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Open glove and put a piece of corn candy into the tip of each finger. These are the "fingernails". Fill the gloves with cooked and cooled popcorn. Tie with colorful yarn and put spider ring on one finger.
You can buy a package of 100 of these gloves at the Dollar Tree. I apologize for not having the candy corn and spider ring on the one I did hurriedly today to give you the idea of the finished product. The most difficult part is getting the popcorn down into the finger parts, but well worth the reaction of those who receive them!
Source: From either Woman's Day or Family Circle magazine approximately 10 years ago.
By southeastgeorgiapeach from Jesup, GA
A great treat for a Halloween potluck.
Total Time: 40 Minutes
I have been collecting Halloween treat recipes for many years. Some of these are from parents of children that my kids went to school with and some from their teachers. Some recipe are from Mrs. Julia Kenyon who gave me her Halloween Popcorn Ball recipe that she made for 30 odd years for all the neighborhood children right before she died. Others have come from the parents of my grandchildren's friends. I hope you enjoy them all.
For round pattern, pipe chocolate in 5 or 6 circles around top of cookie. Pull the point of a wooden pick across chocolate circles from the center to the outer edge. Repeat 8 or 10 times, spacing evenly across top of cookie.
For linear pattern, pipe chocolate in parallel lines, about 1/4-inch apart, across top of cookie. Pull the point of a wooden pick diagonally across lines. Let stand at room temperature until chocolate is firm. Yield: 6 dozen
A quick way to dress up your snack table at a Halloween party is to make a cheese ball pumpkin jar.
How many times have you put olives on your fingers? Here's a fun food display where the icy fingers display the olives.
Fun for adult party or for kids! To make a haunted forest, first create trees. Cut bottoms from stalks of broccoli to make 6-inch broccoli trees. Slice beets about 1/2 to 3/4 inch thick to make a base for broccoli trees.
Make any kind of cake that you like. Remove a slice and put a little plastic jack-o-lantern on top of the cake. Smear some icing on the pumpkin's mouth and tell the kids Mr. Pumpkin ate the cake.
This is a simple way to decorate your sandwiches for Halloween. Great as an appetizer or sent as a fun school lunch.
These are fun to serve at a Halloween party. Lay sheets of waxed paper on cookie sheets. In a heavy, tall glass tumbler, melt the white chocolate chips in the microwave 30 seconds at a time, stirring with a chop stick till melted.
Line baking sheet with wax paper. Insert sticks into stem ends of pears. Melt bark according to package directions. Dip pear into bark spooning over top to coat evenly.
A quick healthy snack for ghosts and goblins around your household.
Recipe for Monster Munch. Combine popcorn, cereal and pretzels in a large bowl. Melt 1 cup marshmallows, chocolate morsels, peanut butter and margarine in sauce pan over medium heat, stirring constantly.
This page contains a mummy hot dog recipe. These tasty mummy dogs are perfect as a Halloween snack or for dinner.
This is a guide about making Halloween "tongue" sausages. If you are looking for a new Halloween appetizer try making these simple sausage snacks.
This is a guide about making a jack-o'-lantern soda bottle. Decorate a large bottle of orange soda to serve at your Halloween party.
A favorite meal that can be prepared in a festive way for Halloween. This guide is about making jack-o'-lantern stuffed bell peppers.
Combine cottage cheese, sour cream, onion soup mix and carrots in a bowl. Add 4 or more drops of food coloring. (You want enough to make it have that wonderful yellow vomit color.)
These spooky breadsticks are perfect for a Halloween party. They are quick and easy to make too.
These easy appetizers will make a fun addition to any Halloween party. Try them with your favorite mustard, hot sauce or catsup.
Squeeze a one inch circle of cheese in center of each cracker. Top with a corn snack. Makes as many as you like.
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My kids are having a Halloween party this year. I was hoping that someone might have some gruesome, gory, or creepy food recipes. I have looked at several sites but it seems that most have the same ones over and over again...
Delaine in GA
I've seen cupcakes with gummy worms on them. ALMOST enough to keep me from eating a cupcake! Also once a long time ago in our youth group they turned out all the lights and we sat in a circle while they read a scary story and passed around paper cups of things we were supposed to feel. When they talked about the man's hair they had corn silk in the cup, the next cup had grapes in it and it was about his eyeballs. Maybe this would start you thinking about some ideas. Good luck.
Last Year for Halloween I made devilled eggs. After cooking the eggs (most of the way, until they are firm.) I removed them from the pot and rolled them across the counter to crackle the shells. Then I placed them back in the water to which I added a large amount of red food coloring. When they were completely done I removed them from the water and let them cool. Upon deviling I added a little blue coloring to the yolk mixture and a sliced black olive to the top. Arranged on a platter they make a great representation of bloodshot eyeballs.
Additionally I made "ladies' fingers". I made meatballs in the shape of fingers and inserted an almond into the tip. After cooking and glazing with Sweet and sour sauce (preferably something red) they look quite gruesome.
An old microwave recipe I used to make for regular parties was crunchy breadsticks wrapped in bacon strips and then rolled in parmesean cheese... I did these for a halloween party once and labeled them as skin and bones...really grossed people out but the food was good. We also bought pasta made with squid ink (the taste was normal - just black color) and put it in red sauce...called it Medusa's hair.
We aslo made stew with veggies and chunks of meat and sausage and called it "greasy grimy gopher guts" - the food was normal, it was the creative naming that made it gruesome...
For one of our halloween parties, we had a floating hand in our punch bowl. A day or two prior to our party, I cleaned both the inside and outside of a rubber glove, then filled it with punch, secured the end tightly so that it wouldn't leak and then froze it. I layed it in the freezer with the fingers slightly separated and bent. When I made the punch, I removed the rubber glove and put the frozen hand in the punch. Using punch of a different color really makes the hand stand out in the punchbowl.
A gross food item you could make is "Kitty Litter". You put unwrapped tootsie rolls in a bowl of granola.
Also along those lines, here's a gross game you can play. Blindfold the kids, put their hand in a CLEAN potty chair and tell them to squeeze whatever they find. Inside you've placed a peeled banana! The ultimate gross out!!
A couple of years ago I bought a hollow skull from Walmart. I took it home and washed it out very well. Then made spaghetti. I put lots of sauce in a pan and added blue food dye until my sauce turned a purple/red color. I mixed the noodles with the sauce and placed it all inside my skull head. My kids thought it looked neat, "just like brains". Then before I served dinner I tipped the skull over on its side, on a plate and it looked like brains oozing out of a head.
We also used the skull to make jello in. That looked very strange.
Try this site: http://www.just .com/inxkgr.html lots of neat stuff
For a Halloween prank, you might have the children be blindfolded and place their hands in a bowl of cold grapes. It is such an eery feel. We did it at a Halloween spooky walk event. and the children were amazed to find out the "yuky" feeling item was only a bowl of grapes
I'm not sure of what sites you've tried but here's a couple with some different refreshment ideas and recipe archives to scan over to get your imagination going:
Hope this helps,
Another idea along the same lines of creepy food items when kids are blindfolded is to take freshly cooked, drained spaghetti, hot right out of the colander and put it in a deep rounded plastic bowl. Refrigerate immediately. When preparing for the party, take the cold spaghetti and gently flip it over into a shallow bowl so that the "molded" part is up. Have kids run their hands over it and tell them it's brains.
Another good one is just plain whole kiwi fruit. It's fuzziness creeps them out, especially if you tell them it's something scary.
Jello works well too, chop it all up after it's set. Tell them it's guts. You just add a little milk or cream to the cold part of the water to make it opaque. Use red, green and purple mixed together.
Hot dogs that are covered in ketchup hooked together by their casing works well for intestines. I've creeped a few adults out with these ideas too.
I made a kitty litter cake and it was so realistic we couldn't eat it. Especially loved the "turds". Kids love this kinda stuff.
Make meatballs but shape them like poops. You can add corn for an extra touch of grossness. Serve them in a bedpan with wipies.
I made a Human shape out of meatloaf and then left a scooped out section where the stomach is, and patted the scooped out meat into a patty in the shape of the scooped out section of the human body to use as the lid. I then added green olives sliced for the eyes and almonds slivers for the teeth. I baked at regular temp for a meatloaf. On top of the stove I made some spaghetti with sauce, to serve as the guts. When the meatloaf, cadaver was done spooned the spaghetti/sauce into the scooped out section of the cadaver and put the meat lid on it. Served on a plate and told a creepy story about a cadaver that me the mad scientist needed help with. My family loved it even my 70 year old mother.
If you use grapes for eyeballs, don't forget to peel them. They are much slimier that way.
I got one for you... I laughed so hard when I heard this. Get an unused bed pan. Put yellow jello with baby ruths in it!! So Gross but Fun!
Cut the rind off of a couple chilled watermelons and present the red pieces as chunks of chilled flesh.
Mr. Blue's Toilet Bowl Punch
Get some blue koolaid and make it up.
Put Hershey's kisses in an ice cube tray, one for each section. Then add water. Freeze.
Add your "poop" ice cubes to blue koolaid, and there you have it, toilet bowl punch.
Barf!--cream corn and peas.
THIS ISN'T A FOOD RECIPE..BUT FOR DECORATION, TAKE A GLASS JAR FILL IT WITH WATER AND A FEW DROPS OF RED FOOD COLORING, ADD A FEW PLASTIC BODY PARTS, EAR,NOSE,FINGER
OR MAYBE A GLOW IN THE DARK FACE MASK
I'm having a Halloween party and I have the decorations set but I need a little help on ideas with the food. I have eyeball ice cubes and I'm putting little plastic spiders on toothpicks but what else can I do? Thanks!
Jenny from Milwaukee, WI
My DIL had bat cupcakes-- dark icing, cut hershey for ears, candy corn for teeth and m&ms for eyes- a dot in the middle. cute
Does anyone know where to get the bowls used for the pretzel candies? They are white and one says BOO and the other says EEK.
A few years ago I made a fun dessert for my husband's Halloween party at his work. It was called "Roadkill something ". It used cherry/raspberry pie filling and was similar to a cobbler type dessert, and looked a bit disgusting like something squished on the road; but got excellent compliments on its tastiness. Now I have a need for it again and can't find the recipe. Anyone have any ideas or suggestions?