, many of which are kid-friendly!

With these 11 recipes, make your Halloween party spooky, delicious and filled with the best of fall.

Check out the slideshow above for our favorite Halloween appetizers.

Hosting a spooky Halloween bash? Let us help you! Our simple Host Handbook tool has everything you need, from planning your menu to inviting guests!

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