It’s unlikely anyone would ever accuse me of being Halloween obsessed, but I do enjoy the many creative opportunities that come with this fall holiday. One of the things I especially like is making Spooktacular Halloween Snacks to tantalize the eyes and palates of my friends and family.

Spooktacular Halloween Snacks and Recipes

In today’s post, I’ve rounded up Halloween snacks from Inspired by Charm that are a delight to prepare, serve, and eat or drink. There are savory appetizers, sweet treats, refreshing libations, and some FREE Halloween goodies. Have fun experimenting and channeling your inner mad scientist like I did!


Halloween Snacks: Savory

Spooky Spider Cheeseball for Halloween #appetizer #recipe #halloween #snack #cheeseball #spooky

Spider Cheeseballs
Halloween fans of all ages will love these spiders made from goat cheese, cream cheese, onion, garlic, herbs, black sesame seeds, and pretzel sticks. They’re creepy, crawly, and delicious! Plus, they’re quick and easy to put together.


Everything Bagel Cheeseball Recipe - plus more delicious and easy dip recipes! #cheesesball #everythingbagel #fall #appetizer #cheese

Everything Bagel Cheeseball
Shaped into a pumpkin and rolled in Everything but the Bagel Sesame Seasoning Blend, this flavorful cheeseball is a perfect Halloween snack. I prefer to serve mine with bagel chips (of course!), but pretzels, crackers, breadsticks, or crostini also work well.


Try this Cranberry Bacon & Walnut Cheeseball for a delicious and easy fall appetizer recipe. #fall #cheeseball #cranberry #bacon #appetizer #recipe

Cranberry, Bacon, and Walnut Cheeseball
Here’s another simple, beautiful, and tasty appetizer that’s just right for Halloween entertaining. Covered in chopped cranberries, parsley, and walnuts, this cheeseball will bring a bit of spooky chic to your party. To play up the macabre, I used a mini cleaver for garnish.


Out of this World Corn Dip - The BEST Corn Dip recipe! #corndip #dip #appetizer #recipe #crackcorndip

Out-of-this-World Corn Dip
This is a classic IBC recipe that’s great for a get-together at Halloween or any time of the year. If you’ve never made this dip, now is the time to give it a try. You’ll understand why it’s gotten the name Corn Crack Dip.


Halloween Snacks: Sweet

Chocolate Skull Cake | #chocolate #skull #cake #halloween #dessert #recipe

Skull Cake
If there was ever a sweet treat that captures the spirit of the season, it’s this eerie skull-shaped chocolate cake. It’s covered with a white glaze and oozing ganache. I promise this spooktacular creation will wow your guests.


Chocolate Tombstone Snack Cakes - the perfect haunted Halloween dessert recipe. #halloween #cake #chocolate #snackcake #dessert #recipe

Chocolate Tombstone Snack Cakes
These attention-getting tombstone-shaped cakes are both delicious and a little spooky, making them an unBOOlievable Halloween snack. The center is filled with red marshmallow crème frosting. For added effect, you’ll also want to pipe frosting in some of the nooks and crannies of the tombstones.


Butterscotch Pumpkin Cheerio Treat Bars #cheerio #treatbars #pumpkin #pumpkinspice #fallbaking #fallcookie

Pumpkin Cheerio Treat Bars
If you’re looking for a Halloween snack that’s super easy and tasty, you can’t go wrong with these bars. Along with the usual ingredients for Cheerio treats, they contain butterscotch pieces and pumpkin pie spices. For a yummy finishing touch, generously drizzle with melted white chocolate.


Peanut ButtPeanut Butter Sprinkle Cookies #peanutbutter #sprinkle #chocolate #cookies #recipe #halloween #treat #snacker Sprinkle Cookies

Peanut Butter Sprinkle Cookies
This kid-friendly Halloween snack starts with a traditional peanut butter cookie that’s topped with a piece of dark chocolate. Once the chocolate melts and is spread, you just add seasonal sprinkles and mini-candies.


Candy Corn Cream Wafers #creamwafer #cookie #candycorn #fallbaking #fallcookie #recipe

Candy Corn Cream Wafers
These incredible sandwich cookies resemble candy corn. There’s a pale-yellow top layer, a darker yellow frosting in the middle, and an orange bottom layer. Yes, they taste as wonderful as they look.

S'mores Cookie Cups #smores #cookie #cookies #recipe #halloween #treat #snack

S’mores Cookie Cups
I made this hauntingly good sweet Halloween snack during one of my fall cookie weeks. Chocolate candy is sunk into a gooey marshmallow on top of a graham cracker cookie. It’s a bite-size s’more.


Halloween Snacks: Drinks

Halloween Cocktails: 2 Ways #halloween #cocktail #recipe #drink

Halloween Cocktails: 2 Ways - Vampire's Kiss #cocktail #halloween #drink #martini #snack

Halloween Cocktails Two Ways
The first drink is a Vampire’s Kiss, which has a lemon martini base. Served in a glass rimmed with red gel frosting (including a couple of drips), it could easily be Count Dracula’s nightly cocktail.

The second libation is a Haunted Highball. It’s a white chocolate drink with a splash of hazelnut liqueur. I used a black dry-erase marker to draw eyes on the glass. Cute and oh-so-delicious!


Caramel Apple Cider Martini Recipe #fall #cocktail #martini #apple #caramel #applecider

Caramel Apple Martini
Easy and delicious, this Caramel Apple Martini is one of my favorite fall cocktails. The best part? You only need three ingredients to make it! I know this one isn’t Halloween-specific, but you could add a unique garnish to make it spooky.


More Halloween Goodies

Vintage-Inspired Halloween Treat Bags #vintage #halloween #graphic #treat #treatbag #trickortreat #DIY

DIY Halloween Treat Bags
I love these vintage-inspired treat bags. They’re a fun and colorful way to share Halloween snacks or other age-appropriate treats, such as gift cards, money, lottery tickets, and small bottles of liquor (adults only). You can later upcycle the bags for storing small seasonal items. The post tells you how to get the free printable.


Free Halloween Recipe Card Printable download #halloween #recipecard #printable

Halloween Recipe Card Printables
If you’re looking for a special way to share any of these Halloween snack recipes, I also have FREE Halloween printable recipe cards. They are a perfectly ghoulish place to jot down your favorite treats and dishes for All Hallow’s Eve.


That’s a wrap on Halloween Snack Recipes!

I hope my compilation of Spooktackular Halloween Snacks (and FREE printables) helps you in planning and preparing for the holiday. Enjoy!

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    Everything looks wonderful

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