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100 Gross-Out Food Ideas for Halloween

From Blood Curdling Cakes to Kidney Popsicles

— October 21, 2013 — Special
You might encounter some scary leftovers lurking in the back of the fridge on occasion, but the only time you really want to see gross-out food is around Halloween. Despite being slimy, gooey and possibly green in appearance, the novel foods made around this time of year are ultimately still edible and most likely quite tasty if you can get over their unappealing appearances.

Even if you're not the best chef, putting together these dishes and desserts should come easy, especially since there is some leeway with brains, body parts and other creepy edibles that are meant to look like they are decaying.

As scary as they may be, anyone brave enough to take a bite of these gross-out foods will hopefully end up screaming more with delight than fright.
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Vampire-Friendly Recipe Books
Vampire-Friendly Recipe Books
Jonathan Cameron's Vamp: High Tea Edition Features Bloody Recipes
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95
Bloodsucker-Focused Drinks
Bloodsucker-Focused Drinks
The Vampire-Inspired Cocktails are Deviously Delicious
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94
Somber Cemetery Snacks
Somber Cemetery Snacks
These Graveyard Cupcakes are So Cute, They’re to Die For
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93
Sweet Blood-Hued Snacks
Sweet Blood-Hued Snacks
The 'Red Velvet Swirl Brownies' Are Scrumptious and Aesthetic
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92
Severed Finger Stoppers
Severed Finger Stoppers
The Scott Nelles 'Hand of the Artist' Wine Plugs are Butchered Bronze
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91
Undead Sweet Treats
Undead Sweet Treats
Zombie Pops from StarlingSkies are Tastefully Gruesome
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90
Poisonously Sweet Treats
Poisonously Sweet Treats
Matt Bites Whips up Some Scary Apples for Halloween
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89
Instructive Anatomical Sweets
Instructive Anatomical Sweets
Miss Insomnia Tulip's 'Breast Cupcake' Shows Biological Diagrams
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88
Blood-Red Brownie Swirls
Blood-Red Brownie Swirls
These Red Velvet Brownies Fix Themselves as a Delicious Dessert
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87
Cranial Candy Creations
Cranial Candy Creations
Embrace Your Inner Zombie with the Giant Gummy Brain
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86
Arachnid Breakfast Entrees
Arachnid Breakfast Entrees
The Albino Black Widow Deviled Eggs are a Creepy-Crawly Eat
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85
Undead Rabbit Suckers
Undead Rabbit Suckers
The Zombie Bunny Lollipops are a Gruesomely Fun Easter Candy
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84
Gory Anatomy Confections
Gory Anatomy Confections
The Forkz Eyeball Lollipops are a Spooky Treat to Give this Halloween
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83
Creepy Crawly Confections
Creepy Crawly Confections
Spooky Ice Cream Sandwiches are the Perfect End to a Hip Halloween
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82
Morbid Monkey Desserts
Morbid Monkey Desserts
This Darkly Decorated Cake is Inspired by an Indiana Jones Flick
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81
Disturbingly Diseased Cupcakes
Disturbingly Diseased Cupcakes
UK Baker Educates Others About Sexual Health Using STD Cupcakes
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80
Ornate Organ Confections
Ornate Organ Confections
These Anatomical Macarons are Not for the Squeamish
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79
Unappetizing Earwax Confections
Unappetizing Earwax Confections
Play a Trick on Your Friends with These Gross Candy Gummies
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78
Zombie Delicacy Cupcakes
Zombie Delicacy Cupcakes
These Halloween-Inspired Cupcakes Look Good Enough to Eat
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77
Enticing Ghoulish Condiments
Enticing Ghoulish Condiments
Use the Eyeball Salt and Pepper Shakers to Spice Up a Meal
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76
Mystical Sea-Inspired Fish Curations
Mystical Sea-Inspired Fish Curations
The Saucy Mermaid Sushi by Sarah Alonzo is Tempting
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75
Sweet Serial Killer Cupcakes
Sweet Serial Killer Cupcakes
These Bloody Stabbed Halloween Cupcakes Channel Murderous Tendancies
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74
Sweetly Demented Chocolate
Sweetly Demented Chocolate
These Morbid Treats are Perfect for the Oddball in Your Life
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73
Film-Inspired Spooky Treats
Film-Inspired Spooky Treats
The Ectoplasm Slimed Popcorn Goes Perfectly with a Scary Movie
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72
Gory Organ-Shaped Desserts
Gory Organ-Shaped Desserts
'Anatomically Correct Heart Macaroons' are Deliciously Ironic
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71
Junk Food Anatomy
Junk Food Anatomy
The French Fries Skull Demonstrates Skill and Restraint
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70
Gelatinous Anatomy
Gelatinous Anatomy
Make This Valentine's Special with the Gummy Heart
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69
Zombie Food Treats
Zombie Food Treats
The 'Body Parts Sushi Gummy Candy' Assumes the Undead Have Sophisticated Taste
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68
Disturbingly Delicious Cocktails
Disturbingly Delicious Cocktails
The Blood and Bones Cocktail Will Give You Something to Chew On
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67
Killer-Inspired Frozen Treats
Killer-Inspired Frozen Treats
The Coolhaus 'Killer Combo' Ice Cream Sandwich is Dexter Themed
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66
Zombie Food Trucks
Zombie Food Trucks
The Mark Jankel 'Gory Gourmet' Restaurant Serves Up Brain Food
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65
Freaky Female Desserts
Freaky Female Desserts
The Women in Horror Cake Pops by Miss Insomnia Tulip are Intricately Creepy
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Undead Jello-Brained Desserts
Undead Jello-Brained Desserts
The Zombie Cake by Artisan Cake Company is Incredibly Life-Like
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63
Morbid Chocolate Confections
Morbid Chocolate Confections
These Dark Chocolate Skulls from Fancy are Spooky and Tasty
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62
Unborn Baby Bonbons
Unborn Baby Bonbons
The Gummy Fetus is a Terrifying Little Treat
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61
Popping Pupil Treats
Popping Pupil Treats
Create Your Own Creep Eyeball Mountain Using Eyeball Cake Pops
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60
Spooky Blood-Spattered Sweets
Spooky Blood-Spattered Sweets
The Dexter Cupcakes Pay Tribute to the Premier of Dexter Season 7
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59
Bizarre Bodily Fluid Cocktails
Bizarre Bodily Fluid Cocktails
These Anatomical Cocktails Look Like Bodily Fluids
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58
Candy Larva
Candy Larva
Handmade Beetle Chocolates
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57
Walking Dead-Bitten Treats
Walking Dead-Bitten Treats
The Zombie Cupcake Will Make You Think Twice About Eating Pastries
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Bloody Brain Chocolates
Bloody Brain Chocolates
These Zombie Truffles Celebrates Zombie Awareness Month
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Eyeball Sushi Sweets
Eyeball Sushi Sweets
The Sushi Body Parts Halloween Candy is Sweetly Morbid
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Sweet Staring Suckers
Sweet Staring Suckers
The Eyeball Lollipops are the Perfect Hard Candy for Halloween
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Gruesome DIY Goodies
Gruesome DIY Goodies
Blood Slide Candy in Honor of the 'Dexter' Season Premiere
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Animal Skull Wedding Cakes
Animal Skull Wedding Cakes
This Death by Chocolate Cake is Deliciously Gruesome
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Undead Wine Glasses
Undead Wine Glasses
The Zombie Hand Goblet is Sure to Make Your Guests Scream
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50
Oozing Gore-geous Confections
Oozing Gore-geous Confections
These Chocolate Zombie Heads Will Have You Screaming for More
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Creepy Crawly Candies
Creepy Crawly Candies
These Insect Lollipops Will Scare Your Guests
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Frightful Foot Desserts
Frightful Foot Desserts
The Nevie Pie Cakes 'Fungus Toe Nail Cookies' Are Haunting
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Blood-Drenched Birthday Cakes
Blood-Drenched Birthday Cakes
The 'Kill Bill' Cake by Barbarann Garrard is a Gruesome Confection
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Spooky Candy Dispensing Devices
Spooky Candy Dispensing Devices
The Zombie Head Gumball Machine Will Give You Treats & Nightmares
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Simple Gruesome Dishes
Simple Gruesome Dishes
This Simple 'Worms in Dirt' Halloween Recipe Looks Gross But Tastes Great
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Horrifying Human Remain Chocolates
Horrifying Human Remain Chocolates
These Gruesome Halloween Treats Will Scare and Delight Guests
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Hyperrealisitc Serial Killer Cakes
Hyperrealisitc Serial Killer Cakes
This Dexter Morgan Cake Lets Fans Consume Their Favorite Killer
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Creepy Hyperrealistic Desserts
Creepy Hyperrealistic Desserts
Chocolate Baby Heads by Conjurer's Kitchen are Roughly Newborn-Size
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Delicious Fanged Desserts
Delicious Fanged Desserts
The Vampire Caramel Apples Make the Perfect Halloween Confection
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Macabre Ice Cubes
Macabre Ice Cubes
The ‘Death Chill' Tray Makes Frozen Skulls For Your Bloody Mary
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Gruesome Edible Eyeballs
Gruesome Edible Eyeballs
The Bloodshot Chocolate Eyeballs are the Perfect Sweets for Any Party
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38
Dazzling Nocturnal Cakes
Dazzling Nocturnal Cakes
Improve Your Haunting Holiday with These Itty-Bitty Bat Cupcakes
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Festive Bloody Bone Suckers
Festive Bloody Bone Suckers
Vintage Confections Makes Festive Halloween Lollipops
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36
Killer Cupcakes
Killer Cupcakes
This Halloween Cupcake Recipe Serves Sweet Revenge on a Platter
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35
Detached Limb Desserts
Detached Limb Desserts
The Buried Alive Bundt Cake is a Totally Spooky Halloween Cake
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Bloody Organ Baking
Bloody Organ Baking
This Bleeding Heart Cake Shows an Eerily Accurate Aorta
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Brain Food Sculptures
Brain Food Sculptures
Sara Asnaghi Creates Delicious and Mindful Works of Art
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Giant Cerebral Fruit Desserts
Giant Cerebral Fruit Desserts
The Watermelon Brain is a Healthy Snack Alternative for Halloween
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Dismembered Chocolate Treats
Dismembered Chocolate Treats
Magicians Fingers by David Bradley is the Answer to Ladyfingers
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Kidney Popsicles
Kidney Popsicles
DRL Diabetes Ads Turn Organs into Treats
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Edible Insect Gifts
Edible Insect Gifts
From Worm Crisps to Roasted Scorpion Snacks
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Cannibalistic Christmas Dinners
Cannibalistic Christmas Dinners
Terrifying Photoshopped Turkey Roasts
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Veined Anatomical Desserts
Veined Anatomical Desserts
The Human Head Cake is Intricate and Terrifying
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Gory Anatomy Confections
Gory Anatomy Confections
Helga Petrau-Heinzel Bakes Body Parts Out of Marzipan
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Disturbing Bird Desserts
Disturbing Bird Desserts
The Roast Swan Cake by Conjurer's Kitchen is Incredibly Realistic
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Cannibal Jello Molds
Cannibal Jello Molds
The Heart Gelatin Mold is Perfect for Halloween and Valentine's Day
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Horror-Inspired Desserts
Horror-Inspired Desserts
Gillian Bell's Slice Skin Cake is Totally Gruesome
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Edible Appendages
Edible Appendages
The Meat Hand is Made Out of Meatloaf and Tastes Delicious
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Bloody Heartbreak Baking
Bloody Heartbreak Baking
The Lily Vanilli Velvet Bloody Red Cake is Realistically Creepy
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Chocolate Suicide Bombers
Chocolate Suicide Bombers
Stephen J Shanabrook Uses Sweets to Create Morbid Art
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Edible Human Limbs
Edible Human Limbs
These Eerie Severed Finger Cookies Will Scare One’s Guests
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Anatomical Cupcakes
Anatomical Cupcakes
Moist Brain Treats for Sweet-Toothed Zombies
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Barbaric Bread
Barbaric Bread
Fresh Baked Heads
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Impaled Nobleman Confections
Impaled Nobleman Confections
These Game of Thrones Cake Pops are Bloody Delicious
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Cerebral Cupcakes
Cerebral Cupcakes
The Bloody Zombie Brains Cupcakes are Spooky
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Blood Curdling Cakes
Blood Curdling Cakes
The Annual Eat Your Heart Out Competition Whets the Appetite With Blood
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13
Surgery-Replicating Sweets
Surgery-Replicating Sweets
These Annabel De Vetten Creepy Cakes Will Gross Anyone Out
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12
Gruesome Confections
Gruesome Confections
The Brain Cake Brings Out the Zombie in All of Us
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Anatomical Holiday Cupcakes
Anatomical Holiday Cupcakes
Eat Your Heart Out With Gory Romantic Cakes at the London Dungeon
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10
Gruesome Anatomy Desserts
Gruesome Anatomy Desserts
The Fungus Toe Nail Cookies & Bloodied Ear Cookie Pops are Horrifying
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9
Spooky Halloween Snacks
Spooky Halloween Snacks
These Zombie Cupcakes Look Too Good to Eat
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Serial Killer Cakes
Serial Killer Cakes
These Dexter-Themed Desserts are Deliciously Graphic
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Squirmy Edible Insects
Squirmy Edible Insects
The Jell-O Worm Tutorial is the Perfect Spooky Treat for Halloween
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Deliciously Gruesome Treats
Deliciously Gruesome Treats
The Zombie Head Cheese by Not Martha is Halloween Appropriate
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5
Disgusting Deliciousness
Disgusting Deliciousness
Goulish Halloween Snacks
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4
Confined Cranium Cakes
Confined Cranium Cakes
These Brains in a Jar Cupcakes are Terrifyingly Delicious
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3
Edible Eyeballs
Edible Eyeballs
6 Terrifying Dishes to Freak Out Guests at Zombie Parties
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2
Blood-and-Gore Baking
Blood-and-Gore Baking
Lily Vanilli Zombie Cupcakes Will Be Hitting Harrods for Halloween
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Beastly Baking Themes
Beastly Baking Themes
10 Halloween Cupcakes
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