Food and Halloween definitely go hand in hand. Although there are still a whole lot of other things you will need to do to make Halloween a more memorable experience for you and your family, if you get the right recipes then you will be all set.
Making food themed for Halloween is not that hard. The ultimate goal is to make each dish as spooky as you can.
Well, we may have a few ideas that will freak out your guests.
White Chocolate Lab Mice
It’s not a good sight when you see mice in the kitchen but if they are made of tasty chocolate, then why not. This Halloween inspired snack has spooky and tasty elements in it. After all, how often do you get to eat mice shaped or even mice inspired recipes. It’s very easy to make.
Witches’ Finger Cookies and Red Velvet Hot Chocolate
There is nothing that combines better when it comes to Halloween recipes than witches’ fingers and a dash of red velvet chocolate. It’s one of the spookiest things you will ever make or eat. The cookies are made to look like real fingers. They are dipped in red velvet chocolate to create the impression of blood. It doesn’t get scarier than that.
Spooky Halloween Popsicle
If your guests love to suck on a Popsicle as dessert, then you can make their experience more memorable with this Halloween-inspired recipe. Think of it as your average Popsicle only that this time it comes with a pair of spooky eyes stuck on one side.
The recipe will be a hit with the kids but even adults will see the funny and scary part of it too.
Haunted Orchard Cocktails
There are two parts to this recipe and one of them involves decor. For it to make sense, you will need to create a haunted orchard. It can be a miniature orchard set on the dining table. Prepare cocktails and put them on the orchard. Let your guests pick whatever they want.
It’s one thing to drink a refreshing cocktail but drinking one from a haunted orchard brings in a whole new experience.
Jack-O-Lantern Personal Pies
We all know that jack-o-lanterns are a great part of the Halloween celebrations. However, you don’t need pumpkins to bring that spooky feeling. You can use average cookies to do the job. The only thing you have to do here is to carve pie crust to resemble the regular Jack-o-lantern.
Although this recipe may take a little time to make, it will definitely be worth it.
Spider Web Cereal Treats
Add a spooky element to the cereal treats with this incredible Halloween-inspired snack. You don’t even need to do too much. Simply add a layer of chocolate and icing at the top. It’s a scary treat no doubt but your guests will still savor every bite.
Eyeball and Mummy Cake Balls
If you are looking for a spooky treat for the kids, then this one will surely work. It’s a mouthwatering snack that takes very little time to make.
Think of it as your normal cupcakes. However, when you are applying the topping, be a little creative to make a mummy. With a differently colored topping stick an eye at the top of the cupcake.
You can even add drips of red topping to create the impression of blood for better results.
You can use dark colored berries to make your normal martinis look black as the night. There is no doubt that black is always perfect for Halloween and it brings a certain creep factor to an otherwise normal drink. This one is for adults though.
Tip: To make the drink even blacker, consider adding some food coloring and Chambord as well.
Halloween recipes can go a long way in setting the right mood for the guests coming in your home. Well, the simple ideas above should be a great place to start!
Are you too busy with the preparations for Halloween? Then leave the cleaning to a professional and enjoy the extra free time!