11 Halloween Recipes Sure to Scare Up Good Taste


Are you ready for Halloween?

No, we aren’t asking whether or not you have your costume picked out.

We’re asking whether you have food ready to serve for you, your family members and your guests on October 31.

Scroll through the following recipes for a few suggestions:

  1. Monster Cookie Dough Pretzel Mummy Bites Recipe
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    • Like most children, I was scared of monsters as a kid. But unlike most children, it wasn’t a fear of furry, four-eyed, fanged critters that lived under my bed or in my closet. It was of the bad guys on Forensic Files. Because my parents toooootally thought it was okay to let their young child watch a show …
  2. Witch Hat Cupcakes Recipe
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    • Every year I look forward to Halloween. It’s a holiday that revolves around make-up and candy, so it couldn’t be more perfect. If only I could find someone to stay up late watching scary movies with me, I’d have it made! Growing up, I always wanted to be a witch for Halloween. I’m really not …
  3. Candy Corn Martini Recipe
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    • Halloween can’t just be for the kids right? Whip up a batch of these candy corn martinis to keep the party going for the adults. We have a ton of people that come to our house on Halloween. We’re the neighborhood that everyone drops their kids of by car loads to go trick-or-treating in. You …
  4. Meringue Ghost Cookies Recipe
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    • I’ve never been one to get very excited about Halloween – it’s just not my thing. And if I’m being honest, any Halloween party invitations that I’ve ever received with the words costume required were immediately tossed, with an excuse at the ready. Sorry, real-life friends! Introvert, right here. Party of one! I hate scary movies and …
  5. Halloween Popcorn Pops Recipe
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    • I was compensated by Campfire® Marshmallows for my time in developing this recipe and post. All opinions are my own. Popcorn, popcorn, popcorn. Can you believe I’ve pretty much only been eating it out of a bowl? Well, I’d say it’s due time to put it on a stick and eat it like a lollipop, …
  6. Candy Apples Recipe
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    • Today I’m stepping out of my “chocolate fanatic” box to share some Candy Apples. If you’re going to take a break from chocolate, I think candy is the perfect way to do that. Step away from one sugary treat right towards another sugary treat. Seems about right for a gal like me. This week Food Fanatic is having …
  7. Icky Intestines Bread Recipe
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    • If you know me at all, you know that I am obsessed with Halloween. We go a little spooktacular crazy over here. My decorations are kind of over the top, and every year we add more. This year we have a life-size skeleton climbing up the 2nd story of our house. There’s a motion-activated ghost that …
  8. Pumpkin Pie Ice Cream Shooters Recipe
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    • Halloween parties are the best. I love it when people go all out making wild displays of haunting food that tastes amazing. Some of my favorites are popcorn pops that look like spiderwebs and gorgeous candy corn martinis. I am not a hugely talented food decorator, so when it comes time for me to make the food to serve …
  9. Deviled Egg Eyeballs Recipe
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    • In the neighborhood I used to take my daughter trick-or-treating in when she was younger, just about every house went all out. There was this one house that had scary music playing and smoke filling the yard and if you were brave enough to walk up to the door and ring the bell, you were …
  10. Sweet Potato Jack O’ Lantern Recipe
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    • Your family and friends are going to love this Sweet Potato Jack O’ Lantern! Mashed sweet potatoes with a little bit of butter and brown sugar, this simple dish gets a spooky makeover with the addition of some sweet candied pecans and toasted marshmallows. It would make the perfect addition to a Halloween-themed potluck or buffet. …
  11. Pumpkin Snickers Cupcakes Recipe
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    • I’m not sure if you know this about me, but I’m pretty much a candy expert. If there was ever such a thing as a PHD in candy, I’d have all the fancy degrees hanging on my office wall. It wouldn’t be unusual for me to get an urgent phone call at 3 am and have to …

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