17 Halloween food ideas for any party

Get creative in the kitchen this Halloween! We’ve got plenty of Halloween food ideas for kids as well as adults, from savoury skulls to spiderweb cupcakes.

And if you really want to impress, we’ve got plenty of big bakes for you to master this year, including a peanut butter drip cake adorned with ghoulish meringue ghosts.

17 Halloween food ideas for any party

Witches fingers

Chicken strips coated in crisps then baked makes a spooktacular Halloween recipe especially when dipped in the tomato ketchup blood sauce.

witches fingers

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Cheesy biscuit skulls with tomato dipping sauce

Create a bit of excitement at your next party with these Halloween-inspired cheesy pastry morsels. Horrifyingly moreish – they’ll vanish fast.


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Dead fly pies

Garibaldi biscuits might win for ‘dead flies’ in a biscuit, but these win for pies! This sweet Halloween pie recipe is similar to jam tarts and is perfect for children to help make.

dead fly pies

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Halloween chocolate cookies

Celebrate Halloween with these easy-to-make chocolate cookies shaped like ghosts or bats – your choice. The whole family will enjoy these creepy sweet treats.

Halloween cookies

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Pumpkin scones

A brilliant recipe for halloween or a tasty way to use up seasonal pumpkin, give this autumnal scone recipe a go. Make sure to serve with plenty of butter!

pumpkin scones

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Spiced pumpkin muffins

Use the pumpkin flesh from your Halloween lantern to rustle up these moist and moreish pumpkin muffins, topped with cream cheese icing.

pumpkin muffins

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Witch’s broomsticks

Have these simple cheesy broomstick biscuits ready to serve to visitors at Halloween.

witches brooms

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Spiderweb cupcakes

Make this Halloween extra spooky with chocolate spiderweb cupcakes. Easy-to-make and even easier to eat – these are treats that the whole family will enjoy.

chocolate cupcakes

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Blood-sucking jellies

This recipe for blood-sucking ‘jellies in an orange’ makes the perfect treat for children at Halloween. Dare you to bite into one…!

blood-sucking jellies

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Jelly worms

Wiggly jelly worms are a must for any Halloween party and these couldn’t be simpler to make.

jelly worms

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Spooky mummy blackberry jam tart

Warning: may be terrifyingly tasty. This mummified tart, filled with blackberry jam, is guaranteed to shock, amuse and please – a (horror) showstopper if we ever did see one.

blackberry tart

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Giant sausage roll

Okay, so it’s technically not a Halloween-themed snack but NO party is complete without our giant sausage roll. It’s a recipe guaranteed to please the whole family and it’s fun for the kids to get involved with, too.

giant sausage roll

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Toffee apples

These ultimate toffee apples are the perfect Halloween or Bonfire Night treat. Simple, but effective, they’re perfect for children and adults alike.

toffee apples

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Meringue ghosts

Our easy-to-make mini meringue ghosts are the perfect treat for Halloween. Give them to trick-or-treaters who come knocking or use them to top our spectacular celebration cake.

meringue ghost

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Sticky toffee pumpkin cupcakes

Make the most of pumpkin while it’s in season with this special sticky toffee cupcake recipe  – a great sweet treat for your next Halloween get-together.

toffee cupcakes

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Oranges in maple syrup

Make these hot maple syrup-soaked oranges with children for a fruity treat at Halloween


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Oreo s’mores

Take your hot chocolate to the next level – serve it with an Oreo, dark chocolate and toasted marshmallow s’more floating on the top for the ultimate movie night treat.

oreo smores

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