Spook your little ghosts and goblins this Hallows’ Eve with easy to make sinister snacks and haunted Halloween fare. Offer up creepy cuisine that will get the entire family in the spirit for the season’s most wicked celebration.
Keep the sugar bugs at bay this month by offering up healthy alternatives for your little monsters to munch on. The more creative the concoction, the more fun it will be to eat, ghastly goodie or not.
Turn a pumpkin into a dip bowl by cutting a small circle into the top of your gourd and scooping out some of the flesh. Fill a small vessel with hummus, or your favourite dip, and place it in the pumpkin. Serve with assorted fresh vegetables for a killer classroom snack or preschool party food.
Halloween-inspired edibles need not only be served as a snack. Deadly dinners are equally as fun for families. Serve “baked bloody bones”, otherwise known as chicken wings baked in a mild barbecue sauce, or “swamp water”; broccoli soup with mini garlic toasts. The Family Fun website is filled with plenty of petrifying ideas like Pizza Mummies and Worms on a Bun.
No Halloween celebration would be complete without a selection of sinful sweets. Homemade sugar cookies can be cut into broomsticks, bats, cats, spiders, pumpkins and witches hats. Cupcakes can be decorated with candy and designed to resemble menacing monsters and one-eyed aliens.
Marshmallows can also be fashioned into an assortment of dreadful delights like Franken-Mallow Heads and Monster Mash-Mallows. If you really want to terrify the kiddies, a creepy creature cake would be just thing to serve.
If preparing a Franken-feast is out of the question, spooky sippers can be easily whipped up and are just as mischievous.
Here’s to a devilishly delicious Halloween!
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