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43 Ideas for a Halloween Dinner

By: Jessica Farris, Editor,

Once again, it's the spooky season of ghosts and ghoulish grins, pumpkin patches and patch-eyed pirates who dash from door to door. Welcome the Halloween season with a wholesome home-cooked meal! These 43 Ideas for a Halloween Dinner will help you create the perfect menu.

Every year, kids get the chance to go crazy, dress up and eat more candy than a single human should. If you worry about your children stuffing themselves with sticky caramels and sugary snacks, try filling them up ahead of time with these fantastic Halloween recipes. Soups, squash, pumpkin and more keep this menu healthy and comforting as the weather begins to cool down. Plus, these recipes are a great addition to any party or gathering. All of them are versatile enough that they are perfect all through fall and winter, so save the ones you don't use for Thanksgiving or Christmas. The chapter on Halloween treats will help you create the perfect eerie finale!

Be prepared for autumn—and especially for Halloween—with these incredibly delicious Halloween Dinner Recipes. Dress up as a Grande Dame and dine in style, or just curl up with a cup of soup and a spooky movie!


43 Ideas for a Halloween Dinner

Table of Contents

Halloween Soup Recipes

Halloween Dinner Recipes

Homemade Halloween Treats


Looking for more Halloween recipe ideas? Don't miss our complete collection of over 300 Halloween treats!

Halloween Soup Recipes

Double, double, toil and trouble! Stove top burn and recipes bubble! These autumn soup recipes and stew recipes are so unbelievably delicious, it's scary! Each one offers a different range of flavors to incorporate into your autumn meal. Slurp some soup and feel that spooky spirit!


Carrot Pumpkin SoupMishmash Gypsy Soup


  1. Carrot Pumpkin Soup
  2. Mishmash Gypsy Soup
  3. Halloween Soup
  4. Swamp Soup with Mud Balls
  5. Armenian Pumpkin Stew
  6. Vampire Repellant Beef Goulash
  7. Mushroom Pumpkin Soup
  8. Creepy Swamp Stew
  9. Holiday Butternut Squash Soup
  10. Indian Style Pumpkin Soup
  11. Ginger Acorn Squash Bisque
  12. Squash and Apple Soup
  13. Butternut Squash and Sweet Potato Soup with Ginger
  14. Ginger Acorn Squash Bisque


Halloween Dinner Recipes

Monstrously good meals begin with unforgettable entrees. These delicious Halloween entrees are a healthy alternative to a sack full of candy bars, and they taste so good, it's almost scary! Try these pumpkin recipes, squash recipes, and more!


Harvest FondueApple and Butternut Squash Casserole


  1. Harvest Fondue
  2. Apple and Butternut Squash Casserole
  3. Abobora Refogara Brazilian Stewed Pumpkin
  4. Creamy Pumpkin Polenta
  5. Baked Eyeballs Casserole
  6. Low Fat Lemony Lentils with Pumpkin
  7. Pumpkin Raviolis
  8. Afghan Fried Pumpkin
  9. Beef Stuffed Acorn Squash
  10. Pumpkin and Cranberry Risotto
  11. Roasted Mini Pumpkin Baked Autumn
  12. Ultimade Squash Pasta
  13. Sauteed Pumpkin
  14. Sweet Pumpkin Dip
  15. Chicken with Apple Salsa
  16. Spooky Shepherds Pie
  17. Crispy Jack-O-Lanterns


Find delicious Halloween dessert ideas in our collection of 37 Homemade Halloween Treats!

Homemade Halloween Treats

Finish your festive feast with the perfect sweet Halloween treat. Delicious themed cake recipes, pumpkin pie recipes, and other delectable desserts come together to make the perfect ensemble of sweetness and spooky Halloween spirit. Eat up, before it eats you!


Eternally Doomed Dirt CakeSweet Potato Pumpkin Mousse


  1. Eternally Doomed Dirt Cake
  2. No Fuss Sweet Potato Pumpkin Mousse
  3. Party Pumpkin Pie
  4. Chocolate Pumpkin Muffins
  5. Black Raven Bog with Vanilla Fog
  6. Spiced Apples
  7. Almond Pumpkin Charlotte
  8. Peter's Pumpkin Chocolate Chip Cookies
  9. Grilled Apples with Raisins
  10. Not from Scratch Organic Pumpkin Cupcakes with Mango Icing
  11. Candy Apple Pie
  12. Pumpkin Chocolate Marble Cheesecake


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