Halloween Platters

Plain cheese plates begone! Spice up your party with these hair-raisingly good platters inspired by classic symbols of the Halloween season.

Scary Spreads

Upgrade from your usual selection of store-bought chips, dips and candies with these homemade snack platters inspired by classic Halloween themes.

Pumpkin Cheese Ball

This adorable cheese ball gets its pumpkin-orange coloring from ground-up cheese puffs while the stem is cleverly stolen from a bell pepper.

Get the Recipe: Pumpkin Cheese Ball

Crispy Treat Witch's Hat

Get crafty with this edible witch's hat: chocolate-flavored rice cereal, green food coloring and edible gold dust transform ordinary crispy rice treats into a sweet Halloween centerpiece.

Get the Recipe: Crispy Treat Witch's Hat

Candy Corn Cheese Tower

Tap into your inner sculptor and make some edible Halloween art with cheese -- three different kinds, to be exact! Cheddar, goat cheese and a red wine and paprika-brushed Monterey Jack represent those iconic candy corn colors.

Serve with cheese knives and a bunch of your favorite crackers and watch this cheese tower disappear.

Get the Recipe: Candy Corn Cheese Tower

Spider Web Guacamole

This webbed guacamole is a super-easy way to make a themed appetizer for your next Halloween party. Mexican crema (or sour cream) is used for the web and black olives make an edible spider. Carve an avocado skull as a scary bonus.

Get the Recipe: Spider Web Guacamole

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