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Your Halloween menu never looked so spooky! Spooktacular recipes before all the candy rolls in are the perfect way to celebrate Halloween. They’re all easy to make and they look freakishly festive! Whether you are tempted to make the spooky pasta salad, monster mac n cheese or perhaps the Halloween pancakes, every dish in this Halloween dinner recipes collection is well worth making. It’s the one day of the year when you can make silly or seriously spooky dishes for everyone to marvel at and enjoy, and these recipes for Halloween meals are also delicious.

Halloween Buffalo Chicken Jack-O-Lantern Stuffed Peppers

Buffalo Chicken Jack-O-Lantern Stuffed Peppers on a wood cutting board
Halloween Buffalo Chicken Jack-O-Lantern Stuffed Peppers. Photo credit: xoxoBella.

Are you looking for food to eat on Halloween or spooky stuffed peppers ideas? I would heartily recommend these Halloween buffalo chicken jack-o-lantern stuffed peppers! They are super-easy to make, fun to look at, and of course they’re delicious as well! This is a filling Halloween dinner recipe which will fill you up before the candies come out.

Halloween Mummy Stromboli Dinner

Halloween Mummy Stromboli with candy eyes and sauce on the side
Halloween Mummy Stromboli Dinner. Photo credit: xoxoBella.

Not only does this Halloween mummy stromboli make a great Halloween dinner or appetizer, but it also uses ingredients I’m sure you already have in the pantry and refrigerator (well, maybe not the candy eyeballs!) Pillsbury refrigerated pizza dough pairs with deli meat, cheese, peppers, seasonings, and marinara sauce to make this deliciously unusual homemade stromboli.
Get the Recipe: Halloween Mummy Stromboli Dinner

Spooky Halloween Skull Potatoes

Spooky Halloween Skull Potatoes on a cutting board
Spooky Halloween Skull Potatoes. Photo credit: xoxoBella.

Are you looking for fun Halloween side dish or appetizer ideas? Consider these Halloween skull potatoes, which will bring the scare factor into your festive celebrations! These shrunken head spooky potatoes pair with any kind of meal. The spices and seasonings ensure they’ll be delicious.
Get the Recipe: Spooky Halloween Skull Potatoes

Spider Halloween Pizza with Black Charcoal Crust

Spider Halloween Pizza with Black Charcoal Crust.
Spider Halloween Pizza with Black Charcoal Crust. Photo credit: xoxoBella.

At first glance, charcoal pizza dough looks like you forgot about it in an overeager oven! But this spider Halloween pizza with black charcoal crust isn’t burned. Instead, this pizza with black olive spiders uses charcoal powder for the colouring.
Get the Recipe: Spider Halloween Pizza with Black Crust

Colourful Halloween Pancakes – Spooky Breakfast Ideas

Colourful Halloween Pancakes with red sauce on top
Colourful Halloween Pancakes – Spooky Breakfast Ideas. Photo credit: xoxoBella.

There is absolutely no doubt in my mind that these colourful Halloween pancakes are the BEST Halloween breakfast or breakfast for dinner for kids! Just look at this fun Halloween party food – it’s one of the cutest spooky meal ideas I’ve seen.
Get the Recipe: Colourful Halloween Pancakes – Spooky Breakfast Ideas

Mummy Halloween Hot Dogs

Mummy Halloween Hot Dogs on a plate
Mummy Halloween Hot Dogs. Photo credit: xoxoBella.

Considering this 4-ingredient Halloween dinner is so simple, you should definitely make mummy Halloween hot dogs this year. This scary hot dog snack is great for everyone, especially the kids, since they’re fun to look at and tasty to eat. If you love hot dogs, you are going to love spooky pigs in a blanket.
Get the Recipe: Mummy Halloween Hot Dogs

Spooky Spaghetti

A pot of spaghetti with meatball eyes.
Spooky Spaghetti. Photo credit: A Full Living.

This is such a fun way to add a little freaky food to the table on Halloween. Use mozzarella balls and olives to make spooky spaghetti. This dish is sure to make your family scream, in a good way!
Get the Recipe: Spooky Spaghetti

Squid Ink Pasta with Lemon Garlic Butter Sauce

A plate of creepy black pasta.
Squid Ink Pasta with Lemon Garlic Butter Sauce. Photo credit: Foodie and Wine.

Serve something so good that it is absolutely scary on Halloween night with this squid ink pasta. It is dark, and has deep flavor notes thanks to the elegant lemon garlic butter sauce.
Get the Recipe: Squid Ink Pasta with Lemon Garlic Butter Sauce

Halloween Risotto

A plate of risotto decorated like a pumpkin face.
Halloween Risotto. Photo credit: Somebody Feed Seb.

Make a delicious vegan dinner to share on Halloween with this pumpkin risotto. It is delicious and you can totally give your servings a face for the full effect.
Get the Recipe: Halloween Risotto

Halloween Grilled Cheese

Grilled cheese sandwiches with Halloween shapes cut out.
Halloween Grilled Cheese. Photo credit: The Cagle Diaries.

Get a festive food on the table on Halloween night, with very little effort. Cut a Halloween shape into a slice of bread and grill with your favorite cheese for a comfort food meal that everyone will love.
Get the Recipe: Halloween Grilled Cheese

Chicken Mummy Pot Pies

Pot Pies with mummy crust.
Chicken Mummy Pot Pies. Photo credit: Boulder Locavore.

Make individual chicken pot pies for a hearty dinner to fuel your family for trick or treat. Then wrap them up with strips of dough for an easy and tasty meal that is worth keeping an eye on!
Get the Recipe: Chicken Mummy Pot Pies

Avocado Mummy Toast

Avocado toast with eyes.
Avocado Mummy Toast. Photo credit: In the Playroom.

This avocado toast is such a scream for breakfast on Halloween! It is easy to assemble and makes for such a tasty and healthy option that sets the pace for a fun day of tricks and treats.
Get the Recipe: Avocado Mummy Toast

Monster Burgers Recipe

Burger that set up like a monster with a pickle hanging out.
Monster Burgers Recipe. Photo credit: Fooddoodles.

These monster burgers for Halloween are a super cute way to turn a regular burger into a monster smash. Each burger is assembled to look like a monster without needing any tricks. It’s sure to be a hit with kids and adults alike. They can easily be made gluten-free by using a gluten-free bun.
Get the Recipe: Monster Burgers Recipe

Halloween Pasta Salad

A bowl of pasta salad with faces carved into veggies.
Halloween Pasta Salad. Photo credit: Lynn’s Way of Life.

This pasta salad makes a fun and tasty side to serve on Halloween. Carve cute pumpkin faces into your veggies for a seasonal spin that adds crunch and color.
Get the Recipe: Halloween Pasta Salad

Monster Mac n Cheese

A bowl of green mac and cheese with cheese and olive eyes.
Monster Mac n Cheese. Photo credit: Homan at Home.

This green mac and cheese is fit for any monster on Halloween night. With tasty cheese eyes, and a wild color, kids of all ages are going to scream for more!
Get the Recipe: Monster Mac n Cheese

Halloween Jalapeno Popper Stuffed Peppers

Carved peppers with jalapeno popper flavors inside.
Halloween Jalapeno Popper Stuffed Peppers. Photo credit: Spabettie.

Carve peppers just like pumpkins then stuff them with healthy ingredients to make the best Halloween dinner. With plenty of quinoa and jalapeno popper flavors, the whole family will enjoy this spooky meal.
Get the Recipe: Halloween Jalapeno Popper Stuffed Peppers

Bella Bucchiotti

Bella Bucchiotti is a Canadian-based syndicated food, travel, and lifestyle writer, photographer, and creator at xoxoBella. She founded xoxoBella in 2015, where she shares her love for food, dogs, sustainability, fitness, crafts, outdoor adventures, travel, and philanthropy to encourage others to run the extra mile, try new recipes, visit unfamiliar places, and stand for a cause. Bella creates stress-free and family-friendly recipes for weeknight dinners and festive feasts.


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