Halloween party food ideas and recipes

Hosting any ghoulish goings-on around October 31st? If you need inspiration for gruesome grub for your Halloween party, we've plundered the Mumsnet recipes archive to come up with a selection of scarily good Halloween food ideas - plus, tasty ways to use up your pumpkin.

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Halloween party food

Time to get out the finger food, maybe literally for these frightening festivities! Click on the pictures below for videos on how to make these spooky snacks.


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Halloween baking

It's the perfect time to get creative with some creepy cooking. Check out our Halloween baking page for some more inspiration.

Pumpkin recipes

What do you do with all that pumpkin once you've carved your amazing design for your doorstep? You can throw it all in the blender with our easy soup recipes or push the boat out with a pumpkin pot.


And, of course, you can always do Halloween variations on everyday nosh - spooky sarnies cut into ghost shapes, for example, or green food colouring added to juice to make witches' brew.


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Last updated: 5 months ago