What Are Your Halloween Food Plans?

Halloween is this Friday! What are your food plans? Are you making homemade treats? Hosting a chili party? Making spooky edible brains? How far do you go for Halloween? Do you go all the way to gross-out territory, or do you aim for a more tasteful celebration?

Here are a few good snacks and meal ideas for Halloween. Last year we put together a whole menu for a Halloween dinner.

A Halloween dinner - Inspiration from Martha and beyond
Halloween pancake molds
DIY ghost fruits
Homemade Halloween candy bars from Chow
Chocolate apricots - An easy Halloween dessert for the more sophisticated crowd.
• Any-kind-of-crowd-pleaser: Peanut butter popcorn
• More treats, including not martha's Creepy Crawly Cakes
Halloween candy hierarchy - What's better - Snickers or Twix?

Pictured above are Tombstone Cookies and Dark Chocolate Graveyard Pots de Crème from Sunset Magazine. Get the recipes here:

Tombstone Cookies and Dark Chocolate Graveyard Pots de Crème

(Image: Leigh Beisch for Sunset Magazine)

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Faith is the executive editor of The Kitchn and the author of three cookbooks. They include Bakeless Sweets (Spring 2013) as well as The Kitchn's first cookbook, which will be published in Fall 2014. She lives in Columbus, Ohio with her husband Mike.