We’ve always been fans of fun, last-minute Halloween dinner ideas for the kids, and this year more than ever, I think a lot of us need last-minute ideas. ( I’ve gotten a little used to putting things off in 2020, that’s for sure).

So if you need some last-minute Halloween dinner ideas too, we have you covered. Whether you want to go full out with a themed halloween dinner or keeping it a little more simple like the ideas here.

And yes, parents, it’s okay to keep it simple. There’s no winning in Halloween dinner.

At top: Hot Dog Mummies at Beyond the Chicken Coop

Related: 8 astoundingly creative Halloween snack trays to fill the bellies of your ghosts and goblins

Baked Egg Eyeballs at Toaster Oven Love

Halloween breakfast for dinner? That’s something we’ve never done at our house before, but with these spooky-fun Halloween breakfast for dinner ideas, from savory to very, very sweet, I’m in. I particularly think the Baked Egg Eyeballs Halloween breakfast idea from Toaster Oven Love is incredible. So simple, but so fun.


Last-minute Halloween dinner ideas: Throw a bunch of snacks together, like this incredible snack board at Fork and Beans

Brilliant last-minute dinner hack: snacks!  We have lots of yummy ideas in this post on non-candy snack ideas, from Ritz-cracker spiders to creepy Addams Family apple snacks. And be sure you don’t miss these 8 eerily creative Halloween snack boards, too. This Halloween Snack Board from Fork and Beans is perfectly on theme without requiring a MFA to complete it.


How hilarious are these vegan meatball Eyeball Subs at C It Nutritionally?

A little cream cheese and an olive is all you need to turn a delicious meatball sub into an eyeball sub to really gross your kids out at dinner. But I love this recipe for vegan meatball Eyeball Halloween Dinner Subs at C It Nutritionally. They’re so hearty, your family will be plenty satisfied with beans instead of meat.

Related: Boo! 13 deliciously spooky Halloween dinner recipes that make you the fun parent.

Last-minute Halloween dinner ideas: Mummy Pocket Sandwiches at Twisted Noodle

My kids usually want a quick Halloween dinner so they can get on to the fun stuff, and even if we’re staying home I don’t think this year will be any different. So I might take a cue for an easy last-minute Halloween dinner idea from some of our favorite easy Halloween lunch ideas, like mummy hot dogs and monster sandwiches. And these Ham & Cheese Mummy Pockets at Twisted Noodle do look pretty tasty too.

Halloween dinner ideas: Eyeball Skillet at Strawberry Blondie Kitchen

This Eyeball Skillet recipe t Strawberry Blondie Kitchen has seriously spooky appeal. It’s super-quick because those are store-bought fried mushrooms there; nothing from scratch! You could use store-bought meatballs too, and you probably already have most of the other ingredients in your pantry already for a last-minute Halloween dinner idea that your kids will adore.


I mean, how gross are these Bloody Finger Hot Dog Bites from Travel Cook Tell. Deliciously gross!

For a truly fun and truly last-minute Halloween dinner idea, I dare you to serve these Bloody Finger Hot Dog Bites with a recipe from Travel Cook Tell. They’re so gross! In the best way possible. I rediscovered them in our post on 7 semi-homemade Halloween snack ideas, which include ideas besides hot-dog fingers. Like Bride of Frankenstein guac, for example, should you want something that’s not quite as gross.


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