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A Mummy Halloween

Updated on October 31, 2014
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Mickie Gee is a retired librarian and a grandmother. She learned all her book-repair tricks on the job!

Everything a Mummy could want this Halloween!

Make your Mummy proud by being different this Halloween! Have a "Mummy" Theme for your trick-or-treaters. Yes, ignore the temptation to decorate with pumpkins and goblins or witches. Stand out from the crowd! I mean, do you really think that a mummy would scare anyone? Of course it would! Are you nuts or something? You could also make your neighbors green with envy by recycling some old sheets to use for your mummy wrappings.

The inspiration for this mummy themed page came from Avery. That company has a wonderful selection of free templates for Halloween. Mummies, vampires, and jack-o-lantern patterns abound. Don't be frightened to check Avery out.

The image of the mummy cupcakes (click to see how I made them!) is mine, by the way.

On this page you will find ideas for food, costumes and decorations for a Mummy Themed Halloween. Just keep on scrolling down.

Got lots of money to spend on Halloween? Then check out this spooky, scary Mummy lawn decoration:

Mummy Party Food!

Wrap up this meatloaf for Halloween:

I think it is just too cute to be gross!

Meatloaf Ingredients:

(Makes a big meatloaf so you can have leftovers for sandwiches!)

2 lbs. lean ground beef or turkey (you can cut this down)

3/4 c. crushed Wheaties Cereal

1/4 c. ketchup

2 T. Mustard

2 eggs

1 T. grape jelly (weird, but it's awesome, I promise!)

1 C. finely shredded carrots

Garlic salt, to taste

Salt and pepper, to taste

Garnish Ingredients:

6-8 lasagna noodles, cooked

ketchup (optional)

2 slices cheese, any kind

2 green or black olives


Since this is not my personal recipe, Please go to Gourmet Mom on-the-go to get the directions. She also has some great pictures of how to turn this meatloaf into a Mummy with the lasagna noodles.

Make Mummy Dogs! - Plus you can buy the cute mummy plate on Amazon!

The plate shown below is just what you need to serve up mummy-licious candies, cookies or cupcakes--OR Mummy Dogs.

Here is a recipe for "Mummy Dogs":

1 can (8 oz) Pillsbury refrigerated crescent dinner rolls or 1 can (8 oz) Pillsbury Crescent Recipe Creations refrigerated seamless dough sheet

2 1/2 slices American cheese, quartered (2.5 oz)

10large hot dogs

Cooking spray

Directions: Heat oven to 375F. 2 If using crescent rolls: Unroll dough; separate at perforations, creating 4 rectangles. Press perforations to seal. If using dough sheet: Unroll dough; cut into 4 rectangles. 3 With knife or kitchen scissors, cut each rectangle lengthwise into 10 pieces, making a total of 40 pieces of dough. Slice cheese slices into quarters (1/2 slice cheese, cut in half). 4 Wrap 4 pieces of dough around each hot dog and 1/4 slice of cheese to look like "bandages," stretching dough slightly to completely cover hot dog. About 1/2 inch from one end of each hot dog, separate "bandages" so hot dog shows through for "face." On ungreased large cookie sheet, place wrapped hot dogs (cheese side down); spray dough lightly with cooking spray. 5 Bake 13 to 17 minutes or until dough is light golden brown and hot dogs are hot. With mustard, draw features on "face."

Recipe can be found at Crescent Mummy Dogs from Pillsbury!

I found another recipe for Mummy Dogs made with refrigerated bread stick dough when browsing the Southern Living Magazine website. Just a slightly different version.

Serve them up on this mummy platter! Too cute!

See the images below of Mummy Dogs made by my step-daughter. Comes with a dip, too.

Mummy Plate makes this wrapped up creature not so scary!

Mummy Dog and fruit caught in a web!

Mummy Dog and fruit caught in a web!
Mummy Dog and fruit caught in a web! | Source

Want the Spider Web Plate? - Mummy Dogs not included.

Here is an eBay generated list of sellers who might have the spider web plates for sale. Yes, hopefully they will be like the plates that my step-daughter's Mummy Dogs are on.

Mummy Dog Dip (just ketchup and mustard!)

Mummy Dog Dip (just ketchup and mustard!)
Mummy Dog Dip (just ketchup and mustard!) | Source

Southern Living Magazine's Mummy Dogs with Spiderweb Dip:

You gotta know that SL Magazine would come up with a new "twist" for Mummy Dogs (aka Pigs in a Blanket). See the video below to see how to conjure up this delightful Halloween Treat.

Southern Living Magazine's recipe for Mummy Dogs--The Video!

Recipes for Mummy Cupcakes - Wrap cupcakes like the monsters you want them to be--The Mummy!

I never knew there were so many ways to make a "Mummy" decorated cupcake. Check out the sites and recipes I have found. Most use chocolate cake for the cakes, but I think that a spice cake would look more like sand. After all, didn't mummies come from the desert?

Mummy Cupcakes: make them at the last minute!
These cute mummy cupcake decorations are my own creation. Yes, I saw lots of cute mummy decorated cupcakes on Pinterest, but I wanted a cupcake that was orig...

Even more links below will take you where you need to be:

  1. Mummy Cupcakes Recipe from Reynolds Wrap
  2. Yummy Mummy Cupcakes
  3. Mummy Cupcake from Scratch! (marshmallow creame icing!
  4. Mickey Mummy Cupcakes look like guess who! What I like about this recipe is the use of marshmallows to make the "fondant" for the wrap.
  5. LOW FAT Chocolate Mummy Cupcakes

One way to decorate a cupcake like a Mummy!

This baker makes it look so easy to ice a cupcake like a mummy!

Mummy Cookies Iced for the Party!


Mummy Cookies to see how to make these cookies! From Skip to My Lou!

If you do not have time to make these cookies from scratch, buy some Pepperidge Farms gingerbread men and ice them in white. That is what I did for the Mummy Cupcakes.

Costumes for Your Little (or Big) Mummy!

Mummy Dressing! Make it at Home! - Costume Ideas Honoring "The Mummy"

Great DIY Ideas for creating delightful mummy outfits. Check back often as this list of cute and scary ideas for Halloween Costumes might be growing!

What happens if you use toilet paper for a Mummy costume:

Do Not Let This Happen to Your Mummy Costume!
Do Not Let This Happen to Your Mummy Costume!

Gauze For Your Mummy Costume: - better than toilet paper!

I read somewhere that you might need 6 rolls of gauze for an adult costume.

Boris Karloff's transformation into "The Mummy" for the 1932 film began "at 11:00 am, applying cotton, collodion and spirit gum to his face; clay to his hair; and wrapping him in linen bandages treated with acid and burnt in an oven, finishing the job at 7:00 pm. Karloff finished his scenes at 2:00 am, and another two hours were spent removing the make-up. Karloff found the removal of gum from his face painful, and overall found the day "the most trying ordeal I [had] ever endured". (Information from

First Aid Only 4" Sterile Conforming Gauze Roll Bandage, 12-Count Bags
First Aid Only 4" Sterile Conforming Gauze Roll Bandage, 12-Count Bags

If you do not use it all, you could wrap up some butter.


Mummy Party Decor!

Music for the Mummy Party! - "Here's The Mummy" and watch the Mummy Dance, too!

"Mad mummy dance in a trance

Wrapped up in himself tonight!"

This is a preview clip from "Mad Monster Party" a movie you can rent for Halloween

Buy Dancin' Mummy on Amazon before he sells out!


I hope I get a chance to dance with this cute fella at my Mummy Party.


Mummy Jokes and Riddles

Make your Mummy Laugh

What did the sign in the Egyptian funeral home say? "Satisfaction guaranteed or double your mummy back!"

What kind of music do mummies like most? Wrap music

Where do mummies go for a swim? To the dead sea.

Why don't mummies take vacations? They're afraid they'll relax and unwind.

Where did I find these funny jokes about mummies? Halloween Mummy Jokes at Lotsa Laughs and Mummydion's Mummy Jokes. You can visit these fun websites for FREE and find more jokes to keep your Mummy happy.

Mummy Games!

How to Play the Mummy Wrap Game... - wrap adults or kids!

Really nice video showing how to play "Wrap the Mummy".

Mummy Games--kid style

It is always a challenge to find fun games for younger party goers to enjoy. To help you out in your party planning for Halloween, here are a few good links with a mummy theme!

Your Mummy Party Games are here:

Learn to Walk like an Egyptian Mummy - Mummy's might be able to walk like this if their arms are wrapped separately.

Steve Martin created this iconic walk on Saturday Night Live a long time ago. When you think about it, Martin's white suit mimics the look of a mummy! How very clever of me to think of this!

Mummies to Inspire Your Party!

Have you seen any mummy movies, lately?

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Give the crowd the Mummy Movie they want to see! - Ancient Classics

Buy your mummy movie from Amazon. Sometimes you can even download movies to your computer immediately! Rent or buy!

Everyone loves watching home movies, right? We all need to be reminded that we are not dried up!

The Mummy
The Mummy

Staring Boris Karloff! Black and white all over!


Don't Be Silent in this "Mummy's The Word" Guestbook! - A Mummy might wash your mouth out with soap if you say something mean!

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    • poetryman6969 profile image


      4 years ago

      Being a movie mummy sounds like an ordeal.

    • Mickie Gee profile imageAUTHOR

      Mickie Goad 

      6 years ago

      @anonymous: I am so glad you found some Halloween Ideas here.

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      6 years ago

      Very cute ideas here - great lens! I'm doing a mummy themed party this year, so this is all very helpful! :D

    • justholidays profile image


      8 years ago

      I definitely think Mummies are fantastic themes for Halloween! Look how gorgeous they are on a Halloween table; whether they're Mummy cupcakes or Mummy-dogs! They're wonderful in a Halloween party where costumed guests dance to the sound of music; have you seen a Mummy dance yet? You prove it, Mickie... there's always a way to wow everyone with a

      Mummy theme.

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      Nathalie Roy 

      8 years ago from France (Canadian expat)

      The meatloaf is just way too scary! I am sure it will be a hit on halloween.

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      8 years ago

      Mmmmmmm ... mummy!

    • KimGiancaterino profile image


      8 years ago

      Oh, those mummy movies scared the heck out of me when I was a kid watching "Creature Feature" on Saturday night. Have a Happy Halloween!

    • Virginia Allain profile image

      Virginia Allain 

      8 years ago from Central Florida

      Very well done! Lots of great mummy ideas for Halloween here. Lots of fun too.

    • Mickie Gee profile imageAUTHOR

      Mickie Goad 

      8 years ago

      @anonymous: Thanks to all who commented about Mummy's The Wordbeing one of the top 40 lenses in the SquidBoo Challenge!. I was surprised and delighted that this lens was so well received.

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      8 years ago

      I love this Mummy theme idea for Halloween. You are right...the possibilities are endless. Congrats on being one of the Top 40 finalists in the SquidBoo contest! Cleopatra and I wish you luck in getting one of those 13 trophies!

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      Amy Fricano 

      8 years ago from WNY

      Mummify-ingly nifty. Congrats on your nomination. So happy for you.

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      8 years ago

      Lots of fun! Good luck on the contest - I'm voting you up!

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      capriliz lm 

      8 years ago

      Love your mummies! Congrats on making it to the top 40 and good luck. I have a lens there too and am very excited.

    • Mickie Gee profile imageAUTHOR

      Mickie Goad 

      8 years ago

      @DecoratingEvents: Thanks for the blessing! I am not sure how a mummy would feel about it, though! LOL

    • Mickie Gee profile imageAUTHOR

      Mickie Goad 

      8 years ago

      @anonymous: Thanks for the comment. I thought it was fun to create this offbeat lens!

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      8 years ago

      Fun lens. Fun treats.

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      8 years ago

      Congratulations! You've been SquidBoo Blasted. Happy Halloween!

    • DecoratingEvents profile image


      8 years ago

      What a great theme. Lovin' it! *Blessed


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