Foods and games are the most anticipated elements of Halloween that all children eagerly wait for. Nothing can better help get into the Halloween mood than trying your hand at some of the frightfully spooky and creepy snacks and treats. As the scary festival of Halloween revolves around pumpkins, bats, cats, ghosts, spiders, and spirits, infusing the same symbols in your culinary recipes can further enhance the essence of the holiday. While every guest yearns to pamper his/her taste buds with delectable and yummy treats and snacks at a Halloween party, let each of them have a spooky twist this time with a dinner table laid with gross, creepy, yuck, ghoulish, and creepy foods. But hey, they are just unpleasant to look at, which your guests would be unaware of. Let them help themselves and stuff their tummies with delicious and mouth-watering meals, regardless of how scary and crushing they look. Find some spooktacular recipes for a spooky and spunky Halloween celebration.
Fun And Creepy Halloween Recipes
Jell-O "Blood" Worms
These scary and creepy snacks are sure to give your guests an electrifying terror. Learn some fun and spooky Halloween recipes, with this article.
Scary Halloween Recipes
- 1 package (6 ounces) Raspberry or Grape Flavor Gelatin
- 3 envelopes unflavored Gelatin
- 3 cups boiling Water
- ¾ cup Whipping Cream
- 12-15 drops Green Food Coloring
- Mix flavored and unflavored gelatin in a large bowl and pour boiling water.
- Stir continuously until the gelatin dissolves completely. Leave aside to chill until lukewarm, for about 20 minutes.
- Take a packet of 100 straws and pull them up to full length. Place them in a tall container and wrap up loosely with a rubber band, to keep the straw together.
- Beat cream and green food coloring in the lukewarm gelatin mix.
- Pour into the straws, filling the container.
- Refrigerate until the gelatin is set completely, for at least 8 hours.
- Pull out straws from the container and keep under hot tap water for about 2 seconds, 3-4 straws at a time.
- Gently push out the worms from the straws, using a rolling pin or your fingers.
- Place the worms on baking sheets lined with waxed paper.
- Cover the sheets and chill until ready to serve, for about 1 hour to 2 days.
Witches Fingers Sandwiches
- 1 can refrigerated Cornmeal Bread Stick Dough
- 6 slices Pepperoni
- 12 slices American Cheese
- 2 tbsp Honey Mustard Salad Dressing
- Thinly sliced Turkey or Ham (as required)
- Preheat oven to 375 degrees F.
- Remove the dough and separate into 12 breadsticks.
- Place the sticks on an ungreased cookie sheet and flatten them out.
- Cut out fingernail-shaped pieces from pepperoni slices and position them at one end of the dough to create fingernails.
- Bake the breadsticks for 13-15 minutes, or until golden brown and well cooked.
- In between, apply some mayonnaise or ketchup to secure the fingernails to the dough.
- Remove the baked fingernails from the oven and cool on wire racks.
- Slice each breadstick in half, ensuring that the fingernail is on top.
- Spread cheese, honey mustard salad dressing, or turkey/ham slices to stuff the sandwiches. You can even use your own favorite sandwich fillings.
- Place back the other half and press to form fingernail sandwiches.
Creepy Mummy Pizzas
- 1 packet (6 count) English Muffins (12 halves)
- ¾ cup prepared Pizza Sauce
- 12 slices Mozzarella Cheese
- 24 Black Olive Slices
- Green Bell Pepper (chopped into ¼ - inch pieces)
- Preheat the oven's broiler.
- Broil the tops of the muffins till they turn crisp and golden.
- Remove the muffins from the oven and set aside.
- Preheat the oven to 350 degree F.
- Cut out muffin-sized mummy bandages from the mozzarella cheese slices.
- Smear each muffin half with a tbsp of pizza sauce.
- Cover with cheese bandages.
- Position two black olive slices on each pizza to make the eyes.
- Place a piece of green pepper on each olive to create the pupil.
- Bake the muffins for 10 minutes, till they turn crisp and the cheese has melted.