30 Spooktacular Halloween Dinner Ideas & Recipes!

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30 Spooktacular Halloween Dinner Ideas & Recipes!

Now that it is Halloween season, we wanted to share some fun themed Halloween dinner ideas, including side dishes and desserts too. These Halloween recipes are both creepy and delicious, and often times pretty simple to make. It is the one day of the year that the uglier your recipe turns out the better -ha!

We share so many scary Halloween food ideas, from monster pies to jack o lantern sweet potatoes, Mickeys scary Oreo pops and so much more, that you could try with your family, as well as some delicious fall soups, pastas and more if you prefer a more seasonal dish for the adults. We put together a roundup of 30 appetizer, dinner & soup and dessert ideas.

If you don’t want to cook for Halloween, we share where to buy Jack O Lantern pizzas this Halloween here.


If you are throwing a Halloween party, here are some fun ideas to put on the table for Halloween themed appetizers. These would work great for a family dinner too.

Halloween Jalapeno Popper Mummies from Frugal Coupon Living

Spiderweb Spookamole from Thrifty Recipes

Spider Leg Pizza Dip from The Starving Chef


Spooky Spiderweb Soup from She Saved

Slow Cooker Sausage & Pumpkin Chili from Thrifty NW Mom

Homemade Creamy Pumpkin Soup from A Year of Slow Cooking

Curried Butternut Squash Soupfrom Thrifty NW Mom

Halloween Dinner Ideas – Main Course::

Check out some of these fun ideas for Halloween dinner ideas for your main course to serve up. Most of these would work for both a family dinner or a party.

Scary Halloween Pies – Thrifty NW Mom

Mummy Pizzas from Thrifty Jinxy 

Halloween Mummy Hotdogs with Crescent Rolls from Frugal Coupon Living

Zombie Meatloaf and Intestine Noodles  from The Starving Chef

This is the picture of gross Halloween food that tastes great!

Dinner in a Pumpkin from Midlife Healthy Living

Jack O’ Lantern Dinner Pockets from Organized 31

Spooky Skull Vegan Pot Pie  from Healthy Slow Cooking

Mexican Stuffed Halloween Pumpkin Peppers from Frugal Coupon Living

Halloween Dessert Ideas:

Halloween Dessert ideas are some of my favorites. You can get really creative here, and many of these are no bake ideas to keep things simple too.

Ghost Frosting Board for Halloween

Ghost Frosting Board – Thrifty NW Mom

Close up of Halloween Oreos

Mickeys Oreo Pops – Thrifty NW Mom

No Bake Monster Cake Pops – Thrifty NW Mom

Pumpkin Rice Krispie Treats from Thrifty NW Mom

Cornucopia with Fall Snack Mix

Harvest Snack Mix from Thrifty NW Mom

Halloween Side Dishes & Other Fall Dishes::

Check out these Halloween side dishes and other fall side dish ideas to round out your Halloween dinner this year.

Halloween Themed Baked Sweet Potato Fries – Thrifty NW Mom

Kids will love these Spider Bagels that are easy to make & perfect for a fall treat


Spider Bagels from Thrifty NW Mom

Pumpkin Hummus Pizza from Living Sweet Moments

Creamy Autumn Pumpkin Pasta from Strength & Sunshine

Pumpkin Ravioli from Living Sweet Moments

Baked Vegan Pumpkin Mac n’ Cheese from V Nutrition

Butternut Squash Mac n’ Cheese from  Living Sweet Moments

Black & White Striped Farfalle Pasta from Organized 31

Slow Cooker Chipotle Pumpkin Chicken from Strength & Sunshine

Halloween Lunch Idea –

Fall Bento Lunch with Pumpkins

Want to send your kiddo to school with a special Halloween themed lunch to round out the day (or serve it at home)? Check out this Pumpkin Bento Box lunch idea too.

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