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Eerily Simple Recipes for Your Halloween Party

Oct 24 2013

If you’re tired of serving the same old candy corn and popcorn balls at your Halloween party, we have a few spooky ideas that will both disgust and intrigue your party guests. And best of all, they’re simple!

Witchy Black Candy Apples 

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Rather than the same old red candy apples this year, why not serve something a bit more witchy? This recipe uses black food coloring to hammer home the spook. Another great idea? Replace the regular popsicle sticks with cleaned up twigs!

Goblin Feet

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Use store-bought peanut butter cookies dipped in melted green candy wafers and topped with halved cashews to create a truly ghoulish treat. Your guests may think they look like nasty feet, but they’ll be pleasantly surprised by the taste.

Nacho Jack-o’-Lantern Cheese Ball

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Use yellow cheddar cheese, a pepper stem, and Dorito chips to turn your next cheese ball into a spooky addition to your appetizer table. Plan in advance to get your ball to set up completely before decorating it with blue corn chips as the finishing touch. 

Pecan-Carmel Tarantulas

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These pecan-caramel tarantulas may scare away some of your guests, but that’ll just mean more tastily-scary goodness for the braver among you. Using black licorice for the legs and chocolate curls for the fur, you’ll be surprised how appealing spiders can be!

Brew-Ha-Ha Punch

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After all those terrifyingly sweet treats, you’ll need something a little oozy to wash it down. This witches brew flavored with lime drink mix, ginger ale, and pineapple juice is just the trick! Use dry ice in a large bowl underneath for some spooky, fog-like atmosphere.

And of course, when you’re preparing for your Halloween party, don’t forget your holiday door decorations! The SimpliciKey electronic door lock will make it easy for you and your guests to come and go with you hands full of candy.

Are you planning a Halloween party this year? What do you plan to serve?