When it comes to food on Halloween, it's typically all about the candy and desserts, but dinner is just as important and can be just as fun! Jack O'lanterns, eyeballs, you name it and it can be turned into a spectacularly creepy, yet delicious, dinner. Listed below are some of our favorite Halloween inspired dinner dishes, some of them are a little creepy, and some of them are just plain cute, but they're all delicious.
A black pasta topped with a traditional spaghetti sauce and olives.
Recipe available at The 36th Avenue
Witches Brew Soup
A gruyere cheese, spinach, onion, and potato soup, makes a perfect creepy meal.
Recipe available at Annie's Eats
Jalapeno Popper Mummies
Large jalapeno peppers stuffed with a cream cheese mixture and wrapped in an unbaked crescent roll then decorated with candy eyeballs.
Recipe available at The Hopeless Housewife
Spooky Loaded Mashed Potato Casserole
A creamy mashed potato base topped with cheddar cheese, bacon, and sour cream.
Recipe available at NeighborFood
Shepherd's Pie Stuffed Jack O'Lantern Peppers
Jack O'lantern decorated orange bell peppers stuffed with a mixture of ground beef, vegetables, and potatoes.
Recipe available at Cupcakes and Kale Chips
Monster Eye Asparagus Gruyere Tart
A crisp, chewy tart topped with gruyere cheese and asparagus and decorated with provolone cheese and capers for the monster eyes.
Recipe available at Pizzazzerie
Candy Corn Chicken Quesadillas
Corn tortillas filled with chicken, salsa, sour cream, and green chilies, then decorated using three differently colored cheeses to create the candy corn pattern.
Recipe available at Boulder Locavore
Eyeball Caprese Salad
Individual basil leaves decorated as eyeballs using grape tomatoes, mozzarella pearls, and ripe black olives.
Recipe available at Ciera Design
Regular chicken wings cooked using food coloring, black bean sauce, soy sauce, brown sugar, and tamarind paste.
Recipe available at Macheesmo
Witches' Broomstick Breadsticks
Dinner rolls, rolled and cut to create the look of a witches' broomstick.
Recipe available at Dessert Now Dinner Later