Need Some Halloween Recipes To Make Your Party More Fun!
Looking for some food and drink Halloween recipes for your next Halloween party?
Great food and drinks are essential for a successful party. This article describes some recipes that you can use to create some wonderful dishes for your guests of all ages.
What can you do with all the pumpkins used for crafts and Jack O'Lanterns after Halloween?
Good news, you can make pumpkin pies. Here's great Halloween recipe...
To make the filling, slice the pumpkin in half, scrape the inside with a spoon to remove wax or mold and any loose stringy stuff. Place skin side up on a cookie sheet in a 350°F oven until tender and juicy.
The time this takes will of course depend on the size of the pumpkin. Let it cool.
Peel the pumpkin and cut into cubes small enough to be chopped in a blender. Blend the pumpkin cubes in the blender or food processor. This can now be frozen until you are ready to make the pies. Here's the actual Halloween recipe...
Ingriedients - 1 unbaked 9-inch pie shell, 1 1/2 cups milk, 3/4 cup sugar, 1 tablespoon molasses, 3/4 teaspoon salt, 1 1/2 teaspoons cinnamon, 1/2 teaspoon ginger, 2 eggs, slightly beaten, 1 1/2 cup fresh pumpkin or blended mix from used pumpkins (see above).
If using fresh pumpkin, place a paper towel in a strainer and pour the fresh pumpkin on top to remove any excess water. Preheat oven to 400°F. Mix sugar and molasses with a fork thoroughly and add spices and mix. In a saucepan heat the milk to boiling point. Add the sugar and spices to boiled milk. Add pumpkin and eggs and stir the mixture. Pour mixture into the unbaked pie shell and place into the oven. Bake for 15 minutes. Set oven back now to 350°F and cook 25-30 minutes or until set.
This Halloween recipe is fantastic.
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Now try these spooky Halloween recipes...
Haunting And Fun Halloween Recipes!
Mice (makes six) Ingredients - 6 hard boiled eggs, 1 black olive chopped, 12 round thin slices of radishes, some chopped red pepper, lettuce leaves for grass. Cut two diagonal slits on the small end of the egg about one quarter up the egg from the middle down. Place a slice of radish in each slit for the ears. Make two small cross cuts for eyes and place a piece of chopped olive in each. Make one small cross cut and place a red pepper piece in for the nose. Serve on a bed of lettuce.
Eyeballs Ingredients - Radishes, Pimento stuffed olives Peel radishes leaving some red to simulate some broken blood vessels, hollow out centre of "eyeball" enough to stuff olive into radish with pimento side out. In order to keep radishes crisp make sure olives are drained thoroughly and store the eyeballs prior to serving by placing a paper towel under them to soak up any drainage.
These are great Halloween recipes that kids will really enjoy (even the kid inside you!)
Green Blobs (makes 30) Ingredients - 1 cup water, 1/4 lb. butter, 1/2 teaspoon salt, green food coloring, 1 cup flour, 4 eggs. For the filling - fresh strawberries and strawberry glaze. Heat oven to 400°F. Bring water to boil in a heavy pan. Add the butter, salt and food coloring. After the butter has melted completely, add flour all at once. Stir vigorously and form a compact ball. Remove from heat into a mixing bowl. Break up the ball and let it cool for 10 minutes. Add eggs one at a time, beating after each addition. Drop onto un-greased cookie sheets by the tablespoon. Bake for 30 minutes or until the blobs are lightly browned and are stiff to the touch. The blobs may be frozen at this point and then later warmed up when ready for use. Fill the blobs by cutting a slit into the blob large enough to push in a strawberry, then pipe the glaze into the blob using a pastry funnel and push in a strawberry. Store in an air tight container.
Here's a couple more Halloween recipes you're sure to enjoy...
Gross-looking spread Ingredients - 1 8 oz package cream cheese, 1 8 oz can crab meat, drained and shredded, Red food coloring, 3/4 cup Ketchup, 1 stalk celery, chopped fine, 1 teaspoon Worchestershire Sauce, 1 tablespoon Horseradish. In a small bowl mix together cream cheese, crab meat and red food coloring until well blended. With your hands form into a ball and put into a bowl. In a separate bowl mix together the rest of the ingredients. Pour over the top of the cheese mixture. Serve with thin wheat crackers or water crackers. It looks and sounds gross, but tastes great.
Dead Fingers Ingredients - 1 cup unsalted butter, softened, 2/3 cup brown sugar, firmly packed, 1 teaspoon vanilla extract, 2 1/2 cups all purpose flour, 1/2 cup whole blanched almonds, split in half, cooking spray. Preheat oven to 325°F. Combine butter, brown sugar and vanilla into a mixing bowl. Beat with an electric mixer until fluffy. Add flour, 1/4 cup at a time, until dough becomes too stiff to beat. Now knead by hand until all the flour has been added. Roll pieces of dough into shapes about the size of fingers and transfer to baking sheets that have been sprayed with non-stick cooking spray. Using a pin or sharp knife, carve knuckles into dough. Cut out a place for the almond half fingernails. Insert almond half into each dough finger. Bake 15 to 17 minutes or until golden. Cool slightly before cutting.
A 'Killer' Halloween recipe for the drinks...
Alcohol Drink - Brain Haemorrhage Ingredients - Peach Schnapps, Bailey's Irish Cream, Grenadine. Fill a shot glass 2/3 full with peach schnapps, then slowly pour about a teaspoon of Baileys which is the brain. Drip 1 to 2 drops of grenadine using an eyedropper on top for the haemorrhage. Alcohol Drink - Nuclear Waste Ingredients - 750 mls. Vodka, 1 can frozen orange juice concentrate (thawed), 375 mls Blue Curacao, 1 liter Mountain Dew, 375 mls Bailey's Irish Cream. Pour all ingredients into a punch bowl. For added effect, you can drop in a chunk of dry ice every hour or so.
I hope some of these Halloween recipes will come in handy for you next October. Have a good time preparing and eating.
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