Halloween is around the corner and it’s time to plan a party that is equal parts spooky and delicious. It’s often tricky to plan a menu that is easy to eat, especially when you’re in full costume. We’ve put together a list of easy-to-eat recipes that are perfect for a crowd of ghouls and ghosts
1. Mummy Loaf
A delicious calzone wrapped up like a mummy. Try different ingredients like sausage or green peppers to add variation.
- 2(8 oz) packages crescent rolls
- 2 cups shredded mozzarella cheese
- 2 oz pepperoni slices
- Black olive slices, for eyes
- Preheat oven to 375 degrees.
- Divide and place each crescent “back to back” each slightly overlapping each other. It should look like a long rectangular piece of dough with the pointy edges facing out.
- Roll with a rolling pin just to blend the dough in the center.
- Place slices of pepperoni down the center and top with the cheese.
- Start at the bottom and bring the sides in being not perfect. Overlapping to make it look like rags.
- Bring the head part down and mold the figure to look like a body of a mummy.
- Place black olive slices for eyes.
- Bake for 15-20 minutes.
Q Tip: Serve up on our Ruffle White Melamine Round Platter!
2. Pumpkin Dip
This dip is so yummy, I always end up wishing I made more. Make it even more festive by serving it up in a hollowed out pumpkin!
- 3⁄4 cup cream cheese
- 1⁄4 cup packed brown sugar
- 3⁄4 cup pumpkin
- 2 teaspoons maple syrup
- 1 tablespoon cinnamon
- Apple slices and graham crackers, for dipping
- Mix all ingredients.
- Serve with apple slices and graham crackers.
Q Tip: Serve in our Ruffle White Melamine Chip & Dip Platter!
3. Cauldron Cakes
These yummy little cakes from the Harry Potter universe are delicious whether you’re a fan of the series or not. These taste great drizzled with honey. Hermione approved.
- 2 cups flour
- 1 1⁄2 cups sugar
- 3 1⁄2 teaspoons baking powder
- 1 teaspoon salt
- 1⁄2 cup softened butter
- 1 cup milk
- 1 teaspoon vanilla extract
- 3 eggs
- 3⁄4 teaspoon cinnamon
- 1⁄8 teaspoon ginger
- Preheat oven to 350 degrees.
- Mix eggs, sugar, butter, cinnamon, ginger, and vanilla in large mixing bowl. Whip on high for 2 minutes.
- Gradually mix in the remaining solid ingredients plus milk.
- Fill muffin tins until about 75% full.
- Bake 25 minutes.
- Drizzle with honey when still warm.
Q Tip: Serve on our Ruffle White Melamine Small Oval Platter!
4. Cookie Monsters
Get ready to have a monster mash with these yummy little sammies. These are semi-homemade to make things very easy and are fun to decorate with the kids!
- Store-bought cookies or your favorite homemade cookies, cooled
- Store bought chocolate frosting
- Mini marshmallows
- Spread a generous amount of chocolate icing on the bottom of one of the cookies.
- Place the second cookie on top, pushing one side down a little more than the other to form an open mouth.
- Cut a mini marshmallow in half to form the eyes. Attach to the top of the monster with a little chocolate icing.
- Add a dab of icing in the center to complete the eyes.
- Cut the mini marshmallows to form teeth.
- Gently push into the exposed chocolate icing.