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Halloween Party Meal Plan

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From creepy and spooky to just good ol’ not-so-scary fall comfort food, we’ve got your little ghosts and goblins covered for Halloween night.

In this collection of some of the best recipes for Halloween Night you’ll find great recipes from appetizers and desserts to dinners that will give you all the energy you’ll need for trick-or-treating!

Mummy Wrapped Brie from Your Homebased Mom

MUMMY WRAPPED BRIE from Your Homebased Mom

Strips of dough mummify raspberry jam and brie cheese in this puff pastry treat. Almond eyes awaken this mummy from his spooky slumber.

Serve him up with an assortment of crackers!

Vomiting Potato Monsters from The Cookie Writer


Prepare to get your spook-on with these vomiting potato monsters! Fun, easy, and a great Halloween appetizer to get your little ones into the spirit.

These olive-eyed potato monsters with  carrot-antennae are as delicious as they are fun!

Sweet Potato Shepherd's Pie from The Reluctant Entertainer

SWEET POTATO SHEPERD’S PIE from The Reluctant Entertainer

Enjoy this cheesy sweet potato shepherd’s pie recipe this Halloween. Made with two different kinds of cheese & ground turkey, this dinner is colorful & hearty.

Save time and cook the sweet potatoes the night before!

Pumpkin Chili from Tidy Mom 


Pumpkin chili is extra hearty with a sweetness and earthy undertone that takes chili to a whole new level of delicious. Perfectly seasoned, zesty, and packed with protein & fiber, it’s a great dinner before trick-or-treating.

Scare off the chilly weather with this chili recipe and satisfy hungry bellies.


This cranberry jalapeño cream cheese appetizer is the perfect easy addition to your Halloween spread! It’s no-cook and can be ready in 10 minutes. Jalapenos & cranberries marry cream cheese in this tasty appetizer.

Served perfectly with crackers or chips of your choice!

HALLOWEEN MINI PIZZAS from The Baker Upstairs

Kids love being able to choose their own designs & decorations. These spooky mini pizzas are great for kids and adults at any Halloween party!

They’re also perfect for a fun dinner just before trick-or-treating!

PUMPKIN BEEF STEW from Honey and Birch

This pumpkin beef stew recipe is the perfect meal for autumn nights. Savory, hearty and guaranteed to warm you up!

Paired great with red wine, it’s the best dinner for families handing out candy to the neighborhood trick-or-treaters!

WITCH HAT CUPCAKES from Yellow Bliss Road

These adorable Witch Hat Cupcakes have just the right amount of fun to add that spooky vibe to any Halloween celebration! Topped with an edible DIY Witch Hat, these cute cupcakes are simple to make.

Great treat for kids & adults alike!


Pumpkin dreams are more than just turning into carriages for princesses. They come in cakes as well! This Pumpkin Zucchini Cake not only looks like heaven, it is truly is mouthwateringly delicious.

Feature this cake at your Halloween gathering, and then again at Thanksgiving; it’s too good to serve only once a year!

Peanut Butter Pudding Cookies from Crazy for Crust


This easy peanut butter cookie recipe has pudding mix right inside the dough. They may be monsters, but these gooey cookies will disappear as fast as ghosts!

Creepy with edible eyeballs, these little monsters are the tastiest & spookiest treat for your little monsters!

Monster Munch from Julie’s Easts and Treats

MONSTER MUNCH from Julie’s Easts and Treats

Sweet & Salty Snack Mix Loaded with popcorn, candy corn, peanuts & Reese’s Pieces! This snack mix is perfectly adaptable if you need to substitute things out for kids with allergies.

It’s colorful and festive for a Halloween or fall party!

Balloon Ghost Table Setting from Eighteen25 Girls


This is the cutest and most inexpensive way to dress up your Halloween table! All you need are some white helium filled balloons and a sharpie!

Attach them to some skeleton hands to add extra spook to your Halloween decorations.

Halloween Countdown from Live Laugh Rowe


This printable has a chalkboard look and feel — you can use chalk to mark off the dates!  Once Halloween comes and goes, toss it and print another next year!

Also available for those who would rather have an ink friendlier version. That way the kiddos can mark off the days with a colored marker or crayon. Not too shabby, right?

Halloween Countdown from Live Laugh Rowe

DIY WITCH SHOES from Sweet C’s

To celebrate all things pointy, hat, & broom, Sweet C’s provides DIYs for a  bunch of yummy treats, printables, decor, and party favors to celebrate those wonderful wicked women. With special homage to WITCH SHOES!

With this tutorial, you can make your own witch shoes, too!

Halloween Themed Dinner from Celebrations at Home

HALLOWEEN THEMED DINNER from Celebrations at Home

Host a Halloween Themed Dinner Party in Black to celebrate the holiday in a more adult way. Set a tablescape that’s a balance between creepy & sophisticated with these ideas.

To really bring home the theme have a fun activity planned like a Ouija board, Tarot cards, or a murder mystery game.

This post was brought to you by:

Yellow Bliss Road | The Cookie Writer | The Baker Upstairs | Sweet C’s | Your Homebased Mom | Reluctant Entertainer
A Dash of Sanity | Julie’s Eats & Treats |Honey and Birch | Tidy Mom | Celebrations At Home | Eighteen25 | Live Laugh Rowe | Crazy for Crust

Be sure to join us next month when we’ll be sharing our favorite THANKSGIVING food, printables and decorating ideas.

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14 great recipes for Halloween - appetizers, dinners and desserts - from spooky and creepy to not so scary!