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Easy Halloween Eyeball Recipes

Updated on February 5, 2018
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Sharon is a certified Human Resources Manager with a passion for writing. Halloween is a favorite holiday and an opportunity to dress up!

Halloween Eyeballs

Are you looking for a Halloween treats recipe? Look no further because these eyeball themed Halloween treats recipes range from the super simple to the highly detailed and everything in between.

The variety of recipes below are perfect not only to serve at kids parties but also to set up as a fun activity for the party goers to make themselves. This will sure save you some time and keep the kids entertained. Let's not forget the adults though, eyeballs can be served as a healthy and elegant meal. Yes really! Take a look at the Caprese recipe below for a prime example.

Halloween Treats to Make - Italian Cuisine Eyeballs....Here's Looking at YOU.

Caprese
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Healthy and Scary All at Once

Don't these appetizers look realistic? Are you having a dinner party to celebrate Halloween? These edible eyeballs are as delicious as they are authentic looking. It is a very impressive and beautiful display you can create and serve on a large platter. This recipe is super easy to put together and very healthy for kids and adults alike. It's particularly stylish looking for an adult dinner party.

You really get the feeling that all eyes are on you don't you? Impress your guests with this platter of eyes. You can learn how to put this plate together at Halloween Eyeball Caprese.

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Eyeballs in Your Drink

It's easy to prepare these eyes and then place them in a bowl of murky water for instant Ghoulish drama. This recipe is "no cook" and easy to prepare.

The eyes are made from radishes and olives so the kids may not take to them and perhaps not even some adults. Even if they don't get eaten they do make a great decoration for the serving table. The are very realistic looking just follow the recipe below but to kick it up a notch there is a video demonstration of how to make these as a Halloween party martini drink. Now that's more like it!


Ingredients

  • 12 Radishes
  • 12 Green Olives with pimiento

Cook Time

Prep time: 20 min
Ready in: 20 min
Yields: 12

Instructions

  1. First peel the radishes leaving behind some long thin skin fragments to give the look of blood vessels in the eye. The thinner these are peeled the more realistic they will look!
  2. Now using a small knife or the tip of a vegetable peeler, dig out a small area at the top of the radish the size of your olives.
  3. Place your olives firmly into the hole with the pimento side facing upwards.
  4. Yup, you're done wasn't that easy? Now let's eat them. Okay, these are not going to be popular with the kids and frankly most adults, but they are great accents and so easy and fun. Think of this recipe as more of a craft and check out the demonstration below.......
Cast your vote for Ravishing Radish Eyeballs

Radish Eyeballs Demonstration

Super Easy Eyeball Garnish! The Step by Step instructions for making a martini with these radish eyeballs. That is one way to enjoy your very healthy radish eyeballs with a drink to wash it down.

Cook Time

Prep time: 10 min
Cook time: 15 min
Ready in: 25 min
Yields: Makes 24 eyeballs

Baked Cheese Eyeballs - Yummy!

  • 1/2 tsp. salt
  • 1 tsp paprika
  • 1 c. all purpose flour
  • 2 cups shredded cheddar cheese
  • 8 tbsp (1/2 cup) chilled butter
  • cut up into cubes
  • 24 olives with pimento

Instructions

  1. Mix the salt, paprika, and flour together and set aside
  2. Put the cheddar cheese and butter in a food processor fitted with the metal blade.
  3. While the machine is running, slowly pour the flour mix into the feed tube and stop as soon as the mixture appears combined. Do not over-process.
  4. Take about 1 teaspoon of the mixture and form it around an olive completely with the exception of leaving the large end with the pimento facing outward. Place on a baking sheet with "eye" (pimento part) looking upward at a slight angle.
  5. Repeat for all of the olives and refrigerate at least 1 hour or overnight.
  6. Note: The eyeballs can be frozen by being placed in the freezer uncovered and once frozen, put in a freezer bag making sure to squeeze out all the air, and seal firmly. Bring them to below room temperature before baking they should be cold but not frozen.
  7. Line your baking sheets with parchment paper and bake the eyeballs in a 400 degree F preheated oven for about 15 minutes.
  8. Serve warm! These are great for a make ahead treat. And the kids will love them.

Cook Time

Prep time: 15 min
Ready in: 15 min
Yields: Makes 25 - 30 eyeballs

Carrot Eyeballs - Simple, Simple, Simple

  • 6 Carrots
  • Spreadable cream cheese
  • Pitted black olives

Instructions

  1. Peel and cut the carrots into one inch chunks
  2. Top each carrot with a tiny scoop of cream cheese
  3. Top the cream cheese with a black olive cut in half
  4. Voila, a platter full of eyes, jeepers creepers where you get those peepers!

Gluten Free Halloween Eyeballs

If you or someone you love is on a gluten free diet, no worries! Here are some scary gluten free Halloween eyeballs.

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Now for some fun: Jeepers Creepers Where Did Ya Get Those PEEPERS! - Where Did Ya Get Those EYES!

Now, I don't care what the weather man says

When the weatherman says it's raining you'll never hear me complaining

I'm certain the sun will shine, I don't care how the weather vane points

When the weather vane points to gloomy, it's gonna be sunny to me, when your eyes look into mine

Jeepers Creepers, where'd ya get those peepers?

Jeepers Creepers, where'd ya get those eyes?

Gosh all git up, how'd they get so lit up?

Gosh all git up, how'd they get that size?

Golly gee! when you turn those heaters on, woe is me

Got to get my cheaters on

Jeepers Creepers where'd ya get those peepers?

On, those weepers how they hypnotize, where'd ya get those eyes?

Where'd ya get those eyes?

Where'd ya get those eyes?

Savory Eyeballs

© 2012 Sharon Bellissimo

Will You Try These Eyeball Recipes? - WILL YOU??

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    • PaigSr profile image

      PaigSr 

      4 years ago from State of Confusion

      When voting on this type of snacks the eyes have it. Sorry puns are always fun. And by the looks of things so might these. Only one way to find out. And that is to make some.

    • TapIn2U profile image

      TapIn2U 

      5 years ago

      Want something scary and yummy at the same to spice up you Halloween party? Try this! Fantastic lens! Sundae ;-)

    • Adventuretravels profile image

      Giovanna 

      5 years ago from UK

      OK your lens was starting to creep me out by the end! lol. Eyeballs have a way of doing that. Brilliant recipes -easy and such fun. Great lens -thanks for the ideas. Boooooo!

    • takkhisa profile image

      Takkhis 

      5 years ago

      It is just a great idea for Halloween, thanks for sharing :)

    • victoriahaneveer profile image

      victoriahaneveer 

      6 years ago

      Those Italian eyeballs are hilarious! Got to make those!

    • chas65 profile image

      chas65 

      6 years ago

      Thanks for the originality of a very different Halloween article.

    • EMangl profile image

      EMangl 

      6 years ago

      haha, they l00k great :-)

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      Beverly Lemley 

      6 years ago from Raleigh, NC

      Very cool eyeballs! Man, they look real, too! Yikes! I appreciate the inclusion of GF ~ that's bonus with me! My grown up, adult son would really love these! He would be shocked if I made them, though! Very cool lens! B : )

    • gatornic15 profile image

      gatornic15 

      6 years ago

      I don't think I can handle eating eyeballs, even the fake ones, but my teenage son would definitely love the idea...Blessed

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      JoshK47 

      6 years ago

      I very well may! Thanks so much for sharing! Blessed by a SquidAngel!

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      The Falcon Press 

      6 years ago from Los Angeles, California

      I probably will if I finally have a Halloween party!

    • CozyKitty profile image

      CozyKitty 

      6 years ago

      If time & tide permit, I'll definitely try some of these. Bloody/bloodshot eyeballs are a classic for halloween!

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      banapple 

      6 years ago

      Yes, they will go perfectly with the spiderweb deviled eggs I'm going to make :)

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