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12 Creepy Crawly Halloween Party Recipes

Creepy and crawly, these Halloween bugs are also cute and yummy! Create a spooky good Halloween menu with these party food ideas.

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Slithering Hummus BitesTaste of Home

Slithering Hummus Bites

Friends often ask me to make my hummus dip for parties. One year at Halloween, I decided to take it further by piping it into phyllo shells and topping it with olives and roasted red peppers to make creepy creatures. —Amy White, Manchester, Connecticut

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Confetti Corn QuesadillasTaste of Home

Confetti Corn Quesadillas

This easy and convenient meal is easily changed to fit any family's picky eaters. You can even sneak in protein, dairy and veggies and the kids will never know this is relatively good for them. I try to keep a batch in the fridge for a quick and hearty lunch. —Carey Hunt, Portland, Oregon

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Brownie SpidersTaste of Home

Brownie Spiders

I'm absolutely petrified of real spiders. But I can make an exception for these cute ones made from chocolate. They make perfect Halloween treats. —Ali Ebright, Kansas City, Missouri

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Cake EyeballsTaste of Home

Cake Eyeballs

Customize these cake balls to your liking with the flavors of your choice. — Taste of Home Test Kitchen

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Ham 'n' Cheese SpidersTaste of Home

Ham 'n' Cheese Spiders

These creepy sandwiches are sure to scare up some fun at Halloween time! Kids really enjoy eating the spider-shaped sandwiches. —Kendra Barclay, De Kalb, Illinois

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Slithering Snake RollTaste of Home

Slithering Snake Roll

There’s nothing sinister about this snake. It’s filled with meat, sweet red pepper and cheese. You can paint the pizza dough any color or leave it plain.—Jaclyn Scanlan, Dayton, Ohio

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Spider Sliders

Spider Sliders

We're always trying to do fun things with food to make meals memorable. Better grab one of these sandwiches before it walks away! —Frank Millard, Edgerton, Wisconsin

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Eyeball CookiesTaste of Home

Eyeball Cookies

All eyes will definitely be on these adorable cookies when they're set on any buffet table. I created them for my son's kindergarten class for Halloween. —Sherry Lee, Columbus, Ohio

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Edible ArachnidsTaste of Home

Edible Arachnids

I bring cake pops to my church group when we have movie nights. This year for Halloween, I used my go-to recipe to make these not-so-scary spiders. —Nicole Rae Paoli, Newark, Delaware

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Snakewich with Venom SauceTaste of Home

Snakewich with Venom Sauce

Our Halloween party is so big, I hold it in the street. This sandwich shaped like a snake is tasty and a scary good centerpiece. —Suzanne Clark, Phoenix, Arizona

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Tarantula TreatsTaste of Home

Tarantula Treats

We host a Halloween party every year where guests are treated to "terrifying" edible tarantulas. In only a few minutes, you can have perfectly spooky treats for a crowd. —Charles Insler, Silver Spring, Maryland

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Creepy-Crawly Pasta SaladTaste of Home

Creepy-Crawly Pasta Salad

A sweet-and-sour dressing tops off this easy pasta salad that's actually good for you! —Taste of Home Test Kitchen

Lisa Kaminski
Lisa is an associate editor at Taste of Home where she gets to embrace her passion for baking. She pours this love of all things sweet (and sometimes savory) into Bakeable, Taste of Home's baking club. At home, you'll find her working on embroidery and other crafts.

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