You鈥檝e decided to throw a Halloween party this year 鈥 for the first time ever. That in itself is scary! Halloween is one of the most coveted holidays of the year for both kids *and* adults, so the pressure is ON. You鈥檝e got your creative聽pumpkin carving blueprints drawn out, you鈥檝e created a solid Halloween聽playlist to help your guests boogie and you鈥檝e found yourself a perfect last-minute costume. All that鈥檚 left is prepping some spooky munchies. And because we LOVE Halloween, we鈥檝e dug up 18 delightfully frightening snacks that will help you be the g(host) with the most.

mummy dogs halloween snacks

1. Cheesy Crescent Mummy Dogs: With only the simplest of ingredients, you could be the most well-liked person at this year鈥檚 celebration. After all, everyone loves hot dogs and will fight to get these mummies into their tummies. (via The Seaman Mom)

pumpkin pork enchiladas halloween snacks

2. Pumpkin Pork Enchiladas: If you鈥檙e looking for a substantial meal to dish up before taking the kids trick-or-treating on fright night, these hot and cheesy enchiladas will deliver. They鈥檙e stuffed with pumpkin-y and pork-y goodness. (via Better With Butter)

halloween pizza halloween snacks

3. Halloween Pizza: Nope, this isn鈥檛 Fear Factor pizza made with coagulated blood and bone marrow crust; it鈥檚 the real delicious thing, we promise. If you鈥檙e planning to get cozy with some scary movies, consider these freaky little pizzas as a snack. (via Vegan Richa)

pumpkin hummus halloween snacks

4. Pumpkin Hummus: This might look like pumpkin pie filler, but it鈥檚 better. Grab a box of your favorite crackers and get ready to dip into this silky, smooth and healthy hummus. (via The Muffin Myth)

pumpkin cheese balls halloween snacks

5. Pumpkin Cheese Ball: If pumpkin-stuffed everything makes you cringe at Halloween, we鈥檝e got you covered. This creamy and delicious cheese ball is totally pumpkin-free 鈥 it鈥檚 just shaped like one because that鈥檚 the cool thing to do. All you鈥檒l find in this bad boy is cream cheese, sharp cheddar and crumbled cheesy nacho chips. (via Baking Beauty)

squid ink couscous halloween snacks

6. Squid Ink Couscous: Squid ink pasta is spooky on an average day, let alone on Halloween. Impress your sophisticated friends all while freaking them out with this blackened couscous salad. (via Food Nasty)

pizza pockets halloween snacks

7. Pepperoni Pizza Pockets: Whether you鈥檙e throwing a Halloween party for kids or adults, these pepperoni pizza pockets will be all the rage. The great thing is you can make them ahead, so they鈥檙e delicious and they free up some time. (via Dinner at the Zoo)

spider web cakes halloween snacks

8. Spider Web Cake: Strewn with a marshmallow and fondant web, this cake isn鈥檛 just amazing on the outside; it鈥檚 got a lot going on inside of it too. With a filling of Speculoos and Nutella, no cookie butter lover could ever deny a slice. (via Oh the Goodies)

chocolate dipped pretzels halloween snacks

9. White and Dark Chocolate Dipped Pretzels: Not ALL Halloween party nosh has to be spooky in an obvious way; it鈥檚 what you make it. This sweet and salty snack is great for any event, but for Halloween, you could pretend the crushed nuts are actually crushed BONES. Snacks and imagination are all we truly need in this world. (via Fashion Edible)

carmel apple halloween snacks

10. Caramel Apples: Sink your teeth into these bright green caramel apples. They鈥檙e super easy to make and can be personalized to please every tastebud. If you want fruity, you鈥檝e got fruity. Salty? No problem. They also create a stunning statement on a table spread. (via Strawberry Blonde Kitchen)

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11. Pumpkin Pretzels: If you love a combination of salty and sweet, these bite-sized goodies are right up your alley. Crunchy salted pretzels coated in sweet melted chocolate 鈥 so easy to make, even the kids can lend a hand. (via Kitchen Mason)

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12. Red Velvet Boo Cakes: No Halloween affair is complete without some ghastly cupcakes. These rich, chocolatey red velvet cakes are topped with the cutest marshmallow ghosts. The only frightening thing about them is that they do eventually disappear. (via Every Nook and Cranny)

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13. Reese鈥檚 Peanut Butter Oatmeal Skillet Cookie: What鈥檚 better than a soft and chewy cookie? A GIANT soft and chewy cookie! This mouthwatering skillet confection is loaded with peanut butter and chocolate galore. Top it with some vanilla ice cream and escape to a dark room where you don鈥檛 have to share with anyone else. (via Life Made Sweeter)

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14. Halloween Sugar Cookies: A spooky party with no alluring cookie platter is a grave situation. Let your guests rip into these creepy yet tasty noms. (via Laura Elizabeth Patrick)

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15. Caramel Popcorn Balls: Even the most blood-thirsty of vampires could pass on a slender neck to sink its chompers into one of these caramel-y chocolatey popcorn balls. Satisfy your sweet tooth and salty cravings all at once. (via Pumpkin 鈥榥 Spice)

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16. Marshmallow Madness Cake: Don鈥檛 let these adorable little marshmallows escape! This three-layered cake really has it all: a drippy chocolate glaze, sweet marshmallow frosting and a moist spongy cake that will make your eyes roll to the back of your skull. (via Cake Merchant)

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17. Jack-O-Lantern Pumpkin Hand Pies: When you鈥檙e finished with carving your pumpkins, carve out some pumpkin hand pies to reward yourself. Crusty on the outside and soft on the inside, it鈥檚 like having your very own personal pumpkin pie. (via Acorns and Custard)

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18. Puffy Mummy Pockets: These too-cute-to-eat mummy pockets are super simple and versatile, so you can get creative and fill them with just about anything. They鈥檙e a great way to have an eerie breakfast, a spine-chilling lunch or a mysterious snack. (via Twisted Noodle)

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