One of the reasons why Halloween is such a fun holiday is because it gives us some fun opportunities to get creative. Whether it’s designing the perfect costume, turning your home into a haunted mansion with wild Halloween decorations, or creating creepy and terrifying appetizers for your guests, Halloween gives us a chance to get our creative brain goo flowing. Here are 20 awesome Halloween food ideas for revolting-yet-delicious treats and meals you can serve for your guests instead of the store-bought Halloween candy.

What’s awesome about these foods is that they all sound delicious but also look absolutely disgusting or terrifying. Whether it’s a platter of sticky stuffed roaches, some zombie brain jello shots, witch finger finger food, or a baby cake that stares directly into your soul, these Haloween snacks recipes are sure to wreak delicious havoc among your guests.

If you’ve got more cool Halloween ideas, let us know!

1. Raspberry Jello Worms on a Bed of Chocolate Doughnut Crumbs

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2. Hot Dog Mummies

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3. Marshmallow and Peanut Butter Dirty Ear Wax Q-Tips

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4. Guacamole Puking Pumpkin

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5. Cat Litter Cake

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6. Witch’s Finger Cookies

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7. Icky Intestine Cake for your Halloween Guests

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8. Childbirth Strawberry Cake

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9. Crap Cookies

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10. Zombie Brain Jello Shots

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11. Unborn Baby Cookies

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12. Snake Cake

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13. Band-Aid Cookies

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14. Carved Skull Water Melons

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15. Toddler Toddy Punch

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16. Cream Cheese- and Walnut-Stuffed Roach Dates

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17. Jello Heart

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18. Turkey Cake

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19. Halloween Ribs

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20. Meat Hand

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