Fun Halloween Food Ideas

Festive Halloween Themed Food

It’s that spooky time of year again! And you know the Dating Divas are all about making every season special and fun! If you’re hosting a Halloween party this year OR just looking for some Halloween family fun – you’ve come to the right place!  In honor of the upcoming holiday, we’ve rounded up some fun Halloween themed food for your haunting pleasure! These Halloween food ideas are perfect for your Halloween party or simply for making a family meal a little more spooktastic!

Fun and Festive Halloween Food Ideas for Kids

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Because food just makes EVERYTHING more fun. Especially food that is delicious AND darling. Am I right?! Start a fun family tradition this Halloween and serve dinner at Dracula’s Diner! Halloween themed food is all that, plus it is even a little spooky!! Whether you are looking for some festive fun at home or planning a Halloween party, these Halloween food ideas are sure to bring some smiles to your table! 

To make browsing easier we’ve divided all the Halloween themed food into 7 categories, including:

  • Festive Halloween Food Ideas for Breakfast
  • Fun Halloween Food Ideas for Lunch
  • Fun Halloween Themed Snack Ideas
  • Halloween Appetizers and Party Food Ideas
  • Fun Halloween Themed Food for Dinner
  • Halloween Food Ideas for Dessert
  • Fun Halloween Drink Ideas

 A little bit of something for everyone! Ready to get started? First up… 

Halloween Food Ideas for Breakfast

Breakfast is the most important meal of the day. Surprise your family with one of these spooky Halloween breakfast ideas. All of these Halloween food ideas are quick, easy and so much fun.

Halloween Breakfast Ideas for Kids

Halloween Breakfast Ideas

1. Jack-O-Lantern WafflesJust add a little orange food coloring to the batter and use chocolate chips to make the face for a fun Halloween breakfast!

2. Halloween Mini PancakesInstead of the traditional circles, use cookie cutters or mini molds to make pancake ghosts, bats and pumpkin shapes and add chocolate chip faces for an added bonus.

3. Spiced Ghost PancakesA dollop of cool whip on top makes the perfect Halloween ghost for breakfast! We love easy Halloween food ideas!

4. Pumpkin PoptartsJust cut a little jack-o-lantern face out of these yummy pumpkin-flavored pop-tarts. How fancy is that!?

5. Monster DoughnutsVampire teeth and a couple of chocolate chips or candy eyes transform a doughnut into a frightfully fun monster!

6. Nutella Banana Mummy RollsThis cute Halloween breakfast recipe uses Pillsbury crescent dough so it’s super simple to throw together!

Halloween Food Ideas for Breakfast

7. Spooky Smoothie BarIf you’re looking for a healthier option, this spooky smoothie bar is super cute and will get your kids day started with a little somethin’ special!

8. Monster Eye DoughnutsCheck out these super cute monster eye doughnuts! Sometimes CUTE Halloween food is the way to go… especially in the morning! Start the kiddos off with something super sweet!

9. Halloween Trick or Treat PancakeThis bright Halloween breakfast of pancakes is sure to win some smiles at your table! Plus its super easy, too!

10. Monsters German PancakesTalk about simple and fun! This Halloween breakfast can feed a crowd and is super tasty and unique to boot.

11. Mummy BagelHalloween breakfast ideas don’t have to be extravagant or take any extra ingredients. Dress up your regular old bagel just by piping the cream cheese on instead of spreading it! Tack on two blueberries for eyes and voila, you’ve got a mummy!

12. Frankenstein Smoothie BowlThis is a super fun and spooky Halloween breakfast with a healthy dose of fruits and veggies!

Now, how about a little something FUN to pack in their lunch boxes on Halloween…

Fun Halloween Food Ideas for Lunch

Let’s talk super fun Halloween food for kids! These easy Halloween food ideas will make you look like a complete and total rockstar supermom to your kids. No joke. They will be wowed and surprised with how you can run a simple sandwich into a piece of Halloween food art.

Halloween Food for Kids Lunch

Halloween Food for Kids

13. Peanut Butter and Jelly SpiderTurn their usual PB&J into a fun Halloween surprise! Use a large circle cookie cutter, make your Peanut Butter and Jelly just like you normally would. Add 4 pretzels on each side for spider legs. BAM! You’ve got a spider!!

14. Jack-O-Lantern SandwichCut a fun face out of a slice of cheese to make an easy jack-o-lantern sandwich.

15. Pumpkin QuesadillaCut a jack-o-lantern face out of the top tortilla of a quesadilla.

16. Spiderweb PizzaUse string cheese to make a spider-web shape on top of a pizza. The spider-shaped olive tops it off!

17. Candy Corn PizzaUse different colors of cheese to make your own candy-corn pizza. How easy is that?

18. Mummy Hot DogsAll you need are hot dogs, crescent roll doll, and mustard to make these cute mummy dogs.

19. Monster SandwichHam and cheese monster sandwich! This is super easy and looks really cute.

20. Printable Juice Box CoversHere’s a cute way to dress-up a juice box for the kiddo’s Halloween lunchbox. It doesn’t get ANY easier than this! Just print the different covers and attach to a juice box! SO easy but it’s sure to brighten their day.

Halloween Themed Lunch Food

21. Frankenstein Boo-ritosI can’t even believe how clever these boo-ritos are paired with a cheese stick! Cutest Halloween lunch idea EVER!

22. Jack-O-Lantern Mac and Cheese CupsYou can just grab a permanent marker to jazz up a cup and fill it with your child’s favorite meal… mac and cheese is a great option since its orange! Add a cucumber for a stem and ta da, you’ve got a jack-o-lantern.

23. Crescent Mummy PizzaThese mummy pizzas are seriously so easy! Add any toppings that you want… don’t you just love those olive eyes?

24. Chicken Sandwich MonstersYummy chicken sandwiches turned into giant monsters – who would love this fun Halloween themed food idea?!

25. Ham and Cheese BonesAnother Halloween themed sandwich idea that your kids will love!

26. Spider Bagels, Pumpkin Tangerines and MoreYou will absolutely love all of these quick, easy Halloween food ideas for kids! From easy spider bagels to jack-o-lantern tangerines and cheese stick witches brooms… not to mention the adorable Halloween water bottle wrappers. You’ll be set to make your kids a Halloween surprise in minutes!

27. Ghost Toast and Eyeball SaladSo many fun Halloween food ideas for kids from this site! Melt some cheese on toast in the shape of a ghost for a fun lunch. Hard boiled eggs and olives work together to make eyeball salad! Plus even more fun Halloween food ideas… check it out!

28. Flatbread Hummus SandwichIf you’re looking to go all out with a whole Halloween-themed lunch, then you’ve got to check out this cute and super easy Halloween lunch idea.

And wouldn’t the kids LOVE a little Halloween-themed snack after a long day of school? 

Fun Halloween Themed Snack Ideas

These spooky snacks would be great for any time in the Halloween season! We’ve got tons of fun Halloween veggie trays that you can set out when the kids get home from school. And even more Halloween fruit ideas for kids to dress up!

Halloween Snack Ideas for the Family

Halloween Veggie Tray

29. Pumpkin Fruit CupsJust use a black marker to draw a jack-o-lantern face on the top of orange fruit cups. It’s cute and easy PLUS it’s perfect for class parties since they’re pre-packaged.

30. Jack-O-Lantern Fruit BowlJack-O-Lanterns are one of the easiest Halloween themed food ideas – carve a little watermelon Jack-O-Lantern and fill it with fruit for a little extra fun.

31. Pumpkin Veggie TrayOR arrange some baby carrots and veggies into a fun & simple jack-o-lantern Halloween veggie tray.

32. Veggie SkeletonHere’s a fun idea! Arrange your veggie tray into the shape of a skeleton. The bowl of veggie dip makes the perfect head.

33. Jack-O-Lantern Layered Mexican DipBlue corn tortilla chips and olives make the perfect jack-o-lantern face on top of a delicious layered dip.

34. Candy Corn Veggie TrayCauliflower, carrots, and yellow bell peppers make the perfect candy-corn shaped veggie tray.

35. Frankenstein Veggie PlatterArrange your favorite green veggies into the shape of Frankenstein. Don’t you love that olive hair?

36. Eyeballs On A LogIf you are looking for a good Halloween party food idea try these healthy snacks!

Easy Halloween Themed Snack Food

37. Spooky 7-Layer DipThe sour cream spider web is surprisingly easy to make and makes for an impressive {and delicious} display.

38. Jalapeno Popper MummiesThese spicy little mummies are a perfect Halloween party food that everyone is sure to love (if they like spicy…)

39. Witch’s BroomsCheese and pretzels! Yum! (Have your browser translate this post if you don’t speak Spanish.)

40. Pumpkin CheeseballThis pumpkin-shaped cheese ball looks simple AND cute!

41. Graveyard Taco DipThis looks like the most delicious graveyard I’ve ever seen!

42. Bat Chips and SalsaHow adorable are these bat chips? And that salsa is just to die for! Make any shape of chips with Halloween themed cookie cutters.

43. Pumpkin Red Pepper Deviled EggsThese little devils are so cute! We love how they look just like mini pumpkins.

44. Breadstick RattlersThese little snack breadsticks are super cool, I know my kids would be so impressed by this yummy Halloween snack idea!

Halloween Themed Fruit Snack Ideas

45. Apple Teeth Halloween SnackApples, peanut butter, and marshmallows! You only need 3 ingredients to make this super cute Halloween treat – the kids can probably do it themselves! Too cute!

46. Spider Greek Yogurt Fruit DipThis delicious spider dip is perfect for a special afternoon snack! Dress up your fruit and dip away!

47. Fruit Monster CupsPack one of these fruit monster cups for your kid’s lunch or for on the go! This is the perfect Halloween snack for the road.

48. Frightful Fruit KebabsThese are so dang cute! It would be fun to see kids assemble these and draw on the faces.

49. Melted Witch Fruit DipStep one – find a witch and boil her down into a deliciously sweet dip that goes well with apples, pretzels, graham crackers, strawberries, etc. Step two – grab whatever treats suit your fancy and take a bite!

50. Fruit MummiesHow easy is this!? Dress up any fruit with a little bandage gauge for a healthy Halloween snack. These would be so easy to pack for lunch!

51. Banana GhostsLet the kids help make little ghosts by adding chocolate chips to their banana! What a super easy way to make a fun and festive Halloween snack.

52. Candy Corn ParfaitA sweet treat with lots of vitamin C! We are loving these healthy fruity Halloween snacks!

Are you ready for the perfect party appetizers?

Halloween Appetizers and Party Food Ideas

From creepy to cute, these hors d’oeuvres {or should we say “horror” d’oeuvres?!} are sure to make your Halloween Party something to remember!

Halloween Party Food You Will Love

Halloween Party Food Ideas

53. Rotten Deviled EggsHave you ever seen anything as creepy cool as these deviled eggs? This would definitely be a weird experience to eat!

54. Bone BreadsticksThese are super fun, and the kids would LOVE to help make them!

55. Graveyard Taco CupsThese are seriously so adorable and will be the first things gone at your Halloween party.

56. Frankenstein Snack CupsThese snack cups are so cute and the perfect Halloween food for your party

57. Pumpkin Cheese BallThis pumpkin-shaped cheese ball looks simple AND cute!

58. Mummy Spinach DipThis dish looks spooky AND delicious!

59. Bat BitesThis is another one that the kids will LOVE to help put together.

60. Halloween Caprese SaladWho doesn’t want eyeballs in their Caprese salad? These delicious eyes are more than just decoration they are what make the salad!

Halloween Party Food and Appetizers

61. Witches FingersAdd some serious WOW factor to your party with these creepy witch fingers. They are so life like that you will probably scare away the younger children and easily spooked at the party!

62. Graveyard Veggie PizzaPizza is always a hit at any party. This pizza is a bit different because it is much healthier and looks amazing! Even your part quests that don’t like veggie pizza will eat it because it looks so good!

63. Meatball MummiesThese meatball mummies are awesome! They look so cool and will be a big hit with your guests who need meat to be satisfied!

64. Tortilla Bats and SalsaEvery party needs chips and salsa! these chips look like they were handcrafted by Batman himself! They are perfect for any Halloween party!

65. Cauldron DipThis delicious green dip will go great with all your other creepy Halloween food!

66. Jack-O-Lantern Chips and GuacIf you’re going for creepy, this definitely belongs at your party!

67. Hot Dog SpidersThese super easy hot dog spiders are a cinch to make, look great, and taste delicious. Perfect for that last minute party you just planned!

68. Witch Finger BreadsticksBreadsticks… I mean witch fingers are sooo good!

Time for a fun Halloween dinner before heading out to go trick-or-treating… 

Fun Halloween Food Ideas for Dinner

Now that you have set the mood with those creepy appetizers, it is time for the main dish! Surprise the family with a Halloween dinner like they’ve never seen before. Or put together a Halloween dinner menu and let them choose what they want for a special family dinner. These Halloween food ideas would also be fun for a Halloween party.

Easy Halloween Dinner Ideas for Families
Fun Halloween Dinner Ideas

69. Dinner in a PumpkinSurprise the family and serve dinner in a pumpkin! There are dozens of options for what to cook in your pumpkin! This Mac and Cheese in a Pumpkin looks like total comfort food and the perfect Halloween dinner.

70. Pumpkin Bread BowlsHow cute are these pumpkin bread bowls? Perfect to hold a nice fall soup.

71. Stuffed Jack-O-Lantern PeppersJust cut a jack-o-lantern face out of the bell peppers before stuffing them.

72. Jack-O-Lantern BurgersHere’s another fun and simple idea. Cut a jack-o-lantern face out of a slice of cheese before putting it on the burger.

73. Pumpkin SoupMmmm pumpkin soup! The spiderweb detail on this soup makes it look amazing!

74. Mummy MeatloafThis is not-your-mummy’s ordinary meatloaf! Just check-out those eyeballs!

75. Mummy CalzonesThese fun mummy calzones are so easy, even the kids can help!

76. Mashed Boo-tatoesUse a pastry bag to pipe some mashed potatoes into ghost shapes. Black sesame seeds make the eyes.

Halloween Food Ideas for Dinner

77. Mummy DogsThese mummy dogs are super cute and will make a great addition to your Halloween dinner

78. Spiderweb Potato CasseroleYou won’t believe how easy it is to make this spooky spiderweb using sour cream! This little Halloween dinner hack is so versatile, try it out on any meal that needs an extra dose of sour cream.

79. Monster Face PizzaWhat a cute idea for a Halloween pizza! The kids will have so much fun creating this monster face pizza.

80. Snakewich with Venom SauceThis slithery snake shaped sandwich is so much fun! It is the perfect light Halloween dinner.

81. Beef Stew with Mashed PotatoesFall is the best time for soup! This soup is perfect for Halloween!

82. Eyeball TacosOh no there are eyeballs in my taco! These olive eyed tacos are super cute and perfect for a Halloween themed dinner.

83. Pizza SkullsThis is such a cool idea for pizza pocket style pizzas! It is especially cool how the pizza oozes out of the skull once you bite into it!

84. Witch’s Brew SoupThis soup looks totally witchy!

Halloween Dinner Ideas for the Family

85. Eyeball PastaEyeballs in pasta is a classic Halloween food and this is a great example of how to make it look great!

86. Worm SandwichThe kids will get a kick out of this worm sandwich! I’m sure it tastes much better than it looks!!

87. Halloween Puff Pastry IntestinesThis is such a great idea! what a fun way to make and eat bread!

88. Jack-O-Lantern Sloppy Joe PieThis pie is the perfect Halloween dinner. What a great way to do sloppy joes!

89. Spooky Shephard’s PieThe ghosts in this shepherd’s pie are super cute!

90. Skull Broccoli Cheddar SoupSkulls filled with broccoli and cheese! Mmmm Yum!

91. Bedeviled BurgersThese burgers look devilishly delicious!

92. Halloween SpaghettiNow this is Halloween spaghetti! the died noodles make it look super cool and spooky!

And what’s a holiday without a little sugary fun?  Forget the tricks, we’re all about the treats… 

Fun Halloween Food Ideas for Dessert

And now for the best part! Halloween desserts and treats! These are absolutely spectacular and creative Halloween treats that will make your kids giddy with excitement. In my opinion, these Halloween treats are what makes Halloween so special.

Halloween Desserts for the Family

Easy Halloween Food Ideas

93. BeWITCHing CupcakesJust add the free, printable cupcakes toppers and you have some truly be-witch-ing cupcakes.

94. Bat Oreo TrufflesHow cute are these bat oreo truffles? You’ll be surprised how simple they are to whip up.

95. Monster MunchPopcorn, M&Ms, candy corn, and chocolate- what’s not to love in this yummy monster munch?

96. Pumpkin Caramel ApplesTurn your traditional caramel apples into cute pumpkins with this simple tutorial.

97. Graveyard Pudding CupsThis edible graveyard could not be any cuter or easier. AND you can put it together in just a minute or so!

98. Candy Corn KrispiesThe kids would have so much fun helping make these candy corn shaped rice krispie treats.

99. Spook CookiesDecorating sugar cookies is a common tradition for so many families. These cookies look so amazing you will have a hard time eating them!

100. Candy Corn CupcakesOk, how FUN are these cupcakes?! The candy corn surprise inside is sure to make them the hit of the party.

Halloween Themed Food Dessert Ideas

101. Melted Witch BarkThis dessert is so simple and looks great. It is a perfect way to end your Halloween party.

102. Haunted Gingerbread HousesLooking for a new Halloween family tradition? Why not make some haunted gingerbread houses?!

103. Spider OreosThese amazing spider oreos are a part of our yearly Halloween tradition! We love the chocolate paired with the salty pretzels! Mmmmm.

104. Halloween Witch CupcakesWhat a simple and clever idea for a witch cupcake! These are so cute! If you need a cute eye-catching dessert for your Halloween event look no further!

105. Graveyard ParfaitsThese Halloween chocolate parfaits would be perfect for a Halloween party or just a festive Halloween dessert for the family! This might be fun with some eyeballs peering out of the center layer!

106. Mummy CupcakesHow adorable all these little edible mummies!? These cupcakes are easy to frost and totally festive!

107. Jack Skellington Marshmallow PopsThese have the perfect Halloween look.

108. Candy Corn Swirl CookiesThese swirl cookies look and taste like Halloween!

Halloween Food Ideas for Dessert

109. Pumpkin DipServe a yummy pumpkin dip IN a pumpkin! This is super clever and even more delicious.

110. Chocolate Spider TrifleAnother scrumptious Halloween dessert that goes especially well with those little plastic spiders.

111. Monster CupcakesDecorate your favorite cupcakes with eyes for an easy Halloween dessert.

112. Haunted HaystacksDelicious, easy to make & just a few ingredients required for these fun & festive Halloween desserts.

113. Boo-nilla Ghost MilkshakesThese black and white milkshakes are absolutely fantastic and super simple, too!

114. Oreo Witches HatI’m pretty sure EVERYONE loves oreos! These are sure to be a hit!

115. Cauldron CupcakesI’m absolutely in love with these cauldron cupcakes, they are the perfect amount of cute, fun and festive! Perfect Halloween treat for the kids.

116. Rice Krispie MonstersThese monster Halloween treats are perfect for the minimalist. They are easy, yet versatile, and the kids can totally do all the decorating.

Fun Halloween Drink Ideas

Forget the ice water! Make your Halloween party totally legit with these creepy beverages!

Halloween Drink Ideas for Kids

Halloween Drinks for Kids

117. Pumpkin Ice BucketThis is the perfect way to keep any drink nice and cool, plus it serves as excellent Halloween decor for your party spread!

118. Black Light LemonadeNow this is something that will impress all your spooky guests!

119. Eyeball SodaIs it just me, or did my drink just wink at me? This creepy Halloween drink might be a bit hard to swallow.

120. Shrunken Heads in CiderThis is definitely a 10 on the spooky scale and will be perfect for a party that everyone will remember for years to come.

121. Jack-O-Lantern FloatsThese floats are super simple and kid-friendly. This would work great on mason jars as well.

122. Gummy Worm PunchCreepy AND crawly gummy worms will make a splash in your punch!

123. Witches BrewThis witches brew looks super fancy! Grab some beakers and fill ’em up with your favorite drink!

124. Candy Corn CoolersKids will love the layers and the sprinkles on this Halloween drink. Cute AND delicious!

Creepy Halloween Drinks for Kids

125. Vampire FloatsCheck out how this creepy Halloween drink is created! This is not only a fun Halloween treat, but a craft that everyone can create together.

126. Creepy CoolerPurple drinks are perfect for Halloween – your kids will love this fizzy grape drink.

127. Witches PotionThe whole family will absolutely love this tangy witches potion! It’s a delicious Halloween drink with a few little tricks included.

128. Mad Scientist PotionBlow everyone’s mind with this crazy science drink.

129. Swamp Juice A La SlimeThis drink is a truly a vision of Halloween, slime and all!

130. Vampire SlushWith floating fangs, this slushy drink looks like the perfect Halloween drink.

131. Spider SmoothiesSurprise the kids with a creepy afterschool treat that is totally healthy, too! This green smoothie is super tasty and totally has the Halloween vibe.

132. Candy Corn MilkshakesThis is too simple and yummy. Your whole family will be super impressed when they see this sweet layered Halloween drink!

And there you have it – over 100 FUN Halloween Food Ideas!  

Pick out your favorite recipe and surprise your family with a special snack or treat. OR if you want to go all out on Halloween – serve a fun Halloween themed food for EVERY meal all day long.  Totally up to you! 

If you’re looking for a fun Halloween themed dinner date, you’ve got to check out this Hocus Pocus movie night. Free printables included! For even more fun ideas, check out our “Halloween Ideas” Pinterest board!   It’s full of spooktacular crafts, pumpkins, parties, tricks, treats… and more!

About the Author: Becca

Besides my hilariously witty husband, I love a good book, sappy songs, old black-and-white movies, cute crafts, and all things chocolate. I have four (seriously adorable) little kiddos at home and they definitely keep life at home FUN!

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