16 Halloween Baking Ideas & Essentials To Make Spooky Dinner Under $100

The Halloween countdown has officially begun! Hope you have special plans to celebrate this wicked spelled year and scare all out all the bad from 2020 by dressing up in your spookiest of costumes and enjoying the most scarily delicious treats. To keep the fun going, we have thrown together a lip-smacking, spellbinding fun to stare at food and drinks, which would leave your guest taking a ton of pictures and asking for recipes. Now we know you don’t want to add on to the Halloween stress with cooking, so we have listed down these easy food ideas and their ingredients, which won’t take much of your time.

Main Essentials to Prepare/Bake Foods

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Our curated list consists of easy to make cocktails, appetizers, mains, cakes, and desserts.

Halloween Themed Appetizers/ Finger Foods

1. Mummy Pumpkin Hand pies

Mummy Pumpkin Hand pies
These on the go pies are really easy to make and easier to hand decorate. These little pies are yummy and are sure to be a big hit at your Halloween Party. These pumpkin spiced pies will steal the show in taste and appearance with their spooky eyes.

The recipe takes 3 hours 45 mins and serves 12

Ingredients required are

  • Bleached All Purpose Flour
    Stock up on All Purpose Flour 5lbs -from Market Pantry. You’ll love the quality and value of this pantry
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  • Half Stick Unsalted Butter
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  • Libby’s Pie & Pastry Filling
    LIBBY’S 100% Pure Pumpkin is all-natural, gluten-free, non-GMO and free of preservatives
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    $29.99
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  • McCormick Pure Vanilla Extract
    1 oz Vanilla Extract. Made with 100% premium ingredients. Gluten Free and no corn syrup
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    $9.99
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  • McCormick Pumpkin Pie
    It has just the right blend of seasonal spices. The mix includes cinnamon, ginger, nutmeg and all spice
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2. Saucy Spider with Hairy Leg Sticks

Saucy Spider with Hairy Leg Sticks
This eight-legged appetizer will get everyone coming for more. This delicious doughy appetizer is easy to cook and serve. Just prep the dough and pop it in the oven. The sauce can be altered as per your choice, the marinara sauce will complement this dish. You can always serve a cheesy sauce too.

The recipe takes 1 hour 30 minutes and serves 12.

Ingredients required are

  • Large Pitted Black Olives
    Large Pitted Black Olives 6 oz from Market Pantry™ make it easy to add olives to your favorite dishes.
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  • HomeStyle Grated Cheese
    Grated 100-percent imported Parmesan cheese, imported Italian Pecorino Romano cheese
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  • Marinara Sauce – Due Amici
    Due Amici Marinara Sauce – GMO-Free, Vegan, Keto-friendly, 1-Pack. A great tasting sause
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    $9.99
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3. Mummy Hot Dogs

Mummy Hot Dogs
These are your last minute easy to cook finger food which will be ready by the time you get ready. These cute appetizers are made with three ingredients available in everyone’s refrigerator these would make a regular place on your dining table for an evening of games with the family.
The recipe takes 15-18 minutes and serves 16.

Ingredients required are

  • Ball Park Franks – 8
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    Three 20 oz. bottles of Heinz Yellow Mustard delivers the perfect balance of flavor and tang
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  • Pillsbury Crescents
    Get warm and fresh bread from the oven and complete your favorite weeknight meal with Pillsbury Crescents
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4. Vegan Deviled Purple Potatoes

Vegan Deviled Potatoes
These vegan finger foods are the perfect replacement for deviled eggs. These super simple yet delicious Halloween themed purple potatoes will hook everyone to this creative dish stuffed with tofu instead of mayo.

This recipe takes 30 minutes and serves 12

Ingredients required are

  • Russet Fresh Potatoes
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  • Whole Green Olives
    Get this Mezzetta Italian Castelvetrano Whole Green Olives, 10 oz – 2 pc. Ideal for pasta or in potato salad
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    $7.08
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  • Avocado Oil Vegan Mayo
    This is made with aquafaba. Naturally made from the water left over after cooking chickpeas
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    $9.99
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  • Mori-Nu Firm Silken Tofu
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5. Long and Short Monster Fingers

Long and Short Monster Fingers
These creepy monster fingers to go along with your dips look like real fingers. These easy to bake fingers can be made with breadstick dough to save time. Unleash your imagination and color these fingers with different colors or color the fingernails made with almonds.

This recipe takes 1 hour and serves 60.

Ingredients required are

  • Poppy Seed – Good & Gather™
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6. Cauldron Dip

Cauldron Dip
A Halloween treats table is incomplete without a green dip. This dip is made with edamame beans and ricotta cheese which is an unusual combination which will turn into a crowd-pleaser. Serve this dip with breadsticks in a large acorn squash for visual effect. This easy to cook dip is perfect for last-minute cooking.

This recipe takes 30 minutes and serves 12.

Ingredients required are

  • Fresh Acorn Squash
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  • Frozen Edamame In Shell
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  • Classic Ricotta Cheese
    Galbani Whole Milk Classic Whey Ricotta Cheese 3 lb, Pack of 6. This is made of whole milk.
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7. Baked Pumpkin Fondue

Baked Pumpkin Fondue
How can we forget a cheesy dip to complete your table! A combination of cheese and pumpkin to go with the theme can be a great side dish or a dip. Serve this gluten-free cracker, and voila, get ready to drool all over your costumes.

This takes 45 minutes and serves 8.

Ingredients required are

  • Mini Pumpkins – 5 count bag
    Good for a seasonal decoration for Halloween. A cute, natural decoration. Goes well with syrup and butter
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  • Organic Extra Virgin Olive Oil
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  • Organic Heavy Whipping Cream
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Halloween Themed Cocktails

8. Pomegranate Rum Punch

Pomegranate Rum Punch
Give your guest something to keep them warm with this refreshing cocktail made with sparkling wine and cinnamon-spiced punch they will keep coming back for more. These blood-red cocktails will keep your guest occupied till the wee hours.

This takes 30 minutes and serves 8.

Ingredients required are

  • Organic Hibiscus Herbal Tea
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  • Just Pomegranate Juice
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  • Captain Morgan Spiced Rum
    This Spiced Barrel Rum comes in 1.75 L bottle and is Gluten-free and Less than 1 gram of sugar
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  • Blanc De Sparkling Wine
    America’s first commercially produced Chardonnay-based sparkling wine. This wine us Dry and Crisp.
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9. The Poisoned Apple

Apple Cocktails
Let the casting of spells being with this dark drink made with a man blowing combination of tequila, Apple cider and pomegranate juice. This sinister concoction is sure to keep the witches and vampires sated until the witching hour.

This takes 15 minutes and serves 20.

Ingredients required are

  • Pressed Spiced Apple Cider
    64fl oz bottle of spiced cider contains 100% cider. Not from concentrate and With added vitamins
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  • Just Pomegranate Juice
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  • Patron Silver Tequila, 375 mL
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Halloween Themed Soup

10. Pumpkin Soup

Pumpkin Soup
This rich pumpkin soup will keep you warm after a long night trick or treating. This sugar pie pumpkin soup is hearty and rich, which can be made vegetarian by simply using vegetable broth or going vegan using coconut milk for the rich and creamy flavor. Add your favorite herbs and spices to up the taste.

This takes 50 minutes and serves 4.

Ingredients required are

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  • 1 Big ‘Halloween Day Special’ Pie Pumpkin
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Halloween Themed Mains

11. Eyeball Pasta

Eyeball Pasta
Halloween dinner got to be spooky, just like the night you’re going to have. This eyeball pasta is a quick upgrade on your regular meatball pasta, which gives them a spooky look. From all the ingredients found within your pantry, this is easy to cook a meal that you can have before heading out for trick or treating.

This takes 40 minutes to cook and serves 4.

Main Ingredients required are

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12. Worm Sandwich

Worm sandwich
This creepy looking sandwich is filled with delicious worms which anyone would love to devour. Made with everyone’s favorite hotdogs and ketchup, these would be over before you blink your eyes. Still not convinced these would be cooked and assembled in a jiffy.

This takes 20 minutes and serves 15.

Ingredients required are

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13. Curried Pumpkin and Peas

Pumpkin And Peas Curry
The side dish everyone will fall over each other for. A mouth-watering flavour of pumpkins, peas and tomatoes will explode your mouth. The curry powder in this takes the entire dish to the next level lip-smacking.

This takes 45 minutes and serves 6.

Ingredients required are

  • 5 count Bag Mini Pumpkins
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Halloween Themed Desserts and Cakes

14. Pumpkin Mousse Trifle

Pumpkin Mousse Trifle
Give a break to the cookies and cakes with this pumpkin mousse truffle. This decadent dessert has layers of pumpkin custard, whipped cream, and dark chocolate. Every scoop of mousse will keep everyone wanting more. You could also convert this into a Vegan dessert by switching up the ingredients. This easy to assemble trifle will take longer to cook, but it’s so worth it.

This takes 8 hours 30 minutes and serves 16.

Ingredients required are

  • LIBBY’S Pure Pumpkin
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  • Organic Ground Ginger
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  • Lindt Dark Chocolate Bar
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15. Spice Cookies

Spice Cookies
This autumn leaves themed cookies can be decorated with a Halloween theme or just autumn colors to keep them simple. But you can bet the taste is anything but simple! Made with the perfect autumn flavors of Apple or Pumpkin whatever palate demands.

This takes 3 hours and serves 32.

Ingredients required are

  • Pumpkin Pie Spice
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  • Betty Crocker Cookie Mix
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16. Dark Toffee Apples (Vegan)

Dark Toffee Apples
Cast a sweet spell with these black beauties, which would be the center of attraction on your Halloween treats table. These deliciously dark toffee apples are Vegan and will tickle all your senses and taste buds. These stunning black beauties get their gorgeous black with activated charcoal. So tie your aprons don on your master chef hats, and start baking.

This takes 15 minutes and serves 8.

Ingredients required are

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    Expires: November 10, 2020

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