6 Easy Halloween Appetizers That’ll Wow Your Crowd

If you’re digging around for creative fright-night party snacks that don’t take a whole lot of work, these quick and easy Halloween appetizers are for you. After all, this is one night of the year when you can’t just open a bag of chips and call it good.

1. Pretzel Broomstick

You can make these clever little snacks faster than you can say “Accio Firebolt!” Put together with string cheese and pretzel sticks, the broomsticks have a little greenery tied around it for decoration. The recipe specifies spinach strips for the green, but chives would be faster and easier.

Easy Halloween Appetizers | Pretzel Broomstick

Photo by Soup Loving Nicole

2. Hot Dog Mummies

Here’s an easy classic that’s perfect for making with the kids. But kids aren’t the only ones who will gobble them up. If you do have to get all grown-up about them, use fancy schmancy gourmet weiners and capers for the eyeballs.

Easy Halloween Appetizers | Mummy Dogs

Photo by Meredith

3. Severed-Finger Cheese Sticks

So easy, so creepy, so perfect for Halloween. Jenny Aleman says, “A fun, fast and easy recipe to make for a Halloween party for the kids. My daughter said they look disgusting, just what I wanted to hear!”

Easy Halloween Appetizers | Severed-Finger Cheese Sticks

Photo by Shearone

4. Halloween Brain Dip

Here’s a no-brainer everyone will love. A super simple guacamole is served in a scooped out cauliflower to make a deliciously gruesome centerpiece dip. Watch the video to see how easily it all comes together.

5. Flayed Man Cheese Ball

Here’s a deceptively easy appetizer that looks like it’s a load of work, but it’s not. In fact, meadecg says, “Amazing! My guests loved it! Much easier to make than I thought it would be.” It’s basically a cheese ball molded in a mask that’s been lined with strips of prosciutto. Dead easy!

Easy Halloween Appetizers | Flayed Man Cheese Ball

Photo by foodelicious

6. Pumpkin Fluff Dip

For this super popular recipe, you stir four simple ingredients together and serve the delicious mix in a hollowed out pumpkin. Yes, it’s that easy. (You can turn the pumpkin seeds into another easy party snack.)

Easy Halloween Appetizers | Pumpkin Fluff Dip

Photo by Miracle 1997

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