Pumpkin photo Halloween savory snacks
Pumpkin photo Halloween savory snacks

10 Best Halloween Savory Snack Ideas

Halloween savory snacks always add the perfect complement to the super sweet candy and treats that are normally featured during this spooky holiday.  As a mom, I always wanted to balance a little savory with all the sweets of this fall event.

Whether you like dressing up in Halloween costumes and taking your kids to collect candy from your neighbors, or gathering with friends for a fun, holiday eerie gathering, Halloween is the perfect holiday. This crazy fall holiday didn’t start here in America however.  The history of Halloween dates back thousands of years to the Celtic celebration of Samhain.

So get ready to prepare and serve these easy to prepare and super delicious, Halloween savory snacks for your next get together. I am sure that your friends and family will love these snacks and want them all during the season.  Enjoy!

Cheese and Pretzel Broomsticks

cheese and pretzel broomsticks
Cheese and Pretzel Broomsticks ·©chlovestobake

One of my family’s favorite snacks has always been mozzarella string cheese.  This recipe combines string cheese with pretzels to create the cutest broomsticks, perfect for any Halloween party.  

This Halloween savory snack is the perfect, kid friendly treat to make and enjoy.  Adults also will enjoy gobbling up these adorable broomsticks at your next get together. Just watch these Halloween savory snacks disappear quick!

Debbie Chapman of One Little Project details how to create and present these delightful Halloween savory snacks.

Cheese and Pretzel Broomsticks from One Little Project

Blood and Bones

Blood and Bones appetizer
Blood and Bones ·©thecookingmom

This Halloween savory snack is instantly going to be your family favorite.  Your kids will love to make it, tell their friends all about it and always ask for more!  Consider making a double batch of this recipe, yum!

Every Halloween party needs to add this easy to make, savory snack to the menu.  Amy from The Cooking Mom, details how to prepare this tasty appetizer that your family and friends will love.

Take a chance and make some Bones and Blood appetizers and see your kids howl with delight!

Blood and Bones from The Cooking Mom

Halloween Flatbread Pizza

Halloween Flatbread Pizza
Halloween Flatbread Pizza ·©kateveggiedesserts

No Halloween party is complete without pizza!  This recipe takes 10 minutes to make, is healthy and Halloween ready for your next event.  Friends and family alike can help you create these spooky pizzas designed to delight the child in all of us.

Remember that you can never have enough cheese and pepperoni on these yummy pizzas.  Also Halloween Flatbread Pizzas are a great way to use a variety of vegetables, like peppers, olives, mushrooms and onions.  Be creative and enjoy!

Kristen from Lil’ Lunas provides all the information you need to create these devilishly good Halloween savory snack pizzas. 

Halloween Flatbread Pizza from Lil’ Lunas

Halloween Sushi Balls

Halloween Sushi Balls
Halloween Sushi Balls ·©chopstickchronicles

Everyone seems to like sushi, but it is rarely thought of as a Halloween savory snack.  This recipe proves to be perfect for the sushi lover and creates a Halloween feel to any event.  

These Halloween savory snack sushi balls are a type of sushi called “Temari Sushi.”  Instead of a more traditional sushi roll type snack, this recipe is made into balls, making them easier for you to prepare.

Shihoko from Chopstick Chronicles provides detailed instructions on how to make these super special delicious treats.  Everyone at your Halloween party will be delighted with these exceptional sushi balls and ask you for the recipe. Go ahead and start a new Halloween tradition, serve sushi balls!!!

Halloween Sushi Balls from Chopstick Chronicles

Halloween 7 Layer Dip

Halloween 7 layer dip
Halloween 7 Layer Dip ·©LeighAnneWilkes

What party appetizer is always a favorite any time of year? The answer is of course is a 7 layer Mexican dip.  This recipe creates a yummy Halloween savory snack using the basic ingredients from a 7 layer Mexican dip. You then can very creatively design the dip to include your favorite crazy, spooky Halloween characters.

This Halloween savory snack features a spider and a spider web. So cool!! You can make this 7 layer dip as scary as you can handle.  Have your kids and their friends help you design this delightful Halloween savory snack.

Leigh Anne Wilkes gives you a simple step by step account of how to assemble this perfectly amazing Halloween savory snack.

Halloween 7 Layer Dip from Leigh Anne Wilkes

Easy Pumpkin Hummus

Easy Pumpkin Hummus
Easy Pumpkin Hummus ·©acouplecooks

Pumpkin is one of my all time favorite fall flavors.  What could be better than using pumpkin in a Halloween savory snack appetizer?  This recipe will satisfy your pumpkin cravings and delight your family and friends.

This Easy Pumpkin Hummus takes only about 10 minutes to make and is vegan!  You can use a variety of items to dip into this hummus like pita, veggies, crackers, pretzels, etc.  Let your imagination think of perfect food matches in your kitchen. Be a little daring, spicy tortilla chips anyone?

Sonja and Alex Overhiser from A Couple of Cooks provide this awesomely delicious dip with detailed instructions.  Get started now, yummy!

Easy Pumpkin Hummus from Sonja and Alex Overhiser at A Couple of Cooks

Mummy Chicken Fries

Mummy Chicken Fries
Mummy Chicken Fries ·©Aileencooks

With just a few ingredients you can create these super yummy Mummy Chicken Fries!  Your kids will go crazy for them and your party guests will ask for more.  This is a perfect Halloween savory snack that also can be considered a main meal item for some.

Since chicken fries are the main ingredient in this recipe, you are guaranteed that it will be a big hit.  Who can resist crispy chicken fries?

Aileen Clark from Aileen Cooks provides helpful hints on how to prepare this favorite Halloween savory snack or meal!

Mummy Chicken Fries from Aileen Clark at Aileen Cooks

Halloween Bacon Jalapeno Mummies

Halloween Bacon Jalapeno Mummies
Halloween Bacon Jalapeno Mummies ·©butteryourbiscuit

This recipe is an all time family favorite.  It is super easy to make and adds that spicy kick that my family enjoys!  Remember to add this delicious bacon filled recipe to your next halloween party event.  Just remember to warn everyone (or not HAHAHA) that it is a spicy snack!!!

Halloween savory snacks like Halloween Bacon Jalapeno Mummies will round out your Halloween party table and encourage every to have seconds or more! Remember it has everyone’s favorite ingredient, bacon!

Wendie from Butter Your Biscuit explains how easy this recipe is to prepare.  Dare to share this awesome savory snack with your friends!

Halloween Bacon Jalapeno Mummies from Wendi at Butter your Biscuit

Creepy Hot Dog Worms

Creepy Hot Dog Worms
Creepy Hot Dog Worms ·©holleygrainger

My daughter and her friends just adore this Halloween savory snack.  Creepy Hot Dog Worms uses a favorite all american food, the hot dog!!!

This will become your family’s favorite well beyond the Halloween season.

You can use whatever type of hot dogs you prefer and make this recipe in a snap.  Just think about how fun this would be at a Halloween party or even a Birthday Party!!! Next time you go shopping don’t forget the hot dogs.

Holley Grainger details this easy and fun Halloween savory snack.

Consider serving a Halloween version of Chex Mix as side dish with the Creepy Hot Dog Worms. See Simple Recipe Mom recipe The Best Homemade Chex Mix for 2021!

Creepy Hot Dog Worms from Holley Grainger

Pumpkin Cheese Ball

Pumpkin Cheese Ball
Pumpkin Cheese Ball ·©westviamidwest

No Halloween savory snack list would be complete without a yummy cheese ball.  This is the ultimate creamy cheesy savory snack. No can resist this Pumpkin Cheese Ball. Everyone will be gather around this treat eating away until it is gone. Consider making more than one!

This 3 ingredient cheese ball is super easy to make.  Included in the recipe directions are ideas on how to decorate this super Halloween savory snack into various different Halloween looks.  Have fun!!!

Michele from West Via Midwest will impress you with her great Halloween ideas!

Pumpkin Cheese Ball from Michele at West via Midwest

Recap: the 10 Best Halloween Savory Snack Ideas

So are you ready to try some of these Halloween savory snacks?  

You can incorporate them into your next party or just start serving them to your family as the spooky holiday comes near.  All of these recipes give you a savory way to celebrate the season complementing the super sweet treats always associated with this time of year.

I’m always looking to add new recipes to my list, whether you are a small food blogger or a big one, shoot me an email and I can get your recipe added to my Halloween Savory Snack list. 

Get started now on your favorite recipe today.  You won’t regret it!!!

  • Cheese and Pretzel Broomsticks
  • Blood and Bones
  • Halloween Flatbread Pizza
  • Halloween Sushi Balls
  • Halloween 7 Layer Dip
  • Easy Pumpkin Hummus
  • Mummy Chicken Fries
  • Halloween Bacon Jalapeno Mummies
  • Creepy Hot Dog Worms
  • Pumpkin Cheese Ball

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