Halloween is almost here! Aside from getting creepy costumes and some festive decorations, what other way can you get in the Halloween spirit? Well, if you’re tired of the same old routine, we have some spooky snack and beverage ideas to shake things up. Here is a monstrous mix of 7 frightfully fun Halloween foods and refreshments that will have your guests howling for more!
Want to get creeped out while you savor your favorite Mexican snack this Halloween? The black olives laying on top of the dollop of sour cream is the key here. These are perfect for the kids — even if you aren’t a fan of black olives, they’ll love helping set up these tacos and then take them off before they chow down.
As the smoke billows over your witch’s brew, it will resemble a deadly potion concocted in the laboratory of a mad scientist. Or it will just look pretty cool. Either way, just be sure to always handle the dry ice with tongs, and whatever you do, DON’T EAT the dry ice cubes. You can whip up both alcoholic and non-alcoholic brews.
You thought Brendan Fraser was the only one who could summon mummies? This spine-chilling sweet snack consists of a coffin-shaped cake with a ghoulish mummy lying on top. The foundation is a bed of “dirt” Oreo crumbs on which the mummy rises from the dead. The whole family will love this eerie treat.
These ghoulish treats, which require a little more effort, might not be for the faint of heart. Perhaps more appropriate for an adult or teen party, these realistic “fingers” might traumatize young kids rather than entice them to munch away.
The last time you saw anyone gnawing on a bone, it was probably your dog — or maybe you were eating some succulent ribs. This recipe is a perfect appetizer — just shape the dough into a bone Serve them on their own as part of a buffet, or with dips alongside. Set out a bowl full of “blood” aka marinara sauce to amp up the spookiness factor.
Another fun one for the little ones; they’ll just love helping you create this campy treat. Just get a brain-shaped mold and choose your favorite color brain, er, gelatin. You can always use a few different shades of food coloring to achieve the perfect veiny appearance for your brain.
Caramel and candied apples are a timeless taste of fall, and this recipe adds a dark twist that will have your guests thinking they’ve arrived at a demented carnival. Black paste food coloring is the touch that takes these apples from succulent to spooky.