Once again, we invited our friends and family over last weekend to partake in our annual Pumpkin Carving party. This is always a great opportunity to take in the fall weather, and also a great chance to try out the top new Pinterest-worthy snacks for a Halloween party.
And I think it was our best year yet! My favorite new snack this year was the Rice Krispie Monsters:
These were so easy – just dip Rice Krispies in Candy Melts and then add edible eyes.
Which were joined by pimento cheese sandwich ghosts:
Another easy one: using store-bought pimento cheese or any other filling, make sandwiches, then use a cookie cutter to shape. Gel icing finishes the faces.
A puking pumpkin featuring both homemade guacamole and a creamy jalapeno dip:
A puking pumpkin! Also, not pictured, his head was cut so it perfectly held a bowl for a second dip!
Halloween Trail Mix:
Halloween trail mix: take toasted Chex Mix and add Reese’s Pieces and Candy Corn!
Deviled “Dragon” Eggs:
These were NOT easy. First, you have to hard boil the eggs, then crack the shells and dye them like Easter Eggs. After they’ve been dyed, make your filling and add green gel food color, then top with black sesame seeds. Recipe here.
And finally a Dia De Los Muertos Sugar-Skull “Fruit Pizza”:
A Sugar Skull Fruit Pizza looked better before being cut into sections, but was still delicious
All the Halloween-themed snacks were a huge hit, and provided the fuel needed to create some excellent pumpkin creations!
The Oogie-Boogie Man from Nightmare Before Christmas
Yoda made an appearance
Dracula, of course.
Dr. Rick Sanchez and Bird Man stopped by
An anime cat pumpkin
A fall-down drunk. Fitting for our party.
A hand-drawn Hogwarts castle was the Runner-Up.
And our winner! Danny DeVito from It’s Always Sunny in Philadelphia, complete with a quote.
And our winners (Sweet Dee & The Day Man) with their trophy plus the 1st place runner up (Bret Michaels). You’ll note the orange beads – that’s how everyone voted for their favorites!
Once again it was an absolutely great party, and the Halloween snacks proved a huge success. If you’re looking for more ideas for snacks for a Halloween party, don’t forget to check out our 2016 edition, 2015 edition, and 2014 edition Halloween party posts as well!
How did you celebrate Halloween? Tell us in the comments!