One of the most fun parts of planning a Halloween party is the food. Whether you’re hosting a party for kids or grownups, it’s a great opportunity to let your imagination run wild and come up with some crazy food ideas that look gruesome but taste delicious
A fun recipe that the kids will love to help make. These are simple fairy cakes decorated with chocolate, white chocolate buttons and red liquorice laces. See netmums for the full recipe
This pea and bacon soup is fun and tasty but also really healthy and a good way to get some veggies into kids that might otherwise avoid anything green. You can make this at any time of the year but it’s a really warming and extra spooky recipe at Halloween! See BBC Good Food for the full recipe
A Halloween classic, no party is complete without toffee apples. This also provides a fun activity if you allow the kids to decorate their own apples. See Good To Know for the full recipe
Sausage and Pumpkin Casserole
This filling recipe is a good way to use up left over pumpkin from your jack-o-lantern carving and is popular with the whole family. See BBC Food for the full recipe
Witches Hat biscuits
These Halloween biscuits look impressive but are actually really easy to make and are constructed simply from digestive biscuits and ice cream cones. See Good To Know for the full recipe.
These are really fun little Halloween sweets that you can get the kids to help make. They look great but are super quick and easy to make. See Parenting.com for the full recipe.
A spooky twist on a classic recipe! kids and adults alike will love this Halloween sausage rolls and they’re easy to make with a pack of readymade shortcrust pastry. See Good To Know for the full recipe
Scary Halloween Jelly
This would make an amazing centerpiece for your Halloween party. It looks hard to make but is easily created with fruit, marizpan and a bit of pipe-on icing. See BBC Good Food for the full recipe.
A creepy version of the cake pops that have become so popular in recent years. The kids will love these and they’re a lot easier to make than they look – you just need a pre-packaged cake, oreo cookies, and chocolate and smarties to decorate. See BBC Good Food for the full recipe.