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Creepy Halloween Party Food


Creepiest Halloween Party Food & Ideas

Halloween Parties today are creepier than ever! If you're planning a spooky gathering this year, be sure to treat your guests to food that's both disgusting and delicious. Serve up creepy brains, eyeball punch, witches fingers and moldy cheese. Let your imagine run wild, but don't be surprised if you have lots of leftovers. Here are some ideas to get you started on your creepiest, scariest Halloween party ever.

Inspiration for these yummy spider eggs: Sunset.


Monster Toes

Um, tasty monster toes. Easy to make just by looking at the photo, but if you want the full story: blogniako.

The Halloween Jello Brain Mold

Lots of different foods can be made into "brains" in this mold. Try macaroni or potato salad, with olives, mushrooms or food spray to add to the spooky reality. How about spaghetti and meat sauce?


Brain Jello Salad

Simply prepare Peach Jello in the Brain Jello Mold.

Photo credit: barefootfloor.


Brain Shrimp Spread (use Jello Brain Mold)

1 can Cream of Mushroom Soup

8 oz. cream cheese

1 envelope unflavored gelatin softened in 1/4 c water

1 bunch chopped green onions

3 pounds cooked shrimp, chopped (or tuna, salmon, crab, etc.)

1 c mayonnaise

1 T lemon juice

spicy seasoning to taste

Heat soup (do not dilute). Mix in cream cheese and softened gelatin. Add remaining ingredients and pour into mild. Chill until firm and serve on tray with crackers, bread. Can be colored or sprayed with food coloring, or decorated with chopped olives, etc.



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Recipe for Halloween Eyeball Appetizers

3 oz lemon Jello

1 cup hot water

1/2 cup miniature marshmallows

1 cup pineapple Juice

8 oz cream cheese

1 cup mayonnaise

Dissolve Jello in water. Add marshmallows and stir until melted. Turn off heat and beat in pineapple juice and cream cheese until well mixed. Add mayonnaise. Pour into round molds (candy molds or ice cube trays). Decorate with food coloring by painting or dipping just the tips and then painting on details.


Can of Worms

These delightful creatures are made with Jello and drinking straws. Complete directions:



Ghostly Rice Balls

These look eerily delicious, especially if something yummy is hiding inside, like smoked salmon or yakitori chicken!

Photo: fablesinfashion.

Halloween Food Color Spray Makes it Authentically Creepy!

Food color spray makes decorating creepy food easy.


Bride of Frankenstein

This one makes me laugh and creeps me out at the same time. This is a Bride of Frankenstein Cake, but there could be anything inside there, like meatloaf frosted and decorated with mashed potatoes. This could go in so many directions. Instructions for the cake: howstuffworks



Creepy Crunchy Witches Fingers

Makes 5 dozen fingers

1 c butter

1 c powdered sugar

1 egg

1 tsp almond extract

1 tsp vanilla

2 2/3 c flour

1 tsp baking powder

1 tsp salt

3/4 whole almonds

decorating gel, food color or spray

Beat together butter, sugar, egg and extracts. Add in dry ingredients. Refrigerate half an hour.

Roll into finger shaped cookies, using about 1 heaping teaspoonful of dough for each finger. Press almond into end for nail. Squeeze to form knuckles in center and just under nail. Slash little lines to make knuckles realistic.

Bake at 325 for 25 minutes. Decorate with gel "blood".



Meringue Bones from the Grave

4 dozen bones

3 large egg whites

1/4 tsp cream of tartar

1/8 tsp salt

2/3 c sugar

1/2 tsp vanilla

Heat oven to 200 degrees. Beat egg whites, cream of tartar and salt until fluffy. Gradually beat in sugar and vanilla. Using a pastry piper, pipe out "bones" by making about a three-inch strip with two pushed "buttons" on each end to resemble bones. Bake 1 hour until set. Turn oven off and without opening oven door, let meringues dry at least an hour or overnight.

Fill a bowl with Oreo cookie crumb "dirt" and protruding bones.

Photo credit: hicookery


Hand in the Punch

Make an ice hand by filling a bakers' glove with water or Koolaid. You can use non-powdered, non-latex surgical gloves also, or you can buy a hand mold. If you use the gloves, tie a knot in the wrist end or use tightly wound rubber bands to prevent leaking. Lay the hand flat on a baking sheet in the freezer. Photo credit: blogniako

Hand Gelatin Mold

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Cake Pans Can be Used as Creepy Food Molds

Halloween Decorating and Party Ideas

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Photos used with permission are credited in individual modules. Every other photo on this lens resides in original form in my personal collection.

Trick or Treat? What's your favorite Halloween Creepy Food?

LluviaDeArte on November 10, 2013:

I want every single item on this lens. I made my child crazy when she saw the brain mold, she is six! She wants it! I had so much fun reading this and the items are delightful. Thank you so much for writing it!

purpleclouds on December 30, 2012:

Great ideas, I love that hand in the Punch... Great lens!

mysweetjane lm on October 31, 2012:

these look creep and scrummy at the same time!

yayas on October 31, 2012:

I love the idea of making creepy Halloween food. This is just the sort of thing my grand kids will enjoy. Thanks for all the great ideas.

Happy Halloween! Congratulations on being on the Front Page!

OUTFOXprevention1 on October 30, 2012:

Great treats!

kgdunst on October 30, 2012:

Eyeballs, they're comfort food to me!

Thanks Nancy for making this unique lens to share :)

Nancy Johnson from Mesa, Arizona on October 27, 2012:

I love this lens and all the ideas you have shared with us! The deviled eggs caught my eye and I want to make them for our family Halloween Party this year!

Peggy Hazelwood from Desert Southwest, U.S.A. on October 26, 2012:

Great ideas!

thesleepingbeauty on October 25, 2012:

scared and yummy! :)

atyqinc on October 24, 2012:

Great halloween lens, thanks for sharing...

MomsFunToys on October 24, 2012:

Oh my! We're having a party for the 6 year old this weekend so I'm going to have to give those jello worms a go - what a cool idea!!!

mbhawaly on October 23, 2012:

yummy...delicious cake for halloween..

Lorelei Cohen from Canada on October 23, 2012:

I love the spooky silly wild and whacky Halloween food ideas. Too cute.

bestkidtoys on October 23, 2012:

Great lens, thank you for sharing

wattyan on October 22, 2012:

OMG! What a scary food of Can of Worms! Excellent research. Thanks for sharing.

wattyan on October 22, 2012:

OMG! What a scary food of Can of Worms! Excellent research. Thanks for sharing.

rivercityconcepts on October 22, 2012:

The deviled eggs are one of our favorites. Nice work and Happy Halloween!

ladyyummy on October 21, 2012:

The ice-hand in the punch bowl looks awesome & easy to make. :) Happy Halloween.

Michey LM on October 21, 2012:

Excellent ideas, I'll try some... Blessings!

RoadMonkey on October 21, 2012:

Fantastic imagination and easy to make!

jlshernandez on October 20, 2012:

Love the intro photo. Great twist to deviled eggs.

SiochainGraSonas on October 20, 2012:

Great lens. Fun ideas

Eileen from Western Cape , South Africa on October 20, 2012:

Creepy , scary but lots of fun !

Riesling on October 20, 2012:

Really funny lens, great work!

anonymous on October 19, 2012:

scary and delicious yum yum .....thanks for sharing great lens

lewisgirl on October 19, 2012:

Wonderful ideas! I don't know that I could eat some of these things, however, too realistic looking!

EpicFarms on October 18, 2012:

These are some terrific ideas! I love the hand in the punch - what a great idea :o)

redleafloans on October 18, 2012:

Creepy Crunchy Witches Fingers looks awesome..:)

christineallen on October 18, 2012:

I quite fancy a Monster Toe right now!

KimGiancaterino on October 17, 2012:

Love the deviled eggs with olive spiders. Boo-lessed!

Heidi Vincent from GRENADA on October 13, 2012:

Very interesting halloween foods and recipes!

anonymous on October 08, 2012:

Creepy and love it :D Have to try those recipes :P

queenofduvetcover on September 17, 2012:

Fun ideas!

wreathmaker on September 11, 2012:

The witches fingers look so real! Great ideas.

JuliaAnnPayne on September 07, 2012:

great lens on halloween food

anonymous on September 04, 2012:

Thanks for the great ideas. Halloween is fast approaching. I'll make sure to visit your lens back again.

JackieM293 on August 30, 2012:

Some great food ideas. I love love love the brain mold!!

mumsgather on August 29, 2012:

Ooh these are indeed creepy and perfect for a Halloween Party.

DigbyAdams on August 28, 2012:

Deviled eggs are one of my favorite snacks. Thank you for showing me how to turn them into creepy spiders. That's going on my Halloween appetizer menu!

suzy-t on August 26, 2012:

"Hand in the punch?: is very cute. Blessed and pinned to my SquidAngel board.

RichLeighHD on August 19, 2012:

Some brilliant picks here... I'm sure there'll be a lot of very happy people when they check out this lens come October!

OneNewVoice on July 29, 2012:

I love the eyeballs and brains. This really is a cool lens.

anonymous on June 28, 2012:

Love the crunchy witches fingers. I'm going to make that one, thanx.

anonymous on November 25, 2011:

Nice lens.Very creepy stuff. Thanks for sharing such a nice ideas.


desa999 lm on November 10, 2011:

Very nice layout of all the elements in this lens. Great photos as well.

OctavioMelesio on October 22, 2011:

Hi everybody.... everything looks fantastic and delicious ... success and blessings always

leatherfads on October 21, 2011:

Incredible!!! You are such a great chef I never thought that I can use these ingredients to make something as tasty and as healthy as you have made. This recipe is unique and I shall try it to satisfy my taste-bud. Thumbs up!!!

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leatherfads on October 21, 2011:

Incredible!!! You are such a great chef I never thought that I can use these ingredients to make something as tasty and as healthy as you have made. This recipe is unique and I shall try it to satisfy my taste-bud. Thumbs up!!!

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FixbuttonHQ on October 19, 2011:

Oooh these give me the creeps! I love it. I am definitely making the hand-in the punch and the spider eggs. :3

Rankography on October 18, 2011:

Awesome stuff, I would have a tough time eating many of those even though they sound delicious.

blsriramsmkting on October 18, 2011:

nice page you got going here.. happy halloween

THNeto on October 18, 2011:

My teenagers are going to go nuts for these-thanks!

Julianne Gentile from Cleveland, Ohio, US on October 17, 2011:

so many fun choices here!

lifeloveliving on October 17, 2011:

just love the can of worms! straws and Jelly (sorry Jello, but I am British!)how clever

Lauren W from Henderson, NV on October 16, 2011:

oooh, creepy. Great Lens. Happy Halloween

Fitness2go on October 16, 2011:

These are some great ideas!

InSearchOf LM on October 16, 2011:

There are some great ideas here that I haven't seen, or used, before. Great job!

AnnsHomeDecor on October 16, 2011:

Very nice lens. Love the hand in the punch!

RitikaSharma on October 16, 2011:

Nice Lens. :) I love to have those foods on holloween! very interesting.

Arlynne16 on October 15, 2011:

yum! i love to have those foods on holloween! very interesting..I bet it's fun to do.. ^_^

gamecheathub on October 14, 2011:

Eyeballs were CRAZY! Love it

journey103 from USA on October 14, 2011:

Love these, especially the eggs!

LyricalVenus on October 14, 2011:

awesome ideas, love the hand in the punch!!

LuckyDonut on October 14, 2011:

Great collection of ideas! I'm going to a Halloween party in a couple weeks and plan on bringing something tasty and creepy looking.

Shivani09 LM on October 14, 2011:

Awesome lens! the brain jelly looks so real!

Shivani09 LM on October 14, 2011:

Awesome lens! the brain jelly looks so real!

TapIn2U on October 13, 2011:

Treat! Love all the creepy food in here! I especially liked the witches fingers. Fantastic lens! Sundae ;-)

thedancebuzz on October 13, 2011:

Lots of inspiration! Great lens!

anonymous on October 12, 2011:

I love Halloween so I am always checking out Magazines- I must say that these r the best looking halloween treats that I have ever seen. Great Job. I think I might try the monster toes and the eyeballs. Thanks

collierlewisjew on October 12, 2011:

I MUST make those spider eggs, too cute!!! Great lens =)

GoAceNate LM on October 12, 2011:

Wow some awesome suggestions here. I love the brain jello.

raegal75 on October 11, 2011:

Love those spider eggs!

anonymous on October 11, 2011:

these look good in a weird kind of way, what I'm trying to say is I like it for the type of season that is.

Kim from Yonkers, NY on October 11, 2011:

Great Lens!! Love the Brain. I've added this lens to the featured lens list on my HORRIFICALLY EVERYTHING HALLOWEEN lens

Paula7928 on October 11, 2011:

Great lens! I love it!

poissonenciel on October 11, 2011:

Nancy, thank you.

It is something!

I really never paid attention to these things before.

Good luck!

niicki on October 11, 2011:

EW! And YUM! Seriously, some of these look absolutely disgusting - but I'm sure they're wonderful tasting! Perfect for a super creepy party. :)

HostingDude on October 11, 2011:

Wow these snacks look amazing !

Hana4 on October 11, 2011:

This lens is so cool! I love all the recipes and the pics, thanks!

pictureframesexpress on October 11, 2011:

great idea to get healthy food across for a kids party - the brain jello looks very convincing. Make sure you capture any frightening moments forever with photos in picture frames. One more suggesion - if you have trick or treaters - cook pasta, mix it with food dye and a touch of cooking oil to add slimey effect - place sweets within the pasta (obviously sweetie bags work best here and not loose sweets)

lasertek lm on October 10, 2011:

These are pretty creepy. Thanks for sharing.

ananimoss2 on October 10, 2011:

I loved this lens, but I am not sure if I can eat anything for real, look too real...very funny though.

Kandy O on October 10, 2011:

This lens helped me get even more excited for our office party! I'm in charge of the sweets and I love new ideas. Great lens!

healthywebsites1 on October 10, 2011:

what a wonderfully fun lense. it would be nice, however, if you included how those spider legs were made that are shown on the feature photo. it would save us from having to make a trip over to sunset magazine to hunt down the recipe. great job, otherwise. thanks

Coffeebreak9am on October 10, 2011:

I love your lens...and I don't even like creepy things! It is just so creative! Wonderful collection of great ideas!

privresearch on October 10, 2011:

Love the eyeballs :)))

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