Halloween Party Food

8 Quick and Easy Halloween Party Food Ideas

Halloween is the time when our imaginations are let loose and our creativity tested. Most of us are trying to get new ideas about lawn decoration and even Halloween Party Food. When it comes to food, we have a lot of options to choose from.

Desserts are usually the best ones to start with. For this reason, we will be focusing on this course of the meal. I can’t imagine Halloween without sweet party foods served. So, let us do our best to make our Halloween Party enjoyable by serving eye catching and good tasting Halloween Party Food.

Here are some Halloween Party Food Ideas that you might want to consider:

1. Bat-Shaped Chocolate Cupcakes

These tasty yet ghastly chocolate cupcakes using chocolate cake mix are decorated with creepy black bats on top. Make the cupcakes using a packet mix, then place two square chocolate mints edge pointing down to make the wings; dark chocolate in the middle for the body. You can use small white `round candies for the eyes

2. Spooky cookies

Make the dough with 4oz each of butter and sugar, a beaten egg and 10 oz plain flour, cook for 10 minutes at 350F. Then it is cut into ghostly figures and decorated as you like. Children will love to help -out in making these.

3. Magic marshmallow brownies

Chunks of marshmallows make this Halloween Party Food addictively good. Mix 8oz melted butter, 5oz melted dark chocolate, 2oz cocoa, 5 beaten eggs and 1lb caster sugar with 5oz chopped marshmallows, cook in a greased 12 inch foil tray for 20 minutes.

Halloween Party Food
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4. Curdled Blood crispy cakes

These crispy cakes are quick, easy and great for kids. Chop up your favourite chocolate bars such as Mars bars, melt with 5oz butter, 4oz rice crispies, 3 oz plain chocolate, spoon into cupcake paper cups and allow to set. This works great with Corn Flakes too.

5. Midnight muffins

This delicious Halloween Party Food takes no time to make and is perfect for baking with children, although you don’t have to make them at midnight! Take 2 beaten eggs, 3oz caster sugar, 4oz melted butter, 11oz flour and 2 teaspoon baking powder, blueberries or raspberries, and a pinch of cinnamon. Fill muffin cases and cook for 30 minutes at 350F.

6. Black Magic Cake

Totally spooky dark chocolate Halloween Food suitable for all your Halloween get-togethers; this recipe makes 24 slices. Combine 10 oz flour, 14 oz caster sugar, 3 oz cocoa powder, 2 tsp bicarb soda, 1 tsp baking soda, 2 beaten eggs, ½ cup strong filter coffee, 1.4 cup vegetable oil, 1 tsp vanilla extract. Cook in a greased 8 inch cake tin until form in the middle, at 350F. Decorate as spookily as you wish!

7. Wandering Soul Cakes

This is a traditional Halloween Irish recipe; take 15 oz flour, pinch salt, nutmeg and mixed spice, 7 oz soft butter, 6 oz caster sugar, 8oz sultanas and raisins, a beaten egg and ½ cup milk. Rub in the dry ingredients with the butter, add the fruit and sugar, egg the egg and milk and make a batter. Cook in a greased tray for 15 minutes at 390F. Slice when cooled.

8. Magic Wands and Chocolate Dipped Fright Night Fruit

These magic wands make sweet but crunchy Halloween Party Food. Pretzel sticks are dipped half way into vanilla frosting, and then coated in sugar sprinkles. Serve in little jars so that guests can pick them up easily. Take segments of orange or tangerine, strawberries, sliced apple, or your other favourite fruit and dip half way in melted chocolate, allow to cool before serving with your other party treats.

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Vanjo Merano

I blog about Filipino and Asian food and recipes.