8 Easy-To-Make Halloween Treats For Home Parties

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Here are 8 easy-to-make Halloween treats for you if you are hosting a Halloween party at home and I am sure kids and adults would love it.

Cheese-Finger Food

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All you’ll need:

  • Mozzarella String Cheese
  • Green Bell Pepper
  • Cream Cheese


How:

  1. Recommended to put on a pair of plastic gloves or sandwich bags to prevent the cheese from smudging, then use knife to cut each string into half. Carve a shallow area for the fingernails just before the rounded end of each half.
  2. Mark the joint right below the nail and the knuckle joint as pictured.
  3. Slice a green bell pepper into 3/8 –inch-wide (slightly less than 1 cm) strips. Trim the pulp so that it’s about half as thick. Cut the strips into ragged-topped nail shapes and stick them in place where the shallow area is with dabs of cream cheese.


Goblin Grins

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All you’ll need:

  • Pea pods
  • Red bell pepper
  • Slivered almonds


How:

  1. Use the tip of a knife to cut a slit in the middle of the pea pod.
  2.  Cut out a tongue shape of red bell pepper and insert the top of it through the opening you have made in the pea pod. 
  3. Insert a few slivered almonds for the teeth.

Monster Toes

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All you’ll need:

  • Cocktail wieners
  • 6-inch tortillas
  • Ketchup or mustard
  • Toothpicks


How:

  1. Heat the oven to 350 degrees. Cut a wedge into the end of each cocktail wiener to make a toenail
  2. Cut the tortillas into strips about 4 inches (about 10cm) and 3.4 inch (about 8cm) wide. Discard the ends.
  3. Soften the strips in the microwave between damp paper towels for 10-30 seconds.
  4. Roll each wiener in a tortilla strip and secure with a toothpick.
  5. Bake for 7-8 minutes and then fill the toenail with ketchup or mustard. You can remove the toothpicks before serving.

Brain cupcakes

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What you’ll need:

  • ½ cup butter, softened
  • ¾ cup sugar
  • 2 eggs
  • 2tsp vanilla extract
  • 1-1/2 cups all-purpose flour
  •  ½ tsp baking powder
  •  ¼ tsp salt
  • 2/3 cup milk
  • Buttercream frosting
  • Food colouring


How:

  1. Preheat the oven to 350 degrees and line your cupcake tin with paper or foil liners. Cream the butter and sugar together. Add the eggs, one at a time, beating well after each addition. Stir the vanilla extract. Sift together the dry ingredients and add to the butter mixture one third at a time, alternating with milk. Pour into the prepared cupcake pan and bake for 18-24 minutes, or until an inserted toothpick comes out clean. You can make 12 cupcakes from the above-mentioned proportion.
  2. Spread a coat of light orange icing (drops of yellow and pick food colouring, and just a touch of green, into 2 cups of buttercream frosting) on the cupcakes.
  3. Use a pastry bag with a number 10 round tip to top them with flat zigzags.

Edible eyeballs

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What you’ll need:

  • Carrots
  • Cream cheese
  • Pitted black olives


How:

  1. Simply slice carrots into 1-inch-thick (about 2-3cm) chunks. Top each with a blob of cream cheese and one half of a pitted black olive.

Rotten apple punch

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What you’ll need:

  • Apple cider
  • Red and green food colouring
  • Gummy worms

How:

  1. Pour apple cider into each cup, stopping about ½ inch (about 1cm) from the top. Add 2 drops of red and 1 drop of greed food colouring to each cup and stir till the colours are well blended.
  2. Hang 2 or 3 gummy worms around the edge of each cup and place the cups in the freezer. If you use more than 3 worms, the rotten apples won’t float as well. Freeze until the rotten apples are solid.
  3. Just before serving, slip the frozen wormy apples out of the cups by setting them briefly in a few inches of warm water in your sink. 
  4. Float the rotten apples in a large punch bowl filled with untinted cider.

Caramel apple

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What you’ll need:

  • 2  packets (14 ounce) caramel candies
  • ¼ cup water
  • Apples 
  • Candy sticks
  • Variety of your toppings: sprinkles, mini chocolate chips, white chocolate chips, mini M&Ms, chopped nuts, ground toffee, etc. 


How:

  1. Placed caramel candies and water in your slow cooker pot. Cover and warn on high, stirring frequently, for 1 to 1 ½ hours on high.
  2. Meanwhile, wash and dry assorted apples
  3. Remove the apple stems and carefully insert a stick into each apple’s stem end.
  4. When caramel candies are completely melted, reduce the pot to “warm” (small fire).
  5. Dip the apples in the hot caramel, turning the apples until they’re coated. Raise the apples and scrap off any excess caramel from the bottom of the apple with a spoon.
  6. Once the caramel is cooled enough to not drip, dip-and-roll the apples in the toppings, or use a small spoon to sprinkle over.

Ghostly strawberries

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What you’ll need:

  • 1 cup white chocolate chips
  •  Strawberries
  • 1/3 dark chocolate chips


How:

  1. Place a sheet of wax or parchment paper on baking sheet, set aside until needed.
  2. Microwave white chocolate in 30-second intervals, stirring frequently, until it’s smooth and melted.
  3. Dip strawberries into the melted chocolate, one at a time. Placed coated strawberries onto the prepared baking sheet and into the refrigerator for 10 minutes or until the chocolate has hardened.
  4. Microwave dark chocolate in 30-second intervals, stirring frequently, until it’s smooth and melted. Pour into a piping bag or plastic food storage bag with the tip of the corner cut off.
  5. Pipe two circles for the eyes on the strawberries and one oval for the mouth to look like ghosts. Place them back into the refrigerator for another 5 minutes for the chocolate to set.


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