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Halloween Party Ideas For A Spooky Soirée

This is a sponsored post written by me on behalf of Ellio’s Pizza. All opinions are 100% mine.

It’s a spooky time of year, when many mini-ghouls are trick-or-treating and many adults are having their at-home costume parties late into the night. Scary fun happens after dusk just once a year, and we love to celebrate with our friends.

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The food is an important part of the Halloween party, and you pretty much only need three things to keep guests happy- pizza, candy and soda. Since the rest of us get to have fun in costume, we thought the Ellio’s Pizza should join in the fun and dress up spooky too! So I let the kids have at it, and they created some perfect Halloween pizza (Tip: These are created with baker’s candy eyes and cupcake topper spider leg toothpicks):

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You can choose any kind of Ellio’s pizza for a haunted hit, but the pepperoni pizzas are perfect when you want something that looks like pumpkins. With a gourmet edible marker, we decorated our pepperoni to look like terrifying pumpkins, and in addition to it being a fun way for the kids to get creative with their creepy selves, it really dressed up the party snacks! (Tip: Dab the pepperonis with a napkin before drawing to take some of the natural moisture away):

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ellios halloween

Ellio’s Products have been around for over 5 decades and originated right here on Long Island where we live, so they are a welcome guest at all our family parties. They are value-priced and cook up in 10-14 minutes (depending on your appetite for gooey-cheesy vs crispy-crunchy), so you can make batch after batch and keep all the wizards and monsters in your home happy until the witching hour. Find Ellio’s with the Ellio’s Pizza Store Locator and connect with them on Facebook, Twitter and Tumblr for special offers, recipes and great ideas!

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  • Robin

    I love this idea. I am going to a Halloween party this weekend and might make those.

  • Ann Bacciaglia

    I love the pepperoni faces. We are having a Halloween party this year. I will have to make a few of these snack ideas.

  • Stacie

    These are really cute ideas. I love the burlap wrapped glasses. They’re adorable.

  • Pam

    I love the idea of using an edible marker to add spooky faces. You could do that to so many foods!

  • Catherine S

    A pizza party sounds like a great idea. It would make a great quick and easy dinner before Halloween.

  • Meagan

    That pizza would make the perfect party food! Such a fun Halloween idea!

  • Betsy Segars

    Scary or not, that pizza looks so good! I love the creative ideas for Halloween!

  • These are great ways to make your meal more fun. Those Ellios pizzas sound really good.

  • Toni

    These are so totally fun! I love the idea of having something more substantial on the Halloween buffet table to stick to the ribs. You’ve made them so fun and spooky too. Love this.

  • Joyce

    I like the edible marker too. I enjoy Elios a lot. They are a little lighter in calories than some of the other frozen pizza.

  • Christie

    I love the idea of jazzing up your pizza for the season! My kids would adore these ideas

  • Jody

    I love the idea of a pizza party, how fun! Sounds like Halloween will be great at your house.

  • Kristi

    Fun ideas! Love the eyes on the pizza. No Ellio’s near us, I am going to ask our grocery store if they can order it in.

  • Crystal

    Our house is the starting point for trick-or-treating every year. Since it’s a Saturday this year, it’d be extra fun to have our neighbors join us for a pizza party ahead of time.

  • Jeanine

    My kids would love this. Especially the spider pizza. Too fun.

  • Chrystal

    I love, love, love your decorations. I am one of those people that love rustic, but I also love some Halloween type decor year-round.

  • Raijean

    Love this simple and straight to the point. I’m going to have to try their pizza.

  • Shell

    Two of my kids would be thrilled if they could have pizza every day. I haven’t seen this brand before, I’ll have to look for it.

  • Marcie W.

    I love the fun and simple spooky ideas you featured here. Pizza always makes my kids happy but these added touches would be super cool!