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23 Devilishly Delicious Halloween Appetizers

Woman's Day

Your Halloween party menu is about to be spooktacular.

From Woman's Day

Create a supernatural spread with these easy Halloween-themed finger foods that both kids and adults will love. And if you're in charge of hosting a Halloween dinner this year, it would be ghoulish of you not to check out our favorite Halloween dinner recipes.

Bite-Size Eyeballs

These cheesy puff pastries will be gone in a blink of an eye. But luckily they only take four ingredients to make so you can whip up more in no time.

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Cauldron Dip

What's a Halloween party without a green dip? Made from good-for-you edamame and lowfat ricotta cheese, serve this crowd pleaser in a large acorn squash atop a "fire" of crudité and breadsticks.

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Hot Pepper Mummies

Wrap jalapeno poppers with puff pastry and add roasted red pepper or pea eyes.

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Bat Cheese Balls

Homemade cheese balls take flight with a set of crispy tortilla wings.

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Jack 'O Lantern Sandwich Bites

These golden ham and cheese nibbles are way easier than carving a gourd. Just use a pumpkin-shaped cookie cutter on store-bought pie crust and ham and cheese slices, then layer and bake!

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Halloween Jack Skellington Ricotta Olive Tarts

For an appetizer that is both tasty and adorable these Jack Skellington tarts will do the trick. Ricotta, olives, and sun-dried tomatoes make for the perfect filling, and you can totally pull this off with store-bought crust.

Get the recipe at Snixy Kitchen.

Mummy Meat Loaves

Sweet cherry tomatoes are hidden in the center of these mini-meat loaves, offering a welcome burst of juicy flavor when you take a bite. Post-Halloween, keep the recipe in rotation by piping the mashed potatoes as you would cupcake frosting.

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Monster Eye Asparagus Gruyere Tart

You'll be pleasantly surprised to know that this recipe only calls for eight ingredients (and if you don't count the olive oil, salt, and pepper, it's even less). Asparagus and Gruyere are a hard combo to beat.

Get the recipe at Pizzaazzerie.

Creepy Pigs In a Blanket

Think pigs in a blanket, with a twist! Guests will love eating these baked cocktail franks wrapped in pie crust strips, with a sliced almond toenail inserted into one end of the digit. Serve with blood-red ketchup for dipping.

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Spiderweb Nacho Spread

Give your basic Mexican dip an upgrade with this terrifyingly tasty recipe that layers refried beans with salsa, cheese and homemade guacamole, then finishes it off with a web of piped sour cream.

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Monster Fingers

These creepy monster fingers take a bit of work but are well worth it. Ready-made breadstick dough is shaped, tinted with spray color and then topped with an almond "fingernail" and poppyseeds.

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Bloodshot Deviled Eggs

Whip up a batch of creamy deviled eggs and then turn them into eerie-looking "eyeballs" with a few simple additions: black olive slices for the pupils and thinly sliced pimiento for veins.

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Ghost Sandwiches

To create these friendly apparitions, simply cut through white bread with a ghost-shaped cookie cutter and spread a little chicken salad between two slices. To decorate with olive slices, add a thin layer of cream cheese to the top first.

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Pumpkin Patch Bites

These snacks are ideal for any autumn-themed gathering, and don't take much to make. Black Forest ham and extra-sharp Cheddar are layered between pumpkin-shaped ready-made pie crusts, which are baked until golden.

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Spinach Dip in a Bread Bowl Cauldron

Impress guests with this crafty Halloween appetizer, which cleverly transforms pumpernickel bread, breadsticks and cream cheese into a basket, then fills it with a super-simple creamy spinach dip.

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Saucy Spider

Spin a web of doughy deliciousness with this party-perfect Halloween appetizer. If you can't find pizza dough at your supermarket, try a local pizza parlor, which will likely sell you a fresh ball. For extra effect, sprinkle the legs with poppy seeds, in addition to Parmesan.

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Spiderweb Pizza

Serve up a piping hot slice of spookiness with these super-simple pizzas made with pre-baked crust, pizza sauce, strategically placed string cheese, and a black olive spider.

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Halloween Treats

Display a variety of Halloween candies, including tiny pumpkins, black licorice, and spooky M&M's, in containers for guests.

Skeleton Crudite

Halve, slice, or spiralize your veggies to create munchable bones and body parts.

Pumpkin Cheese Ball

A package of fiesta ranch dip mix gives this pumpkin-shaped cream cheese ball an extra kick.

Get the recipe at Baked in Arizona.

Spooky Cheese & Crackers

Purchase Halloween cookie cutters to easily shape these tiny cheese snacks.

Get the recipe at Peas & Crayons.

Stuffed Mushroom Eyeballs

These creepy mushrooms are filled with rich, garlicky flavor and lots of ooey-gooey cheese.

Get the recipe at Vegan Yack Attack.

Crescent Roll Witch Hats

Roll up salami and cheese in these wickedly appetizing crescents.

Get the recipe at Spaceships and Laser Beams.

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