25 Halloween Food Party Ideas For Adults

Halloween is not all about children. Grownups can also throw an amazingly spooky party. No party is complete without good food though. So, we have come up with some terrific Halloween food party ideas for adults.

The first thing that comes to your mind when you think of Halloween food is candy. However, there is a myriad of creative options other than candies, jack-o-lantern cakes, and gummy worms. These foods include everything from festive snacks to spooky appetizers and creepily delicious dinner recipes.

The best thing is to maintain a balance between delicious and devilish when it comes to easy Halloween food ideas. Don’t forget to serve the severe hand pie besides pumpkin lasagna or graveyard taco dip along with butternut squash casserole. All these foods will help you terrorize your guests to the fullest.

Halloween Party Food Ideas for Adults

The following are the best ideas to spook your guest at this year’s Halloween party.

1.    Witch Finger Cookies

Witch finger cookies are a testimony to the huge popularity witches enjoy. This is especially an excellent token to all the “witches” attending your party. Shape a shortbread cookie into a severed finger. Put some red jam for the blood and almond for the nail and you have a frightening treat for Halloween.

2.    Dead Velvet Cake

Everyone makes a velvet cake at home. Top it with a red jam and add a plastic knife. The twist is not only delicious but quite bloody as well. Making a dead velvet cake is also quite easy.

3.    Mummy Wrapped Brie

The mummy wrapped brie is more adorable than scary. Just wrap the common brie with puffy pastry. It takes limited effort but the impact is great.

4.    Bloody Mary Syringes

Looking for a fear-provoking Halloween cocktail? Nothing gets better than Bloody Marry Syringes. After all, blood is required to make any Halloween party scary.

5.    Spooky S’mores Pizza

This is one of the spookiest yet sweetest ghouls you can ever meet. Here is the recipe for making S’more pizza at home.

6.    Ouija Board Cake

Ouija board cake is far less dangerous than an actual Ouija board. But – it is a creeptastic delight for Halloween and your goblins, ghouls, and witches will love to eat it.

7.    Poison Apples

Poison apples are one of the simplest adult Halloween party ideas to pull off. Cover apples with brown chocolate and it will give a whole new meaning to the “an apple a day” phrase.

8.    Easy Frankenstein Milkshakes

Creating a Frankenstein milkshake is easier than you think. You just need to make a drip effect on the rim using some chocolate. It is a simple yet fantastically scary treat for Halloween.

9.    Halloween Spider Web Cake

Spiders can make some people jump out of their skins. Therefore, a spider web cake is a perfect treat to create a spooky environment at the party. Use melted marshmallows to create the web and place some plastic spiders on the cake.

10. Guacamole Eyeballs

Deviled eggs are the easiest food idea for Halloween parties for adults. You can make them in just a few minutes. To further increase the creepiness, fill them with some creamy guac and use detailing to create eyeballs.

11. Chicken Potpie with Crawling Hands

Chicken potpie is a delicious popular dish for the fall season. All you have to do is to put a hair-raising pie hand creeping out of the pot to give your guests the shock of a lifetime.

12. Ghost Cupcakes

Ghost cupcakes are a perennial Halloween hit and equally popular among adults and children. Take some cupcakes and top them with chocolate or marshmallow. Create the eyes using pieces of chocolate chips. They are adorable and super creepy at the same time.

13. Mummy Hotdogs

Just like ghost cupcakes, every Halloween party features mummy hot dogs or mummy pies. Wrap your hot dogs with flavorful and melted cheese and boom, mummy hot dogs are ready to cast a spell on your guests.

14. Doughnut Hole Eyeballs

What makes this otherwise sugary delight scary is its design. Doughnuts with holes and cookies make for terrifying eyes. Also, check this yummy Doughnut Hole Eyeballs recipe.

15. French Bread Mummy Pizza

It is one of the simplest Halloween party food ideas for adults, enabling you to easily put food on the table. Use slices of cheese to convert the pizza into a mummy.

16. Spider Web Pizza

Just like spider web cake, you can also have spider web pizza. Convert your pizza into a spooky treat by adding a layer of cheese in the shape of a spider web. Don’t forget to place a creepy plastic spider on the pizza as well.

17. Ghost Pizza

You can also use cheese or marshmallows shaped like ghosts to make a ghost pizza. Add some olive spiders to the mix and a ghoulish treat is ready for Halloween.

18. Cupcake Scarecrow

Scarecrow cupcake is the only dessert you should think of if you and your friends are cosplaying Tin Man, Lion, Scarecrow, and Dorothy this Halloween.

19. Halloween Cheeseballs

Cut tortillas in the shape of spider wings and insert them into cheese balls. It becomes a delicious yet scary pre-party snack.

20. Severed Toes

Perhaps one of the best Halloween food party ideas for adults is the severed human toes in bandages. They only take half an hour to make and are extremely delicious even though they look nightmarish.

21. Eyeball Pasta

Meatballs and spaghetti are a common dinner for Halloween. But – Halloween needs to be spooky, not regular. Convert the ordinary eyeballs into monstrous eyes and put them in the pasta or spaghetti. Well, here is a spooky delight for you.

22. Strawberry Ghosts

Strawberry ghosts are a breeze to make. Cover your strawberries in white chocolate and use some dark chocolate to make eyes, nose, and mouth for ghosts.

23. Halloween Layer Cake

Halloween layer cake is the cutest food you can prepare for the scariest day of the year. It is a regular chocolate cake but Milano gravestones and cheese ghosts make it a fearsome sight. You would love the cake but can’t resist eating it even if you feel sorry afterward.

24. Blood Drip Cupcakes

Another simple yet eerie treat for Halloween. Get the recipe from Delish to make these blood dripping cakes.

25. Layered Spider Web Dip

Spider web dip is a popular delight for Halloween parties. You can use a lot of cheese, guacamole, and refried beans to make an adorable 7 layered spider web dip for this year’s party.

Frequently Asked Questions

How do you make a fun Halloween party for adults?

You can do a lot of things to throw a fun Halloween party. Start with creating spooky invitations, feed the guests with the best Halloween party foods, establish a party theme, and do fun activities with your guests.

What to do on Halloween as an adult?

Adults can watch a scary movie or go to a Halloween party. You can also carve pumpkins, and bob apples, bake a candy cake, or visit a haunted house. The choices are limitless when it comes to Halloween activities for adults.

What are the three traditions of Halloween?

The three most popular traditions of Halloween are wearing scary clothes, trick-or-treating, and carving pumpkins.

Final Thoughts

Above are some of the scariest yet delicious Halloween food party ideas for adults. We have only scratched the surface with our list. There are hundreds of ideas you can implement to make some flavorful foods that can make your and your guests’ blood run cold.

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