17 spooktacular Halloween recipes

Haunted houses, horror movies, costumes, candy — it’s hard to pick just one thing to love about Halloween. That’s where Halloween parties come in. They manage to combine everyone’s favorite tricks and treats into one fantastic night. Not sure what Halloween party recipe ideas to serve this year? Let our list of 17 spooktacular Halloween recipes be your guide.   

Frankenstein Popcorn “Brain”

Party goers will lose their minds over this frightening popcorn treat. Use a green-colored blend of marshmallows and butter to form the popcorn “brain” shape, then layer cherry-flavored candy twists on top to bring your creation to life.

Black Cat Pudding Cups

You don’t have to worry about these black cats crossing your path. Made with peanut butter, butterscotch pudding and topped with decorated chocolate cookies, these pudding cups are purrfect for any Halloween party.  

Chocolate Pudding S’mores Dip

This 15-minute, decadent s’mores dessert dip will have all your party guests feeling like a kid on Halloween.

Boo-nana Chocolate Pudding Cups

Guests will loves these sinister spirits rising from their dessert. Best of all, they’re eerily easy to prepare. Simply cut a banana in half and use chocolate morsels to make ghostly eyes and a boo-utiful mouth.

Witches’ Brew Chocolate Punch

This 2-step Witches’ Brew Chocolate Punch is wickedly sweet. Made with root beer, hot cocoa mix, and Reddi-wip®, it's guaranteed to cast a spell over your guests' taste buds.

Peanut Butter Caramel Apples

Caramel apples are a Halloween tradition and a party requirement. Our gooey and crunchy recipe combines melted caramels and Peter Pan peanut butter. Crushed pretzels add a crunchy finish.

Candy Corn Butterscotch Pudding Cups

These Candy Corn Butterscotch Pudding Cups may resemble candy corn but they don’t taste like it. Crushed pineapple, butterscotch pudding and miniature marshmallows are layered to mimic one of Halloween’s most iconic and polarizing treats.

Stuffed Poblano Pepper Mummies

Poblano peppers are stuffed with sausage, rice and zesty diced tomatoes for a mummified Halloween party appetizer.

Full Moon Pumpkin Patch Pudding Cups

Rachel Rockwell, the food blogger behind Bubbly Nature Creations, must have developed these individual desserts with full moons and werewolves in mind. These 2-ingredient, 10-minute pudding cups are a festive addition to any Halloween party’s dessert table.

Ooey-gooey Popcorn Balls


Vampires won’t be the only ones looking to take a bite out of these popcorn balls. Tempt your Halloween party guests with these ooey-gooey, marshmallow-coated popcorn balls.

Graveyard Pudding Cups

These pudding cups are transformed into a delightful “final stop” by adding peanut butter sandwich cookies that double as tombstones. You can use crumbled brownies and green sprinkles to decorate your pudding graveyard.

Salted Caramel Popcorn Bars

The witches and warlocks at your Halloween party won’t be able to get enough of these devilishly delicious Salted Caramel Popcorn bars—coated with a tempting mix of caramel, peanut butter, marshmallows and pretzels.

Halloween Pudding Cups

Vanilla pudding, cream cheese, pumpkin and pumpkin spice are mixed together to make 5 savory,  individual dessert pudding cups that resemble jack-o-lanterns —a  Halloween party must-have.

Hard Cider Queso Dip

This zesty, adults-only Hard Cider Queso Dip will really get the party started!

Pumpkin Spice Pudding Dessert

These easy pudding desserts contain pumpkin spice and everything nice about October.  

Scary Spider Pudding Cups

These Scary Spider Pudding Cups, made with vanilla pudding cups and chocolate sandwich cookies, are sure to delightfully scare all of the guests at your Halloween party.

Spooky Eyeball Pudding

All eyes will be on this layered dessert, certain to be the spooky center of attention. After you’ve layered a blend of chocolate pudding mixed with peanut butter, crushed chocolate sandwich cookies and orange-colored vanilla pudding, it’s time for the eye-opening topper. Use red and black gel on a halved chocolate sandwich cookie for a look that will catch everyone’s eye.