Halloween Appetizers: the best spooky recipes to make for your next party

Whether it's for a themed party for kids or adults, make spooky, tasty appetizers for this Halloween. Use fall ingredients and decorate your recipes by creating scary dips, snacks and baked treats.

Entra nel nuovo canale WhatsApp di Cookist Wow
By Cookist
130
Immagine

When October 31st comes, don't just fill up on candy and sweets. Start your Halloween party with spooky, fun appetizers that you can even make ahead of time.

Whether you've planned a themed party or just a get-together with friends, don't miss these easy Halloween appetizers without spending too much when you're shopping. You don't need fancy ingredients, just use seasonal vegetables and decorate the recipes in a scary, and accurate way in order to impress both kids and adults guests.

To make perfect Halloween appetizers, try recreating the shapes of monsters or classic items from this scary day. Go all out for spider deviled eggs, mummy hot dogs, zombies, and spectacular dips, also using all the ingredients that the fall season offers such as pumpkin, apples, mushrooms. Then don't forget to serve everything with a delicious themed punch and spooky desserts. Instead of classic trick-or-treating, go all out on the savory this Halloween! Both children and adults will be surprised.

1. Pumpkin Cheese Ball: a delicious festive party appetizer to make this autumn
Immagine

Searching for an easy appetizer that's sure to impress your guests? Look no further than this incredible pumpkin cheese ball recipe! It's made with two types of rich, smooth, tangy cream cheese, crunchy red bell peppers, and spring onions, a splash of ranch dressing rolled in sharp cheddar cheese. Super creamy on the inside, this fantastic fall appetizer is not only delicious, it's sure to wow your guests.

Read the recipe
2. Mummy Pizza: the tasty appetizer recipe for Halloween
Immagine

Mummy pizzas are an easy, vegetarian appetizer recipe perfect to enjoy at a Halloween party. Slightly crisp on the edges and soft on the inside, these mini pizzas have a bread base and are topped with pizza sauce. What makes this recipe special is the fact that thanks to cheese strips and olive slices you can create a perfect mummified pizzas.

Read the recipe
3. Halloween Taco Dip: the scary-good, spooky dip to make for your Halloween party
Immagine

Halloween taco dip is great for your ghoulish All Hallow's Eve parties and doubles as a wickedly tasty dish for Dia de los Muertos. It's an easy, festive party dip made with seven layers of mouthwatering ingredients, including bean dip, homemade guacamole, spicy sour cream, and plenty of cheese, topped off with tomatoes, olives, and green onions – delicious as the classic recipe!

Read the recipe
4. Mummy Hot Dogs: the fun, kid-friendly appetizer recipe to enjoy at Halloween
Immagine

Mummy Hot Dogs are a creative, kid-friendly take on the classic Pigs in a Blanket where hot dogs are rolled into buttery puff pastry and baked until golden. These homemade hot dog mummies are the perfect spooky yet fun appetizer recipe for your next Halloween party.

Read the recipe
5. Halloween Deviled Eggs: the scary spider appetizer recipe for your Halloween party
Immagine

It’s almost that time of the year again…time for creepy, spooky appetizers and gross-looking entrees. These spider deviled eggs will definitely give your guests a good scare! It’s an easy recipe to serve at Halloween parties—you can quickly whip up a large batch, and it’s easy to decorate them as you like!

Read the recipe
6. Jack-o-Lantern Quesadillas: a spooky, fun Halloween recipe for kids of all ages
Immagine

Jack-o-lantern quesadillas are the perfect Halloween recipe to make with your kids. They're fun, festive, and incredibly easy to make, so little helpers can get involved and learn the joys of cooking. Jack-o-lantern quesadillas have just two ingredients: shredded cheese and flour tortillas, which you'll cut to look like a smiling, spooky jack-o-lantern.

Read the recipe
7. Finger Hot Dogs: the easy, scary recipe to enjoy at Halloween
Immagine

If you want a gross-looking, delicious meal to serve for Halloween, look no further than these Finger Hot Dogs. They give a whole new meaning to the term finger food! Unlike many other scary Halloween foods, these are easy to make and they’re also inexpensive. You only need a few ingredients: buns, hot dogs, cheese, and ketchup.

Read the recipe
8. Soft Pretzel Bites: the best recipe for buttery pretzels
Immagine

Homemade soft pretzel bites are an amazing easy-to-make snack that the whole family will love. These bite-sized treats are easier to make, since there's no fussing around trying to form that classic pretzel shape, and there's very little active cooking time. Whether you opt for the delicious butter and salt combo or make sweet versions, these buttery pretzel bites will rival anything you'll buy at a store. They're a perfect baking project for a lazy afternoon.

Read the recipe
9. Antipasto Squares: a unique, delicious appetizer your guests will adore
Immagine

Packed with melty provolone cheese, mouthwatering Italian deli meats, roasted red peppers, and pepperoncini, antipasto squares are a phenomenally tasty appetizer to serve the next time you're feeding a crowd. This easy recipe is a serious crowdpleaser that is sure to disappear quickly.

Read the recipe
10. Pumpkin Hummus: the easy, flavorful hummus recipe to enjoy in fall
Immagine

Preparing hummus is always a good idea, so what about adding a roasted pumpkin? Pumpkin hummus is an easy, vegan recipe you can enjoy as savory appetizer or even as dipping sauce. The result will be the perfect seasonal dish you can not longer do without thanks to its fall flavors and bright orange color.

Read the recipe
11. Halloween Pizza Dough Spider with Hairy Leg Sticks and Tomato Dip
Immagine

Kids (and young-at-heart adults!) will love this spider-shaped pizza dough spider complete with marinara sauce dip in the hollowed-out body! The legs of the spider and the ‘spare’ legs are sprinkled with Parmesan cheese before cooking to give the look of ‘hairy’ spider legs.

Read the recipe
12. Witches’ Brooms: a healthy Halloween snack for your spooky bash
Immagine

Halloween tends to be all about sweet treats, but if you want to serve up a healthier snack at your Halloween party, try this easy witches brooms recipe. Witches broomsticks are made with cheese sticks, pretzel sticks, and chives, and are a fantastic, savory snack that's delicious, satisfying, and healthier than a lot of the options that might traditionally be served at a Halloween bash.

Read the recipe
13. Buffalo Chicken Dip: the mouthwatering recipe for a spicy, tangy party dip
Immagine

This easy, creamy buffalo chicken dip has it all. Perfectly spicy, a little tangy, and cheesy, with tender, juicy pieces of shredded chicken throughout, it's a fantastic dish to serve up on game day or anytime you're hosting a party.

Read the recipe
14. Pigs in a Blanket: the popular appetizer everyone will adore
Immagine

If you're planning on having friends and family over, whether it's for a birthday party, the holidays, or other special occasions, you'll definitely want to whip up a batch of pigs in a blanket. These delicious appetizers are always a hit with young and old alike. They're wildly popular throughout the USA where they're a staple canape at get-togethers.

Read the recipe
15. Fried Pumpkin Balls: the effortless, vegetarian fall appetizer recipe
Immagine

Fried pumpkin balls are an easy, vegetarian appetizer recipe—a bite-sized treat that’s perfect for the fall season. It’s savory in flavor, soft, tender and stringy on the inside, with a delicious crispy exterior.

Read the recipe
16. Loaded Nachos: a delicious recipe for an easy game day snack
Immagine

Whether you're looking for a phenomenal party snack to serve your guests on game day or want a delicious, hearty something to snack on for movie night, nothing beats loaded nachos. It is made of perfectly crispy tortilla chips covered in savory ground beef and black beans, melted cheese, zesty cilantro, and more.

Read the recipe
17. Buffalo Wings: the popular, tasty recipe for making super crispy fried buffalo wings
Immagine

Buffalo Wings are delicious and succulent fried chicken wings dipped in a delicious Buffalo sauce. This is a very popular US appetizer which is traditionally enjoyed with friends during Super Bowl league games.

Read the recipe
18. Bacon-Wrapped Dates: an irresistible, bite-sized appetizer with a goat cheese filling
Immagine

When you're trying to decide on the perfect bite-sized party appetizer to serve to guests, one easy recipe that will always be a hit is bacon-wrapped dates with goat cheese.

Read the recipe
19. Spinach Artichoke Dip: the perfect rich, creamy dip to serve at your next party
Immagine

Richly creamy, cheesy, and baked to golden, bubbly perfection, homemade spinach artichoke dip is so delicious you'll find any excuse to whip up a batch. It's a super simple to make warm party appetizer that everyone loves, whether you're serving it over the holidays, for game day, at birthday parties, or just because.

Read the recipe
20. Sausage Rolls: the easy recipe for a popular British appetizer
Immagine

For a simple tasty appetizer, you can serve on any occasion, you'll love sausage rolls. They are the British version of the classic American pigs in a blanket, in fact this recipe is incredibly popular in the UK and Ireland.

Read the recipe
21. Cheese Sauce: the flavorful dipping sauce recipe
Immagine

Cheese sauce is a very easy and quick dipping sauces to make at home in no time. Creamy, smooth and delicious, this homemade recipe is a kid favorite as it is so richer and tastier than the store-bought. Use cream and your favorite melting cheeses such as cheddar or Emmental to make a flavorful sauce you can serve in several different ways. It's so versatile you can pair it with pasta, nachos or vegetables. You can make cheese sauce in a few minutes.

Read the recipe
22. Pepperoni Pizza Pumpkin: beautiful to see and so yummy
Immagine

These mini pumpkin-shaped pizzas are so cute! Pizza dough is cut into circles and filled with marinara sauce, pepperoni, and mini mozzarella balls. It’s then sealed and a nifty trick with some string turns the ball into a tiny pumpkin shape.

Read the recipe
23. Guacamole: the best-ever recipe for the classic Mexican avocado-based dip
Immagine

No party spread is complete without homemade guacamole and tortilla chips. Whether you're celebrating Cinco de Mayo, have friends over for game day, or are hosting a barbecue, guacamole is a must-have on the table. This classic Mexican avocado dip can also be smeared on burger buns, or spooned onto tacos, burritos, and even baked potatoes, as well as served with chips.

Read the recipe
24. Bacon Brown Sugar Smokies: fantastic rolls perfect for children’s parties
Immagine

Bacon Brown Sugar Smokies is a type of recipes where with so few ingredients I can achieve something truly delicious and accepted by all. These fantastic rolls are perfect for children's parties and to enjoy them at home with the family. The special touch is given by the brown sugar and the smoked flavor of the sausage, to achieve this recipe you will not have to spend too much time, in a few minutes you will get a great appetizer that will make happy anyone who has the luck to taste it. If you want to brighten your day do not delay in trying this delight, share it with your loved ones and this appetizer will be much more pleasant.

Read the recipe
25. Jalapeno poppers
Immagine

Jalapeno poppers make a perfect snack or appetizer for any time of the year. Make this recipe to serve at your next party or even just to have around your house. Once these jalapeno poppers are stuffed, breaded and fried, they store really well in the freezer. Make extra and freeze them in ziplock bags and take them out whenever you need a great snack. Try eating them with a sweet and spicy sriracha sauce or a nice lime cilantro dip.

Read the recipe
Immagine
Every dish has a story
Find out more on Cookist social networks
130