What tasty edibles are brewing in your cauldron this Halloween? A gruesome meatloaf hand? Adorable mummy hot dogs? Zombie finger cookies? We’re looking for a broad range of entries to delight and disgust: from savories to sweets and from cute to creepy. So get in the mood to Frankenstein your food, vampire-up your vittles, and trick out those treats! Share your most inspired Halloween-themed recipes for a chance to win a Vitamix 1300 TurboBlend 4500. All winners will receive a limited edition Instructables Halloween shirt.

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Grand Prize

19 Prizes

Grand Prize (1)

One Grand Prize winner will receive:

Judges' Prize: Cutest Treat (1)

One Judges' Prize winner for the cutest Halloween treat will receive:

First Prize (3)

Three First Prize winners will receive:

Second Prize (5)

Five Second Prize winners will receive:

Runner Up (9)

Nine runner up prize winners will receive:
How It Works

Write an Instructable

Create a new Instructable that fits the guidelines outlined in the contest description above. To be eligible, Instructables must be published between Nov 12, 2013 and Nov 10, 2014 (11:59pm PT).


Upon publishing your Instructable you'll see checkboxes for open contests. Select Halloween Food Contest. If you have entries currently eligible for entry, it will also show up by clicking "Enter this Contest" on the right side of this page.


Entries are accepted by Instructables staff within one business day Monday - Friday. What matters is the submission time, not acceptance time.


A panel of judges made up of Instructables staff and respected members of the community rate the finalists. The averages of the ratings determine the winners.


When the winners are decided they will be notified and announced here on the contest page.