Halloween is creeping up on us and it is important that you serve the right dishes. Whether you're having a few adult friends over for a party or feeding packs of hungry trick-or-treaters, there are several appetizer recipes that are scary-good and will have your guests impressed and going back for seconds.
Below are 10 Halloween appetizer recipes to consider making for this costume-themed day.
1. Chicken Pasta Skewers
These creative appetizers are great for your party. Minimal prep time is required since most of the food is already premade. Topped with a toy spider in addition to ingredients like sausage and cheese, this treat is not only spooky but also delicious.
2. Red Velvet Hot Chocolate and Almond Witch Finger Cookies
Served in skull shot glasses, this bloody good beverage can double as a dipping sauce for your witch finger cookies.
3. Graveyard Dip
This layered dip tastes more like a Mexican delicacy than the graveyard it is styled after.
4. Spooky Spider and Fly Eyes Cheese Ball
Covered with black olives and topped with beady red eyes, this cheese ball will have your guests freaked out and intrigued at the same time.
5. Creepy Mozzarella Eyeballs
Your guests may not appreciate making eye contact with this appetizer. However, thanks to ingredients like pimento stuffed olives and olive oil, they won’t mind visiting your spooky display more than once.
6. Spooky Spinach Dip in Bread Bowl Cauldron
Transform your average pumpernickel loaf into a cauldron that can hold this delectable creamy spinach dip.
7. Halloweeño Jalapeño Popper Mummies
Add a little spice to your party with these appetizers. With ingredients like jack cheese and scallions, this dish will be a hit amongst guests, so you may want to make two batches.
8. Monster Meatball Sliders
Whether you are feeding your trick-or-treater before he or she goes out on a candy adventure or you are keeping guests busy before serving the main course, these yummy sliders will satisfy the hungriest ghoul.
9. Chicken “Lollipops”
The tangy and spicy coating on these Asian-inspired chicken drumettes are easy to create. You could be serving up these delicious appetizers in just 30 minutes.
10. Mummy Brie
Turn your brie into a spooky treat by adding in a puff pastry. This simple dish can be ready in 40 minutes and will be a memorable appetizer.