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Halloween Food Recipes and Ideas!
Spooky Halloween Recipes, Party Food, and Ideas for Halloween Snacks
Spooky Halloween food is a necessity for any Halloween party! Here you will find a variety of spooky food ideas perfect for any Halloween party or other scary gathering. These recipes and ideas are will inspire you to create an awesome party for get togethers, school parties and other spooktacular events.
Are you wanting to cook up some Halloween dishes with the kids? No problem, be sure to check out the yummy Halloween Recipes for Kids section below!
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Candy Corn Cheesecake Recipe
Halloween Dessert Recipe for Cheesecake
Everyone loves cheesecake! Candy Corn Cheesecake is a perfect idea a yummy Halloween dessert. It's simple and easy to make using a no-bake cheesecake kit, food dye, and the . Wilton Checkerboard Cake Pan Set
What You Will Need:
2 No-Bake Cheesecake Kits (found in the cake section at the grocery store)
Orange Icing Color
Yellow Icing Color
Golden Icing Color
Wilton Checkerboard Cake Pan Set
Step 1. Prepare the batter for both no-bake cheesecakes according the package directions and set aside.
Step 2. Prepare only one crust as directed by the package and place it in the bottom of the pan. Next, insert the divider ring and position it in the center of the pan on top of the crust.
Step 3. Fill the center ring with cheesecake batter 1/4 inch from the top of the ring and smooth out with a spatula. Next, tent the remaining batter yellow using Lemon Yellow and Golden Yellow. Fill the outer ring the same way and smooth it out. Last, add the orange tint to create a candy corn orange and fill the middle ring and smooth over.
Step 4. After your cheesecake has been poured and smoothed out, carefully remove the ring and refrigerate according to the package instructions, usually 2-3 hours.
If you have left over batter fill cupcake tins, candy molds, or other shapes with the batter and pie crust and refrigerate, for more fun Halloween desserts!
* Be sure to follow the instructions carefully, adding the small white center ring first, the outside yellow ring second, and the orange, middle ring last. If not you will not be able to correct the color of the batter.
Tip for Saving on Your Icing Tint- Each icing tint runs around $3.00, for that same price you can by the Wilton Icing Set that includes 12 different icing colors and plenty of colors for all your baking needs. This kit does include all the colors you will need to make the Candy Corn Cheesecake.
Halloween Pizza Mummies - A Great Halloween Recipe for Kids
These spooky Halloween pizzas are the perfect dish for a yummy Halloween finger food dish and are easy enough for kids. Simply add your favorite pizza sauce, cheese and black olives on top of an English muffin, bake until the cheese is melted and serve!
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Halloween Serving Trays Are Great for Decorating Basic Designs
Not into making snazzy decorated food or desserts? No problem. Make the basics and instead of decorating the food, use decorated stands, plates and platter similar to this one to create an awesome theme. Black or orange cupcakes would be perfect on this and very inexpensive!
Spooky Halloween Mummies - Halloween Mummy Dogs!
Spooky Halloween Mummies Recipe
We have all tried 'Pigs in a Blanket' and who doesn't loves those, right? Well, for a spooky Halloween food idea try these cute Halloween Mummies.
They are easy, really cheap, and sure to be a Halloween party favorite!
What You Will Need:
1 can of croissant rolls
1 pack of you favorite brand hot dogs
A little mustard or ketchup- your choice
Step 1. Open the croissant rolls and roll the dough out so that it is one single sheet. It should be rectangle shaped. Lightly roll or press the dough so that the pre-cut lines are joined back together.
Step 2. Use a pizza cutter (or sharp knife) to cut the dough into 1/4 inch strips. Continue until the dough has been cut.
Step 3. Next, wrap the dough strips around the hot dogs, one at a time, starting at the bottom. When you reach the top, leave a gap for the eyes and continue on up. If you run out of dough before finish the hot dog simply add another strip to finish it off.
For more crispy mummies, wrap in a single layer of dough with each piece laid tight against the edge of the previous piece but not over lapping. For more flaky mummies with more breading, slightly overlap each piece.
Step 4. Once your Halloween Mummies are all wrapped, place them on a cookie sheet or shallow baking pan and bake according the directions on the croissants. Watch them closely in the oven and remove them when they are golden brown. Allow them to rest for 1 to 2 minutes and then move them to a plate, platter, or serving dish.
Step 5. Once your mummies are cooled, create the eyes with dots of mustard or ketchup!
Step 6. Serve and enjoy!
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Another great way to decorate simple foods. Use this tray for veggies, chips, dips, candy and other foods.
Halloween Veggie Tray - Jack-O-Lantern Veggie Tray Idea
Halloween Veggie Tray Idea
How cute is this Halloween veggie tray by Taste of Home? Not only is it cute but, this is a wonderful ideas for healthy Halloween snacks!
Simply arrange baby carrots on a circle, slide in two dishes for the eyes and one for the nose. Create the mouth using cucumbers and the stem using broccoli. Fill the dishes with your favorites dips and enjoy! You can find the complete recipe at Fun Halloween Food by Taste of Home.
Deviled Eyeball Eggs
These Deviled Eggs Make for a Great Halloween Finger Food!
Deviled Eyeball Eggs are another easy Halloween finger food idea. Simply make your egg mixture as you normally would and add in a few drops of green food coloring. Top with a slice of black olive and a pimento. Create the blood shot eyes using a dye marker and tah-dah! You've got deviled eyeball eggs!
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Learn to create delicious, Spooky Halloween foods such as Halloween snacks, desserts, drinks, finger foods and more, with these Halloween Recipe Cookbooks!
Halloween Dessert Recipe Tip!
While searching for Halloween recipes for your Halloween party, don't forget the most obvious- the easy stuff! You can turn any dessert recipe into a ghoulish, spooky, haunted dessert by adding food coloring, Halloween candies, Halloween picks, and decorations. Sometimes, the most simplest Halloween recipes are those you make year with a few added details.
More Spooky Halloween Food Recipes by The Party Animal
You can find all these spooky Halloween food recipes at The Party Animal Blog. These tasty Halloween recipes are great for kids to make, finger foods, snacks, and parties!
Halloween Treats Recipe Book
This Halloween Treats cookbook comes with dozens of awesome Halloween Dessert Recipes and ideas!
Spider Web Cake
Creepy, Crawly, Halloween Dessert Idea!
Turn your favorite cake into a spooky Halloween dessert by covering the cake with vanilla icing and dipping a toothpick into thinned chocolate icing and drawing a web, Keep dipping your toothpick as needed. You can also use colored icing gels and colored icing using an piping bag and a small tip.
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Halloween Food Decorations
Turn even the most basic Halloween desserts, snacks, and cupcakes into Spooky Halloween Food! You can find a huge variety of Halloween picks and other food decorations HERE.
These are a great example of the cute options available for decorating Halloween food. This particular set includes 72 picks decorated with ghosts, spiders, pumpkins and bats. Perfect for kids!
Halloween Recipes for Kids
These easy-to-make recipes are great for kids. The links below will take you to several different Halloween recipes for kids so that they can enjoy the family time together while creating spooky foods!
- Chocolate Marshmallow Witches Recipe for Kids
Chocolate Marshmallow Witches using marshmallows, Reece Cups, and Hershey Kisses.
- Halloween Cake Pops for Kids
The best Halloween kitchen crafts to make with kids.
- 35 Spooktacular Recipes for Kids
35 Easy, Fun Halloween Recipes for Kids
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