Halloween is just around the corner, and for all of you who are planning dinner parties, here are some innovative vegetarian Halloween recipes that'll be a surefire hit with your vegetarian friends. Your meat-loving buddies won't complain either.

Slime soup

Peas, scallion and mozzarella come together in this Halloween-inspired vegetarian recipe to create a delicious green soup. It may look like slime but it tastes far better, for sure.

For more, check out this Slime Soup Recipe.

Simple spooky slaw

This healthy salad combines crunchy orange carrots, purple-red cabbage, dark raisins and sunflower seeds into a true Halloween-colored celebration. A tangy dressing of ginger, maple syrup, lemon juice and olive oil adds an extra layer of flavor. Easy to prepare, this salad is also a great way to get your children to load up their plates with vegetables.

For more, check out this Simple Spooky Slaw Recipe.

Faux stuffed intestines pie

If you like pot pies, you'll love "stuffed intestines," a fun vegetarian Halloween-inspired recipe that combines warm, flaky pie crust with a spicy vegetable and green pea filling. Use your favorite combination of vegetables, spices and sauces for the filling and come up with your own delicious variations of the recipe.

For more, check out this Faux Stuffed Intestines Pie Recipe.

Pumpkin bread

Are you wondering what to do with the pumpkin pieces leftover after carving Jack-O-Lanterns? Spiced pumpkin bread is the perfect answer. You can also substitute pumpkin with any other winter squash in this recipe. Use egg replacer to make this a vegan recipe.

For more, check out this Pumpkin Bread Recipe.

Caramel candy apples

Fall is the season for apples. This recipe uses a combination of dark brown sugar, sweetened condensed milk, dark corn syrup, pure maple syrup and vanilla extract to set off the tart crispness of the apples. Granny Smith and Crispin are the best varieties of apples to use for this recipe.

For more, check out this Caramel Candy Apples Recipe.

Halloween fingers

These almond-flavored "scary fingers" are great to nibble on. Slather on some raspberry jelly for added effect.

For more, check out this Halloween Fingers Recipe.

Spooky ghost meringues

Made of egg whites, salt, cream of tartar and powdered sugar, meringue can be piped very easily into your favorite spooky character. This recipe can also be used to make little snowmen during Christmas.

For more, check out this Spooky Ghost Meringues Recipe.

Pecan-caramel spiders

These spiders have legs of licorice and bodies of gooey caramel and crunchy pecans. Scatter them all around your dinner table for an eye-catching display.

For more, check out this Pecan-Caramel Spiders Recipe.

Know of other vegetarian Halloween recipes? Let us know in the comments below.