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21 Recipes for a Ghost Halloween Party

Treat your guests to a ghost-filled Halloween party with spooky sweets and ghoulishly-good eats.

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Ghostly Hot CocoaTaste of Home

Ghostly Hot Cocoa

Chocolate pudding mix is the convenient start to this clever cocoa mix. Kids of all ages get a kick out of the marshmallow ghost floating on top. —Ruby Gibson, Newton, North Carolina

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Ghostly Cupcake ConesTaste of Home

Ghostly Cupcake Cones

Top peanut buttery cupcakes with your favorite frosting and spirited faces to make these frightfully ghostly treats. They’ll vanish into thin air before you know it! —Taste of Home Test Kitchen, Milwaukee, Wisconsin

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Ghost Shortbread CookiesTaste of Home

Ghost Shortbread Cookies

Pac-Man was my favorite video game when I was growing up. For a party, I decided to get creative and shape my go-to sugar cookies into the ghosts from the game. —Jamie S, Regina, Saskatchewan

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"Boo"-rrific KissesTaste of Home

"Boo"-rrific Kisses

The Taste of Home Test Kitchen turned cute meringue cookies into these whimsical kisses, perfect for Halloween. With just 15 calories, each little treat can be enjoyed guilt-free! —Phyllis Schmalz, Kansas City, Kansas

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Spooky Shepherd's PieTaste of Home

Spooky Shepherd's Pie

Don't worry, these ghosts are the friendly kind. Ready-to-go veggies and gravy make this meal prep fast. —Paula Zsiray, Logan, Utah

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Boo-rito BitesTaste of Home

Boo-rito Bites

Halloween is one of my favorite holidays, and entertaining is one of my favorite things to do. My entire family loves these cute apps, especially my kids, which makes the recipe extra-special. —Rachel Ruiz, Hurlburt Fld, Florida

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"Boo" Berry GhostsTaste of Home

"Boo" Berry Ghosts

Ghoulish treats cause quite a fright, but these strawberry cakes are so yummy they won't haunt you for long! —Taste of Home Test Kitchen

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Kid-Size Ghost PizzasTaste of Home

Kid-Size Ghost Pizzas

These individual pizzas are super cute and made with simple ingredients. Now that's what I call party food! —Polly Coumos, Mogadore, Ohio

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Banana Ghosts and Berry GhoulsTaste of Home

Banana Ghosts and Berry Ghouls

Dipped bananas and berries on a stick are as fun to make as they are to eat, especially when they become little ghosts and ghouls. —Taste of Home Food Styling Team

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Ghost Caramel PearsTaste of Home

Ghost Caramel Pears

These double-dipped pear ghosts are so simple it’s scary. Display them on your table for a fun Halloween centerpiece—the whimsical faces will make them the life of any party. —Simple & Delicious Test Kitchen

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Boo! CookiesTaste of Home

Boo! Cookies

There's nothing scary about making or eating these cute cookie pops. Take 'em to a school party or a fall bake sale, and they will be the star of the show!—Krissy Fossmeyer, Huntley, Illinois

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Marshmallow Ghosts

Marshmallow Ghosts

Kids of all ages can help prepare these easy-to-make treats. With just three ingredients that I often keep on hand, they can be put together at a moment's notice.—Nancy Foust, Stoneboro, Pennsylvania

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Boo BeverageTaste of Home

Boo Beverage

Silly spooks formed with whipped topping garnish glasses of this smooth drink made with sherbet, orange juice and bananas. —Taste of Home Test Kitchen

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Ghostly CustardsTaste of Home

Ghostly Custards

You'll hear shrieks of delight when these not-so-spooky pumpkin custards appear for dessert. These ghosts will be gobbled up in no time! —Suzanne Strocsher, Bothell, Washington

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Ghostly Chicken & Pepper PizzaTaste of Home

Ghostly Chicken & Pepper Pizza

My friendly ghost pizza won’t scare folks away from your dinner table. My family loves Halloween, so we like creating fun new recipes like this one. Fill it with whatever pizza toppings you like best.—Francine Boecher, Queensbury, New York

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Lollipop GhostsTaste of Home

Lollipop Ghosts

Kids really love the spooky shapes of these lollipops, and the vanilla flavor pleases everyone. —Sandra McKenzie, Braham, Minnesota

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Cream Puff GhostsTaste of Home

Cream Puff Ghosts

Don't get spooked by these spirited Halloween characters. The cream puff ghosts aren't difficult to make. I form basic cream puff batter into cute little phantoms. —Dixie Terry, Goreville, Illinois

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Ghosts to GoTaste of Home

Ghosts to Go

Are these adorable or what? Little kids would love to eat these treats, made colorful with food coloring and decorated with candy treats. —Taste of Home Test Kitchen

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Quick Ghost CookiesTaste of Home

Quick Ghost Cookies

Spruce up store-bought cookies for the holiday. These are a real hit with "goblins" of all ages. —Denise Smith, Lusk, Wyoming

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Tomato Soup with Cheesy Ghost CroutonsTaste of Home

Tomato Soup with Cheesy Ghost Croutons

Kick off your night of trick-or-treating by making this hauntingly delicious recipe. It’s just like having grilled cheese and tomato soup. We eat it every year on Halloween.—Elisabeth Larsen, Pleasant Grove, Utah

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Ghosts in the Graveyard CakeTaste of Home

Ghosts in the Graveyard Cake

This spooky cake is easy to make and fun to decorate. To save time, bake and freeze the brownies weeks in advance, then thaw at room temperature overnight before decorating.—Taste of Home Test Kitchen

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