5 Spooky Halloween Snack Ideas For Your Picnic Party

Whether you’re hosting a Halloween party in your backyard or at a local park, these snack ideas are sure to add to the spooky mood and make the night extra memorable.

Red Velvet Cookies

With a deep red color, these red velvet cookies are made to look delicious and bloody. But not to worry, no chocolate lover will be able resist these at your Halloween party or picnic. For the recipe, you’ll need all-purpose flour, cocoa powder, baking soda, salt, unsalted butter, brown sugar, granulated sugar, eggs, red food coloring, vanilla extract, and semisweet chocolate chips.

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Chocolate Skeleton Cookie Cupcakes

For this recipe, simply bake vanilla cupcakes, top with butter cream cheese frosting, and sprinkle with pink, yellow, or green Nerds candy. You can use a gingerbread cookie cutter to shape the chocolate cookies and then decorate with white frosting in a skeleton pattern to create a spooky addition to your colorful cupcakes.

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Black Cat Cookies

Afraid of a black cat taking a walk on a full moon night? Well, this Halloween recipe features black cocoa cookies in the shape of a cat placed onto white sugar cookies glazed with white frosting to resemble a white moon on a spooky Halloween night. You’ll need to bake both types of cookies and use black and silver luster dust to paint over the moon.

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Witch Cupcakes

Every witch at your Halloween party or picnic will let out a gleeful cackle once they see these mini masterpieces. You need chocolate cupcakes, vanilla buttercream, gel food coloring, mini and full size cupcake liners, double sided tape, and toothpicks. 

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Halloween Cake Pops

Decorate these cake pops with drops of red food coloring, spiders, and skeleton hands and add a ghoulish and gory treat to your dessert table. You’ll need two cups of cake crumbs, ½ cup of buttercream, 1 ½ pounds of white candy melts or dark chocolate, coconut oil, silicone cake pop molds, wooden craft sticks, red gel food coloring, and fondant.

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If you’d rather leave the food prep and game planning to the experts, call Picnic People to schedule a free consultation. We’re happy to take care of the planning and execution so you can spend time enjoying your Halloween picnic or party!

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