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Frightening Foods For Halloween

Updated on September 21, 2014

Turn Heads And Stomachs With Some Frightening Foods At Halloween

Are you looking for some spooky and frightening food ideas to serve at your next Halloween party? Here are some quick and easy ideas that will frighten just about anyone who tries to eat one.

Place food items in buckets, cover the tops of the buckets with artificial cobwebs, and ask folks at your haunted house to plunge their hands into the goo, and guess what they feel. Coat all of these lightly with vegetable oil for an extra-slimy sensation. Use your imagination and do not be afraid to turn all the food into a frightening delicious dish for all of your guests.

You could even make a game out of each guest trying to guess what the food item is and offer a prize to the one who knows the answer.

Brain Food For Halloween Fun

Brain Food For Halloween Fun
Brain Food For Halloween Fun

Frightening Food Ideas

For Brains use spaghetti squash or wide noodles.

For Fingers use small, rounded carrots drizzled with olive oil.

For Hearts use congeal gelatin in a rectangular cake pan, turn out onto a piece of wax paper, cut piece in half, and use a sharp knife to carve gelatin into a roughly anatomically correct human heart.

For eyeballs use peeled grapes, small boiled eggs, or pimento-stuffed olives.

For Fingernails use pumpkin seeds or candy corn (with the sharp tips cut off).

For Slime use pumpkin pulp.

For Worms use jelly worms, pasta (bucatini is particularly wormy).

For Kidneys use peeled orange sections.

For Organs add flour to peanut butter to make a thick paste, and shape the dough into organ of your choice.

For Bones use rawhide bones (from pet stores) well-coated with vegetable oil.

Other Disgusting Options are Gelatin squares, custard or pudding cubes, mashed bananas, peeled cucumbers, and cottage cheese.

Just use your imagination. Once the lights are off, these items will feel real in a spooky haunted house setting.

Halloween Scary Party Food Ideas

halloween foods
halloween foods

Green Monster Mouths


4 green apples

1 cup peanut butter

Slivered almonds

Place the apple, stem side up, on a cutting board. Cut away 2 halves from 2 sides of the apple, leaving a 1 inch thick center slice with the stem and the core. Discard the core slice. Cut each half into 4 wedges. Repeat with the remaining apples.

Spread 2 teaspoons of the peanut butter on the side of the apple wedge. Top with another apple wedge, aligning the edges to resemble jaws. Insert the almonds to make fangs.

Tip: For best effect, use a crinkle cutter garnishing tool to create a tooth look on the apple wedges.

halloween foods
halloween foods

Candy Corn Pizza


1 package refrigerated pizza crust dough

2 cups shredded cheddar cheese, divided

2 tablespoons paprika

¼ cup white cheese sauce

½ cup shredded mozzarella cheese

1/3 cup tomato sauce

To make the white cheese sauce, mix 3 tablespoons vegetable broth with 3 tablespoons mascarpone cheese in a small saucepan over low heat, until it is melted. Season with salt and white pepper to taste.

Preheat the oven to 400 degrees. Spray a 13 inch round pizza pan with cooking spray. Fit the pizza dough into the pan, shaping as needed.

Place 1 cup cheddar cheese in a medium bowl. Add the paprika and stir until the cheese is evenly colored and set this aside.

Spread the white cheese sauce in the center of the pizza in a 4 inch diameter circle. Arrange the mozzarella cheese on top of the white sauce. Place a 3 inch ring of tomato sauce around the center circle and top with the red colored cheddar cheese. Use the remaining 1 cup of cheddar cheese to create a 1 ½ inch border around the edge of the pizza.

Bake for 15 minutes or until the edge is lightly browned and the cheese is melted and bubbling. Cut into slices and serve.


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