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28 Creepy Crawly Foods to Make This Halloween

28 Creepy Crawly Foods to Make This Halloween

· Send shiver's down everyone's spine with these ghastly dinner, drink, snack and dessert recipes! ·

October 26, 2018 13 Comments

Whoa, October has gone by lightning fast! While you’re putting the finishing touches on your costume and picking out the perfect candy to hand out to trick or treaters, don’t forget to add some creepy crawly foods to your menu for Halloween night!

I’ve compiled a list of 28 creepy crawly foods that will make your Halloween party (or even just a fun meal for the night!) send shivers down your guest’s spine. Check out these ghastly dinner, snack, drink and dessert recipes (and yes, there are gluten free, dairy free and vegan options so anyone can be grossed out enjoy)!

28 Creepy Crawly Foods to Make this Halloween

1. Mini Ghost Pizzas

These little guys are super easy to make! Recipe from Crayons and Cravings.

28 Creepy Crawly Foods to Make This Halloween: Mini Ghost Pizzas

2. Pink Brain Mousse in White Chocolate Skulls

If you’re expecting Zombies they’ll be sure to love this sweet treat! Recipe from Mom Foodie28 Creepy Crawly Foods to Make This Halloween: Chocolate Skulls with Brain Mousse

3. Monster Halloween Marshmallow Pops

Not only are the bright colors super fun these pops are also gluten free. Win win. Recipe from Recipes From a Pantry.28 Creepy Crawly Foods to Make This Halloween: Halloween Marshmallow Pops

4. Peppered Tombstone Cracker Spread

A hauntingly delicious appetizer. Recipe from Delicious Table.28 Creepy Crawly Foods to Make This Halloween: Peppered Tombstone Cracker Dip

5. Blood Bags Halloween Drink (Non-Alcoholic)

Calling all vampires! This fruity punch looks scary but tastes oh so sweet. Recipe from Finding Zest.28 Creepy Crawly Foods to Make This Halloween: Blood Bags Drinks - the perfect Halloween Party Drink!

6. Sweet and Sour “Bat” Wings

I promise these are more treat than trick – but it’ll still be fun watching your guests (or your kids) squirm when you bring these to the table. Recipe from Sprinkles and Sprouts.28 Creepy Crawly Foods to Make This Halloween: Sweet and Sour Bat Wings (chicken wings)

7. Spell Book Rice Krispy Treats

Probably the most creative cereal treats you’ll ever make. They’ll definitely cast a spell on your guests! Recipe from Organized 31.28 Creepy Crawly Foods to Make This Halloween: Spell Book Halloween Rice Krispy Treats

8. Mummy Sweet Potato Brownies

Sweet potato and chocolate combine to make your new favorite fall treat. Recipe from Little Sunny Kitchen.28 Creepy Crawly Foods to Make This Halloween: Mummy Sweet Potato Brownies

9. Stuffed Pepper Jacks

Pick your favorite combination to stuff in a jack-o-lantern carved pepper. Even better? There are vegan and gluten free options for breakfast, lunch and dinner. Recipe by Spabettie. (Frito Pie Pepper Jacks pictured).28 Creepy Crawly Foods to Make This Halloween: Frito Pie Pepper Jacks. Click for more variations!

10. Halloween Zombie Fingers (Gluten Free)

You read that right. These sinister looking treats are gluten free and vegan! Recipe from Recipes From a Pantry.28 Creepy Crawly Foods to Make This Halloween: Gluten Free Zombie Finger Cookies

11. Witches Brew Trifle

This spellbinding dessert only looks like it contains eye of newt (what is that anyway?). Recipe from Food Meanderings.28 Creepy Crawly Foods to Make This Halloween: Witches Brew Trifle

12. Healthy Halloween Treats

If you’re scared of the sugar coma that’s sure to come later in the evening, then whip up some banana ghosts, vampire apples, pumpkin oranges, and celery witches fingers. Recipes from A Mindfull Mom28 Creepy Crawly Foods to Make This Halloween: Easy Healthy Halloween Treats

13. Spaghetti With Deviled Eyes

If you want a truly eye-catching meal (wink), try this devilish pasta dish! Recipe from Our Wabisabi Life.28 Creepy Crawly Foods to Make This Halloween: Spaghetti with Deviled Eyes

14. Spooky Halloween Brownies

These ghostly brownies are so easy to pull together, it’s scary. As a plus, your little ones can easily help with these since they use premade ingredients! Recipe from Reese Alvarado.28 Creepy Crawly Foods to Make This Halloween: Spooky Halloween Ghost Brownies

15. Pumpkin Rice Krispie Treats

If you’re looking for a snack that’s a little less on the scary side, these pumpkin shaped Rice Krispy treats are perfect. Recipe from Cincy Shopper.28 Creepy Crawly Foods to Make This Halloween: Pumpkin Rice Krispy Treats

16. Monster Mash Snack Mix

If a scary movie marathon is in the plans, my Monster Mash Snack Mix is the perfect sweet and salty accompaniment! Recipe from A Dairing Life

17. Bloody Red Velvet Cocoa

Enjoy this warm chocolatey drink after a night of trick-or-treating. Recipe from Our Wabisabi Life28 Creepy Crawly Foods to Make This Halloween: Bloody Red Velvet Cocoa

18. Spider Deviled Eggs

This creepy crawly snack is surprisingly simple to make. Recipe from Fun Thrifty Mom28 Creepy Crawly Foods to Make This Halloween: Super Easy Creepy Spider Deviled Eggs

19. Gluten Free Vegan Halloween Ghost Cake

Stun your guests with this spooky dessert that even those with food allergies can eat! Recipe from Rhian’s Recipes.28 Creepy Crawly Foods to Make This Halloween: Gluten Free Vegan Halloween Ghost Cake

20. Melting Witch Chocolate Bark

“What a world!” I can’t decide if this bark is the cutest or scariest thing I’ve ever seen, but I definitely know it’s delicious. Recipe from Food Meanderings.28 Creepy Crawly Foods to Make This Halloween: Melted Witch Halloween Bark

21. Cherry Vampire Beergaritas

These cherry beergaritas are the perfect blood colored cocktail. Just garnish with vampire teeth! Recipe here28 Creepy Crawly Halloween Recipes: Cherry Vampire Beergaritas - just add vampire teeth!

22. Snake Tongue Rolls

Add your favorite toppings to these gruesome but tasty Snake Tongue Rolls. Bonus points for ketchup “blood”. Recipe from Sprinkles and Sprouts.28 Creepy Crawly Foods to Make This Halloween: Snake Tongue Rolls

23. Easy Raspberry Mummy Pies

Puff pastry and raspberry jam combine to make a tasty (and easy!) Halloween party treat. Recipe from Veggie Desserts.28 Creepy Crawly Foods to Make This Halloween: Raspberry Mummy Hand Pies

24. Spooky Ghost Vegan Bounty Bars

These only contain 5 ingredients, plus they’re vegan so all of your party guests can enjoy! Recipe from The Petite Cook28 Creepy Crawly Foods to Make This Halloween: Vegan Ghost Bounty Bars

25. Halloween Pizza Potato Skins

Decorate these savory potatoes with your favorite toppings to make mummies, ghosts and spiderwebs. Recipe from Three Olives Branch.28 Creepy Crawly Foods to Make This Halloween: Halloween Pizza Potato Skins

26. Halloween Wicked Witch Finger Cookies

These are almost too gruesome to eat – almost. Recipe from Little Sunny Kitchen28 Creepy Crawly Foods to Make This Halloween: Halloween Wicked Witch Finger Cookies

27. Pumpkin Caramel Chocolate Skulls

Dairy, egg, soy, and gluten free…oh and vegan. If you like your chocolate spicy, there’s a link to a wasabi ginger variation as well. Recipe from Spabettie28 Creepy Crawly Foods to Make This Halloween: Vegan Gluten Free Pumpkin Caramel Chocolates

28. Vampire Bite Cupcakes

An egg and dairy free cupcake that’s sure to give you goosebumps. Recipe from VNutrition and Wellness28 Creepy Crawly Foods to Make This Halloween: Dairy Free Vampire Bite Cupcakes

I hope you’re inspired to create some creepy crawly food for Halloween – whether you’re throwing a party, or just for fun. We’ll be enjoying some bat wings for dinner and munching on Monster Mash Snack Mix while we watch scary movies!

Do you like creepy crawly foods for Halloween? Are you having a party or going trick-or-treating? Let me know your Halloween traditions below!

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28 Creepy Crawly Foods to Make This Halloween. Sweet, savory, scary and cute. Includes gluten, soy and dairy free as well as vegan options.

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13 Comments

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    Courtney Lynn

    October 30, 2018

    How cute! There are several recipes here that I’ve gotta try 😋 I pinned to my Halloween board 🙂

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    Maria

    October 30, 2018

    OMGGGG these are freaking cute plusss they look delish!!! I’m definitely going to have to try them out [other than i don’t think they’ll look the same] LOL

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    Lisa Torres

    October 29, 2018

    Daire!
    What a fantastic collection of creepy Halloween recipes, I love them all! We really appreciate you including our Tombstone dip in the mix, what a fun collection…I am inspired for our party! Happy Halloween to you and all your readers!

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      A Dairing Life

      October 30, 2018

      Absolutely! Thanks for such a fun and delicious recipe! Happy Halloween!

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    Jaclyn

    October 29, 2018

    So many fun Halloween treats to try! Thanks for including our ghost pizzas in this great list of Halloween treats 🙂

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      A Dairing Life

      October 29, 2018

      Thanks for the fun recipe!

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    Diana

    October 27, 2018

    So many great Halloween ideas! Thank you for including my Mummy brownies and wicked witch fingers!

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    Mary Ellen

    October 27, 2018

    What a cool roundup! Thanks so much for sharing my vampire bite cupcakes! 🙂

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      A Dairing Life

      October 27, 2018

      You’re so welcome! Thanks for the fun recipe!

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    Bintu | Recipes From A Pantry

    October 27, 2018

    So many fab Halloween treats! Thanks for including my monster pops!

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      A Dairing Life

      October 27, 2018

      Thank you for the recipe!

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    Terri G

    October 26, 2018

    This is a great round up – thanks for including my Witches Brew Trifle and Melting Witch Chocolate Bark!

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      A Dairing Life

      October 27, 2018

      Absolutely – Thank you for the fun recipes!

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