Tempting Halloween Snacks: 10 Spooky Finger Food Recipes

Do you dare to try delicious Halloween snacks? Photo: JeniFoto/Shutterstock


Halloween is coming soon. The festival is becoming increasingly popular in Germany for parties and spooky evenings. We’ve compiled 10 ideas for awesome finger foods. do you dare

1 | Mummy sausages

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Mummy sausages are a classic among hearty Halloween snacks – they shouldn’t be missing from any spooky buffet! It is very simple to prepare.

For 10 sausages you will need:

  • 1 roll of shish pastry from the cooled portion
  • 10 sausages
  • 1 egg white
  • 1 tablespoon of mayonnaise
  • 1 tablespoon of ketchup

Roll out the sweet dough and cut into strips about 1 cm wide. Wrap a strip around each sausage. Leave a little eye space at one end. Brush the folded dough with egg white. Place the sausages on a baking sheet covered with baking paper and bake in a preheated oven at 180 degrees (convection oven: 160 degrees) for 15-20 minutes. Leave the sausages to cool slightly. Fill two piping bags with mayonnaise and ketchup. Then rub the eyes of the sausage with mayonnaise, and the eyes with ketchup. Alternatively, you can use black pepper for pupils.



Of course, you can also make mummy sausages with vegetable sausage. You can replace the egg whites with soy cream and vegan mayonnaise works well too.


2 | Puking Pumpkin

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The real highlight of the buffet is the creepy and slightly disgusting pumpkin that makes you want to puke. For preparation you need:

  • 1 pumpkin (eg Hokkaido)
  • 2 ripe avocados
  • 2 tomatoes
  • ½ lemon
  • 2 cloves of garlic
  • 2 tablespoons of natural yogurt
  • salt and pepper
  • tortilla chips

First, scoop out the pumpkin: cut off the top and use a spoon to scoop out the seeds and as much flesh as you like. You can use the pulp later, for example, soup or pumpkin puree. You can clean and roast the seeds.

Draw a scary or funny face inside the pumpkin. It is important that the mouth of the pumpkin face is wide open. Alternatively, you can just cut out the mouth and paint the rest of the face.

Next, make the guacamole. To do this, cut the avocados in half, remove the stones and peels and crush the flesh into a wax. Chop the tomatoes very finely and add the cubes to the avocado. Add the juice of half a lemon, 2 crushed garlic cloves, natural yogurt and salt and pepper to taste.

Place the pumpkin on a large platter and pile the guacamole in or in front of the pumpkin to make it look like the pumpkin is about to throw up. Wrap tortilla chips around or in an extra bowl – a fun Halloween snack is ready!


3 | Terrible raw food

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Halloween snacks don’t always have to be harmful! The creepy raw food is also delicious and a colorful highlight on the buffet.

Different colored peppers are the best for this hearty scary snack. Cut a face into the pepper with a thin knife – you can find some templates for this online. Peppers are other peppers, carrots, broccoli, kohlrabi, etc. you can fill with Of course, other things can find their way into peppers: Rice or meat-filled snacks are more filling, but bread sticks or cheese cubes can be stuffed here too.


4| Cheese broom stick

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Witches are definitely a part of Halloween – and with them the typical witches’ brooms. With just three ingredients, you can conjure up edible witches’ brooms. You need:

  • Pretzel sticks
  • Thinly sliced ​​cheese, such as Gouda or Emmental
  • onions

Arrange the cheese slices on a flat board in front of you. Then use a knife to make fringed cuts in the bottom half. Then wrap the cheese slices around the pretzel stick. Fix everything with an onion stalk – it’s ready!



5 | Coffin sandwiches

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Halloween is the night of the dead. Of course, small, edible coffins should not be missing from the snack tray. Best of all, they are so quick and easy to make.

You will need a sandwich toast (or other bread of your choice) and a topping of your choice. Whether you use cheese, sausage or vegetarian/vegan alternatives with this appetizer is entirely up to you.

Place on top of toast to taste and add another slice of toast for sandwich character. Then cut the sandwiches in the shape of a coffin. You can also now purchase the appropriate cutters online (ADVERT).

If you want, you can decorate the coffins with a cross or the letters “RIP”. For example, use food coloring or balsamic cream.


6 | Monster Burger

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Whether it’s a burger or a sandwich: this hearty Halloween snack is guaranteed to be delicious!

You need:

  • (Burger bun
  • cheese slices
  • gherkin
  • (Vegetable) burger patties, fried
  • olive, pitted
  • Ketchup
  • tomatoes

Cut the loaves. Fill the bottom half with tomatoes and burger patties. Cut the gherkins into slices and cut into the cheese slices. Place both on top of the burger patty to make it look like a wolf’s tongue and teeth. Put ketchup on the burger. The ketchup is allowed to run out a little so that a bloody appearance appears. Now place the top half of the bun on top of the burger.

Fill the crushed olives with a dollop of ketchup or mayonnaise. Chop the olives into toothpicks and stick them on your burger for eyes. Burger monster is ready!


7 | mummy’s toast

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A slightly different alternative to the classic mummy sausages! This hearty snack is also easy to make. You need:

  • to fry
  • ketchup, red spread or tomato sauce
  • cheese slices
  • Black olive

If using toast: Toast the toast. Then spread with ketchup, ketchup, or another red spread of your choice. Cut the cheese slices into narrow strips. Stack them slightly on top of the toast. Olives cut into rings serve as the eyes of the mummy toast. You’re done!


8 | Spider Eggs

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Spider phobia should be really strong with this Halloween snack. But these spider eggs are sure to have a creepy effect on the buffet. These items are needed:

  • 6 eggs
  • 12 Black Olives
  • 2 tablespoons of mustard
  • 3 tablespoons of sour cream
  • 1 pinch of sugar
  • 3 tablespoons cream cheese, natural or herbs
  • Salt and pepper
  • paprika powder

Boil the eggs hard, wash them after cooking and let them cool. Peel the eggs and cut them in half lengthwise. Gently scoop out the yolk with a teaspoon. Collect all the egg yolks in a bowl and mash them with a fork. Mix the yolk mixture with the mustard, sour cream and cream cheese and add sugar, salt and pepper.

Place the cream in a piping bag and fill the empty egg halves with it.

Cut 6 black olives in half. Place one half, cut side down, on top of each egg half. Cut the remaining olives into narrow strips and cover them next to the olive halves to make spider legs. You can add some spice with paprika powder and simulate a slightly bloody look.


9 | Hot dogs with fingers

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Snacks that look like severed fingers are actually a good thing on Halloween. What about this option? You need:

  • Hot Dog Bun
  • Bock or vegetable sausage
  • Ketchup

It’s very simple to prepare: cut the hot dog buns in half.

Cut a “nail” on the top of the sausages. If you want, you can stick a small almond inside the sausage like a nail.

Also, tap lightly where the sausage knots sit.

Place the sausage on the bun and drizzle with ketchup for a gory effect.


10 | Frankenstein’s monster toasts

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Frankenstein’s monster has been at Halloween parties for decades in stories, movies, and costumes. Now also as a hearty snack!

You will need these items:

  • Toast or other bread
  • Black olive
  • guacamole
  • Egg (hard boiled) or mozzarella
  • tomatoes or peppers

Spread plenty of guacamole on toast or bread. You can find a delicious recipe at the beginning of this article or here. Cut two olives in half and place them on the toast for the wolf’s hair.

Now slice a hard-boiled egg or mozzarella and place two slices on the toast for eyes. Olive rings serve as pupils.

You can buy a monster’s mouth with a piece of tomato or pepper.

You can add a scar to the face from narrow olive strips.


We wish you bon appétit with your scary, tasty Halloween snacks!

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