Set out a fiendish spread of appetizers and beverages when you host the annual Halloween costume party.
Bat BitesThese bite-sized bats have an adult-friendly flavor from the goat cheese, cream cheese, and pesto mixture. The kids will love to shape the bats' bodies, decorate their faces, and give them wings.
Ghoul-Aid PunchGive your guests a scare by float a creepy ice face in your punch bowl. Fill a Halloween mask with water (seal the openings with sturdy tape), freeze overnight, then remove the ice from the mask and float face up.
Witches' Fingers in BandagesTake pigs-in-a-blanket to a new level with these scary puff pastry-wrapped witch's fingers. The cocktail-size franks are the perfect size for an easy pick-up appetizer and you won't even need to serve with dip since each "finger" has red nail polish (ie. ketchup).
Monster EyesGive sausage balls a spooky look by placing a pimiento-stuffed olive in the center of each one. These "eyes" are a fun breakfast treat on Halloween morning.
Blood-Bath PunchLet the adults enjoy the Halloween party too by serving this tangy blood-colored punch alongside other spooky treats.
Mummy DogsThese make-ahead hot dogs use refrigerated breadstick dough, perfect for goblins, pretty princesses, superheroes, and even their parents.
Brew-Ha-Ha PunchWith lime drink and pineapple juice, this party punch isn't scary at all–for the kids or the adults. But putting the punch in a second bowl of dry ice gives it that eerie feeling that's perfect for a spooky party.
Cheddar Witch's FingersUse cheesy cornmeal breadstick dough to make scary witch fingers. They're great for snacks or to serve with soup and chili.
Deviled Green Goblin EggsCreate artful patterns on hard-cooked egg whites by cracking the shells of the cooked eggs and letting them stand in a food-coloring mixture.
Weiner WormsHard-core haunted house fans will love this "Halloweenie" dish made by grilling strips of hot dogs. Buns are optional.
Goblin Dip with Bone CrackersTurn Tex-Mex bean dip into a Halloween specialty by serving it with bone-shaped crackers.
Cornbread GhostsServe these Cornbread Ghosts with a piping hot bowl of hearty homemade chili for an easy Halloween party entree.
Fried Goo with Dracula DipJust about everyone loves fried cheese sticks. Our version gets a punch of heat from cayenne pepper and cheese spiced with jalapeños. To tame the heat, use plan Monterey Jack (without the peppers), mozzarella or Swiss cheese and either leave out the cayenne pepper or use less of it.
The Great White Pumpkin Cheese BallGive a subtle nod to the Halloween classic "It’s the Great Pumpkin, Charlie Brown" and serve this sharp-cheddar cheese ball with a pepper kick.
Cauldron Full of Devilish DipFill a bread bowl with a chunky Devilish Dip to create the look of a creepy bubbling cauldron.
Olive SpidersDress up your spooky Halloween table (or your drink) with this fun garnish.
Smoky-Salty Caramel CornThis sweet-and-salty treat is the perfect addition to any Halloween soiree spread.
Black CauldronThis adults-only float is a must-make for a festive fall gathering. Depending on your crowd, you may want to provide straws, spoons, and refills.
Black Cat Sandwich CookiesLetting these cookies cross your path will bring bad luck, so make sure to gobble them up before the tray passes you by.
Chicken-Tortilla SoupThis fiendishly spicy soup will keep Halloween party guests warm and satisfied.
The Slapping IncidentThis unique cocktail, named after an incident with General Patton during WWII, features the heady autumnal flavors of sorghum syrup, rye whiskey, Fernet Branca, and Faretti Biscotti Famosi. The drink's rich orange color means it will pair perfectly with your Halloween party color scheme.
Ghostly MunchServe this Ghostly Munch at your Halloween party and watch as all your ghosts and ghouls gobble it right up.
Jack-o'-Lantern Cheese BallThis Jack-o'-Lantern Cheese Ball is a scary-good appetizer to serve to hungry Halloween guests.
Blood Orange-Bourbon CoolersThese festive Blood Orange-Bourbon Coolers will be an instant hit at your Halloween party. The best part? They only take about 5 minutes to make.
Don't A'choke DipTry this dip with veggies, toasted bread or pita chips... whatever the dipper it's sure to disappear in a flash.
Jack-o-Lantern BreadThese pumpkin shaped loaves are an eerie way to bring some Halloween spunk to the dinner plate.
Blood Orange MartinisServe this ruby sipper in miniature, sugar rimmed martini glasses... try orange and yellow sugar sprinkles for a festive flair!
Olive SnakeWhoever said not to play with your food really missed out. Create a ghastly appetizer featuring an olive snake over your favorite dip and paired with fresh veggies.
Roasted Pumpkin SeedsGet your fix for Roasted Pumpkin seeds with this classic Halloween recipe.
Spider Bagel Pizza BitesLooking for a great decorative dish that isn’t a sweet? Mini bagel pizza bites garnished with olives, red pepper and cheese creates the perfect savory dish that won’t cause a toothache.
Green Chili with ChickenHave some fun with your food this Halloween! This cozy chili is made in a slow-cooker, so all you have to do is roast the tomatillos and add everything to the pot. Don't forget the torilla ghosts!