Tuesday, October 30, 2012

Fun Foods for Halloween

Think of Halloween as a creative time to make spook-tacular foods to please goblins and ghouls of any age.
Halloween Bones & Blood - Tania Cowling
Whether you are hosting a “boo bash” party or just making Halloween treats for the family, these recipes are easy and fun to create.
Halloween Bones and Blood
  • 1 jar Marinara sauce (blood)
  • canned breadsticks (bones) (can found in refrigerator section)
  • cookie sheet
  • Parmesan cheese, grated
  1. Cut the breadsticks into halves.
  2. Curve the ends of each breadstick into bone shapes.
  3. Sprinkle the "bones" with Parmesan cheese.
  4. Bake as directed on the package.
  5. Place these bones onto a dish and serve with a bowl of warm Marinara sauce.
Spider Punch
  • 1 envelope Kool-Aid orange flavor unsweetened mix
  • 3 quarts cold water
  • 2 cups sugar
  • 1 quart bottle ginger ale (chilled)
  • black plastic spiders
  • ice cube trays
  • pitcher
  • large spoon (for mixing)
  1. Place plastic spiders into ice cube tray sections. Add water and freeze.
  2. Pour the Kool Aid and sugar in a large pitcher. Add water and mix together.
  3. Just before serving the punch add the ginger ale.
  4. To make a spooky punch, add spider ice cubes to the pitcher.
  5. Remember to tell your guests "don't drink the spiders"!

Article by Tania Cowling, first published on Suite101.com
Photo courtesy of Tania Cowling