If you’re looking for QUICK and EASY Halloween potluck ideas for work, school functions or Halloween parties this is the curated countdown list for you! The food, desserts, snacks and drinks can really make or break any spooky event! So don’t let your party be a dud and check out these creepy recipes!
When it comes to a work, school or Halloween parties…we’re usually pressed for time as it is. If so, take it easy on yourself and make one of the many EASY Halloween potluck ideas we have on our list.
We have tons of ideas that range from zero effort to total moonshot. We think you’ll find something that’ll make that work or school potluck super fun! All of these Halloween potluck ideas are fairly easy to transport or make at the destination. We’ve also made sure they are family friendly (no alcohol).
In this post you’ll find tons of easy Halloween dessert ideas, easy Halloween snacks, easy Halloween drinks and easy Halloween food that can be prepared in larger quantities the night before a Halloween party at work or school!
Easy Halloween Potluck Ideas
These are easy to make and so fun to decorate. Everyone is going to love this fun dessert where salty meets sweet and life is SO, so good! This ultimate spooky party mix has white chocolate, Bugles, pretzels, rice Chex, and cheerios with fun ghost faces, and witch hats.
This Halloween dessert dip is SO EASY to make with just a few easy to grab ingredients from the grocery store. A little food coloring and edible googly eyes (sold year round at Walmart) and you have a really tasty, dessert dip. It’s easy to turn this into an impressive Halloween charcuterie or snack board by adding already made dippables like vanilla wafers, cookies, pretzels and sliced fruit. It’s almost…dare I say…. a healthy Halloween appetizer! This one is perfect for classroom Halloween parties!
The perfect Halloween cupcakes for your fall party or Halloween potluck! These delicious witch unicorn cupcakes are simple to make and easy to decorate. The kids will certainly be thrilled to see these.
You can whip of a batch of these NO BAKE, Vampire Fang Cookies last minute for work parties and get togethers. They’re SUPER easy! With just a few inexpensive ingredients from your local grocery store you’ll have a fun Halloween themed dessert that is a crowd pleaser! It’s the perfect Halloween potluck idea!
These NO BAKE witch hat cookies are super easy and oh so cute! They come together quickly with just a few ingredient to make the perfect sweet treat for your Halloween potluck party!
This quick and easy orange sherbet punch recipe is perfect for work potluck parties! Just a few inexpensive ingredients come together to make this orange, fizzy pumpkin themed party drink.
Here is another NO BAKE masterpiece! Ding dong bats are easy to make, last minute Halloween party crowd pleasers. With just a few simple, store bought ingredients you can whip up a batch in no time. Your co-workers will love you for it!
These cake mix cookies bake up light and fluffy giving the appearance of bubbling ooze! They’re perfect for themed parties and you can change the colors and flavors to suit any taste! Each batch makes two dozen cookies so you can easily feed a crowd.
Who doesn’t love pumpkin spice ANYTHING! This quick and EASY dip can be made in 15 minutes the night before your potluck with a few grocery store staples. This dip travels and refrigerates nicely to work or school. I like the idea of setting it up as a part of a Halloween charcuterie.
You’ll totally frighten your coworkers with these super skelly bread dip and breadsticks. They have a realistic appearance and taste amazing. Watch this spooktacular appetizer disappear!
Serve your co-workers, school room or Halloween party guests a tray of Halloween nachos this year! They’re loaded with taco meat, beans, lots of topping and gooey melted cheese. It has everything you love about supreme nachos with the added spooky twist of homemade bat-shaped tortilla chips. You can heat this up in the microwave and tops with chips for a quick and easy Halloween potluck meal.
This no bake Halloween treat is SO easy! Candy melts, chocolate, Halloween sprinkles and a microwave is all that it takes to make this fun and cute Halloween snack for a crowd!
You can get super creative with these Halloween pudding cups and some gel food coloring. Change up the color and flavors for a unique Halloween dessert with an impressive presentation factor. Just a couple boxes of Jello pudding & people will thing you’ve been up all night making this single serve dessert!
These candy corn layered cupcakes look like candy corn when you bite into them! This is the EASY version that uses boxed cake mixed and a secret ingredient that makes it taste like they were made from scratch!
This creepy Graveyard Milkshake has candy skeleton hands reaching out like a graveyard. Then it’s topped with cookie crumb “dirt” and yummy jello worms! What’s a party without ice cream anyways?
These black velvet cupcakes are gluten free and taste so soft, sweet, and perfect! Made with sugar, baking powder, salt, eggs, buttermilk, unsalted butter, pure vanilla extract, and black food coloring. Piping the icing is super easy with no decorating experience required.
This is one of my favorite NO BAKE Halloween potluck ideas for work! They look so elegant and classy but come together quickly…and who doesn’t love cheese!?!?!
If you’re looking for a real crowd pleaser try these Eye of Toad Halloween Milkshakes! This spooky treat is made with cookies and cream ice cream, green coloring, whipped cream, red blood gel and topped with a gummy eyeball.
With food safe glow in the dark splatter paints and spatula to spread the icing, decorating this cake is a breeze. Who doesn’t love making fun and easy Halloween treats?
If you’re looking for EASY Halloween potluck ideas for work this one is near the top of the list! Rice Krispy treats go together super quick and easy with just a few ingredients and a microwave…it’s practically NO BAKE!
This chicken and rice stuffed, orange pepper jack o lantern will be the hit of any potluck! You can get creative with the filling and stuff it with whatever you want!
This is one of my favorite Halloween potluck ideas for work because it doesn’t get any easier than this! Take some delicious donuts from the local bakery and add plastic vampire teeth and glue on some M&Ms with store bought frosting. Everyone loves donuts and it will be a fun surprise to come to work or school and see these staring back at you when you open up the box.
This is the perfect easy meal to take to a Halloween themed potluck! Throw everything into a crockpot the night before and have soup ready in the morning. What a unique and EASY Halloween potluck idea!
I love these spooky spiderweb marbled cakesicles with orange and wrapped in spooky marshmallow webs. They have an orange-flavoured candy melt shell and filled with an orange sponge cake buttercream mix.
One of my favourite things about spider food desserts is that you can make them in so many different flavour combinations and decorate them however you fancy!
I make these mummy jalapeno poppers every year for our Halloween party and EVERYONE snaps them up the moment they come out of the oven. If you want to WIN that Halloween potluck, party or school function you gotta bring the mummies!
Looking for the very best Leftover Halloween Candy cupcakes? Simple to make, and so good, They are super fun for anyone who loves unicorns, but these cupcakes are also perfect for Halloween too.
These SPOOKY looking Halloween brownies are mixed together in minutes too so you can be ready for a potluck in a flash!
Looking for a totally delicious and easy to make Halloween party appetizer? This easy peasy Halloween snack board is so cute with just the right amount of spooky! It’s filled with fruit, veggies, cheese, and even meat for the perfect balance.
This blood red velvet cocoa will surely steal the show with its smooth and creamy taste and texture. The measurements are easily multiplied so you can make up a large batch for a crowd. With ingredients like milk, chocolate syrup, heavy cream, and powdered sugar- you can’t go wrong.
Turn No Bake Brownie Bites into a tasty and frightening snack by stuffing them into chocolate ice cream cones and decorating them with gummy bats. These little creepy bat caves for Halloween are a ghoulishly fun party food.
This spooky drink is marvelously fruity with lychee eyeballs. So if you’re looking for a healthier drink option without processed sugars try this Petrifying punch! All you need for the ultimate color and flavor is canned lychees and blueberries!
These Pumpkin Cheesecake Brownies are easy-to-make with a striking graphic look from Dutch Processed cocoa powder in the recipe. These brownie pumpkin cheesecake bar ideas are so delicious too so make a big batch.
Graveyard brownies are a spooktacularly EASY recipe for a potluck, classroom party or Halloween party! It has rich chocolate brownies, store bought cookies and Halloween candy.
You can totally KILL IT with this Halloween Charcuterie Board at your next spooky soiree! So much selection and so much class…your guests will be impressed!
Instant Pot Halloween Sugar Cookies are so simple and fun with super easy directions. Just add 1 cup of water to the Instant Pot, put the trivet inside, put the cookie balls into the trivet, close the lid and high pressure cook for 3 minutes. Read more inside the post!
I can’t help but to love the soft and chewy texture of homemade meringue. These piped and fluffy treats only require a few ingredients and come together quickly for last minute Halloween party, work party or school classroom Halloween parties!
Halloween Double Chocolate Chip Spider Web or Mummy Cookies will delight your friends and family. It’s easier than you think to use melted marshmallows to create spiderwebs and mummy faces plus they tast amazing.
A basic Chocolate cookie recipe gets a spooky Halloween glow up with piped skeletons on top! Super easy even if you don’t have expert icing skills.
Halloween sprinkle cookies are soft, vanilla, and topped with candy sprinkles. This simple spooky treat is made from scratch in less than 30 minutes! So if you want a fun treat idea for a Halloween potluck and don’t want to spend hours in the kitchen- these are for you.
These classic Monster Cookies have peanut butter, oats, chocolate, candy eyes, colorful sprinkles, and M&MS’s! I love this Halloween potluck idea for work because you can take just about any of your favorite cookie recipes…add Halloween themed candy, sprinkles & eyeballs and turn it into the perfect potluck dessert!
Sometimes you need a pleasant little treat that doesn’t consume a huge chunk of time to make. There’s nothing more quick and easy than no bake popcorn ideas. This classic idea is sure to please a crowd too.
These Halloween Frankenstein Rice Krispie Treats are perfect for a potluck, a school party, or just a fun family treat. So if you need a quick and easy snack for Halloween this is the perfect recipe for You!
If you want a healthier option learn how to make gummy eyeballs using real-food ingredients. They’re fun to make, SUPER GROSSSSSSS and yet super tasty! This is a Halloween party must have!
Dirt cake is the perfect Halloween potluck or party recipe. It has tons of crushed oreo cookies, chocolate moose and a moist cake layer. Topped with gummy worms….the various yummy flavors and textures that make this spooky dessert frighteningly delicious.
These mummy hotdogs only need two store bought ingredients and are so easy to make! Kids love helping make them too. This is a fun lunch or dinner idea that’s quick, easy and so stinkin cute!
Make this Halloween Cream Soda Punch Recipe for a fun creepy drink that kids love! It’s a sweet, fizzy, green, and gray drink for a crowd. All you need is Mountain Dew, Green Gatorade, Heavy Cream, Black Food Coloring, and Spooky Gunmies – like eyeballs, spiders, worms! Easily make it adult by adding
Optional – Bacardi Coquito Coconut Cream Liqueur.
I hope you enjoyed this HUGE list of Halloween potluck ideas for work or school. You will be the hit of the potluck when you bring any of these delicious Halloween recipes. These food, dessert and drink ideas are so spooktacukar – the festivities will be frighteningly fun.
What should I bring to a Halloween gathering?
Bring a quick and easy treat to a Halloween gathering! Recipes that do well are individually packaged or finger foods so people can stand and eat while they socialize. Look for recipes that will feed several people. Recipes with a spooky twist and Halloween colors will impress everyone at the party. Finally, make sure it’s something that you can transport relatively easy or make onsite quickly.
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