Wednesday, October 26, 2011

Halloween Recipe Round up

That's right, it's just around the corner and I know a lot of people have company over, throw Halloween parties or, like myself, just like to make a few yummy Halloween inspired treats for the kids.

So, with that in mind, I'm going to give you links to some of the yummiest, coolest looking recipes you can whip up for your family this year.

Spider Web Seven Layer Dip @ Divine Dinner Party

Halloween Hors d'ouvres

To make, use mini Halloween-theme cookie cutters to cut out pieces of cheese and meat. Place cutouts on top of various crackers, along with lettuce leaves; use olive pieces to decorate the faces.

Halloween Nachos

Grinning jack-o'-lanterns made from taco ingredients keep the buffet line moving. To make, start with large round crackers, spread with sour cream and/or salsa, and top with cooked taco meat and shredded cheese. Use tomatoes, peppers, and olives to make the jack-o'-lantern faces.

Jack-O'-Lantern Cheeseball

A tasty cheese ball turns into a Halloween-worthy appetizer when costumed in nacho-cheese-flavor chips. To make, roll cheese ball in crushed chips and place on a bed of kale. Cut a black olive into two triangle-shape pieces for the eyes and press into the cheese ball. Press three olive halves into the cheese ball to form the grin. (You might need to remove chips from these areas so the olives stick.) Place a dill pickle on top for a stem.

Tombstone Sandwiches

For a quick Halloween appetizer so good it comes from the graves, serve guests tombstone sandwiches. To make, cut chicken salad sandwiches into tombstone shapes, roll the edges in chopped pecans for a pebbly look, and serve from a graveyard covered in creepy cabbage.

Mummy Dogs

Cook up some 'dogs for an all-wrapped-up take on finger foods. Refrigerated breadsticks do the legwork. Make the appetizer lighter with cocktail wieners and a pinch of the breadstick dough rather than a full breadstick.

Candy Corn Cupcakes @ The Sugar Turntable

Pumpkin Candy Corn Cupcakes @ A Law Student’s Journey

Magic Potion Punch @ Fun and Facts with Kids

Ghoul Punch @ Fun and Facts with Kids

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