These Are the Top Halloween Ideas of 2018, According to Pinterest
It’s go time, goth kids! Every year Pinterest’s Pinfrights Report tracks the year’s top trending and most popular Halloween ideas on the site to find out what are the coolest Halloween trends for the year, and this year’s favorites are an adorable mash-up of creepy-cute snacks and drinks that are as fun for grown-ups as they are for kids.
According to Pinterest, these are the top Halloween food ideas for 2018.
1. Jalapeño Popper Mummies
These creepy-cute “mummies” have been saved more than 138,000 times. They’re made of jalapeño peppers stuffed with cream cheese and wrapped in crescent roll dough, and they’re practically like making pigs in a blanket. The best part is they’re very easy to make look just as cute as the picture. You don’t need a fine arts degree to avoid a Pinterest fail with this recipe — you just need some candy eyeballs. Of the photos posted to Pinterest, they all seem to have turned out looking great. Check out the recipe here.
2. Pumpkin Chicken- and Rice-Stuffed Peppers
These orange peppers cut to look like jack-o’-lanterns have been saved more than 86,000 times, and they are perfect for Halloween dinner. They’re stuffed with shredded chicken, black beans, and rice. They’re so fun you might actually be able to get the kids to eat something before stuffing themselves full of candy. Get the recipe here.
3. Halloween Pretzels
These DIY chocolate-covered snacks are an extremely fun way to turn ordinary pretzels into owls, ghosts, pumpkins, and more, and they don’t take long to make, so if you procrastinate on your Halloween party planning, you’ll still have time to pull these off. These spooky chocolate pretzels have been saved 74,000 times, and you can check out the recipe here.
4. Rotten Deviled Eggs
These creepy, Halloween-themed deviled eggs have been saved more than 66,000 times. A bit of food coloring makes the filling bright green, and the broken-eggshell pattern on the outside makes these look like tiny little dinosaur eggs. Get the recipe here.
5. Ghost Peep Brownies
These ghostly marshmallow brownies have been saved 65,000 times, and they’re a super-easy Halloween treat that’s perfect for bake sales, school events, parties, or anyplace else you need chocolate and marshmallows. All you have to do is top an ordinary brownie with a bit of white frosting and a marshmallow painted to look like a ghost. Check out the recipe here.
6. Graveyard Party Dip
This graveyard party dip with a spooky tree and headstone crackers has been saved more than 63,000 times. Making a dish of party dip look like a graveyard is a very cool idea, and it would work with practically any dip you like. This one is full of taco-spiced seven-layer dip, and the tombstones are tortillas cut out with Halloween cookie cutters and baked until they’re toasty. Get the recipe here.
This Frankenstein-shaped dish has been saved more than 13,000 times. It’s easy to pull off, is cute as heck, and will almost certainly be eaten up faster than you can say “Actually, Frankenstein was the doctor…” Get the recipe here.
8. Broomstick Pretzels
Looking for something to hand out that is not chocolate or candy? All you need are some pretzels, pencils and ribbon to turn pretzel sticks into witch’s brooms. These broomstick pretzels have been saved more than 11,000 times. Check out the recipe here.
9. Happy Ghost Sugar Cookies
These smiling and surprised little ghosts have been saved 11,000 times, and it’s easy to see why, because they are just the cutest things. And they’re bite-sized, so you can eat as many of them as you want. Get the recipe here.
10. Mummy Dogs
These mummy dogs have been saved more than 9,000 times, and they could not be easier. Just use some crescent dough “bandages” and give the dog some ketchup or mustard eyes, and you have an easy finger food that kids will love. Check out the recipe here.
11. Boo-nana Pops
Chocolate-covered bananas make excellent ghosts if you use white chocolate and a couple candy eyes. These cool banana popsicle sticks have been saved more than 7,000 times, and you could even use a yogurt covering if you were looking for a healthy Halloween treat. Get the recipe here.
12. Fog Drinks
If you’re having a Halloween party, you need a spooky fog drink. These have been saved more than 41,000 times, and you can make them kid-safe without alcohol, or spike the bowl for a grown-up party. Check out the recipes here.