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30 Boo-tiful Halloween Appetizers

30 Boo-tiful Halloween Appetizers

How about this Halloween Appetizers Boo-nanza recipes list that we put together so you can easily come and get inspiration for your next Halloween party or potluck!

Costumes, spooky decorations, and parties are a great way to enjoy any Halloween party. 

Let’s not forget the candy and trick-or-treaters. 

If you’re not heading out to collect candy from the neighborhood, you can always throw a Halloween-themed party and enjoy the holiday.

For me, the best part about parties is the food, especially the appetizers. 

They are diverse, creative, and delicious.

Fortunately, there are plenty of Halloween appetizers to choose from, from sweet and savory, to salty and spicy.

You can never go too big on Halloween. 

It happens only once a year (though, show of hands if you celebrate Halloween week, am I right?)

It’s a great opportunity to get together and enjoy hors d’oeuvres until you’re busting out of your dinosaur costume.

What’s more, you can create spooky appetizers with the kids and enjoy them as you catch up on a scary movie.

Here is our scary-long list of 30 Halloween appetizer recipes to try.

2. Spooky Meatballs

Spooky meatballs, whether made of beef, turkey, or chicken, are a Halloween special. Remember to serve them on a toothpick or bamboo stick for easy consumption.

Check out the recipe here.

3. Mummy Jalapeño Poppers

You can never go wrong with some mummy jalapeno poppers as the Halloween hors d’oeuvres. The smooth, creamy, and bacon-filled interior complements that crispy and fresh pasty at the top.

Here is the recipe.

4. Hot Dog Mummies

Hot dog mummies are a favorite among children and adults because they are familiar, easy to prepare, and tasty.

Here’s more on this Halloween appetizer recipe.

5. Pretzel Broomsticks

Pretzel broomsticks are one of the easiest Halloween appetizer ideas and great to make with kids. Simply cut up the end of the pretzels to form the shape of a broom, tie with a ribbon, and you have yourself a snack.

You can find this Halloween finger foods recipe here.

6. Roasted Red Pepper Hummus

Roasted hummus is creamy, full of flavor, and rich in color. It’s amazing to consume with crackers and sandwiches. 

Add a couple of drops of red food coloring to get it that creepy blood red and call it Surgery Dip! Gross, huh?

For more Halloween dip ideas, read this recipe.

7. Witch Hat Treats

Witch hat treats are a delectable spooky Halloween appetizer. 

Of course, you’ll need some ice cream cones, black candy, and Oreos to design the hat. The rest is up to the appetite.

Here’s the recipe for this spooky appetizer.

8. Hot Dog Worms

Let your guests squeal with excitement as you feed them tasty hotdog worms. They’re fun, curly, and delicious, just the way you like your worms!

Check out the recipe here.

9. Hot Dog Roll Spiders

Hot dog roll spiders are one of the best spooky appetizers you can make. The sesame seeds create a great spider eye illusion while filling bellies with health. Don’t forget to count the legs are you cut the hotdogs.

Here is the recipe.

10. Shrimp Brain Cocktail

If you’re thirsting for some brains this Halloween, this shrimp brain cocktail is for you. 

You can marinate the shrimp beforehand to add extra flavor.

Here is the recipe.

11. Witch Finger Cheese Sticks

If you’re on the hunt for Halloween finger foods recipes, you should try our finger cheese sticks.

These are easy to prepare, delicious to consume, and of course, spooky.

Read the recipe here.

12. Cheese Stuffed Mummy Breadsticks

Why have normal bread when you could prepare cheese stuffed mummy breadsticks? 

These Halloween finger foods are versatile and go well with a marinara sauce.
Here is the recipe.

13. Roasted Pumpkin Seeds

Did you know that you don’t have to toss the seeds from your Halloween spooky pumpkins? 

Instead, gather the seeds, coat them in your favorite spice, and roast them for a healthy snack with the kids.

Check out this recipe.

14.  Jack-o-Lantern Cream Puffs

These pumpkin pie spices may look like they’re summoning the ghosts, but they are creamy and tasty on the inside.

Here is the recipe.

15. Cheesy Pumpkin Biscuits

These classic cheesy pumpkin biscuits are fun to prepare with the kids, especially when cutting out the faces.

Here is the recipe.

16. Cheese And Crackers And Carrot Pumpkin Cheeseball

Kick off your Halloween party with some healthy cheese, cut into pumpkins, ghosts, and bats, all served up with crackers.

Here is the recipe.

17. Spider Deviled Eggs

This Halloween, spice up your deviled eggs by adding a few black olive slices to create spider legs.

Check out the recipe here.

18. Eyeball Bruschetta

This eyeball bruschetta combines the tastes of fresh baguette, cheese, and a spooky Halloween appetite.

Here is the recipe.

19. Monster Eyeball Cookies

Monster eyeball cookies are perfect for any Halloween party, especially when you’re hosting kids.

Here is the recipe.

20. Creepy Eyeball Cheeseballs

These easy Halloween appetizers are a guaranteed way to welcome guests to your party.

Here is the recipe.

21. Spooky Taco Dip

There’s no need to serve tacos with a bland dip when you can try these Halloween dip ideas.

Here is the recipe.

22.  Halloween Hand Pies

If you’re ready for a challenge, try baking these spooky Halloween appetizers for your party guests.

Check out this recipe.

23. Mozzarella Eyeballs

Mozzarella eyeballs are spooky, delicious, and have just the right amount of zing.

Here is the recipe.

24. Pumpkin Puke Guacamole

Why serve your guacamole in a bowl when you can spread it on a platter and lay it next to a “puking” pumpkin?

Here is the recipe.

25. Jack-o-Lantern Stuffed Peppers

These stuffed peppers are colorful, scary, fun, and tasty.

Check out the recipe.

26. Pumpkin Cheese Ball

Prepare your guests for warm, inviting meals by serving pumpkin cheese balls as your Halloween appetizers.

Here is the recipe.

27. Bat Wings

It’s never too late to enjoy some dark bat wings and keep the Halloween spirit alive.

Check out this recipe.

28. Spooky Halloween Cheese Skulls

These tiny cheese skulls have a healthy balance of a spooky appearance and a tasty interior.

Here is the recipe.

29. Skeleton Bones

Unearth the beast inside you by eating skeleton bones with your loved ones this Halloween.

Here is the recipe.

30. Spooky Deviled Eggs

There’s more than one way to consume your eggs, and why not as spooky appetizers.

Here is the recipe.

The bottom line

Stimulate Your Appetite With Our List of Spooky Treats! 

Hopefully, these 30 Halloween appetizer recipes will help inspire you and make some of the cutest (or creepiest) treats this side of October 31st!

Oh, you say you want more? Moar, moar!!

You simply cannot run out of Halloween appetizer ideas with these epic lists.

30 Boo-tiful Halloween Appetizers

30 Boo-tiful Halloween Appetizers

This boo-nanza of epic Halloween appetizers is sure to help inspire you when planning (or attending) your next Halloween party!


  • Ghoulish Popcorn
  • Spooky Meatballs
  • Mummy Jalapeño Poppers
  • Hot Dog Mummies
  • Pretzel Broomsticks
  • Roasted Red Pepper Hummus
  • Witch Hat Treats
  • Hot Dog Worms
  • Spooky Deviled Eggs
  • Hot Dog Roll Spiders
  • Shrimp Brain Cocktail
  • Witch Finger Cheese Sticks
  • Cheese Stuffed Mummy Bread Sticks
  • Roasted Pumpkin Seeds
  • Jack O’ Lantern Cream Puffs
  • Cheesy Pumpkin Biscuits
  • Cheese And Crackers And Carrot Pumpkin Cheeseball
  • Spider Deviled Eggs
  • Eyeball Bruschetta
  • Monster Eyeball Cookies
  • Creepy Eyeball Cheeseballs
  • Spooky Taco Dip
  • Halloween Hand Pies
  • Mozzarella Eyeballs
  • Pumpkin Puke Guacamole
  • Jack-O-Lantern Stuffed Peppers
  • Pumpkin Cheeseball
  • Bat Wings
  • Spooky Cheese Skulls
  • Skeleton Bones
  • Spooky Deviled Eggs


  1. Pick one or five of your favorite Halloween Appetizers.
  2. Make the recipes for your next Halloween boo-nanza!
  3. Let us know if you found a new favorite!

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Tammy Catterton

Sunday 26th of September 2021

Got to love these treats for Halloween to try may have to try making them thanks for sharing them

Melinda Gaines

Thursday 26th of August 2021

Who wouldn't like mozzarella eyeballs?!

Dorothy Boucher

Wednesday 25th of August 2021

Love these ideas you have here, hope to make some with the kiddos this Halloween. @tisonlyme143

Cheryl A Bomar

Sunday 22nd of August 2021

Thanks for sharing those awesome ideaS1!

Jennylyn Gross

Sunday 22nd of August 2021

The ideas look really cool!

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