Halloween Inspired Recipes: How to Make Simple Halloween Party Food

Use these creative, spooky, and fun Halloween inspired recipes this holiday season to add a little “black magic” to the festivities.

Forked Eyeballs

Forked Eyeballs | Halloween Inspired Recipes: How to Make Simple Halloween Party Food
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These fun treats, found in Disney’s FamilyFun Magazine, are sure to delight friends and family this Halloween holiday! This is an easy recipe that any cook , regardless of experience, could master.

Ingredients:

  • 2 (11oz) bags of white chocolate chips
  • 12 doughnut holes
  • semisweet chocolate chips
  • tube of red decorator frosting

Directions:

  1. Melt the white chocolate chips over low heat. Coat a dozen doughnut holes with the melted white chocolate chips by spearing the doughnuts with a fork, dipping them in the chocolate, and tapping off the excess.
  2. Place a semisweet chocolate chip into each doughnut hole.
  3. With handle sides down, place the forks in a mug so that the chocolate coating can cool and harden.
  4. Using the red decorator frosting, add veins radiating out from the pupils.

Blood and Guts Potatoes

Blood and Guts Potatoes | Halloween Inspired Recipes: How to Make Simple Halloween Party Food

This simple yet gory recipe by Nigella Lawson, produced by The Food Network, will sure to be a hit with children of all ages. There is no going wrong with cheese and potatoes!

Ingredients:

  • 4 baking potatoes
  • 3 balls of fresh mozzarella, diced
  • 2 tablespoons of tomatoe ketchup, plus more to decorate

Directions:

  1. Preheat oven to 450 degrees F.
  2. Prick the potatoes with a fork and place straight on rack in oven for 1 to 1 1/2 hours, depending on their size.
  3. Take potatoes out of the oven and allow them to cool. Slice each potatoe in half and scoop out the potato flesh into a bowl, putting the skins aside.
  4. Mix together the diced mozzarella and the potato flesh in a bowl and add 2 tablespoons of ketchup. Spoon this filling back into the potato skins.
  5. On a lined baking sheet, dribble the now filled skins with more ketchup “in a gory, blood-dripping kind of way.” Cook for an additional 15 minutes, until cheese is melted and the potatoes are warmed through.

Berry Scary Martini

Berry Scary Martini | Halloween Inspired Recipes: How to Make Simple Halloween Party Food

Serve your adult friends and guests this Halloween inspired beverage which is sure to impress. This recipe by Martha Stewart is “just for grown-up goblins.”

Ingredients:

  • 1 oz black vodka
  • 2 oz cherry juice
  • 1 cup ice
  • Garnish – fresh blueberries and raspberries

Directions:

  1. Combine vodka, juice, and ice in a cocktail shaker and shake vigorously.
  2. Pour into martini glass.
  3. Thread fresh fruit on cocktail scewer and place into glass.
  4. Serve immediately.

4. Spider Web Taco Dip

Spider Web Taco Dip | Halloween Inspired Recipes: How to Make Simple Halloween Party Food

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5. Brownie Cupcakes

Brownie Cupcakes | Halloween Inspired Recipes: How to Make Simple Halloween Party Food

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6. Jack-O-Lantern Quesadillas

Jack-O-Lantern Quesadillas | Halloween Inspired Recipes: How to Make Simple Halloween Party Food

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7. Eye Scare You Halloween Donuts

Eye Scare You Halloween Donuts | Halloween Inspired Recipes: How to Make Simple Halloween Party Food

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8. Jack O’ Lantern Chips and Dip

Jack O'Lantern Chips and Dip | Halloween Inspired Recipes: How to Make Simple Halloween Party Food

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9. Jalapeño Popper Mummies

Jalapeno Popper Mummies | Halloween Inspired Recipes: How to Make Simple Halloween Party Food

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Enjoy the sweet forked eyeballs, the delicious blood and guts potatoes, and the tempting berry scary martini with friends and family. Happy Halloween!
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