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10 Spooky Snacks to Serve at Your Halloween Party

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You’ve planned your costume, the decorations have been put up and the perfect Halloween party playlist has been curated, but what’s missing? The most important part of any party: the snacks! Holiday party snacks are some of my favorites to prepare and consume, and Halloween is the best time of year for creative party food. I’ve rounded up the cutest, creepiest and tastiest easy recipes that will put your guests in the Halloween spirit. If you’re taking a more chill approach this year, put on your pajamas, play a scary movie and invite a couple of friends over to make these snacks together!

1. Dirt cake “graveyard” pudding cups

A festive take on the classic dirt pudding treat, these pudding cups make perfect individual servings.

2. Pumpkin Cheeseball

Liven up your charcuterie board with this cheesy pumpkin centerpiece!

3. Ghost chocolate-covered strawberries

Chocolate-covered strawberries aren’t just for Valentine’s Day!

4. Mummy hot dogs

Two simple ingredients make the cutest appetizer!

5. Eyeball cake pops

This recipe uses edible cookie dough, but crumble a baked cake with a bit of canned frosting for an easy, classic cake pop.


Spice up these simple cheese quesadillas with salsa or added proteins for your party guests!

7. Spider Peanut butter cup cookies

Use store-bought peanut butter cookie dough to make these spiders even easier to prepare!

8. Candy corn snack mix

This combo of salty and sweet has something for everyone to enjoy!

9. String Cheese Witch’s Broomsticks

Upgrade your snacking game with the most adorable handheld app!

10. Monster mash popcorn

A sweet and crunchy treat that is impossible to resist!

Hi! I'm a second-year student at Ohio State, majoring in Communication and Anthropology. I'm from rural northwest Ohio and enjoy reading, writing, baking, and traveling. In my free time I love exploring Columbus and being active in various student orgs around campus. I'm passionate about learning about other cultures and social issues in my community and around the world, and wish to use my writing to inspire, inform, and connect to the women around me.