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Top Halloween Recipes 2012

Updated on March 4, 2015
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Jules Corriere is a playwright and theater director. She has written over 40 plays, one of which was performed at the Kennedy Center in D.C.

Spook Up Your October Menu

If you are looking for some fun ways to spook up your October Menu this year, this is the lens for you. Filled with Halloween Recipes both fun and ghoulish, you're sure to find exactly the right Halloween Concoction right here. In this lens you'll find step by step instructions and illustrations to prepare some spooktacular treats. Whether you are looking for a full course meal, or something special to make for a classroom of gremlins, you won't need to look any further.

SPOOKY SPAGHETTI (Pictured at top)


1 Package Spinach Fettucini

Fresh Mozzarella Balls

Green Olives, Sliced

4 cans tomato sauce

1 lb. ground meat

1/2 cup chopped sweet onion

1/2 cup sliced green olives.

3 cloves garlic, minced

1 teaspoon oregano

1 Tablespoon Sugar

1 teaspoon pepper

Brown ground meat, with onions and garlic. Add spices. Add tomato sauce.Add sugar. Add olives. Simmer for at least 30 minutes.

Meanwhile, cook pasta according to directions.

On plates, serve pasta. Top with sauce. Add two fresh mozzarella balls and top each with an olive slice to make eyes. To make it extra creepy, drizzle sauce over the fresh mozzarella.

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Magic Wand Pretzels

Ask the kids to help you make this magical treat!


1 Bag Rod Pretzels

1 Bag White Chips

Assorted sprinkles, sunflower seeds, raisins, anything fun to roll the white chocolate dipped pretzel in.

Melt white chips over low heat.

Dip tips of pretzel rods about 2 inches or so.

Roll the white chocolate dipped pretzel rod in sprinkles and other toppings.


This would make a great Halloween Craft for room mothers. Kids can make and eat their treats in the classroom.

Kraft Food
Kraft Food

Mummy Dogs

My Mummy Used to Make These When I Was Young


1 Package Hot Dogs

1 Package Crescent Rolls

Ketchup and mustard to decorate.

Heat oven to 375

Spray Cookie sheet with non-stick spray.

Cut each crescent into strips and wrap around hot dog. Repeat with remaining hot dogs and crescents.

Bake 8-10 minutes until crescent is golden.

remove from cookie sheet and put on plate.

Make ketchup and mustard dots for eyes.


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Goblin Tacos

1 Package Frozen Meatballs

1 package Taco Shells

Shredded Lettuce

Diced Tomatoes

Shredded Cheese

Sour Cream

Sliced Black Olives

Cook meatballs in over according to directions.

Prepare tacos, leaving the meatballs, sour cream and black olive slices for last. Arrange meatballs like eyes. Dollop with sour cream and add olive slices as eyes.

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Red Devilled Eggs

6 Hard boiled eggs

1/2 cup mayonnaise

1 teaspoon yellow mustard

1/2 teaspoon white pepper

1/4 cup chopped pimento

Peel hard boiled eggs. Slice in half. Scoop yolks into bowl. Add Mayo, mustard, pepper, and pimento. Mix well. Fill egg whites. Decorate with more pimento.

dreamsicle fudge
dreamsicle fudge

Dreamsicle Fudge

Orange Swirls make this the Best Fudge To Serve at Halloween

3 cups white sugar

2/3 cup heavy cream

1 1/2 sticks butter

1 (7oz) jar Marshmallow creme

1 (12oz) pkg. white chocolate chips

3 tsp. orange extract

12 drops yellow food coloring

9 drops red food coloring


Butter a 9x13-inch pan.

In saucepan over medium low heat, combine sugar, cream, and butter to boiling. Cook and stir 5 minutes more, being careful not to scorch.

Remove from heat and stir in Marshmallow creme and white chocolate chips. Mix until chips are melted.

Remove 1 cup and set aside.

To the remaining mixture add 3 tsp orange extract and food coloring. Stir well and pour into pan. Pour reserved mixture over top and swirl mixture.

Cool or chill until firm. Cut into squares.

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Pumpkin Bisque

Served In A Pumpkin Shell

1 tablespoon green onion, chopped

1 tablespoon celery, finely chopped

2 tablespoons butter

1 (16-ounce) can Pumpkin

1 cup water

1 tablespoon packed brown sugar

1/2 teaspoon salt

1/4 teaspoon white pepper

1/2 teaspoon ground cinnamon

1/4 teaspoon crushed red pepper

2 Chicken Bouillon Cubes, crushed

2 cups half-and-half

Oregano or Sage Leaves, for garnish

Sauté chopped green onion and celery in butter until tender.

Add canned pumpkin, water, brown sugar, salt, white pepper, red pepper, cinnamon, and crushed chicken bouillon cubes; mix well.

Heat to a simmer and cook for 5 minutes.

Stir in half-and-half and just heat through, but do not boil.

Garnish with sage or oregano leaves, if desired.

For serving in Pumpkin Shell:

You Will Need 5 small gourds with a relatively flat bottom.

Cut gourd around top, scoop out middle until clean.

Pour Bisque Into Gourds, garnish with sage or oregano leaves, if desired, and serve.

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Please Let Me Know What You Think

What Is Your Favorite Halloween Food? - Do You Like The Recipes You Found Here?

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      6 years ago

      some fabulous recipes, "hosting" a kids party this year so need as much help as I can get!

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      Peggy Hazelwood 

      6 years ago from Desert Southwest, U.S.A.

      Oh, yummy! Your recipe look delicious (and a few gross, which is the point, right?!).

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      Jules Corriere 

      7 years ago from Jonesborough TN

      @WhiteOak50: Thanks so much! I appreciate it!

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      7 years ago

      I am just letting you know that I have featured this page on my Creepy Halloween Recipes page. Happy Halloween

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      7 years ago

      Today I am flying around Squidooville in search of some good recipe pages in celebration of Halloween. I happen to come across this fantastic spooky creepy page filled with yummy spooky ~Trick or Treats~. I wanted to let you know I am dropping off a ~Blessing~ and to let you that you did a fantastic putting this page together!

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      7 years ago from Western Mass

      pumpkin bisque looks delish

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      7 years ago

      Your Mummy Dogs are the cutest thing, I haven't seen them anywhere else, what fun!

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      7 years ago

      I'm getting hungry now. Those tacos look delicious!


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