25 Must-Try Scary Appetizers for Your Halloween Potluck
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25 Must-Try Scary Appetizers for Your Halloween Potluck

There are plenty of things you can do other than trick-or-treating or Netflix-binging come Fright Night. For one, you can throw one hell of a Halloween party. Don’t know what to make? We’ve got you covered. Here are 25 sweet and savory appetizer recipes that you and your guests will die for.

1. Devilish Eggs: Give your eggs a more devilish look with some guacamole and bell peppers. (via Cooking Canuck)

2. Blue Cheese Brain Bowl: We never thought blue cheese dip could be this eerie. (via Renee’s Kitchen Adventures)

3. Goblin Grins: This healthy treat is both cute and spooky at the same time. Pair with a delicious dip and you are good to go! (via Snixy Kitchen)

4. Graveyard Taco Dip: R.I.P. diets. We’re diving into this flavor fiesta with #noregrets. (via BHG)

5. Marbled Red Eggs: How cool are these marbled eggs? Mix it up by adding different food colorings. (via Pig Pig’s Corner)

6. Spooky Black Bean Hummus: What a tangled web we weave… of vegan-friendly, soy yogurt bean dip, that is. (via Fat Free Vegan Kitchen)

7. Blood-Splattered Petit Fours With Sugar Glass: Dexter, anyone? Here’s our spooky spin on a sugary snack that’ll keep you up all night. (via Brit + Co)

8. Cheesy Witch Fingers: These crispy fingers are *almost* too spooky to eat. But, c’mon… it’s cheese! (via Cook Like a Champion)

9. Gummy Worm-Infested Ice Cubes: Keep your glasses cool with our wormy ice cubes. They’re the perfect thing to sip on with all those spooky snacks. (via Brit + Co)

10. Bat Bites: This creepy-crawly cheeseball is covered with black olives and filled with mozzarella and cream cheese. (via Handmade Mood)

11. Zombie Boogers: Don’t let the name scare you off. These sweet and salty boogies are ones you can actually get away with eating ;) (via Paper & Parcel)

12. Mummy Calzone: Got pizza dough? Good. Wrap the cheesy insides up mummy-style and leave an open space for olive eyes. (via Cooking by Moonlight)

13. Pumpkin Deviled Eggs: If you’re looking for something egg-ceptionally delectable, try out this Halloween app. (via Tadka Pasta)

14. Jalapeño Popper Mummies: You’ll feel the burn with these pepper poppers. Googly-eyed apps FTW. (via The Hopeless Housewife)

15. Blood and Bones Cocktail: Jello shots are snacks, right? These sk(g)elatin shots will definitely get the party started. Check out how we made this creepy cocktail here. (via Brit + Co)

16. Witch’s Broomstick Snacks: These chilling broomstick snacks also happen to be relatively healthy. The base is made from frayed cheese sticks, while the handle is a pretzel (and that green lining? Chives!). (via Mom Foodie)

17. Buffalo Meatball Pumpkins: Enjoy these *hauntingly* good meatballs at your Halloween soiree. They’re great for any Paleo or low-carb friends… just take out the pretzel! (via The Gunny Sack)

18. Cheesy Bones: All you need to make these little snacks are bread sticks, ranch dressing, Parmesan cheese, and hot pepper sauce. And if you’re more in the mood for sweets, dip these in melted chocolate instead. (via Kraft Recipes)

19. Creepy Finger Sandwiches: These uber scary finger sammies are a simple yet crowd-pleasing snack. They’re essentially cheese sandwiches with olives on the end. (via The Hungry Waitress)

20. Bell Pepper Jack o’ Lanterns: You know what’s not scary? The healthiness factor of these Halloween-y snacks! (via My Recipes)

21. Saucy Spider: This festive appetizer is made with doughy, fluffy breadsticks, sculpted into the shape of a spider, and served with marinara sauce in its back. It’s really an all-in-one snack. (via Woman’s Day)

22. Poison Apples: These season-appropriate apple-tizers are dripping with “poison.” Actually, it’s dyed corn syrup and sugar, but we won’t tell anyone. (via Wanna Bite)

23. Mummy Brie: The concept of wrapping your Brie with puff pastry to make it look like a mummy creates a festive-looking appetizer, but it also sounds INSANELY delicious. (via The Girl Who Ate Everything)

24. Spider Web Pizza Snacks: Hint: For kids, you may want to switch the olives out for green peppers. (via Nerdy Mamma)

25. Jalapeño Popper Mummies: These cute little mummies are both spicy and crunchy, making for a heck of a Halloween snack. They’re rolled in Pillsbury crescent dough and stuffed with cheese, making for an indulgent combo. (via Simply Sated)

Additional reporting by Maggie McCracken.

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