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Fun Halloween Dinners
Halloween is such a fun holiday. It’s a chance to get creative in so many ways. One of my favorite parts of Halloween is making everything spooky! That’s why I have been on the search for the perfect Halloween dinner to get my kiddos into the mood before we head out for trick-or-treating.
Some of these are cute and clever, but others are not for the faint of heart! No matter which you choose, the look on your kid’s face is going to be great!
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1. Chicken Boo-dle Soup
Let’s start with cute. How adorable is this Chicken Boo-dle Soup from Morgan Manages Mommyhood? It’s fun, nutritious, and budget friendly as well! Find the full instructions here.
2. Creepy Hands Pizza
This dinner by Maria from Kitchen @ Hoskins is such a great idea! It’s the perfect level of eww for younger kids, but still edible. Hehe! Kids will love cutting out the hands, and pizza is always a favorite. Find the full instructions here!
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3. Monster Chicken Sandwiches
Short on time, but want to whip up an easy Halloween dinner? Try these chicken sandwiches from Amy over at Like Mother, Like Daughter. My oldest would go wild over these! Find the full recipe here.
4. Halloween Meatball Eyes
I can see you looking at this dinner idea like it could be the answer to your Halloween dinner search! Serve this ala mode, toss the meatballs on top of some spaghetti squash, in a bun, or boil up a simple pot of noodles and call it good! Find the meatball recipe over at Everyday Dishes.
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5. Loaded Mashed Potato Spiderweb Casserole
Courtney from Neighbor Food hi the nail on the head with this casserole. This is a dinner that would suit the whole family! It’s classy and simple to make. I call that a win-win. Find the recipe here.
6. Halloween Spaghetti
For all of the pasta fans and time-crunched moms in the world, spaghetti is the solution, like always. This special Halloween Spaghetti looks like a creepy creature trying to crawl off the plate! Find the full recipe over at The 36th Avenue.
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7. Spooky Shepherds Pie
I’m loving this adorable take on spooky ghosts! Shepherds pie is nutritious and frugal. How could you go wrong with this cute idea from Christy at The Girl Who Ate Everything?! Simple answer: you can’t! Find the recipe here.
8. Mummy Hot Dogs
Remember pigs in a blanket? My mom used to add a bit of cheese to them, and they were one of my childhood favorites! Well, these mummy dogs might become a new tradition around here! Learn to make them at Our Ordinary Life.
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9.Halloween Feet Loaf
Amy, from My Name is Snickerdoodle has quite a gory imagination to come up with this one. It is gnarly! I hope that once you cut it up and the resemblance to feet disappears, the kids will actually eat it. In any case, it’s fun! Find the recipe here.
10. Bloody Finger Hot Dogs
Andrea from Salty Canary is a genius. I have seen a few different versions of these bloody finger hot dogs, but these are my favorite because the fingernail doesn’t include a piece of onion-something that my kids would reject instantly! They are so kid-friendly, cheap, and easy to make. Find the instructions here.
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11. Cute Mummy Meatloaf
If you are looking for a less-disgusting interpretation of Halloween meatloaf, look no further! This adorable mummy is a bit more involved but worth the effort if you have the time. Find the full instructions and recipe on First For Women.
12. Mummy Calzone
This would be a great make-ahead recipe. You could easily make it even weeks ahead and pop it into the freezer. If you know that Halloween week will be busy, then this could be a great option! You can thank Elizabeth from Frugal Mom, Eh for this recipe-read it here!
13. Monster Pancakes
Who doesn’t love breakfast for dinner? These fun multi-colored pancakes are sure to please everyone that is anxiously awaiting candy! Alli from Cupcake Diaries shows you exactly what to do to make your own here.
What do you think? Will one of these fun dinners fit the bill for your Halloween themed night? Let me know which one is your favorite in the comments below, and make sure to share this post with your friends!
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