This Halloween season, try one of these spooky, yet delicious, Halloween dinner ideas!
For a main course, why not try a Halloween-themed twist on a classic dish?
A hearty beef stew could be transformed into “witch’s brew,” while chicken pot pie could become “mummy’s favorite.”
For something truly unique, try serving a black pasta dish made with squid ink.
Make your Halloween table spread complete with creepy-crawly meals.
You can make Halloween dinner for the family even more fun by turning it into a themed event.
Or if you are having a Halloween dinner party, try a buffet style meal so your guests can mix and match their favorite dishes.
No matter what you serve, don’t forget the Halloween-themed desserts!
For a frightfully fun time, try making Halloween dinner an event to remember!
Best Halloween Dinner Ideas
These main course dishes are both festive and tasty.
And of course, no Halloween meal would be done without spooky desserts.
Make your dinner party extra special this Halloween season by trying out one of these dinner ideas with ghoulishly good recipes.
50 Spooktacular Halloween dinner ideas
Pumpkin Cheese Ball
Tangy cream cheese and sharp cheddar taste delicious in this cheeseball decorated to look like a pumpkin. Super easy and cute idea for a Halloween Party!
Zombie Eyes (Halloween Meatballs)
These are a must for your Halloween party! Not only are they fun, these meatballs are super-moist and flavorful. Use disposable forks for easy clean up.
Spooky swizzle sticks and chicken sliders for Halloween
These mini chicken sliders are made even more festive with spooky swizzle sticks.
Halloween Graveyard Pizza
Spiders, worms, eyeballs and vampire tongues can be found on this spooky Halloween Graveyard pizza! This creepy Halloween-inspired dinner is so quick and easy to make thanks to a frozen cheese pizza, all you have to do it make the toppings!
Black Bean Pumpkin Soup
This hearty soup recipe is a great fall soup. This black bean pumpkin soup is perfect for a chilly fall night. A grilled cheese sandwich makes a perfect side dish. You can make this Spooky soup vegetarian or vegan.
Halloween Temari Sushi
Celebrate Halloween Japanese style with these cute and tasty Halloween Temari Sushi balls. These mini sushi balls are just adorable and make a perfect finger-food idea for a Halloween party or any other event, even for your everyday lunch!
Saucy Spider with Hair Leg Sticks Recipe Halloween Recipes at WomansDay.com
A yummy party Halloween appetizer. This spooky spider dish will be perfect for your Halloween dinner party. Your guests will be impressed with this realistic-looking spider!
Spiced Ghost Pancakes
Start Halloween morning off with a spooky pancake breakfast with these Spiced Ghost Pancakes. These are easy, fall flavored pancakes topped with a whipped cream ghost.
Ham and cheese monster rolls
These spooky sandwiches will be a great addition to your Halloween party platter - fill soft rolls with ham and cheese and top with monster faces for savory snacks that bring fun to the table this Halloween.
Toxic Waste Mac and Cheese
An easy side dish that is sure to get some attention, this "toxic waste" mac and cheese gets its green color from a combination of spinach and green food coloring. A healthy side for everyone.
Monster Cookies Recipe: Easy Halloween Treats!
These monster cookies are perfect for Halloween or any time of year. They are soft and chewy with a gooey center and topped with colorful candies for some extra spooky fun.
Spooky Halloween Chili
A hearty dinner before you head out for trick-or-treating. Hearty chili is mixed with worm-like noodles, hot dog fingers and toes, and spooky egg eyeballs for a Halloween themed dinner to remember! It can be made in the slow cooker or on the stovetop.
Loaded Mashed Potato Spider Web Casserole
A great side dish for your Halloween table. These mashed potatoes are loaded with cheddar cheese, sour cream, and bacon. Then, they are baked in a cool spider web design.
Witch Finger Pretzels
With just a few ingredients, you can make these terrifyingly tasty Witch Finger Pretzels. They are sure to be a hit at any Halloween party or just as a fun snack for the kids.
Jack-o’-lantern chicken and rice stuffed peppers
These peppers are stuffed with a cheesy chicken and rice mixture and then baked to perfection. They make a healthy main dish for your Halloween dinner.
Mummy Meatloaf and Mummy Hotdogs
Fun foods for Halloween don't have to be complicated. This mummy meatloaf is a simple dish that is sure to please the kids. It's a spooky main dish for your Halloween feast.
Twice Baked Halloween Potato Graves Recipe
Spooky dinner side dish alert! These twice baked potatoes are graves for your favorite Halloween main dish. A fun and easy way to dress up your potatoes.
Eyeball Pasta (Halloween Dinner Idea)
An edible eyeball dinner idea that is sure to get some attention. This pasta dish is made with real olives and cheese for the eyeballs. It's a fun and easy way to make dinner more festive for Halloween.
Halloween slime popcorn
Spooky, slimy and super snackable, this oozy green popcorn with googly eyes is the perfect Halloween party food for kids and adults alike. Coated in a sweet white chocolate slime, this homemade Halloween popcorn is easy to make and fun to eat, too.
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Witches Hair Pasta - A Great Halloween Spaghetti
A great Halloween spaghetti dish. The "hair" in this dish is made from spaghetti noodles. Black spaghetti from squid ink makes this dish extra spooky.
Halloween Feet Loaf
A meatloaf recipe that is sure to get some laughs. This meatloaf is shaped like feet and then covered in ketchup-BBQ "blood". It's a fun creepy meal for Halloween.
Mac & Cheese Stuffed Pumpkin
A unique and fun way to serve mac & cheese. This recipe uses a small pumpkin as a bowl. The pumpkin gives the dish a great fall flavor. It's perfect for a Halloween dinner party.
Mummy Hot Dog Recipe - How to Make Mummy Hot Dogs
This is a great Halloween food idea the kids will love. A fun and easy way to dress up hot dogs for Halloween. These mummy hot dogs are wrapped in crescent rolls and then baked for a scary treat.
Spooky Halloween 7 Layer Dip Recipe
This is a great appetizer for your Halloween party. A time saving recipe that is sure to be a hit. This makes a perfect putlock dish for Halloween.
Mummified Garlic Bread
A fun and easy bread idea the kids will love. These garlic bread ghosts are made with store bought garlic bread and mozzarella cheese. So simple, but so cute.
Rat Loaf Meatloaf
Halloween main dish idea that is sure to gross out your guests. Don't let the name fool you, this rat loaf is actually quite delicious. It's a meatloaf recipe that is shaped and decorated to look like a rat.
A fun and easy way to dress up burgers for Halloween. These burgers are shaped and decorated to look like jack-o'-lanterns. An easy meal to sit down to after a night of trick-or-treating.
Homemade Pizza with Halloween Spiderweb
Who said that pizza night has to be boring? This spiderweb pizza is a great way to dress up your favorite food for Halloween. It's easy to make and is sure to be a hit with the entire family.
Monster Eye Asparagus Gruyere Tart
A healthy and delicious side dish or main dish for your Halloween dinner or just weeknight family dinner. This tart is made with asparagus, gruyere cheese, and capers. It's a savory recipe that is sure to please.
Ghostly Pizza Recipe-How to Make Ghostly Pizza
Another great pizza idea for Halloween. This pizza is made to look like ghosts. It's a fun and easy way to dress up your favorite food for the holiday.
Spider Web Taco Dip
his crave-able Halloween 7 layer dip is full of wholesome fuel and fun, festive colors! If you’re looking for Halloween party snack ideas, it’s hard to beat this spooky spider web taco dip. Serve with chips, raw veggies or whichever dippers you like and it’s sure to be a crowd favorite!
Jalapeno Popper Mummies
Adorably spooky jalapeno popper mummies are super easy to make with a mixture of cream cheese, seasonings, and Monterey jack cheese stuffed inside a jalapeno pepper and wrapped snuggly inside flaky crescent dough strips.
Bloody Finger Hot Dogs Recipe for Halloween
These bloody finger hot dogs for Halloween are so gross and yet so amazing, all at the same time! If you’re having a Halloween party, you have to make these, they are so simple to make and they will be a gross party hit for sure!
Spooky Shepherd's Pie
A fun way to make this Shepherd's pie. The kids and family will love this recipes for Halloween night.
This Halloween Baked Pasta Is a Spooky Cute Dinner
This simple Halloween Baked Pasta is not only delicious to eat but it’s also super cute for Halloween, too! The perfect hearty meal with a tad bit of spooky fun.
Healthy Halloween Pasta Salad
This Healthy Halloween Pasta Salad is a lightened up party recipe is so easy to make and is the perfect dish to serve at or bring to a party!
Spooky Spider Halloween Hot Dogs Recipe
Use crescent rolls and hot dogs to make this Halloween version of pigs in a blanket. Kids love them, and they are an easy snack for a Halloween party.
Spaghetti Brains with Eyeballs
Dying to find something creepy for a spooky supper on Halloween? Our ghouls and boys in the Mr. Food Test Kitchen put their hearts and souls into this recipe for Spaghetti Brains with Eyeballs. Spaghetti and meatballs will never be the same!
Easy Creepy Quesadillas
Looking for an easy Halloween snack? Look no further! These creepy quesadillas are exactly what you’re looking for. They are super easy (honestly!) to make and so much fun. Littles can help with this recipe too, making scary faces and adding their favourite toppings.
Chicken Potpie with Crawling Hands
A delicious pot pie with a flaky pastry shaped like a hand. Great addition to your Halloween party!
Meatball Mummies - Easy Halloween Appetizer
These Meatball Mummies are a fun, easy, and delicious Halloween finger food idea. They are store-bought meatballs, wrapped in crescent down, and topped with marinara and olives.
Halloween Veggie Tray Appetizer Trio Recipe | Healthy Recipes
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Meaty Mummies Charcuterie Board
Celebrate Halloween with this charcuterie platter. This is a creative halloween spread that is festive and perfect for your theme party.
Wildflower Honey BBQ Drumsticks with Jack-O-Lantern Macaroni and Cheese
Honey BBQ Drumsticks with Jack-O-Lantern Macaroni and Cheese is the perfect quick and easy "dark-side" dinner to serve to your family on Halloween!
Burrito Skulls...creepy Halloween dinner or appetizer!
Creep out your friends and family this Halloween by serving them these Burrito Skulls. You can stuff your three dimensional, skull-shaped, homemade tortillas with taco meat and your favorite burrito fillings.
Halloween Veggie Pizza
A spooky themed graveyard pizza featuring a flavorful ranch cream cheese covered crust, topped with colorful veggies and “tombstone” crackers.
Monster Sloppy Joes
In this spooky season it’s fun to play with basic foods and turn them into monsters. Monster sloppy joes turn a weeknight meal into a sloppy monster masterpiece. Easy to make for a crowd and budget friendly to boot.
Spider Web Deviled Eggs
Spooky Halloween Spider Web Deviled Eggs with the help of Blueberries brings you a perfect Scary Keto Finger Food on your Halloween Party Table. Our regular Hard Boiled Eggs, together with Olives, is a great Low Carb Spiderweb Idea with Halloween Twist
Spooky Frankenstein Monster Guacamole
This Frankenstein Guacamole platter is perfect for a party or for snacking. Impress your guests, kids and adults with this fun, monster shaped guacamole platter perfect for Halloween!
Easy Monster Halloween Veggie Tray (plus more ideas!)
This super easy Monster Halloween Veggie Tray transforms basic veggies and dip into a spooky and fun Halloween appetizer, healthy kid-friendly snack or cute side dish. Perfect for Halloween parties!
Halloween Charcuterie Board | Perfect For Parties!
A fun combination of spooky meats, cheeses, fruits, and crackers to create the ultimate Halloween charcuterie board! This meat and cheese board is quick and easy to assemble, and absolutely perfect for your Halloween party.
Spooky Grilled Cheese
This Spooky Grilled Cheese is a Halloween twist on a classic. It’s super easy to make and is sure to bring a smile to your little one’s face.
Just for kicks and giggles, I thought it’d be a fun way to celebrate Halloween with a little lunch!
Pumpkin Pie Pop Tarts
Pie dough just makes me happy. It’s such fun to work with whether you make it homemade or buy your favorite prepackaged brand. You can use cookie cutters to turn it into fun shapes and fill it with an unlimited variety of fillings from savory to sweet.
Halloween Meatball Eyes
Creepy Halloween meatball eyes are perfect for the costume party! They're easy to prepare, and are ‘hover over the buffet table’ delicious.
Spooky Chorizo Hand Pies
Are you looking for a simple yet scrumptious savory snack for your Halloween party? Look no further than these Spooky Chorizo Hand Pies! Flaky pie dough is filled with a deliciously spicy chorizo mixture and shaped into spooky hand shapes.
Halloween Party Food: Mummy Calzone
Halloween is right around the corner. Whether you are hosting a Halloween party, or cooking up a fun Halloween dinner, you will love this Mummy Calzone.
Pepperoni Pizza Pockets
These homemade pepperoni pizza pockets are a great make-ahead meal or snack. Serve them with a side of marinara sauce for dipping!
Spookify Your Kids Meal With These Halloween Spider Bagels
Spookify your kid's meal with this cute spider pizza bagel. Simply top mini bagels with sauce, cheese and pepperoni slices arranged as spiders. These are perfect for a Halloween party or dinner.
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